Carbinite Pulley Coating

Discussion in '1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk-' started by Nightfire, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. Nightfire

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    I've seen a best of 16lbs on my 3" pulley, however I don't always see that and it leads me to suspect that I'm slipping. I was looking into an 8-rib conversion ($$$) and the Thump tensioners ($$) when I came across mad reviews for this coating that eliminates any slip. I called the company and they were very nice/informative. They quoted me $80 to coat my pulley which is FAR less expensive than the 2 other solutions listed above (FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR less lol) which is worth a try

    Is there anyone here that can add any feedback on the results of this coating?

    http://www.carbinite.com/applications/page15/index.html

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  2. Mattstang04

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    I think you need to pioneer this one and let me know what happens.

    Have you seen any rapid fluctuation in your boost gauge while in boost? That's how I was told to check for belt slippage.
     
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    I heard coatings like that will eat belts.
     
  4. Nightfire

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    Yeah. The boost needle loves to jump around in the 10-14 range @ WOT

    The way that it was explained to me was that increased grip causes increased friction which causes increased wear. I don't mind replacing the belt once or twice a year if it means no slip.
     
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    After you factor the cost of the coating, how many times will you need to replace the belts and at what cost before you are at the cost of a new pulley set up? That would be the deciding factor for me I guess.