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Pullies #423202 Mar 22, 11:59am Mar 22, 11:59am
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Thinking about putting a AEM pully or some type in my celica but don't know whats the best brand... any suggestions?

If anyone knows what a pulley does it would be great...it adds h/p and thats all i really know..

Re: Pullies [Re: Avatar] #423203 Mar 22, 1:09pm Mar 22, 1:09pm
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the AEM pully is ok. its not really gonna give you any power though..maybe 3 whp max and thats stretching it. think more 1-2 whp.

if you have a sound system or whatever in your car though then i wouldn't recommend it. it's an underdrive pulley so it's gonna rob your alternator of power, so if you're milking your battery with extra things it's not a good situation (even if you have an optima yellow top battery).

for only $60 though, it's still a good deal for 2 whp and its pretty easy to install yourself.

i would NOT get the unorthodox crank pulley (ultra s). quite a few peoples engines have blown or been damaged with these on their cars.

Re: Pullies [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #423204 Mar 22, 1:18pm Mar 22, 1:18pm
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you can get the UR water pulley and AEM pulley and use the belt that AEM provides..but i heard that doesn't do much too...


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Re: Pullies [Re: ct] #423205 Mar 22, 2:56pm Mar 22, 2:56pm
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For the most part the pullies dont do anything, its more of a psychological ass dyno kind of power " i bought this to make power and my car feels faster" kind of thing

Re: Pullies [Re: B17GSR] #423206 Mar 22, 3:46pm Mar 22, 3:46pm
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^^ yup. just don't get the crank pulley unless you want your oil pump to explode smile


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Re: Pullies [Re: Lucky_317] #423207 Mar 22, 3:50pm Mar 22, 3:50pm
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
^^ yup. just don't get the crank pulley unless you want your oil pump to explode smile


Lucky, I heard someone say there were two different UR crank pulleys. Something like a R and a S or something. One is suppose to be for racing and the other street. Do both cause damage?


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Re: Pullies [Re: SLVCELI] #423208 Mar 22, 3:58pm Mar 22, 3:58pm
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/\/\/\ if both are crank then yes...


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Re: Pullies [Re: ct] #423209 Mar 22, 6:51pm Mar 22, 6:51pm
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as far as i know,no Gt owner as blow their oil pump with this pulley

Re: Pullies [Re: NeXuS] #423210 Mar 23, 6:24am Mar 23, 6:24am
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these are too much of a risk for the little power they provide, maybe the AEM alt pulley if you have no extra electronics


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Re: Pullies [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #423211 Mar 23, 6:36am Mar 23, 6:36am
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Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed


if you have a sound system or whatever in your car though then i wouldn't recommend it. it's an underdrive pulley so it's gonna rob your alternator of power, so if you're milking your battery with extra things it's not a good situation (even if you have an optima yellow top battery).


wat if you have a capacitor connected to ur amp? would that prevent the problem?

Re: Pullies [Re: bigdru694ever] #423212 Mar 23, 7:59am Mar 23, 7:59am
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the water pully is fine as well as the alternator...it's the crank pully that you should be carefull about.


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Re: Pullies [Re: ct] #423213 Mar 23, 8:42am Mar 23, 8:42am
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yup crank pully bad cause our harmonic balancer is built into the pully so when you replace it with light weight one you remoe the balancer causing bad engine vibrations and possible problems. the thing is that the crank pully is the only pully that's really going to give you big gains in underdriving lightening. I've heard crank pullys actually give you pretty nice gains lightening up the drivetrain and all, same as getting light weight racing wheels or something there's a calculation or something like 2lbs off the crank = 10hp or something like that.. alt and water aren't going to do as much, but if you don't got a system and your up for a new belt anyways go for it.

Re: Pullies [Re: celicatuner] #423214 Apr 7, 12:36am Apr 7, 12:36am
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do pulleys eliminate power steering and AC?

Re: Pullies [Re: mistergoodstuf] #423215 Apr 7, 4:48am Apr 7, 4:48am
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^^^ no, and its more like 1 hp per pound.

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