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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-28-2006, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Would a gear drive timing set up be safe to use in a pulling truck? I've heard if they break they can cause a lot more damage than a chain.
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Why gear drive?

You should check out Proform's Timing belt setup for 460 as alternative to the chain. Or just get a billet and gear chain setup , last pretty good and cheap too. Damage with a busted geardrive about the same as a broken chain-Bent valvetrain parts!
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I've run a Milodon with the fixed idler for years and never had any trouble, unless something else broke first and gets lodged in the gears I don't think it would ever break.

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Never had mine break but I went back to the chain. I'd love to hear from someone running the Proform belt drive... sure is purdy
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