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Old 01-27-2014, 03:52 PM   #1
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IPF pulleys

So I'm going on 7 weeks since my initial contact with IPF that I have been scared to drive my car so it's been out of use. I went to replace the bearings and one of the pulleys was ribbed and bearings were obviously not in the best of shape and the belt was worn down. They said the pulley was on back order and hoped to have it in 3 weeks, 3 weeks later they said 3 more weeks. 4 weeks later I'm just curious if anyone has a link to good pulley/bearing set up for our kit?I'll take the hit on cash, just want my car drivable again, 7 weeks is quite a long time to not have your vehicle.
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:23 PM   #2
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Good luck, I requested a price quote on a pulley, spacer, and belt 7 weeks ago. Was told I would get it when they have an eta on the parts. Still nothing...
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Old 01-27-2014, 05:25 PM   #3
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Go to a bearing supply store and get some FAG or SKF bearings. They should be able to match them up.
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Bearing size is 6003-2Z or ZZ. Make sure abec 5 quality or if you never want to worry about this again go with a ceramic bearing at abec 5 or better. Just make sure they are rated high temp high speed. Like Sy has stated FAG or SKF are the best.
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:21 PM   #5
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I called last friday because I did not get anything from them yet and was told that there was a problem with the fit of the replacment bearings into the pulley are something like that and they were hoping to have it resolved in about 2 weeks.

Mine have been making noise before the orginal thread was started and I was talking to them about it then. Unfortunately my wife has reclaimed the Durango and the Camaro is back to the DD because its taking so long. I hope I can get them and have it in before Pony Wars.
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Old 01-27-2014, 11:27 PM   #6
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Could you temporarily put the factory belt back on and drive NA until you get new pulley and bearings? I know it wouldn't be as much fun, but would be safe to drive until the parts come in.
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Old 01-28-2014, 11:32 PM   #7
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Could you temporarily put the factory belt back on and drive NA until you get new pulley and bearings? I know it wouldn't be as much fun, but would be safe to drive until the parts come in.
JohnnyB has done this, works fine. But I wouldn't do this to my car, for a long period of time.
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:49 PM   #8
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JohnnyB has done this, works fine. But I wouldn't do this to my car, for a long period of time.
Still working for me. Been two months no SC, still have a SC tune. running rich, big difference over the stock tune.
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Hey all, I have a set of IPF pullys that are extra
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Still working for me. Been two months no SC, still have a SC tune. running rich, big difference over the stock tune.
Why no SC?
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swamped with medical bills will be selling it here soon.
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Been there done that. Got to do what's best.
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Old 01-30-2014, 08:12 PM   #13
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Could you temporarily put the factory belt back on and drive NA until you get new pulley and bearings? I know it wouldn't be as much fun, but would be safe to drive until the parts come in.
In order to do that the supercharger would need to come off completely with the stock tune. Tried to load the stock tune with the supercharger still on with stock belt my car wouldn't run until I took the supercharger off completely.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:22 AM   #14
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Runnig with a SC tune for a while. No problems, just blacken exhaust tips. and 24 mpg. But the car really responds. but I would not drive the car with a SC and no tune. After installing mine I did drive it around my block to check for noises. I did not get on it. This would be too lean for this little 3.6. Then uploaded a tune. And no, I have no tuner to communicate with the ECU, At the time I had to send my ECU to IPF, when they just started out.
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Old 02-09-2014, 07:49 AM   #15
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I understand your frustration. I ordered my IPF SC back in September and I still don't have it. In my many conversations with them, they have had to find a new supplier for their pulleys and brackets. That's not to say other bearings won't work in your situation. In any case, I'm told that the parts are in and I'm suppose to receive my kit this week. You may want to contact them again and see. Just my input from a frustrated but happy guy with a host of mods waiting in my garage to go on once the kit arrives.
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I understand your frustration. I ordered my IPF SC back in September and I still don't have it. In my many conversations with them, they have had to find a new supplier for their pulleys and brackets. That's not to say other bearings won't work in your situation. In any case, I'm told that the parts are in and I'm suppose to receive my kit this week. You may want to contact them again and see. Just my input from a frustrated but happy guy with a host of mods waiting in my garage to go on once the kit arrives.
That's good news. Heard they were supposed to come in this week as well. Thanks for the heads up
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Old 02-11-2014, 04:11 AM   #17
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Yea I talked to them a few days ago they said they were almost finalized, hope it's true this time so I can have my baby running in the next month or so lol. I have the bearings, getting the pulleys is the problem for me at the moment.
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Yea I talked to them a few days ago they said they were almost finalized, hope it's true this time so I can have my baby running in the next month or so lol. I have the bearings, getting the pulleys is the problem for me at the moment.
Was confirmed too. Glad it will be soon to get the pulleys
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Are these new design or just the same with the better bearings ?? There was rumbling of them going to a larger diameter wheel. Would be nice to see if there is a difference.
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Old 02-13-2014, 12:18 PM   #20
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Not too sure, communication has been lacking during this transition unfortunately, I will update you when I receive them.
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IPF has confirmed shipping of my SC and tracking says it will be here tomorrow. I'm not sure what the old bearings/pulleys were but as soon as I get mine I'll let you know what I receive.
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Welcome to permagrin ! Nothing like an IPF SC V6. The wait is worth it !
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Old 03-28-2014, 03:14 PM   #23
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New IPF pulley bearing installed. Seized up after 200 miles WTH Randy contacted working on it pics to come soon
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:41 PM   #24
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Hi !

can i please see the bearing from BOTH sides please !

our new supplied SKF Bearing was set with a steel roller cage to keep the balls in position .. i only see something like plastic in the dead bearing ... ?!?!?

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Hi Ash sorry for the delay traveled down to the US for the weekend I will get the pic's you requested on Monday

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