Most of us use the gates kit. You will find problems with any thing if you look hard enough.
I used a Gates kit on my new short block.
The first time I used a Dayco belt and pulleys I got from Advance Auto Parts. It's all good.
199,000 May 12 new ej257 short block, Aug 11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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