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Old 11-25-2012, 10:34 AM   #1364
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Originally Posted by broncobowsher View Post
Wow, so they are doing a wet belt.
I wouldn't touch that under any circumstances. No how, no way.

I work in a field where I am CONSTANTLY dealing with ruined rubber parts that are supposedly "oil resistant", and frequently labeled as such: Buna-N butterfly valves that swell and don't fully close, centrifuge lid seals that turn into some asinine version of bacon, shaker air springs that rot & burst.

Rubber simply has NO PLACE in an oily environment if it can POSSIBLY be avoided, and this idea of Ford's is patently RIDICULOUS.

IMHO.
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