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Old 01-26-2017, 03:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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anybody no which belt is the better one to use ?
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Old 01-26-2017, 06:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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8JP softer compound, wear faster but seem to be 2-3 mph.l faster.

8DN harder compound, built like Iron. Slower.

Tested both on my machine found the 8JP to work better 1200 miles on OEM belt now.

On my viper I ran both and found the 8dn more consistent in performance but a few MPH slower.

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Old 01-26-2017, 10:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I switched over to the 8DN after about 100 miles with an osp secondary adjuster. I liked the performance of the 8JP better and will be putting it back on now that I'm reading more and more people having no problems with it.
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Old 01-27-2017, 02:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
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492 miles on stock 8JP belt, i also have OSP secondary adjuster.
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