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Offline iec

Which cvt belt?
« on: November 27, 2018, 07:44:12 PM »
Hi all...

I understand that the GATES belt is the best for the 800EX... but is there several models of belts or there is only one?
When i search on ebay for GATES BELT i can see that it gives me two results:

1.GATES HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVE BELT FOR CF MOTO ZFORCE 800 EX 2014 2015 2016 for 71$

2. GATES CARBON CORD DRIVE BELT FOR CF MOTO ZFORCE 800 EX 2014 2015 2016 for 102$

they have the same number : 40G3691

What is the best for my 2016 Zforce  800EX?

Best regards,
« Last Edit: November 27, 2018, 07:56:19 PM by iec »
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Offline NMKawierider

Re: Which cvt belt?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2018, 08:26:09 PM »
Hi all...

I understand that the GATES belt is the best for the 800EX... but is there several models of belts or there is only one?
When i search on ebay for GATES BELT i can see that it gives me two results:

1.GATES HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVE BELT FOR CF MOTO ZFORCE 800 EX 2014 2015 2016 for 71$

2. GATES CARBON CORD DRIVE BELT FOR CF MOTO ZFORCE 800 EX 2014 2015 2016 for 102$

they have the same number : 40G3691

What is the best for my 2016 Zforce  800EX?

Best regards,

Although the "G" and "C" belts will fit all the 800s, it's the "C" or carbon belt that is designed for the heavier vehicle and loads. However, with that said, if you never climb hills, haul extra people, play in mud or sand, then the "G" belt may get you by.

Make NO mistake though, even the 40C3691 Gates is less of a belt then the OEM...as it is in all brands. But, for the money...and savings, its not a bad belt.
2015 Z Force 800 (53") EPS -
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Offline iec

Re: Which cvt belt?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2018, 09:56:49 PM »
Thanks for your quick reply!

Do you think the OEM is better/last longer that the Gates Carbon?
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Offline NMKawierider

Re: Which cvt belt?
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2018, 08:46:13 AM »
Thanks for your quick reply!

Do you think the OEM is better/last longer that the Gates Carbon?
Of course it will...but at 3-times the cost. That's the real difference between CFM belts and anyone else's. For example, the most an OEM Kawasaki belt would cost me was 110 where the CFM OEM is over 320. The carbon belt will be fine. Everyone is happy with it.
2015 Z Force 800 (53") EPS -
Custom Air Intakes | Custom Exhaust Mod | SuperATV Harness | Custom Fenders | Custom Skid/Rock Sliders | 27" GBC Grim Reapers | Seizmik Mirrors |Конструктор (Rodin's) Doors | Dr Pulley Sliders | 1.5" Wheel Spacers | BENZ Silencer (as needed) | SATV Flip Windshield W\ Rear Shield | Dual Light Bars | Diamond Plate Storage | Magellan TRX7 GPS| Bandit Springs

My Videos On YouTube

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Offline davidpaul

Re: Which cvt belt?
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2018, 02:39:32 PM »
I have a Gates belt on mine seems ok, it's only done a few hundred miles tho, the original CF Moto done 6000 miles of medium use
2015 Zforce 800, Dr Pulley weights and sliders, Dobeck EJK, Innovate Motorsports AFR gauge,
Custom exhaust outlet, Ramair foam air filter, Led light bars, Modified air intake, CRD a-arm guards