Belt Drive Kit with a Durable Black
Finish Rear Pulley
your Vulcan EN500 Ltd. from chain drive to a quiet and dependable belt drive.
assembly with a
black painted finish
Rear pulley with a
durable black finish
New high strength
Tension gauge to set
your belt tension properly
Comparison of Chain
Drive vs. Our Belt Drive
lubrication every 600 miles
has backlash, even when adjusted correctly.
drive induced backlash, even when accelerating or
replacement of chain & sprockets @10,000-20,000 miles
(depending on maintenance). Average cost is $300 plus labor
(average $150 in most bike shops) Total $450.
Drive cost is ~$470 a much more cost effective
replacement when the life span of the belt, the lack of
maintenance time, lubrication, and cleaning are considered.
Life of drive belt estimated at 3-4 times that of an average
chain. Many customers are over 70k miles as of this writing
with similar belt drive kits.
Pulleys do not require replacement from normal wear.
Replacement belt is less than $60.
breaks, it can knot, causing damage to your engine, or even
worse, can lock up your rear wheel.
belt breaks, it just comes off. Replacement of the belt is
very inexpensive (see above).
cleaning grease and grime from your rear wheel, rim and hub. Maintaining
whitewall tires is a nightmare!
GREASE ON YOUR REAR WHEEL, RIM OR HUB FROM THE FINAL DRIVE! Beautiful whitewalls and
your clean bike stays that way... CLEAN!
chain efficiency is approx. 80% when new, and deteriorates throughout it's
belt efficiency is approx. 98%. Due to change of pulley
ratios, the engine RPMs are reduced by 11%. This resulted in
an increase of gas mileage by approx. 14% on our test bikes.
The final drive ratio for a stock model EN500 Ltd is 2.625:1.
Our new belt drive kit features a relaxed 2.22:1 final drive.
It is a smooth dream on the highways!
drives are very noisy, especially as they wear.