Category: "Tech Tips"

April 10, 2018

A common question regarding belt tensioners is, “What is the pin for?” Each belt tensioner has a pin sticking out of the front of the housing. These pins vary in size, location, and even quantity. The purpose of these pins is to assure that the tensioner is installed on the vehicle in the exact position […]

June 1, 2017

Auto Lock is Kit Masters’ patented fail-safe technology that prevents on-the road fan clutch failures. It is built into every GoldTop, 2-Speed GoldTop, 8801N and 8801X fan clutch.  AutoLock prevents complete fan clutch failure by locking the clutch into the fully engaged position when the friction material nears the end of its life. When this […]

Kit Masters now offers a press fixture specifically designed to remove and install the pulley bearings while rebuilding Horton style fan clutches with the GoldTop, 2 Speed GoldTop and HP kits. This press fixture is designed to install bearings properly by applying even pressure without pre-loading the bearings – which can causing premature bearing failure. […]