Always Clean Mounting Surfaces for Pulleys to be Installed. Pulleys should be a Firm Fit.
Make Sure Harmonic Balancer Centering Ring is Free of Rust, Dings & Paint. Its is not
unusual to use a small file on centering ring on Original or Reused Balancers.
Always Check Pulley Alignment Visually, Keep in Mind, There are a Lot of Items that Can
Cause Pulley Misalignment. Water Pump assembly - Timing Cover – Installation
of Crank Gear onto Crankshaft – Harmonic Damper Not Installed Correctly.
Pulley Alignment Can be Corrected, GENERALLY, by Shimming Pulley or Bracket
with Brass Shim Stock. Pulley Alignment Within 1/16” on Pulleys that Are Close
Are Acceptable. Pulleys that Are far apart, 1/8”-1/4” is Acceptable.
Power Steering Pulleys are Different From A-Engine to B/RB/Hemi Engines
Applications. This Also Includes There Mounting Brackets ’70-Later. A-Engines Can
Use BPE9016 or BPE9017 P.S. Pulleys Along w/ BPE9040 Bracket Spacer Kit, either
using Factory P.S. Brackets or BPE9014.
When Changing From A.C. to Non-A.C. Pulleys or Vica Versa, Alternator Mounting
Brackets are different on both A-Engines & B/RB/Hemi Engines.
Aftermarket performance dampers may cause pulley misalignment. Refer to "Pulley Fit Specification
Picture & Dimensions"
Chrome Finishes require regular cleaning maintenance to resist chrome finish
damage due to the elements.
A Engine Pulley Will Fit Magnum Crate Engines or Magnum Engines using Pre-'92 A-engine
Timing Cover and Pre-'92 A-engine Aluminum Water Pump. Will not fit fuel injected Magnum engines.
Crankshaft Pulleys will not work with original Street Hemi "Thick Production
9016,9016C,9017 & 9017C are designed to work on B/RB/Hemi Engines with Saginaw Pumps
Only, but can be used on ’70-later A-Engines using BPE9040 Spacer & Bolt Kit.
We Do Not manufacture any Pulleys that will work on '69 & Earlier A-Engines with Cast
Iron Water Pump.
Saginaw Power Steering Pumps all have pressure ports located on the rear, lower section
of the pump. Federal Thompson pumps have the pressure port located in the front
and on the driver’s side of the pump.
You Can Not Mix and Match Factory A/C Pulleys with Non-A/C Pulleys. Alternator
Mounting Brackets are also Different From Non-A/C to A/C Engines. BPE4014 or BPE4015 WILL
NOT WORK WITH 3 Groove or 4 Groove Crank Pulleys. BPE 4016 WILL NOT WORK
WITH ANYOTHER PULLEY BUT BPE4013 or 4 Groove Crank)
When Removing A/C, you can not just install pulleys, you Must Replace CrankShaft
Pulley & Water Pump Pulley Along with Alternator Mounting Bracket, When Installing
A/C, You Must Replace CrankShaft Pulley & Water Pump Pulley Along With
Alternator Mounting Bracket.
When Using BPE 4016 Double Groove Water Pump Pulley along with BPE4013 4 Groove
CrankShaft Pulley For B/RB/Hemi Crate Engines with A/C, You can elect not to use Original
Water Pump Belt Idler Pulley & Bracket, Only Using a 3 Belt System. Leaving Outer Crank Pulley
& Outer Water Pump Pulley Groove Vacant.
All Pulleys & Bracketry By BPE Are Designed To Work With Standard Style Chrysler
Alternators only. High Amperage Output Versions Original Style Alternators Are Available
from BPE, Most Having Idle (1,000RPM) Output Of 55Amps and Output 90-95Amps at 2,500RPM.
Attention: Read This Important BPE Pulley Information
BPE Reproduction Pulleys are stamped steel, just like the originals manufactured by Chrysler.
As in all Stamped Steel Pulleys, Including The Originals by Chrysler, Pulley Concentricity (Roundness)
May Vary .020” - .070” (Up to Approximately 1/16”). This Does Not Effect The Ability Of the
Pulley to Run True and Retain Its Belt Throughout the Power Band Of the Engine.
Pulley Fit Specification Picture