The pulleys finally arrived and the supercharger housing for the jackshaft has be started. It is made from a 1” thick piece of aluminum, with a pocket for the sealed bearing. The housing clamps onto the nose that I machined into the neck of the supercharger. I ended up making a new supercharger shaft to fit the 20mm opening of the 8mm 32 tooth cog pulleys.
Test fitting the shaft and belts. A belt tensioner will fit in to the back of the jackshaft adapter.
I am working on the serpentine belt design. A separate belt will be used for the water pump-alternator and the supercharger this will allow the engine to still run if I have a supercharger failure.
Starting to design the brackets for the serpentine end of the jackshaft. I print out the design on paper to make sure it fits before machining piece out of aluminum. The bracket will be designed to allow the installation […]