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Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt

Part No. 5060960 Warranty  

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Designed for high mileage multiple-accessory drives, Dayco’s “W” profile belt (patent pending) is the most innovative advancement in multi-rib belt design in over 25 years. Dayco Poly-Rib Belts meet or exceed SAE J1459 and SAE J2432 specifications. This Poly-Rib Belt is another Dayco product proudly made in the USA.

Product Features:
  • The "W" profile rib has been engineered to conform to slight misalignments, the number one cause for belt noise
  • Aramid noise resistant fibers embedded in the rubber make this belt run quieter in worn or misaligned pulleys
  • No-Noise Advanced Design EPDM rubber compound for quiet extended life
  • Made in the USA
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Belt Length:96.06 in
Belt Width:.82 in
Material:EPDM, Aramid Reinforced
Rib Quantity:6

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Dayco Poly RibPoly Rib Belt
 
3.7

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (9)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Truck enthusiast (6), Auto enthusiast (5), Casual driver (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    excellent product

    After two other store belts this one took the belt squeal right out of my 8.1.

    After two other store belts this one took the belt squeal right out of my 8.1.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    not quite

    I Have a 1998 gmc jimmy. I put this belt on and my truck developed a squeek the next day. so i replaced my idler pulley and tensioner. Still squeeled. I then pulled...Read complete review

    I Have a 1998 gmc jimmy. I put this belt on and my truck developed a squeek the next day. so i replaced my idler pulley and tensioner. Still squeeled. I then pulled my pulleys off cleaned them and even sanded them for a better grip. For weeks I was pulling my hair out trying to find the noise. then i noticed that my tensioner had almost no pressure on it. and it even looked like the ribs of the belt were not all the way down into the pulleys. Being I already threw out the old belt (obvious mistake) I decided to return it and get a standard ribbed belt without the extra slices in the rib for noise reduction. before i started the car I noticed that this belt was shorter and my tensioner sat differently. squeek was gone instantly. Apparently some vehicles might not like this style belt. and it was noticeably longer. So do your homework and save your old belt until your sure this works.

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    4.0

    Should be last one I buy for this truck

    By frankie

    from VA Beach

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

      Easy to Install

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      excellent product

      By brs0222

      from Bardstown

      About Me Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Quiet operation

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

        After two other store belts this one took the belt squeal right out of my 8.1.

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        5.0

        great part fit fine no problems

        By uncle ray

        from atlanta ga

        About Me Truck Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving

          Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

          easy to install less than 5 min on my chevy 2005 pickup

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          5.0

          belt

          By turbo

          from ft wayne

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving

            Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

            nice product

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Unhappy with product

            By John

            from Hershey, PA

            Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

            Installed this belt along with a tensioner and new pulley on a 99 Tahoe. Belt squeels constantly starting around 1200rpm (but not at idle). Belt alignment was fine and it's not a bearing on an accessory as belt dressing quieted the noise for a day or so. Replaced belt with another brand and now everything is fine. I would not purchase a dayco belt again.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Very unsatisfied

            By Ken

            from Sullivan Cty, NY

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

            Level 1

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

                  Bought this belt for my 1996 Chevy 1500 P.U. in 6/2012 to replace the old one that was squeaking. Everything was good until 7/2013 when, without any prior noise, I started the truck one day and it squeaked louder than the old one had. The faster I drive the louder the noise. Whether at idle or at 60 mph it produces a very audibile most irritating noise. Even though 13 months has passed from when it was installed my truck isnt driven that often and the belt has less than 1,000 miles on it. Considering it has a three year warranty it should not be squeaking like this after this amount of time or miles. It will definitely be going back. Now I can take the time and burn the gas to make a special trip to Advance to return this piece of junk. They'll probably want to give me a replacement Dayco. Maybe I'll go along with the game and do that and see how long before that one does the same thing. I should probably insist on my money back and use it towards a Gates belt. What do you expect from a drive belt? For it to not break, slip or make noise. I can say it didnt break or slip so thats why I gave it two stars rather than one.

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                  (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  not quite

                  By Matt

                  from NJ

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                  • No Improvement In Performance

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

                    I Have a 1998 gmc jimmy. I put this belt on and my truck developed a squeek the next day. so i replaced my idler pulley and tensioner. Still squeeled. I then pulled my pulleys off cleaned them and even sanded them for a better grip. For weeks I was pulling my hair out trying to find the noise. then i noticed that my tensioner had almost no pressure on it. and it even looked like the ribs of the belt were not all the way down into the pulleys. Being I already threw out the old belt (obvious mistake) I decided to return it and get a standard ribbed belt without the extra slices in the rib for noise reduction. before i started the car I noticed that this belt was shorter and my tensioner sat differently. squeek was gone instantly. Apparently some vehicles might not like this style belt. and it was noticeably longer. So do your homework and save your old belt until your sure this works.

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                    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Did what its should do (not sqweek)

                    By ron333win

                    from RI

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

                        Ordered from website and saved 20%, can't beat that deal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        GREAT FIT AND WORKS GREAT

                        By 93 GSX TURBO

                        from Charlotte, NC

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                        Level 1

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Install

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Driving

                          Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

                          Bought this belt to replace the CarQuest belt that was on the truck that was very noisy. Installation took about 3 minutes and now no more noise. You can't go wrong with Dayco belts.

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                          (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          5060960 is 96 inches, not 96.8"

                          By Jason

                          from Falls Church, VA

                          About Me Experienced DIY-er, Truck Enthusiast

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                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 3

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday Driving
                              • Replacement

                              Comments about Dayco Poly Rib Poly Rib Belt:

                              Dayco 5060960 is listed as fitting '99 GMC K1500 Suburban with 5.7L vortec with front and rear AC and engine code R. It doesn't fit as is only 96 inches ... as noted in the last three digits of the part number. When I was in the store I bought the Dayco belt that ended in part number 968 (which is closer to the OEM size of 2,455mm or 96.6") and THAT belt fits and works great. Change application tool on website and customers will be happier.

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                              • Q:

                                What does the #5060960 belt fit? I am using it in a diff. app. Like to know what it fits.
                                Asked on 11/10/2013 by ZR2

                                1 answer

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                                  A:

                                  Hi ZR2, great question! This Dayco Poly Rib Belt - part# 5060960 fits for 1990-1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 300TE inline 6-cylinder.

                                  Answered on 11/10/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                              • Q:

                                How do I tell which alternator I have in my 1999 chevy Tahoe?
                                Asked on 8/15/2010 by RuralMaleTx from Choctaw, OK

                                1 answer

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                                  A:

                                  On your alt it should say the amps.

                                  Answered on 8/15/2010 by michael from aap
                              • Q:

                                How do I know which alt. I have? There are two different belts one for a 105amp and a belt for a 140amp alt.
                                Asked on 12/16/2009 by Anonymous from NC

                                1 answer

                                • A:

                                  Chevy- VIN number indicates which alternator is in the vehicle.

                                  Answered on 3/1/2010 by Weekend Mechanic from Harrison City, Pa
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