Tech Tues | Ultimax Belts Overview and Install

Belt Basics

Here’s a video from Dirt Trax Television with an overview of Ultimax Belts for ATVs, UTVs and Side X Sides:

Tech Tues | Ultimax Belts Overview and Install

Tech Tues | Ultimax Belts Overview and Install

All Ultimax belts have a date code that show when they were manufactured, and they have a shelf life of around seven years when stored properly. Ideally, belts should be stored in cool, dry places.

Tech Tues | Ultimax Belts Overview and Install

To find out the age of an Ultimax belt, find the 4 digit number on the belt. The first 2 numbers indicate the week the belt was produced and the last 2 numbers identify the year. For example, 2716 means the belt was manufactured during the 27th week of 2016.


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Timken Belts manufactures premium quality Ultimax brand snowmobile and UTV/ATV drive belts in the USA. The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain, couplings, lubrication systems and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company’s growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken, Fafnir, Carlisle Belts, Philadelphia Gear, Groeneveld, Drives and Lovejoy. With more than 15,000 employees operating from 33 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.