Re: Fan pulley wont adjust down
From those pix, it looks to me like you have the right size belt.
It's a lot easier to get it on if you loosen the two 1/2" nuts at the bottom of the shroud. That lets you tip the whole shroud back, reducing the span between the pulleys.
I would do that, tighten the shroud back up, then slide the fan assembly back up to tension the belt. If you don't have the special wrench for adjusting those big flat nuts, you can figure out how high the fan wants to go, mark it, then loosen the shroud again. That lets you get a crescent wrench or something onto the fan side to tighten the fan assembly into place. You'll still be able to get the belt over the pulleys and tighten the shroud back up.
If you do have the wrench, of course you don't need to do any of that horsing around, you can just tighten up the nut from the pulley side.
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