Harley Belt Drive

Karata Enterprises is a company with over 33 years of experience in the design, development and manufacturing of premiere quality belt drive systems. As one of the originators of the primary belt drive for motorcycles, Karata Enterprises has built our reputation on proven quality, serviceability and precision manufacturing. Karata’s commitment to quality and understand that the bike builder and rider will settle for no less than the best when it comes to their motorcycles. This is why the level of quality found in every INTIMIDATOR SERIES primary belt drive is unmatched by any of competitors.

Over the years Karata has built a reputation in the Motorcycle industry for manufacturing some of the best belt drive available. Custom Harley Davidson Primary Belt drives are sold in both open and closed. Belt Drives com in a variety of sizes and styles made to fit your custom motorcycle. If your building a custom Bobber, Chopper or Pro street than check out the open belt drives with outer bearing support systems for reliability, looks, & high performance.

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Primery Belt Drive

A motorcycle primary drive is used to deliver rotation generated by the engine to the clutch. As belt drive contain two pulley connected to crank shaft & other one is to clutch assembly. In a primary belt drive, belt is used to transfer rotation from one pulley to the other. Because of ready availability, belt drives systems are more popular.. Best part of belt drive is they requires no lubrication. There are two ways to configured it, either open configuration or enclosed configuration.

Advantages of Belt Drives

#  Makes low noise than chains
#  Cleaners than chains
#  Good load – handling
#  Requires no lubrication
#  Open & enclosed configuration

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Karata Intimidator Belt Drive

KARATA Intimidator Series primary belt drive is supplied with all necessary mounting hardware and instructions to insure simple installation.

Every KARATA Intimidator Series Primary Belt Drives should Include.

  • One-piece billet aluminum motor plate with sealed mainshaft bearing, installed
  • 5-inch belt drives include an outboard bearing support kit.
  • Billet aluminum jackshaft support
  • Billet steel starter jackshaft
  • Front pulley with steel retaining ring
  • Rear pulley with ring gear and double-row clutch hub bearing, installed
  • Goodyear Hibrex with Flexten Plus technology 8mm drive belt
  • Engine shaft nut
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Belt drive

A Belt Drive is a looped strip of flexible material, used to mechanically link two or more rotating shafts. They may be used as a source of motion, to transmit power. Belts are looped over two pulley system. The belt can either drive the pulleys in the same direction, or the belt may be crossed, so that the direction of the shafts is opposite. As a source of motion, a conveyor belt is one application where the belt is adapted to continually carry a load between two points.

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Karata - Piranha Clutch

Karata - Piranha Clutch

The PIRANHA KLUTCH from KARATA is the solution for high-horsepower and big engines used in today’s radical custom bikes. It chews up all other clutches. More than 1.000″ clutch stack height and more friction material than any other clutch on the market.

It can handle any of the big engines on the market. Mild custom bikes & stock bikes can benefit from the state-of-the-art PIRANHA KLUTCH design which delivers smooth, consistent shifts every time. There are two versions. The massive 26-plate PIRANHA and the tough 16-plate PIRANHA JR.

For bikes with engines over 120-cubic inches, with or without turbos, superchargers or nitrous, the severe-duty PIRANHA is the ultimate clutch that bites back against slippage and delivers horsepower straight into the ground.

The PIRANHA JR. is recommended for motorcycles with engines smaller than 120-inches.

All Complete Piranha Klutches include the following:

* Billet Aluminum Pressure Head with knurled Steel Insert and adjustment screw & nut
* Steel Locator Hub, 30-tooth
* Complete Klutch Pack [13 kevlar/ 13 steel -Piranha, 8 Kevlar / 8 steel -Jr.]
* 18 springs [6 each - gold 60 lbs, green 85 lbs. & red 100 lbs.]
* Inner Klutch Hub
* Heavy Duty Snap Ring

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Karata - Belt Drives

Karata - Belt Drives

Karata Enterprises is a company with over 33 years experience in the design, development, and manufacturing of premiere-quality belt drive systems. Karata has built its reputation on proven quality, serviceability, and precision manufacturing. Better to buy quality once then paying the price for inferior components over and over. These belts are best suit for Harley Davidson motor bike’s.

What makes KARATA INTIMIDATOR series primary belt drives the best? Take a look. Some sailent features are mentioned below.

Intimidator Electric Start Belt Drives

SERIES KIT IS COMPLETE

Every KARATA INTIMIDATOR SERIES primary belt drive is supplied with all the components and necessary mounting hardware and instructions to insure a complete and simple installation.

Softail 3″ Intimidator Belt Drive

* Left Side Drive
* Electric Start
* One Piece Motor Plate
* Fits 1990 &Up Softail Harleys
* All Hardware Is Included
* Front Pulley with Steel Retaining Ring
* Rear Pulley with Ring Gear & Double-Row Clutch Hub Bearing, Already Installed
* Also Includes One-Piece Billet Aluminum Motor Plate with Sealed Main Shaft Bearing, Already Installed
* Billet Aluminum Jackshaft Support
* Billet Steel Starter Jackshaft
* Goodyear Hibrex with Flexten Plus Technology 8mm Drive Belt Engine Shaft Nut

ALL INTIMIDATOR SERIES PRIMARY BELT DRIVES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

* One-piece billet aluminum motor plate with sealed mainshaft bearing, installed
* Billet aluminum jackshaft support
* Billet steel starter jackshaft
* Front pulley with steel retaining ring
* Rear pulley with ring gear and double-row clutch hub bearing, installed
* Goodyear Hibrex with Flexten Plus technology 8mm drive belt
* Engine shaft nut
* All necessary hardware included
* 5-inch belt drives include an outboard bearing support kit. For a complete listing of all bearing support plate styles, see OBBS

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