Gates Krikit II gauges provide a simple and quick way to measure V-ribbed belt tension on passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks and buses to ensure long belt life and optimal belt drive performance. How are ratings calculated? To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.What does the Krikit V-belt tension gauge measure?
Gates 91107 Krikit V-Belt Tension Gauge 1 Make sure this fits by entering your model number. 2 Scale reads in pounds and kilograms 3 Measures tension from 30 to 160 lb., and 15 to 75 kg. 4 Die-cast aluminum body, nylon indicator arm and pressure pad 5 Fits in pocket with stainless steel pocket clip 6 Note: Not for use on timing belts More ...How does a Krikit work?
The belt will deflect downward and push the arm of the Krikit up across a scale on the top of the gauge. At a certain amount of force applied to the finger pad, the Krikit will ‘click’.Is there a magnetic pick up tool for Krikit?
Since it's so small, I might recommend you have one of those telescopic magnetic pick-up tools handy in case you drop it down in the engine compartment somewhere since the tool is that small (however, the only magnetic part of the krikit I got is on the pen clip).