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Belts

Why buy John Deere replacement belts? Genuine John Deere parts for application-specific design.


Comparison below is of John Deere belts versus comparable competitive belts (belts not manufactured by John Deere, but sold to fit the same equipment).

Resistance to Rollover: Belts shown being misaligned (inches recorded at red line).

John Deere M77988 belt Aftermarket belt John Deere Advantage:
Greater resistance to rollover on misaligned drives
     John Deere M77988 Belt       Competitive Belt

Strength:
  Belts shown being stretched and broken (pounds per square inch noted in black circle).

John Deere M125218 strength test Aftermarket belt strength test John Deere Advantage:
More tensile strength for high horsepower demand
       John Deere M125218 Belt             Competitive Belt

Smooth Clutching:

John Deere M74747 belt John Deere Advantage:
Lower co-efficient of friction for smooth clutching (important during blade and clutch engagement and release)
                             John Deere M74747 Belt
Competitive belt
                               Competitive Belt