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Automotive belts are much cheaper in design (and price!!). Typically OEM belts are slightly more expensive than Aftermarket.

Another problem with using automotive belts is that some manufacturers are making their belts in odd sizes. For example here are the lengths for some of the Lazer Zs: 111 7/16", 51 3/8", 39 1/2", 70 3/4", 169 1/2", 58 11/16", and so forth. The intent is to discourage you from buying anything other than OEM. But most aftermarket belts are sized accordingly and will fit just like OEM (contrary to what the OEM or dealer may tell you).
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Automotive belts are much cheaper in design (and price!!). Typically OEM belts are slightly more expensive than Aftermarket.

Another problem with using automotive belts is that some manufacturers are making their belts in odd sizes. For example here are the lengths for some of the Lazer Zs: 111 7/16", 51 3/8", 39 1/2", 70 3/4", 169 1/2", 58 11/16", and so forth. The intent is to discourage you from buying anything other than OEM. But most aftermarket belts are sized accordingly and will fit just like OEM (contrary to what the OEM or dealer may tell you).
OK, I understand now. I'll get to ordering an oem or oem replacement as soon as possible. As a matter of fact, give me a price for the the deck belt that turns the blades. I ask because I looked on the Toro site and couldn't find a part number for it, even with "find a part". Its around 50".
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if it is the belt I think it is, I believe it will be somewhere in the neighborhood of about $21 plus shipping (from me to you). Again, if it is the belt I think it is then it is a typical odd size belt with the a fraction size (like 5/16" or something).
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