Karata Intimidator® Belt Drives
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INTIMIDATOR
XCD 4'' belt drive with optional Out Board Bearing Support

What makes series primary belt drives the best? Our commitment to quality. We understand that the master bike builder, mechanic 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 primary belt drive is unmatched by any of our competitors.

EVERY KIT IS COMPLETE
Every primary belt drive is supplied with all components and necessary mounting hardware and instructions to insure a complete and simple installation.

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
Every Karata® Intimidator®  Belt Drive Kit is complete

MOTOR PLATES:
Every motor plate is CNC machined from a SOLID piece of 6061 aluminum billet. We offer offset motor plates for specific applications that range from .250” to 2.00”. Each offset is machined as part of the plate, eliminating the need for primary spacers. The STRONGEST motor plate money can buy is the . And strength is key to ensure the proper function of any belt drive, whether it’s on a factory street bike or on a high-horsepower radical custom. Even the massive 45mm offset motor plate used with Paul Yaffe Twin Cam wide tire conversions is carved from a 130-pound slab of aluminum over 4-inches thick.

Mike Pugliese used a Karata Motor Plate as part of the Frame

Motor plates are THE Strongest! Master Builder Mike Pugliese incorporated 39001 into the frame of his Award Winning motorcycle



PULLEYS:
Our pulleys are machined to specific tolerances. The teeth are then gear-cut to proprietary dimensions as called out by our belt manufacturers. This ensures optimal wrap and belt release in addition to providing cool, quiet operation and long, dependable service. aluminum pulleys, for belt drives and standard belt drives are hard anodized in house to 62 Rockwell hardness with an exclusive Alcoa/Martin process. This adds durability and an attractive finish that complements any motorcycle’s appearance.

BELTS:
All primary belt drives use 8mm Goodyear® Hibrex® with Flexten Plus® technology belts. For the tough requirements of the belt drives, there simply isn’t a better belt. has been using Goodyear belts for over 30 years and we stock a complete line of replacement belts in all sizes.

BEARING SUPPORT SYSTEMS
outboard bearing support systems are sold as part of all 5” primary belt drives. They are also offered as optional accessories for the 3” and 4” belt drives and can be retrofitted to all belt drives ever made. With over 30 different support plates and the option to run no cover, a partial cover or a full cover, the design is simple and stylish.

OFFSET MOTOR PLATES
Many primary belt drives can be ordered with offset motor plates. Each offset is machined into the plate itself, which provides superior strength and versatility.

SOFTAIL & CUSTOM BELT DRIVES
16401, 16404, 16407,16435
Nine offsets available:
.250”, .500”, .750”, 1.000”, 1.250”
1.437”, 1.500”, 1.750”, 2.000”
DYNA BELT DRIVES
16446, 16447, 16448, 16437, 16438, 16439
One offset available:
1.00” (engine and transmission offset)
FXR BELT DRIVES
16453, 16454
One offset available:
1.00”

FX/FL SWINGARM 1990 - up
5-SPEED CONVERSION BELT DRIVES

16430, 16431, 16432
Nine offsets available:
.250”, .500”, .750”, 1.000”, 1.250”,
1.437”, 1.500”, 1.750”, 2.000”
FX/FL SWINGARM BELT DRIVES
16464, 16465, 16466, 16467
Five offsets available:
.250”, .500”, .750”, 1.000”, 1.250”
PANHEAD BELT DRIVES 1990 - up
5-SPEED CONVERSION BELT DRIVES

16475, 16476, 16477
Three offsets available:
1.000”, 1.437”, 1.5

RIGHT SIDE DRIVE APPLICATIONS

is the first manufacturer in the industry to offer a dedicated family of Softail/Custom belt drives specifically for custom motorcycles using Right Side Drive (RSD) transmissions.

Look closely, and you’ll see that all primary belt drives that are for RSD applications feature a uniquely-machined motor plate that has no drive belt/chain cut outs. This feature allows for even greater strength and rigidity in addition to setting a new design standard for the industry.

Compare the Left Side Drive plate with belt cut out and the unique Right Side Drive [RSD] Plate, photo right.
Compare Karata's®  Left Side Drive and Right Side Drive motor plates

Karata Enterprises Co
3 River Road
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Phone 610-825-2070
Fax 610-941-6142
Karata@Karata.com