Just got a new water pump belt for my 98 xc 700. The direction sheet that comes with the belt says that the max belt deflection between the pulleys should be no greater then 1/4". Then it states if the deflection is greater then that to return the belt. Well, this belt I got has 5/16" deflection. Just curious if anyone else has run into this on these 98 xc relpacement belts? If so did you return the belt and try another one or did you just run it? I'm nervous about it being that it also runs the oil pump.