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philly3384 03-08-2005 03:07 AM

smog pump eliminator
 
it only comes with the pulley do i need anything else? i can use the old bolts that hold on the smog pump? what about all the hoses do i just take em out and cap off the pipes coming off the exhaust?

luckythirteen13 03-08-2005 03:14 AM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
save yourself the money and just buy a shorter belt

stanglx2002 03-08-2005 11:01 AM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
yes just take off the hoses and cap the pipes. i just used a shorter belt

bobby 03-08-2005 11:09 AM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 

ORIGINAL: luckythirteen13

save yourself the money and just buy a shorter belt
right, and take it off too, power less complex, and cleans up the engine bay ;)

stanglx2002 03-08-2005 11:24 AM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
it get rid of weight too

Demon_Mustang 03-08-2005 07:09 PM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
Yah, don't buy the bracket just to keep a useless pulley, take it out completely and just use a different belt. There is an issue with how close the tensioner will get to another part of the belt. There is a simple solution to this that will not require any modification to the car itself, but once I get home I'll upload the pic that shows this.

JustAPony 03-08-2005 10:40 PM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
Can you eliminate the a/c and the smog pump and just get a shorter belt and if so does anyone know the belt size?

86HOGT 03-08-2005 11:30 PM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
Yes I did both at the same time...below is how I routed the belt. A little deviation from stock but it works. The belt sixe was 84 1/4" and it was a tight fit. You may have to play around with belt sizes around that number since eery car isn't the same.

[IMG]local://upfiles/1992/33A6D9BBB78E4CABBFCBC68FA088ABDF.jpg[/IMG]

Demon_Mustang 03-10-2005 03:13 AM

RE: smog pump eliminator
 
Sorry if you've answered me before, but I've lost the other threads where I've asked this 86, so if you're repeating yourself, I REALLY apologize! :D

I promise to check this one again to see if you responded so you won't have to say it again.

According to your diagram, you are routing the belt AROUND the tensioner, shouldn't it go UNDER the tensioner?

Anyway, here is my suggestion for belt routing if you want to eliminat the smog pump (the arrows show that it would not affect the direction of the water pump):

[IMG]local://upfiles/9197/33F26FA9524E4E0288B49B3D74D5F0BE.gif[/IMG]


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