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Old 02-02-2004, 02:30 AM
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Ive got no AC.. Ive taken everything out except the actual pump driven by the belt and I'm wondering I theres any reason to leave it in....</P>


Will I gain any power by getting rid of the pump and getting a shorter belt? Also, What size belt will I need if and when I get rid of the AC pump?</P>
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Old 02-02-2004, 04:18 AM
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anyone with any input?
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Old 02-02-2004, 05:41 AM
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the easiest belt to get is tie a string around all of the pullies and measure it , make sure you have the tensioner loaded like if there was a belt there , have a friend help, go to a pep boys (i hate them ) and they have generic belts of all sizes, find a row with the 6 rib ones and get a bet acording to your mesurement, even if your wrong you may make 1-3 trips at most . and there will prob be a small gain , prob un felt
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Old 02-02-2004, 12:40 PM
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you lose about 10 lbs from the pump being taken off, and i recommend the ford racing eliminator and also if your going to be buying a shorter belt dont forget to bypass the smog pump
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Old 02-02-2004, 12:57 PM
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why not just gut the pump and leave it on..
if you looking to lighten up the front put that battery in the back over the rr tire..<edited><editID>vfast</editID><editDate>38019.4155671296</editDate></edited>
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Old 02-02-2004, 03:28 PM
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Ive got everything out except the pump.. I just think its pointless to be powering it when nothing is hooked up to it. Why would I want to keep it on?</P>


The battery I may do, I have to replace the carpet ion the back and i want to make the spare tire well the spot for my battery if its possible. </P>
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Old 02-02-2004, 03:51 PM
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remove the pump. and you dont need to measure with no string. stangs came stock without AC. so take yourself to the store and tell them you need a belt for a AC delete stang 5.0. this is waht i did. and works like stock. but you will need the FRPP ac delete kit. with this belt<edited><editID>ohsoquik02</editID><editDate>38019.5363888889</editDate></edited>
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Old 02-02-2004, 04:11 PM
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how about moving the steering pump up in its place instead?
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Old 02-02-2004, 04:29 PM
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just get the ac eliminater kit
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Old 02-02-2004, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by mkspeed26
just get the ac eliminater kit
i think the eliminator kit is rip off because small cars come with fac. ac and thers come with dealer air elim. kit well not work with that bracketry, just gut the ac pump, and measure the length.
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