I'm sure you can but you would have to measure how much shorter it will be.Take your belt off and use a piece of string and go around where your belt goes except leave out the a/c ccompressor and you will have the length,just go to the parts store and measure one up.Remember if it is to big or to small you can return it for a different size.Also when measureing with the string on the car make sure it will not hit or interfere with anything because of bypassing the compressor,but it should be ok.its a size 680k belt or 68 inches i know i went through five sizes till got right and you have to down size idler pulley in order to fit secure we spent 8 hours perfecting it.so the answer is yes will take alot of time and effort depending on your car the string thing does not work trail and error
You can't bypass with a belt alone. You have to by a bypass pulley kit. The new pulley takes the place of the ac compressor and you use the same size belt.
Size 6PK1675 does the trick
There is an available bypass kit, but the belt is the same. You remove the ac compressor and install an idler pulley.
I t is either a 79 or an 85mm belt
Other then finding a belt the right size, I don't see a problem.
It takes an 82 inch five grove belt.
yes but would not recmend the belt is pricy and hard to find if your compressor is bad thay do have bypass poleys to but it is also pricy if you need to get some string take the old belt off and go over the poleys with the string bypassing the compressor to get your belt size and go to the auto parts store to get the new belt and put it back on in the same patern as the old one skiping the compressor good luck
Don't try to bypass the compressor by using a shorter belt. That will alter the belt wrap around the pulleys, which will result in slippage, squealing, and rapid belt wear. Go to www.dormanproducts.com and look up the part number for an A/C bypass pulley and then call your local auto parts store to check stock. They fit in place of your compressor and use the same bolts and bolt holes. No drilling. They contain a pulley the same size as your compressor. They cost around $30. You can use the original belt and keep the same belt routing. That's the best way to go.
it would be a 5 by 6 belt for a magnum for a Lexus you would need a 3 by 7
I had a 1995 buick lesabre and the A/C compressor went out in the winter time. I waited until spring to replace the compressor. In the mean time, I used a Dayco 72.10 inch belt and bypassed the A/C compressor and it runs fine.
The only thing you can do is taking a spring and run it across the belt pulleys bypassing the air compressor. Then go to the parts store and have the sale person measure string and compare with the new belt.
what belt size to a 302 bypass for removal of smog pump and AC
you can not run it without having apulley in place of the a/c compressor because of belt routing. the pulley bracket needs to b custom made
AnswerThey sell a bypass pulley but this is difficult to change. (you have to pull the compressor to get to the three bolts) The original belt is a 1073k6. The 1073 mean 107.3 inches. The belt needed to just bypass the compressor is 34 inches shorter, but they do not sell a 733k6 belt. They do sell a 735k6. This will work fine if your tensioner is in good shape. But the bypass pulleys are cheap and keep the right set up. Good luck. On my 1992 Ciera, they even had a diagram as to how the belt is installed "with AC" and "no AC" and the picture eliminated the compressor for the no AC option. If the manufacture shows an option without a compressor, I wonder why all the part stores don't have that info.
The size of belt to use to bypass the ac on a vortec s usually 5.7L. You should ensure that you have the correct bracket and belt size.Ê
You will not be able to route a different belt without the compressor even if you use a shorter belt but you can sometimes get what is called a "bypass" pulley for some of the models but I would need to know the year and engine size to see if one is available.......
get a piece of rope and a tape measure. problem solved Not sure about a '99, but on the 2000, with 4.7, you can't bypass the a/c unless you buy a idler pully that's mounted on a bracket to replace the a/c compressor.
increase drive pulley size
Go to the local auto parts. Ask about the 1994 1993 and 1992 ac belts, make sure that they are the same. If they are the same then ask for 1992 or 1993 belt for the non ac motor. This is the belt that you need.
Many cars can have the ac compressor bypassed. Buying a belt for the same model vehicle without ac should be the correct length for a replacement.
you cant. the top side of the belt will rub on the a/c pully
Sometimes you simply cant guess what size you ought to use because the way the AC compressor is layed out doesn't allow you to run a serpentine belt as it may be in the way of the belt. However if you remove the compressor you can sometimes use the non-AC part number for the belt providing none of the other ancillaries that are run by the belt have been moved around in order to fit the AC compressor. Some garage computer programs provide the drawings of the positioning of the different components that are driven by the belt. There you can compare if all these components remain in the same locations as in your vehicle. If this is the case you can install the non-AC belt prior to removing your compressor and see if the correct tension is maintained. Hope this helps. PS: Do not run an engine on a faulty compressor as if it seizes it could potentially destroy your engine (common fault on Renault clios)
93.5 inches for the bypass