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Offline masternull

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air pump delete
« on: June 10, 2018, 08:31:40 PM »
will be moving forward with a Howell TBI smog legal CA install this summer on my 1981 AMC Eagle 4.0 head swapped Kammback.
...will post pix of the process soon!

anyone know how i can delete the air-pump off of the serpentine belt system?

is there an existing idler pulley i can bolt up to its location?

thanks for any help :)


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Re: air pump delete
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2018, 02:30:11 PM »
Good question.  My Kammback still has the V-Belts so it was easy enough to just leave the smog pump out of the loop.
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Re: air pump delete
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2018, 03:05:27 PM »
This can easily be done.  You just need to lay your hands on the idler pulley setup from a later non-smog-pump serp-belt Eagle (I think '84 and up); plus of course the shorter belt.
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Re: air pump delete
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2018, 10:19:56 PM »
thanks! ill put in a "looking for" post