Can I bypass the air conditioning on my 3800 engine, using a different belt and routing?

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Asked by Mar 14, 2007 at 04:45 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GT Sedan

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That's theoretically possible deputy, and the place I would start is to determine the belt configuration on a non-air conditioned model and judge how easily you could sub a belt. I'm curious as to the gain though, and why you feel you need to actually physically bypass the AC.

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I have heard an old engine will last longer, not operating the air cconditioning compressor and that I'll get more power with it by-passed. I also prefer fresh air over what comes out of the unit.

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