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@  KennyL : (26 February 2015 - 07:17 AM) The header is an OBX long tube, but the 2.5" taper and 3 bolt flange has been cut from the collector and a 3" V band welded in it's place. Should pound the ground when ran as just open header, not that I would do such a thing in the long run. I have to try it, though. Later, I'll have a 3" resonator and 3" mandrel bends going back to some sort of muffler, probably 3" in dual 2.25 or 2.5 out turbo muffler.
@  KennyL : (26 February 2015 - 07:15 AM) Haven't gotten a message back about the wideband yet. Tracker on the long tube says Friday. Mighty fast. Grand Prix parts should be here today.
@  KennyL : (24 February 2015 - 08:30 AM) Header on the way. Heh.
@  KennyL : (24 February 2015 - 05:42 AM) 3" dump is overkill for N/A, will be loud as hell, but I don't care much. Heh. It'll be a more optimal design once I can refresh the engine for supercharging.
@  KennyL : (24 February 2015 - 05:01 AM) Have a PLX wideband on the way, talking to a guy about a long tube header with 3" dump. I'ma need some engine gaskets to fix the oily spewing, a timing kit to be safe and some odd 5 speed parts and bolts. No engine rebuild as of yet, just keep it from leaking oil and get the car driving again but with 5 speed.
@  KennyL : (23 February 2015 - 01:08 PM) Welp, I have given in to my urges. I only got the required parts to fix the Grand Prix and no go fast bits...this leaves budget for Stratus parts. :devious:

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Serpentine belt length to bypass A/C compressor?


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#1 nstenz

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 08:43 AM

My A/C compressor left a big puddle of bright green dyed oil under it, so I think it's probably done for. I assume that it'll be fine if I disconnect the clutch so it can't engage (in case it tries to seize up), but just in case, I'd like to have a belt handy to bypass it.

Anybody know the length I need offhand? I don't want to dig around in there if I can help it. I have enough other stuff to do.

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 10:33 AM

My A/C compressor left a big puddle of bright green dyed oil under it, so I think it's probably done for. I assume that it'll be fine if I disconnect the clutch so it can't engage (in case it tries to seize up), but just in case, I'd like to have a belt handy to bypass it.

Anybody know the length I need offhand? I don't want to dig around in there if I can help it. I have enough other stuff to do.



Another quick method to prevent unwanted clutch engagement is to pull the fuse/relay etc (not sure which it is) in the under hood compartment.

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 07:45 PM

I know the measurement of the belt is in the part number. I want to say its in centimeters. I want to say its the last few digits in the part number. You can use some string and measure it, and then see if the parts store has a belt around that number via part number. That's how I did it when I installed my UDP and ODP.

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 05:54 AM

I know the measurement of the belt is in the part number. I want to say its in centimeters. I want to say its the last few digits in the part number. You can use some string and measure it, and then see if the parts store has a belt around that number via part number. That's how I did it when I installed my UDP and ODP.



Millimeters actually... well, who knows though with different brands.

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 07:48 AM

No problem. I'm just trying to help him out. Thanks for the correction. I wasn't sure. I'm definitely missing my stratus...I need to get it running again. I have to sell my turbo set up first however. I'm just going to go with a 10.5 bottom end and big cams.

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 10:39 PM

No problem. I'm just trying to help him out. Thanks for the correction. I wasn't sure. I'm definitely missing my stratus...I need to get it running again. I have to sell my turbo set up first however. I'm just going to go with a 10.5 bottom end and big cams.


Dont qoute me on this but, my condsenor siezed and i bypassed it with a dodge daytona 2.5 belt size im not sure until i get under the hood this AM ill post it in the AM for ya reason i know this is i had a dodge daytona and my brother in law changed the belt and said they were the same. But I'll get a size for ya

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 12:19 PM

Awesome. Thanks.

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 01:09 PM

I used a gatorback belt #4040355 4pk0900.

When i removed my ac. Fits perfectly.