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By-passing the a/c compressor with a shorter belt

Need to know the size of the serpentine belt to get for a 1991 buick regal with a 3.8 ltr. My a/c compressor pulley went out. Instead of buying a new compressor, i just want to by-pass it by using a smaller belt.

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The best way to do this is first ask the parts house to see if this car came with out air and get a belt that way. I dont think that year had the option of not havnig A/C. The other way is take a piece of rope and put it around the pullys just like you are puttin on the belt but by pass the A/C you might have to make a few trips or get a few different size belts but its the only way

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