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1986 Mustang Belt Routing Question

Hi, my name is Jim. I live in Florida. I have a 1986 mustang that came with a six cylinder and i just installed a 1991 gt 5.0 motor in it. I just fired it off yesterday and still have a lot of work to finish. My first question as a new member is... Im not running a smog pump or air conditioning, do i have to buy some other bracket to make this work as far as routing of my belt? Believe me I have a few more questions that i need answers to. Thanks for the help..

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Hi Jim and welcome to the site. If you're asking a technical question you should put it in the correct tech forum so more people can find it and help you.

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Hello Jim and welcome to the site!! Be sure
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Welcome... Check the 5.0 Mustang tech section...

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Just take a string and make sure u go the correct direction of rotation for the accessories. But If I remember correctly the belt is 4 inches shorter than stock without the AC and smog, but it has been like 8 years since I had my 86gt. Napa is real good about having different length belts to try out.
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you might need a a/c delete kit or a power steer pump relocation kit..

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im pretty sure you need and idle pulley for both smog and a/c if you want to use the stock belt, they sell them at 50resto.com

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forget the idler pulleys, they still create friction even if very little its easier just to do as said above and measure and buy the correct belt

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