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You cannot by pass the power steering and the AC together at the same time. They are on the same side of the water pump and they are both grooved pulleys and the water pump is a smooth pulley. Plus, driving the vehicle with the power steering pump disabled can damage the power steering rack and pinion due to the lack of power steering fluid circulating and is needs to be cooled by the power steering cooler mounted in front of the radiator.
Not really. The belt will not route properly to do that. And there is no place to mount another pulley to bypass it.