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Yes you can get a shorter belt to bypass the ac compressor without any problems. There is not a specific belt for this setup so you will need to measure it yourself and then get the correct size belt, you can use a piece of string to measure. Let me know if you have more questions. Thanks.
Here is a diagram, the red line is the route the new belt will take. Let me know if you have more questions. Thanks.
The pulley on engine before the AC compressor is the crank pulley. The pulley after the ac compressor is the idler pulley, then to power steering pump, then to tensioner, and back to crank pulley.
No, do you have a S60?
You can still bypass compressor and you still need to measure belt. You will also need to remove compressor pulley as it will be in the way. Here is a diagram for you.
You should be able to, I haven't tried it myself. As long as there is enough room to slide it off you will be ok. Thy do have cheap compressors you can buy remanufactured or used on ebay too as another alternative to bypassing. Let me know if you have more questions. Thanks.
No problem, keep me updated. Thanks again and have a great day.