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Old 09-10-2010, 06:13 AM
87bullsnkranger 87bullsnkranger is offline
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Talking Re: Help! Need to change accessory belts on 1990 2.9L

now i went to change all my belts to start with the rest are easy n ol'school simple but my air/cond belt has to come off first and it don't look simple realized theres like 10 bolts holding the whole unit front and behind it has a pivot point but theres a back bolt just underneath compressor has to come out i didn't have long enough or sturdy good wrenches to do this far as i can tell you have to remove every bolt completely take compressor off then other belts come off accordingly to reatach comp- put in pivot bolts first then tension bolts tention belt correctly then last remaining bolts torked down my opinion

that is if you have air conditioning some 2.9l didn't have it they were aftermarket compressor units.
1987 black custom xlt,ext. cab 4x4,military-surplus 2.9L, stock 3"lifted;5 speed auto trans w/ manual 4x4,borg-Warner-turbo transfer case,grinds out progressive aluminum mags w/goodyear wranglers; keyed entry alarm,duel 280w interface deckw/usb n bluetooth,jvc6x8s rear,jvc4"160wfront,crome bed side rails,tuff liner bed liner also blacked out headlights,limo black window tint. called the BULLSNAKE cuz its the best small-n-toughest 4x4 ford built!!

Last edited by 87bullsnkranger; 09-10-2010 at 06:26 AM. Reason: add txt
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