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Another Serpentine conversion w/smog pump question

Discussion in 'Engine & Performance' started by diesel_lv, Sep 13, 2019.

  1. diesel_lv

    diesel_lv Junior Member

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    I did the gratuitous search and only found one dealing with smog pump. Unfortunately it didn't give an ending and was from 2013. I have an '87 K5 350 tbi and want to convert to serpentine w a smog pump and use the Harrison style a/c compressor. Is there already a thread on this that I didn't find or does anyone have any suggestions. Thank you
     
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    The aluminum style serpentine brackets have provisions to mount a smog pump. If you need any of the matching smog pump parts, I should have them in a box somewhere.
     
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    And which Harrison compressor? The R4?
     
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    Bucket, thank you. I currently have the pancake style, I think R4, but would like to go to the 96+ style.
     
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    The 96-98 limits you on valve cover options which in turn dosent allow for roller rockers etc in case you were planning engine work down the line. I reccomend the 93-95 serpentine setup
     
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    87_stepper, thank you for that info. Sorry it has taken so long to get back. Does the 93-95 setup use the small a/c compressor (not pancake style) and have the ability to run a smog pump. My concerns are keeping this Blazer able to pass smog in any state.
     
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    If I'm remembering right, @yevgenievich is running a Sanden type compressor in place of the R4, on the aluminum style serpentine brackets that also have a smog pump provision.
     
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