No the belt length is slightly different when using the non-A/C bracket as
to just bypassing the A/C with the AC/alt bracket. As you obviously found
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> Subject: DML: I'm really beginning to think I'd have done better with a
> After suffering from the Houdini of the NV3500 world, and the stuck
> Well, the brake fix was good $0 and it's fine. But I now I know why I
> friction material burning after fixing the brakes.....and that friction
> material explained why the AC wasn't working.................
> Still unsure if it's just a toasted clutch or a stuck compressor but I do
> know the clutch is destroyed on the compressor.
> Learned an interesting lesson today....the belt that Auto Zone says fits a
> Dakota without AC is just about 3/4" too short on one with AC when
> the AC compressor.....
> Bernd, was I correct in assuming that the serp setup is the same for both
> Jim "URGE TO KILL GROWING STRONGER" Zito
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