Originally Posted by eakermeld
If you have removed or gutted the cat, the air pump is pretty much jusr dead weight and a paracidic draw of power from the belt.
Agreed, once the old stock cats are removed or gutted out the air pump is useless and unless you live in an area where the smog ****'s won't let you remove it and pass the test I say delete it and call it done. All you need is a shorter belt.
The Blue Goose aka My old Ford: 1990 Ford F-150
(DEAD)New to me car, The cancer patient - 1995 Nissan sentra GXE that's full of rust holes
Cause: Killed the trans, went out with a bang.
New Car: 1990 Ford Crown Victoria, no rust and runs MINT!!!!