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i know the AC robs the engine of power but its feel so much more drastic in my SE-R.... even when i have it at the lowest level it feels like a slug, especially on the lower RPM range in 1st and 2nd gear.

on others cars i cant even feel the difference... on my SE-R it feels like a 3cyl geo metro engine pulling a BMW750iL....
 

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I here you. I was just thinking about that coming home from work today with the AC on. It feels like it robs at least 25% of the power. I don't think its just the classics...since I drive a 99 se.

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lord!! isnt that the truth!!!
I cant stand it. I drive around with the A/C off all the time due to the power robbing.
GGRRRRRRRR!!
 

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shat, man, shat...

i guess pulleys are the only way to go, esp in this TX weather... i was contemplating to buy a CAI at first. im a broke student so i dont exactly have alot of money at my disposal...

can anybody with pulleys give me a review? do they feel stronger than other mods? or should i just start with the intake anyways?

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You guys just saved me some money!
I can't beleive how sluggish it feels with the AC on the freeway. You let off on the gas and it feels like putting the brakes on!
I was beginning to think that the AC was broke and was going to have it checked. Although my mechanic probably would not have charged me anything if it wasn't broke!


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Would the pullies really reduce the power lost because I hate using my a/c just for that reason. I let people in my car nearly dehydrate before I put on the a/c.


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I hate AC i never use it, im just too lazy to get rid of it
You can actually feel the car get sluggish, if you are just crusiin aorund on a road stayin at a steady speed or something...as soon as you hit the ac button, you can feel/hear the engine strain, lol.

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Guys,

Well, here in Georgia, a man would have to be pretty dedicated to scrap his A/C. I really don't feel much of a difference. I have a 1991 SE-R. Is there any difference in the air conditioners from year to year?

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I am in the Nevada Dessert and my '91 is my first car to have working AC after a summer of using it off and on and hatting the gas mileage and power loss i just bypassed it. Real men don't need AC (ducks).

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Storm88000:
Get the UR pulley set and it wont


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how much is power is restored using the pullies with the a/c on and how much a/c power is lost using the pulley?

here in fl, a/c is very handy. (at least when the wife is in the car
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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by 2000SE:
how much is power is restored using the pullies with the a/c on and how much a/c power is lost using the pulley?
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Well, the gain with the UR pulleys is dynoed at around 6hp....so if you have the UR pulleys and use the A/C your probably going to break even, as in, it will be like driving your car with no pulleys but without the A/C. Make sense?


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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Storm88000:

Well, the gain with the UR pulleys is dynoed at around 6hp....so if you have the UR pulleys and use the A/C your probably going to break even, as in, it will be like driving your car with no pulleys but without the A/C. Make sense?


sure does. i was hoping it would offset the a/c. seems it does. does the a/c lose any blowing power?

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