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You'll probably get a better answer if you post over in the Suzuki Geo All forum.
Typically the A/C compressor has a clutch, electrically operated, so that the compressor is only running, using the precious horses, when you have the A/C turned on. So removing the belt wouldn't save you a measurable amount of engine power.
Some vehicles run the A/C along with the defroster to dry out the air that is blowing on the windshield, so you might loose that if you remove the belt. Some vehicles momentarily turn the A/C on when you turn the engine off to help keep the engine from dieseling.
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