I have a feeling that the delete pulley would probably wear out faster than a smog pump. I know those belt tensors wear out before the belt does.
SBC powered 1987 Regal with TES headers, ZZ4 intake, mini starter, THM2004R, 2500 stall converter, 2040 cam, CCC system, and 3.73 posi rear.
Never argue with an idiot.
They will just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.