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Long or short water pump?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by grumpy, Jan 19, 2003.

  1. grumpy

    grumpy 1/2 ton status

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    I have lost my mind or something because I can't remember how to tell the difference between the two. Someone help me please.
    David
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    The short water pump almost touches the timning cover and the long pump has about a 1 1/2" space between the backside of the water pump and the timing cover.
     
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    I think they stopped using the short in the late 60's or so.
     
  4. Blazer1970

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    '68 was the last year for the short pump on cars (except Corvette). Trucks used the short pump through the '72 model year.
     
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    Ahh. Thankyou.
     
  6. grumpy

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    Thank you for helping to kick start my brain.
     

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