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Old 04-26-2004, 08:20 PM
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400 small block question

I have a 400 sb in a 67 camaro. The alternator is not lined up with the water pump. Does this engine use a short or long water pump and where is the best place to find a bracket to move the alt. to left side(driver side)of engine?? Thanks Randy

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I Believe it was 1971 when all Chevy small blocks switched to the long water pump, basically to accomodate a smog pump. Alan Grov ehas brackets that your looking for www.alangrove.com
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400`s came with the long water pump and bracket assembly, but both the long and short pieces fit, so it`s easy to get a mismatch.
The long water pump assembly had the alternator on the passengers side, the short on the drivers side, unless it`s a corvette set up, which used the short leg all the way into the 80`s. I would think you could look online for the bracket your looking for to mount it on the drivers side fairly easy, you`ll be looking for pre 1969 brackets.
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