Originally Posted by 0trbo4myCHEVUICK
I only have two belts on my motor. One going from crank pulley, to fan/WP and alt. One going from crank to power steering.
I feel like this is bad for my water pump since i have only 1 belt making contact, I would like to move the power steering pump up one groove.
One belt going from the crank to WP/Fan to alt and one belt going from crank to WP/fan to power steering is my idea here. Can i just place spacers in between the PS bracket and the block? It needs to come out alittle over 1/2".
Why are you worried about this? Millions of cars have been built without power steering and with only one belt on the water pump. Don't waste your time.
If you're worried about a side load on the water pump bearing, don't. Unless the two belts pull in EXACTLY opposite directions (with they will not), there is ALWAYS a side load on the water pump bearing.