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Old 10-29-2009, 07:29 PM
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Short Waterpump on a GEN 6 BBC

Will a short water pump clear the OEM cast aluminum timing cover on a Gen VI 454?

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If it's a oem cover then the short pump should fit with no problems.JMO.....Cole
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And oh, how the heck did the short water pump become so popular if it was only used for two - three years by GM in production vehicles?
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Possibly because it gives a bit more fore aft clearence in tight engine compartments(Mustang, Malibu, etc)
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