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Old 08-02-2007, 04:32 PM
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belt drive water pump VS/ electric

Edelbrock said " electric water pumps arn't a good pick for the street". Can anyone tell me if there is a good one,one that is reliable and will cool good,have good flow? Many addvertisments out there. thanks for any help.

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It really isn't a good choice for a street driven car... for reliability over the long haul it's hard to beat a mechanical pump. One step above that is a mechanical pump that's not belt driven, like the one in my '94 Impala SS (LT1). Direct driven from the rear by the cam.
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Vic Edelbrock Jr. has been around for a long time and has done extensive testing on all of the parts they make and sell. They don't sell an electric wtr. pump for the street because " electric water pumps aren't a good pick for the street"....they say that for a reason!! Go to any hot rod run with 1000 cars, you may find 1 with an electric pump. Good luck with whichever you choose.
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You will need 35-50 GPM pump to do the job. You can buy a Mezierre from summit or jegs for about $360.
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