How To Determine Your Chevrolet Water Pump Type

Determine Chevrolet Water Pump Type

The quick and dirty way to determine if you have a long or short water pump is to try and stick your fingers behind the timing cover, you can not with the short pump. A more accurate way is to measure the shaft, a SBC long water pump shaft is 7″ and a short is 5 5/8″ — a BBC long water pump shaft is 7 1/4″ and a short is 5 3/4″.


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