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Old 07-21-2012, 07:10 PM   #1
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electric water pump

ok guys well i am trying to get as much as i can from my car with bolt ons, and was wondering if a water pump is worth any gains.? if so can i daily drive it.? and could i do autocross runs.?

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Old 07-21-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
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It may get a little bit of gain, the big risk, being an electric pump, it's more exposed to failure, you got fuses and electric mechanism involved. IMO
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:17 PM   #3
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if i was to do an electric water pump would i have to do a smaller belt.?
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:48 PM   #4
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the pump has a free wheeling pulley so you don't have to change your belt length.
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:54 PM   #5
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so then how do ppl see gains if they dont use smaller belts.?
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Old 07-21-2012, 09:14 PM   #6
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The pump is not run by the belt, thats what frees up power. The pulley on the electric pump spins free. You may have clearence problems with a Meziere pump and a FAST102 and NW102 TB.
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Old 07-21-2012, 09:20 PM   #7
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Old 07-21-2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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You may have clearence problems with a Meziere pump and a FAST102 and NW102 TB.
Shouldn't be any issues with this, have done it on a couple cars. Personally I wouldn't do it on anything but a drag race or show car, otherwise not worth it... IMO
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Old 07-22-2012, 04:21 PM   #9
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so it wont be worth for autocrossing or something other than drag racing.?
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Old 07-22-2012, 04:44 PM   #10
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i wouldnt use it on a street car
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:23 PM   #11
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:32 PM   #12
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I don't think you'll have any problems running this pump on an autocross or for daily driving either. I toured the Meziere facility and met the owner and son. Go to my thread for pics of the tour. They even assured me I wouldn't have any problems doing track days. They sighted examples of professional racers who are using it, just don't ask me who because I can't remember.

I the meantime, I guess I should keep my stock pump and polish and paint it so that it will match the thyme of my build just in case I need a fall back, LOL.
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