Electric water pump

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    Yes a picture would be awesome
     
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      Moroso 63565.

      Cheaper than a Meziere and comes with a backing plate.

      Shorter belt, more clearance, constant flow and free hp = win.
       
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      I almost bought this one but went a littler higher flow just to be safe.
      It was a toss up between this one and the CSR
       
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      You guys with a meizere or csr standard mount: what is your fan/radiator combo? I just got a killer eBay deal on a Meizere but I'm afraid it's not gonna fit with the becool rad and fan I want to use...
       
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        chop cut and weld
         
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        CSR fits with a Be Cool and their twin fans. I had to slightly clearance the shroud.
         
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        Got the CSR pump in a few days ago
        And noticed the lower water hose is on the drivers side which is not correct
        Really not a way to clock it correctly
        It will work but will have to do some hose work which sucks anyone noticed this
         
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        Is there not 2 threaded holes on the bottom of the pump to change sides? One will have a hose fitting and the other a plug.
         
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        Only one hole. That I seen but I'll certainly look again
         
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        Mine had a threaded hole on both sides. you can have your hose on either side
         
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        Just talked to Paul at CSR performance products
        He said that the new housing only has the outlet on the drivers side but when ordering you can specifically ask for a passenger side housing
        They are convinced that most Smallblock
        Mopars are produced with a driver side outlet.
        But none the less he is gonna fix me up the passenger side out let
         
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          Good to know was thinking of going this route myself. That's awesome that he's going to swap it out for you.
           
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            Interested in doing this also. How much hp do you have? The 408 stroker I'm looking at is going to be around 520. Just wondering if this would work.
             
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            I have had( along with my brother) the Moroso electric small block pump on three or 4 different motors, ranging from 9.80’s on up to 11’s. All have been street driven. I have always gutted a stock tstat. Never had any issues staying cool on the street, except for my current car. It had a Moroso on it along with an electric fan when i bought it.Temp would creep up driving it around. Found out the fan on it was ultra cheap and was the issue. Bought a nice derale fan and issues are gone. Doesn't get above 180 ish now.
            Also cools the car off at the track quickly between rounds running the fan and water pump 6 or 7 minutes max and the car is at 130 degrees.
            In the past both my little brother and i have taken off stock fan and water pumps and replaced with electric and seen a tenth on time slips with different combinations
            Between cooling car down between rounds at the track and picking up on the ET slip with no downside i wouldnt run a street strip car without one.Mighty handy. Just have a good radiator and GOOD fan, and you will have no issues. I have found those cheap electric fans that pull 5-8 amps arent adequate. If it doesnt take 20+ amps to run it, probably isnt up to the task on the street or at the track. Good strong fan motor takes serious current to drive it. Buy a cheap one that pulls just a few amps, you WILL be replacing it
             
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              Thanks for all the info, I've never ran them before. Just trying to get educated. So a coolant retrictor is not needed just drill out a normal thermostat?
               
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                Yep...... just something to slow down the water flow
                 
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                  I made 476hp and 512tq on that engine.
                   
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                  On my old big block 73 dart I used a summit 27.5x19 aluminum radiation and a summit electric drop in water pump. Which is really a CVR pump. I used a ford 3.8 turous electric fan. Never had any problems keeping my car cool.

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                        Same here. Pump I mean. You can see motor specs in build thread. Drove 1,000+ miles in 5 days last year during Drag Week and no issues at all.
                         
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                        Ive been looking at the champion 3 row radiator says they're good to 550 hp with dual 16" fans with shroud and cvr pump.