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Old 01-18-2011, 08:19 AM   #1
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Default What brand water pump for 4.3L

Going to replace the waterpump on a S10 4.3L. These are somewhat high failure item, so I want to get a quality part, not just the best price. Have it down to four brands and interested in forum member' thoughts:

All priced from RockAuto
AC Delco- 44.79
Hytec- 44.89
Bosch- 51.79
Gates- 38.89


Hytec claims they make a highly engineered product, but noticed they now make all their product as part of a Chinese joint venture.
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http://www.napaonline.com/Search/Res...99&Ntk=Keyword

napa has a reman with a lifetime warranty for 36. i cant say anything about quality cause i havent personally bought one ( i would have but the one in town is never open). i usually have good luck with napa parts.
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The last WP i got from ORileys is still working just fine...Tis on my plow truck and has been fr 3 years
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