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jdv69z

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69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« on: September 28, 2016, 03:08:28 PM »
So I'm looking at this pulley on ebay. Is this part genuine? Trying to post a link, but I don't seem to have it figured.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/USED-69-1969-302-Z-28-Z28-WATER-PUMP-PULLEY-3932456-DV-ORIGINAL-DV-3932456DV-/162202297330?hash=item25c402a3f2:g:N6QAAOSw65FXr2Tz&vxp=mtr
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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2016, 04:28:37 PM »
It looks exactly like my original, correct part number, the S. I can't see any difference. I have not seen the repops though.

Here is a repop to compare with.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Camaro-Water-pump-pulley-302-Z-28-Made-in-the-USA-/271848274991?hash=item3f4b6b7c2f:g:iwwAAOSwpDdVOVTg&vxp=mtr

And another supposed original one to compare with.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ORIGINAL-69-1969-CAMARO-Z-28-WATER-PUMP-PULLEY-3932456-DV-302-/232081760367?hash=item360926a06f:g:FDAAAOSwCGVX2K6Y&vxp=mtr
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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2016, 06:22:47 PM »
Looks like an original as well as the second one that Len posted.
Darrell

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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2016, 06:50:53 PM »
Thanks!  ;D
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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2016, 01:04:36 AM »
The only things that bother me are the absolutely crisp spot weld(s?) on the reinforcement cup (at least it has one, early repros don't), and the really crisp part number stamping. Could be completely legit, but my original looks shabby beside it.

If it's a repro, it's an awfully good one - just my opinion.

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Steve
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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2016, 03:17:16 PM »
Here's a pic of the pulley that's on my Z now. Apparently the original one was replaced and this is the service replacement. From what I understand, this is the pulley that was original on big block hi-perf setups, and is now in demand and hard to find.
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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2016, 03:11:38 AM »
Well, one thing is for certain.  If it is a repop you will know it immediatly upon starting the car.   They are not true; not even close.


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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2016, 12:41:19 PM »
I don't believe that's always the case.  I run a complete set of repop pulleys on mine and they run perfectly.  It's probably more of a case of where you buy them or who is supplying. Or maybe it's a case of a noted problem in the past that has since been corrected?

It's been mentioned here in previous discussions that some of the repop pulleys are done very well now as far as appearance goes and most "experts" have a hard time differentiating them from the OEM parts.   Even the stamps and fonts look decent.

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Re: 69 Z Water Pump Pulley
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2016, 09:48:02 PM »
Could be all of the above.   Just know the repop set I  had for an extra 302 were all crap.  Perhaps there is a different supplier now.