(approx) 3 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
If the factory water pump is on its way out in your '96 to '01 GT or Cobra, or your 2005 to 2010 three-valve GT, then you might want to consider going with an upgrade, like the high-flow performance option from Edelbrock. Now, this reverse flow pump will feature the long-style body or shaft and will feature the upgraded cast impeller to improve your flow and performance for just south of 200 bucks. The site calls this job two to three wrenches on the difficulty meter and a few hours from start to finish to get everything swapped out. So we all know the water pump is a vital component of your engine, right? Keeping the coolant flowing at all times and preventing any possible overheating. Now, a failing or failed pump can be diagnosed in a few different ways. Now, if it hasn't already stopped working, you might have noticed some coolant around the weep hole, or maybe on your driveway, or maybe there is some play with the pulley itself on your water pump. Either way, if you've diagnosed a failing water pump, it's time to look into a replacement. Now you have a couple of different options when looking for a replacement. First and foremost, you can go within OE-style water pump, which will not really offer much in the way of an upgrade but will ultimately be your most affordable route. In fact, you can find a factory-style replacement from OPR here on the site for right around 50 bucks. Your next option would be to go with a high-flow option like this Edelbrock here, which is going to cost you more than a factory replacement but due to the improved impeller design and components, you're also going to be increasing your cooling capabilities and flow, but at the same time also reducing the parasitic drag required to operate the pump itself. Last but not least, you have the most expensive option, and that is going electric. Electric water pumps are generally preferred by the hardcore racers out there as there is no parasitic drag whatsoever. So you're going to be getting the biggest performance returns but at the cost of a much higher price tag. So now that you know what your options are, let's touch a little bit more on the Edelbrock here. And again this is going to be a high-performance or high-flow option that will outperform a stock water pump in regards to flow thanks to the improved impeller design here on the back. Now, these guys should appeal to just about anyone out there, whether you're stock or heavily modified, and if you're willing to pay the extra money for the increased capability. Now, this particular Edelbrock also features what is referred to as a "long-style" pump or shaft, and therefore will physically stick out further from the block compared to the shorter style. Now, somewhere in 2001, Ford changed the design from the long to the short-style water pumps. So if you have a 2001, the best way to figure out what is under the hood is to measure the distance from the block to the hub. Long-style pumps will measure roughly three and a half inches while the shorter-style pumps will be roughly two and a half inches from the block to the hub. So just make sure you're ordering the correct water pump for your ride if you have a 2001. Also worth mentioning, the fact that this is compatible with aftermarket underdriven pulleys or underdrive pulleys, and is overall very highly rated here on the site. So feel free to read up on some of those reviews before pulling the trigger. Now, as far as your installation is concerned, well again, the site does call this a two to three wrenches on the difficulty meter and roughly a few hours from start to finish to remove that stocker and get the new Edelbrock in place. The pump does not include a new gasket, so just be sure to grab one of those before making the swap, along with making sure to have some fresh coolant to the top off after the job. So in closing, if you're looking to keep your stock or heavily-modified SN95 or three-valve S197 a little bit cooler, then be sure to check out the high-flow performance water pump from Edelbrock right here at americanmuscle.com.
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Application Note. 2001 Mustangs will need to be measured to determine if a long-style or short-style water pump is required. This Water Pump will not fit on Late 2001 Mustangs with a Short Style Water Pump.
Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Details
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January 27, 2020
Its a heck of lot better than a stock one cools way better would recommend itHelpful (0)
January 19, 2020
Tight fit for 2010 GT
Installed with a Fluidyne radiator to keep novi2200sl system cooler. Temps now steady even when pushing it some. On 2010 GT needed to grind bottom a little due to interference with the timing cover.Helpful (0)
July 26, 2019
Worth every penny.
After putting a sweet Brenspeed tune on with the twin throttle body upgrade the stock cooling system simply couldn't keep up. Had this awesome Edlebrock high flow pump, Ford Performance Radiator with SVT cooling fan and a Mishimoto Racing Thermostat pro installed. The beast now cools and stays cool even under brutal conditions. I highly recommend this excellent water pump!!Helpful (0)
July 04, 2019
fits and works great, easy to install and flows better then stockHelpful (1)
June 30, 2019
I dig it
Got it done at the same time I did the timing chainsHelpful (0)
June 10, 2019
I ordered the water pump almost 2 years ago, it was back ordered on several occasions. I didn’t want to wait, as I was done with the camshafts. I was going to go ahead and upgrade the water pump since I was there. I finally received the Edelbrock water pump. I kept it and just recently added a ProCharger. Thought I would install new water pump. It leaked out of the seep hole, straight out of the box. Since I ordered it along time ago, I was unable to get a refund or replacement. Sometimes I order parts and don’t install them right away. I LOSE MONEY. I wish they would have a different refund policy.Helpful (2)
May 09, 2019
At 116,000 miles on my 2005 Mustang GT I decided to replace and upgrade several parts which included the original weak flowing water pump with Edelbrock's High Flow Performing water pump. Easy and Quick job. Loosen tension on belt and remove off one pulley, 4 quick bolts on pump pulley then your right there at the pump and bolts holding it on. Remove those bolts and old pump and replace with new pump then install everything back in reverse order. 30 minutes max!Helpful (1)
March 05, 2019
Easy install one you pound the stock pump out. Big difference in flow through the radiator. Temp gauge is just below the R.Helpful (0)
January 03, 2019
the new Edelbrock water pump is worth the Money, i did notice a small gain in performance and also noticed that my temp needle doesn't completely in the middle. my Mustang run a lot smoother than she use too.Helpful (3)
December 17, 2018
Arrived on time and the product was exactly what I was expecting.Helpful (3)
Does the pump come with the gasket?
The pump will not come with the gasket.
How do I know if I have the long style? or the short style? I can't seem to find out anywhere. Please help!!!
If you have a 2001, we suggest contact Ford with your VIN and they will be able to tell you if you have an early or late 2001. If you have a late 2001, you will have a short style and if you have an early 2001, you will have a long style.
How many gallons per minute is this pump rated at?
Unfortunately, Edelbrock does not list a gallon per minute rating for this pump.
According to the Edelbrock website this pump also fits the 2010 Mustang GT but your site disagrees. Who is correct?
The Edelbrock High Flow Performance Victor Series Water Pump is compatible with 2010 Mustang GTs.
Is this pump a counter clockwise flow and what are all the facts on this if it is a counter clockwise flow. or is it called a reverse flow.
The Edelbrock High Flow Performance Victor Series Water Pump is reverse flow. Reverse flow is counter clockwise, and standard flow is clockwise.
The Edelbrock High Flow Performance Victor Series Water Pump will work very well with the underdrive pulleys.
I have this pump on my built 5.0L stroker pushing over 700HP. So far its been flawless.
No, as long as you make sure that your Stang takes the long style, it should be a direct bolt on, using your old pulley. Just make sure why your at it to check you belt for wear, that would be the only reason it would change. When they talk about the larger then stock bearing and impeller that has to do with the wheel on the back of the pump, not the front where the serpentine belt "attaches".
You need to measure from the pulley to base.
(approx) 3 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
What's in the Box
2001 Mustangs will need to be measured to determine if a long-style or short-style water pump is required