The water pump pulley has three slots in it to allow you to align it with the front drive hub of the pump and slide it in towards the pump and then you work around it to remove the bolts and then the pump and pulley together, this is tight and annoying I have fought with a few of these, it will come out with the pulley dangling off the drive hub you just need to take your time and find the sweet spot
NOTE: To remove the water pump pulley, it MUST first be positioned between water pump housing and drive hub. The pulley can then be removed with the water pump assembly.
I hope that this helps you
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It looks like Donny has hopped offline for the time being, I have done these water pumps a bunch of times and can be a pain in the butt if you dont know "the secret"!
Once you get everything off, and are pulling the pump and pully out, you need to pry the motor to the side with a prybar, that is the only way I have seen it successfully done, and that is how I do it. I dont think it will work any other way.
It will be close, but it will just barely come out. It is easiest with one person prying and the other pulling the pump out.
Also, a little tip when putting it back in, put the pump in first, then pry the motor to get the pulley in.
I hope this helps! Please give the accept to Donny, I was just helping him out!
Let me know if you have any more questions!
I use a huge prybar with the car up on the rack and can get the motor pryed out of the way.
It will take some prying, and like I said it is definately easier with two people.
It is all good Derrick gave you the trick, i just went to grab some dinner
Just be careful not to slip with the pry bar, when I do it this way I remove the air cleaner housing and remove the two bolts that go straight down into the frame rail for the front engine mount (not the three that hold the motor mount together) it allows the motor to slide over a little easier, then when done push the mount back over to align it with the two holes and reinstall the bolts