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Old 02-20-2023, 01:24 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by KevinH1990 View Post
Here’s a tip that another forum member gave to me:

The fasteners appear similar, but they have different lengths. Make a cardboard template using the new water pump as a guide. That will help you keep track of the location of each fastener. The person who gave me this advice put a long fastener in a short hole. When he tightened it he broke it.
That is a good suggestion, not just for the water pump. Other thing bolt together with different length bolts.

BTW, that wasn't the case when my bolt snapped
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