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POWER STEERING PUMPS FOR THE 400 AND 350 CHEVY ENGINES ARE HELD IN PLACE IN A BRACKET AND BRACE MOUTED TO THE ENGINE.CHECK AROUND ON LINE ON INTERNET LOOK UP POWER STEERING PUMP MOUNTING BRACKETS FOR 400 CHEVY ENGINE.YOU NEED THE MOUNTING BRACKET IN ORDER TO INSTALL POWER STEERING PUMP.
1 drain the coolant
2 there will be a pulley with 4 10mm bolts loosen them
3 remove the belt
4 now remove the 4 10mm bolts and remove the pulley
5 that's the water pump there are 5 bolts to remove (8mm)
6 after removing the bolts tap the pulley flange to remove the pump
7 clean the old gasket off the front cover
8 install the new pump and gasket and reassemble
if it is disc brakes all you have to do is remove the two bolts that go through the brake caliper. pull off the brake caliper. remove the brake bads. compress the piston in the caliper so the new pads will fit. then put in your new pads and reassemble.
Cnbarr, Although it is possible, it is not probable. Of course NEW only means "Nerver Even Worked". That being said, you might want to go to your local parts house and take a look at another water pump and see if the impeller is facing or looks the same. If it is, yours is probably OK.
Let me know what you find and we can go from there.