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So let me preface this by saying that I'm an idiot. There, now that we're clear on that, to the point. I pulled out my old timing chain cover off of my '69 351w. Now I've got a brand new long block 351w that I'm putting the timing chain cover on, and I bought an ARP bolt kit from Summit Racing. The bolts weren't right for my application, so I called ARP and they told me to give them the bolt lengths and thread diameters for my timing chain cover and water pump and they'll send me the correct bolts. BUT I DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE BECAUSE I'M AN IDIOT AND HAVE NO IDEA WHERE THE BOLTS ARE! Anyone know the length and diameter of the bolts needed for a '69 Timing Cover and passenger outlet water pump? It's a long shot, but I had to try! Please respond ASAP so I can get back to ARP and get my project rolling! Thanks for the help!
 

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Well if I can't get it figured out by this weekend when I plan to get to work on it I think I won't have much choice
 

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Set the timing cover and water pump in place securing with just
a couple bolts threaded in for supporting the weight. Make sure
they are all the way back. These are 5/16 bolts I believe.
thread a bolt of this size in the holes prior to installing the cover
before hand to verify. With the parts loosely in place but all
the way back, use a piece of 5" coat hanger to measure the
exact depth and subtract 1/8" for clearance. Length is from the
underside of the bolt head to the tip. Always use liquid teflon
sealent on the three threads back one thread from the
starting thread and torque accordingly.
 
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