Water Pump and Timing Chain DIY Guide

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Sep 26, 2020
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My 2012 SHO with about 90k miles just had the water pump go bad so this weekend I will be attempting to replace it myself. I found some helpful Youtube videos that should help me figure out most of it, but was wondering if anyone knows of a good written guide as well to follow along with? I tried searching here and Google, but haven't found anything. IF not, I figure I can at least document everything I remove so I can follow it in reverse when putting it back together so I don't miss anything.

Thankfully with this one it looks like the coolant just leaked out the weep hole, but didn't get into the oil. I had just changed the oil before finding out the water pump was bad and the oil looked normal. Based on other recommendations here, I'll be replacing the timing chain kit as well.