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Look under the car on the driver's side (if a left hand drive car) take off the plastic panel covering the brake and fuel lines, inspect them for corrosion. Mine were corroded to the breaking point. Check the transaxle cooling lines, if badly rusted, replace them, I have a link on how to make your own lines with higher quality parts than OEM and save a lot of money.
You can get a timing belt kit that includes the water pump, see Amazon.com.
You may want to remove and clean the throttle body, not hard to do, easier than a timing belt job. Take photos as you take things apart and label the hoses so you know where they go when you put it back together.
Have fun with her.
Gator '99, SXA11L-AWMGKA, 5-speed, 4x4, 5 door, LHD, lifted, oversize tires, brush guard, double din stereo, 145 amp alternator, filter relocation, ground mod, painted engine & tranny, upgrade tranny cooler lines, louder horns; fuel, brake, cooling, suspension systems all rebuilt...