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Engine water pump
So I'am a victim of my own device. My thought has always been, if the parts off in your hand, replace it. This came from a time in high school, when a friend replaced his clutch, then the rear soft plug in the block starting leaking.

So at 8K...

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I will answer my own question for search history. Drained about 13 gallons from radiator, and coolant tank into clean 5 gallon buckets.Some was still dribbling out. Clamped the heater hose lines. Pulled the pump and lines, got another galloon of...

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  • Last Edit: July 31, 2020, 08:57:51 pm by gracerace

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Yep. Been there, done that. Glad you found it before a failure

  • John44
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Used Cat remans for years,good as new.

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Just did mine...3176B what a bugger.....1 coach buck in parts

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Just did mine...3176B what a bugger.....1 coach buck in parts

Ya, but you have the BIG CAT!

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Ya, but you have the BIG CAT!

They don't paint them gold for nothing!!!
Chris

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Gotta love them Cats

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BTW, the pump was way gone. I believe in getting as many miles out of my parts as I can, you know, drive the value

out as Bob says!

Enjoy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vASuFOll8Y&feature=youtu.beChris

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Best revenge is living well. 

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Best revenge is living well.

Amen

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What a waste of $$. A can of water pump lube would have done the trick.  ;)

P

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My background is aerospace.  I am proactive and replace parts hopefully prior to failure. 

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What a waste of $$. A can of water pump lube would have done the trick.  ;)

P
I do not understand the purpose of water pump lubricants. Are they lubricating the seal?
Most water pump...

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They don't paint them gold for nothing!!!
Chris

LOL, gold!
It wasn't painted, and didn't even come with the O rings to install it, kind of disappointing.
We are all good
Cheers
Chris

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