HELP!! Changing out a water pump housing

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KiwiDave
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HELP!! Changing out a water pump housing

Post by KiwiDave » Fri Aug 21, 2015 5:57 pm

I went to do a simple job this afternoon ... change the thermostat. I think this motor is named Christine
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FBUK !!! I have my Baloteli hat on today ... Why always me? :roll:
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Luckily, in best Blue Peter fashion, here's a spare one that I prepared earlier
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So, apart from needing to make a gasket here, any tips and tricks to doing the swap out successfully? This will make or break the RRG so I may as well just go for it
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Re: HELP!! Changing out a water pump housing

Post by DB RX63 » Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:44 pm

You can't fit that Dave, it's not been painted..........!
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KiwiDave
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Re: HELP!! Changing out a water pump housing

Post by KiwiDave » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:44 pm

Fixed that for you ;) Very minimal prep 'cos I'm in a hurry but hey, this ain't Pebble Beach Councours here.

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Re: HELP!! Changing out a water pump housing

Post by DB RX63 » Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:56 pm

Best get it bolted on, it'll dry when the water heats up.............
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