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Re: water pump

At 05:30 PM 9/2/97 -0400, you wrote:
>OK, I've got an '87 5KCSTQ.
>Since my I'm getting a steady dripping from the region of my water pump
>when my engine gets warmed up, I'm guessing I need a water pump. The
>hoses seem fine. I'm wondering if the o-ring ever goes before the pump?
>I trusted the dealer to replace the pump (after I told them to) when the
>did the timing belt at about 80K (now at 140K). Is there any difference in
>pump manufactures? (i.e. why does Blau sell it for $35 new and Carlson
>wants $80?) I'm going to extract the pump tonight and inspect it before
>ordering a new one. The timing belt looks good (no cracking), so I'm not
>going to wrestle with that harmonic balancer this time around.

Blau's is Ital w/aluminum pulley. Carlson is gud Cherman. Blau also sells
the Cherman model fer $60...
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                                   EMCM(SW) Dave Head  
87 5KCStq 204K miles                1.7 bar 
    qcusa #3442                 Maitland, Florida