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Re: water pump replacement

Postby pbar » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:48 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Mc Tool wrote:" give it a good twat "! ... what 'd you do ? get your Mrs to sit on it

Perhaps that's the mysterious secret technique that was being sought earlier in the thread? :)

Andrew.


Nothing mysterious about that technique, seems to be a very common method with a lot of jobs!

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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:41 am

Jasonmarie wrote:Nice to see you have it sorted


Off topic also love the drum pad ...............


haha cheers i am a carpentry master ngl
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:56 am

Paul G wrote:Like I've said in a previous post, I use a long thin chisel and put it on the right edge of one of the flats of the nut then give it a good twat with a large tapping stick. Works on most models, not just Capri's.


:lol: i thought this job might involve lots of skill and finesse
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby Mc Tool » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:54 pm

NaisiaN wrote:
Paul G wrote:Like I've said in a previous post, I use a long thin chisel and put it on the right edge of one of the flats of the nut then give it a good twat with a large tapping stick. Works on most models, not just Capri's.


:lol: i thought this job might involve lots of skill and finesse


it does ! , she aint going to just climb up there ..... your going to have to talk her into it :xd:
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:00 pm

So I finally got the fan and water pump off! the “paper” seal was just slime.. no wonder it was leaking lol.

Also just out of curiosity does anyone know why the blades on the fan aren’t evenly spaced? I would have thought it would be same as a desk fan for example. A couple blades seem chunkier as well . is there a specific reason for it?
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby Paul G » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm

NaisiaN wrote:So I finally got the fan and water pump off! the “paper” seal was just slime.. no wonder it was leaking lol.

Also just out of curiosity does anyone know why the blades on the fan aren’t evenly spaced? I would have thought it would be same as a desk fan for example. A couple blades seem chunkier as well . is there a specific reason for it?


To ease removal of the fan shroud and fan belt.

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Re: water pump replacement

Postby pbar » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:25 am

NaisiaN wrote:So I finally got the fan and water pump off!


Did you find a secretive all conquering earth shattering method?

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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:36 pm

pbar wrote:
NaisiaN wrote:So I finally got the fan and water pump off!


Did you find a secretive all conquering earth shattering method?


Haha I borrowed a pair of lockable grips on the pully with them pushed up against the thermostat housing so the pully wouldn’t move... common sense really :doh:
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:41 pm

Just started the car for first time after refitting everything and it red lines instantly. Any ideas what would cause it?. Scared me to death! ... on the bright side there’s no more leaks from water pump :lol:
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby Paul G » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:19 pm

NaisiaN wrote:Just started the car for first time after refitting everything and it red lines instantly. Any ideas what would cause it?. Scared me to death! ... on the bright side there’s no more leaks from water pump :lol:


Your throttle cable or the linkage on the carb must be jammed by something.

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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:46 pm

Paul G wrote:
NaisiaN wrote:Just started the car for first time after refitting everything and it red lines instantly. Any ideas what would cause it?. Scared me to death! ... on the bright side there’s no more leaks from water pump :lol:


Your throttle cable or the linkage on the carb must be jammed by something.


Ah ok I thought it might be something to do with that but thought I’d ask before I mess around with it. :cheers:
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby NaisiaN » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:20 pm

Fixed it! Had a nasty case of sticky flaps. Running sweet now. Thanks for everyone’s help dunno where I’d start without this forum!
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Re: water pump replacement

Postby pbar » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:42 am

NaisiaN wrote:
pbar wrote:
NaisiaN wrote:So I finally got the fan and water pump off!


Did you find a secretive all conquering earth shattering method?


Haha I borrowed a pair of lockable grips on the pully with them pushed up against the thermostat housing so the pully wouldn’t move... common sense really :doh:


Nice :) It's only easy when you know how! Thanks for the info.


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