SailNet Community - View Single Post - Water Pump Rebuild/Replacement/Spare
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 10-29-2006
Jim H's Avatar
Jim H Jim H is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: London, UK
Posts: 594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Jim H is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vasco
Jim H,

What some do with spares is to install the new "spare" and keep the old one as a spare. This way you'll know it fits.
I think this is good advice, since "new parts" may be a surprise when you go to use them (as you almost found out).

I just looked on Moyer Marine, and then have the right angles for my new water pump (one is pretty specialized). I'll order them, and then next year (after my shoulder is recovered), I'll install the new pump and move the rebuilt one to reserve.

I think I'll start a second thread about fuel pumps.

Jim H
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook