[ROVERNET - UK] SD1 water pump replacement

Kent Kinard kentkinard at verizon.net
Mon Feb 18 17:37:04 GMT 2008

Hi Gavin,
I have always used Buick pumps when replacing as they are cheap to 
rebuild and I have plenty of cores.  You will need to change fans or 
replace with electric (my preference).

I probably have a water pump pulley that will line up.   No need to 
drive the pump electrically.

Kent K.

Gavin.Walker at csiro.au wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>   I've been trying to get my rough series 1 SD1 on the road for the last
> few years and every time I get close something seems to break.  This
> time it's the water pump (leaking out of the weep hole).  I have a good
> P6B pump but of course the pulleys don't line up.  My options include
> (AUS dollars)
> New pump $240
> Scott's recon pump $145 + freight both ways.
> Buick pump (US$23 + US$50 freight) $80 + $140 electric drive kit
> Davies Craig electric pump $200 plus welding up the old pump and getting
> the heater to work.
> Probably should just get Scott's to recon it but I've already fiddled
> with the old choke light switch to come on at 85C, so I could use it to
> drive an electric pump.
> Gavin Walker
> Canberra, Australia
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