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Old 10-02-2017, 10:58 PM   #661 (permalink)
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Cool project. I bought the magazine in '82 but never built a Centurion. You are getting some amazing mileage with 35 year old technology.

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:48 PM   #662 (permalink)
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Replacing the Original Centurion's water pump.
The original water pump is externally mounted on this Kubota D750.
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This particular early Kubota D750 was thermosiphon cooling which would not have been adequate for this application. So, to address this, R.Q. Riley added a water pump and thermostat.
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The water pump itself is still relatively cheap if purchased brand new (under $25 USD). And the thermostat is about another $7.
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In the last photo you can also see a new oil filter (it's red). While the water pump was off, I replaced the original Kubota oil filter.
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Another project done.
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Old 10-08-2017, 03:14 AM   #663 (permalink)
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Interesting. I'd better confirm my D905 doesn't have such a water pump setup...

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