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Old 08-16-2018, 04:31 PM   #134 (permalink)
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Next up: first aid

Man, this is not going to be a small job...

There was a small leak late last fall. I just nursed it along, topping up with water as needed. Not any more! Pour water into the radiator, and it pours right back out the pump (see garage floor, above).

I swear the last water pump I replaced took half an hour, tops. (MK1 Rabbit/Golf? I forget.) This one's buried - going to take a while.
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