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      09-29-2012, 07:01 PM   #119

Drives: 335xi
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Cbus, Ohio

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Originally Posted by AlanAZ View Post
MITT! Is that you! I'm not sure a Crown Vic is really appropriate for your car elevator. I mean, what will the neighbors think?!
The neighbors are too busy thinking about my magic underwear.

Meanwhile, back on topic, after swearing for 5 hours at the mess of hoses and nearly impossible to reach clamps (I think there's a lot more crap in the way on the 335xi), I got the water pump and thermostat out.

I took the pump apart and I've attached some images of the internals.

The propeller looks good and it spins fine.

The plastic coating on the inner drum is cracked and I chipped off a piece revealing the metal drum underneath. Surely this would not cause the pump to fail. Anyone know how to test the pump on the bench?
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