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      11-15-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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Bolts need to be replaced for waterpump removal?

I'm installing my RB Turbos and I need to remove the waterpump and have seen on some threads replacement bolts mentioned....do I need to replace these? Are they talking about the mounting bolts or something different. If I have to replace the mounting bolts I have to say that's pretty stupid. LOL
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All the blue-dot bolts are aluminum and must be replaced after 1 use. I have reused them with no problem on my own car, but customer cars get new bolts. Something like 15lb-ft + 90 degrees.
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i didn't replace mine, although my water pump did come with spares... **shrug** everything seems to be in good working order though.
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I figured so LOL!!
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