Re: [DMCForum] Water pump and internal water pipe removal
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Re: [DMCForum] Water pump and internal water pipe removal

Wow, Dave, I've never done this myself (previous owner had a new water
pump put in shortly before I bought the car), but it doesn't sound
like fun. Hopefully someone else here can answer your questions?

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On 12/29/05, usndmc <usndmc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am in the process of replacing my all-original cooling system. I
> have been soaking the bolts for the water pipe and water pump with
> penetrating oil for a few days. Tomorrow morning I am going to get a
> propane torch for heating the bolts before removing. I don't have much
> experience with this sort of thing and was just looking for any tips
> or advice on how to remove these bolts without breaking them. Also, if
> they do happen to break, I've heard it's a real pain to drill them
> out. Never done that before either...any helpful pointers on the
> entire process would be greatly appreciated! Also, is there a way to
> test the idle speed thermistor while you have the system taken apart
> to see for sure that it is good? Thanks everyone and Happy
> upcoming New Year!
> Dave
> #5968


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