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Waterpump kit tips

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Anyone have any tips on replacing the waterpump with the kit that come all put together? Like a video or easy to follow instructions? The manual I bought sent me here and there till I was ready to just remove whatever was in the way and throw the book away.
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Indeed! The original pump has the impeller exposed when not installed. That new pump looks like it has a solid back on it, making it the type that is not mated to the block but is free-standing.
I would have to doubt that they are interchangeable. For some reason, very few engineers actually design their stuff to use existing parts that are proven to work well. They design brand new items and don't give a thought to making things work for multiple applications.
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Wow, this is a wonderful example of an overly complex design!
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