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#2448525 - 02/08/18 11:50 AM Water Pump
71birdJ68 Offline
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Anybody have a picture of what a homemade anti cavitation plate would look like installed on a BB water pump? Thanks

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#2448534 - 02/08/18 12:08 PM Re: Water Pump [Re: 71birdJ68]
wingman Offline
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I forgot to take a picture of mine before I put it on. But it looked just like this one that has been posted on here before.

Pretty simple, really. Just a sheet metal disk with a hole in the center and some tack welds.

Didn't notice much of a difference either way after I put mine on. My car never really had a problem in the first place...


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#2448560 - 02/08/18 12:53 PM Re: Water Pump [Re: wingman]
71birdJ68 Offline
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Did you cut that plate in half to mount it, or did you press the impeller off then back on after putting the plate on?

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#2448737 - 02/08/18 06:58 PM Re: Water Pump [Re: 71birdJ68]
RapidRobert Offline
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yes you'd wanna cut it in half (for a BB) to fit it behind there.
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#2449085 - 02/09/18 10:45 AM Re: Water Pump [Re: RapidRobert]
wingman Offline
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I did mine in 2 pieces.

I's probably possible to pull the impeller and do it that way, but I didn't have access to a puller that would fit and I didn't want to risk bending the vanes.

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