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Re: [FJ55] water pump question.

I've only just started looking into this, but at least at SOR, most  
of the variations are not available.

On Jun 7, 2007, at 12:42 PM, alan wesley wrote:

> Hi All:
> Be aware that the water pumps that came on the 2F engine are not  
> all the same!  They vary for and application (FJ40, FJ55, or FJ60.)
> See the Spector Off Road online catalog for more specific info:
> http://www.sor.com/sor/cat054.tam?xax=6452&page%2Ectx=cat054%2Etam
> Regards,
> Alan
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> ---------------------------------------------
> Robert Schenker <ris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Anybody have an answer to this? Several years ago we had the water
> pump fail ('75 F2 motor in 71 truck, connected only to the
> alternator--no other accessories). We were forced by circumstances to
> have a local service station replace it. Later I discovered that the
> pump pulley doesn't perfectly line up with the crankshaft and
> alternator pulleys. While it worked fine for a while, eventually the
> fan belt began to squeal constantly. It was a tad long, so figuring
> that might be contributing, I replaced it with a shorter one, but
> that broke after about 2000 miles. I wonder if the 1/2 -1 inch
> missalignment might be the cause of the squealing (the pump pulley is
> closer to the block than the other pulleys). Also, anyone know the
> correct length for the fan belt in this circumstance?
> I'm assuming I'll need to get a proper water pump, but I'm not sure
> if I'll just be getting the same thing all over again--I don't really
> know what sort of pump I've got, although one clue is that there is
> an extra water outlet just beneath where the pump shaft comes out of
> the casing. My previous pump did not have this.
> Bob Schenker
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