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#324576 - 11/15/14 03:42 AM New Sealed 1929 Water Pump Impeller hits rear plate.
29guy Offline
Grease Monkey

Registered: 10/28/10
Posts: 24
Loc: san jose, ca
Can I space out the water pump to give it clearance at the impeller? It looks like I need about another 1/8 inch to make it run free.

Any Ideas?

#324579 - 11/15/14 04:00 AM Re: New Sealed 1929 Water Pump Impeller hits rear plate. [Re: 29guy]
Chev Nut Offline

Registered: 01/08/02
Posts: 24989
Loc: West Allis,Wi.
Was the plate not driven back far enough? I believe it should be 1" back from the front surface of the block.

#324580 - 11/15/14 04:02 AM Re: New Sealed 1929 Water Pump Impeller hits rear plate. [Re: Chev Nut]
rjp Offline

Oil Can Mechanic

Registered: 03/25/08
Posts: 733
Loc: wa
The rear plate will move . I used a stick of wood and a hammer and it moved easy. and the new pump works great.

#324589 - 11/15/14 06:54 AM Re: New Sealed 1929 Water Pump Impeller hits rear plate. [Re: 29guy]
Junkyard Dog Offline

Registered: 11/23/01
Posts: 28629
Loc: Eagle Point, Oregon
The baffle plate behind the water pump should be 1" back from the flange of the engine block. If it is you should have no problem installing the new water pump.

By the way, you should post in the 1929-32 forum instead of here in the "Chatter Information" forum which is for posts regarding announcements about the VCCA Chat Forum and it's capabilities.

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