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#1
I finished my restoration last year and haven't put but 700 miles on the car. I replaced the water pump with a refurbished WP from cardone I think. Well I dusted it off and went to take for a spin and started leaking coolant out the weep hole. Not sure if anyone has any recomendations. Its an AC car but I don't think that matter. Its such a pain to replace I don't want to take a chance with cardone but want to keep it looking somewhat stock. 

Also I'm very concerned about not disturbing the timing chain cover. Any suggestions there?

Thanks for any input.
Jim

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#2
Flowcooler its aluminum,  just paint it to keep the stock look. My 393C makes 525hp and runs 180 all day long with a stock radiator.
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#3
Cardone is the problem, their parts are not always up to snuff. Some joke that their name should be Car done. If it is a Cleveland, the timing cover shouldn't be a problem unless you have broken fasteners in it, which I would think after a restoration, it should not!

302's have the timing cover that is not integral, but I don't see why that would change anything with a water pump swap.

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(03-25-2019, 04:43 PM)Canted 393 Wrote: Flowcooler its aluminum,  just paint it to keep the stock look. My 393C makes 525hp and runs 180 all day long with a stock radiator.

Is this the one you are running?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/bra-1.../make/ford

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(03-25-2019, 05:13 PM)sdstang Wrote:
(03-25-2019, 04:43 PM)Canted 393 Wrote: Flowcooler its aluminum,  just paint it to keep the stock look. My 393C makes 525hp and runs 180 all day long with a stock radiator.

Is this the one you are running?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/bra-1.../make/ford

Yes it is, very good pump for the price.
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(03-25-2019, 05:32 PM)Canted 393 Wrote:
(03-25-2019, 05:13 PM)sdstang Wrote:
(03-25-2019, 04:43 PM)Canted 393 Wrote: Flowcooler its aluminum,  just paint it to keep the stock look. My 393C makes 525hp and runs 180 all day long with a stock radiator.

Is this the one you are running?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/bra-1.../make/ford

Yes it is, very good pump for the price.


Thanks 
-Jim

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#7
I have a GMB aluminum pump on my 71, installed it in 2003 and still pumping with zero leaks.

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/ford...+pump,2208


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