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Waterpump: with metal impeller 1.8T

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Clach, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. Clach

    Clach A3 - 1.8Ts

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    Hi Folks,

    Does anyone know where I can get a waterpump with a metal impeller for a W reg 2000 1.8T? also a sound dampner for the undercarriage, the dealer quoted £120 for this item :wtf: and no luck on e-bay?

    Thanks again,

    Magic forum this! :applaus:

    Craig
     
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  3. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    mattyboy199 Active Member

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    was the metal impeller standardised accross the range after a certain date ? how would you know if your plastic one is functioning correctly ?
     
  5. madvw

    madvw Active Member

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    metal impellers are third party only. Audi still use plastic impellers. Audi changed the design of the plastic ones after they started to fail though, so new plastic ones are supposed to be OK.

    You can tell if its broken, because your car will overheat.
     
  6. AwesomeSarah

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    I have seen the water pumps when they have gone
    It was not the design of the impella`s but the fact that it cracks around the bolt that holds them together
    I would do the metal impella`d one myself and they are only approx £25.00 ish
    Sarah
     
  7. LaSarthe&Back

    LaSarthe&Back Member

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    And this is why.....

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  8. Bash_A3

    Bash_A3 Member

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    Not all of the ones from GSF are metal, ask on the phone to confirm.
     
  9. Spacecowboy

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    Ooof nasty! You can forgive your S3 for overheating if you have the placcy still in!
     

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