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Old 12-11-2006, 11:48 PM   #1
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Water Pump Rebuild: 'How to'..........

All,

Tis the season to be jolly and here is my gift to you all, or those that need it anyway .

I have bebuilt the water water pump on my 950 and documented it at the request of many. Hope you find it useful.

This is just an informative link, please post replies to my main thread.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...147440&page=24

Thanks and all the very best for the festive season.

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Old 12-12-2006, 09:00 PM   #2
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Great thread. Thanks. Am storing in favourites for later. Thanks a bunch.
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Old 12-12-2006, 09:05 PM   #3
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Merry Christmas to you too ...

Thanks again for the hard work you have put in for this forum in this past year Pyndon.
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:11 PM   #4
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Hope you find it useful.
Totally awesome!

Nice torque wrench, by the way.
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:37 PM   #5
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pyn,

i think the link is busted
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Old 05-08-2008, 02:40 PM   #6
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This link works.
http://www.ktm950.info/how/waterpump...ater_pump.html
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Old 03-13-2010, 01:19 PM   #7
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thanks for your write up. it was easy to follow and your advice of using the oven while the spouse is away is priceless.

my impeller looks shaved down. 18k miles. the shaft and seal appear ok.




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Old 03-14-2010, 12:43 AM   #8
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Ouch! That doesn't look right. I have never seen that on anybody else'e rebuild.
Was there any debris in the impeller housing?
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:26 AM   #9
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This link is dead

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Old 06-23-2012, 12:32 AM   #10
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This link is alive

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20...ater_pump.html
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Old 06-23-2012, 04:16 AM   #11
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GREAT writeup.
So great, I THINK I could even do it.
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:17 AM   #12
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Soup'n me boots...

Oh Man!...I'd definitely lose stuff in the process. Ahh but what the hell eh...a few lost/reused gaskets & bolts here and there should be fine Just like the sealer's would do. Great blow by blow thanks for posting...now I need a few weeks to think about doing it myself.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:11 AM   #13
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...now I need a few weeks to think about doing it myself.
No need to think, just dive in. Its really pretty straight forward, just set your laptop in front of the bike and have at it.

The first time might take you a little while as you learn your way around the parts, but the second time goes way quicker. Hell, I did one in a campground in the middle of the Atacama without a lot of cursing and tool throwing, and if i can do it, anyone can.

Pay close attention to how that head pipe comes out from under the frame, because there will be a test a little bit later on.
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:36 PM   #14
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No need to think, just dive in. Its really pretty straight forward, just set your laptop in front of the bike and have at it.
+1

I had never in my life broken into an engine further than the oil filter. I had never even taken a clutch apart. I pulled it off by paying CLOSE attention and followed Pyn's example step for step.

If in doubt, stop, look it up, or ask. We'll get you through it.
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:58 AM   #15
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I've initiated Water Pump rebuild on my bike. I know that if something is wrong I should notice coolant in the oil, but I actually noticed oil in the coolant.
Has anyone observed oil in coolant and is rebuilding the water pump going to fix it?
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