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02-08-2009, 07:06 PM
Just wondering if a water pump from an '86 eta motor would work on an '89 iX motor?.......the part numbers are different but they seem to be identical, anyone ever tried this?
02-08-2009, 07:08 PM
Won't work. The hose routing is different on the older style, and later style cooling system.
02-08-2009, 10:01 PM
like you have one of each in your hand? The 86 should look obviously different. Rule #1 when buying parts for the IX, is don't go by the picture if its an ebay ad or online warehouse.
02-08-2009, 10:58 PM
I don't have them in my hand I was just looking on realoem.
Come to think of it that's right the hose routing would be different, I think I need to smoke another one lol*smoke*, I don't know what the **** I was thinking*drink*
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