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About Torque Monkey

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    I put the FU in fun.
  • Birthday 06/26/1972

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    Stella, WA.
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    Just about any type of fabrication.. the crazier the better...

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  1. Joe, I will get 4 of the rollers here at my place for you.
  2. The new impeller is stamped steel. I don’t really know if it is any better but it did have a certified sticker on the pump.... so that made me feel better.🤣 I am not entirely sure where the parts came from for the last timing belt. Mostly I was buying parts from IDparts but their shipping takes way to long. Could be I bought that kit off Ebay. I figured it was OK because it wasn’t a plastic impeller (I checked) and it was a Continental belt. Oh well.
  3. I picked up everything to do the timing belt again, from Cascade German. The new water pump has a metal impeller. This is the timing belt installed. This is where I stopped tonight. I need to pull the intake and exhaust manifolds tomorrow so I can fix a boost leak. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  4. It saves even more fuel because you get to walk instead.
  5. Engage temper tantrum![emoji2959][emoji2959][emoji2959] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Carl, you are welcome to mine anytime... if it isn’t too far to travel.🤣
  7. Thanks for the reply Guys. The reason I am leaning toward the water pump is that even when over heating the bottom radiator hose is cold to the touch but the upper is hot/warm. I could see air being caught in the heater core and that was my first suspicion. I just can't see the radiator being air locked. That doesn't mean it isn't though. Robert, I am not sure of the fittings you are describing but I did pull the vent line from the top of the EGR cooler and I was getting a small trickle of water out of it with the engine running. I chalked it up to thermal expansion. It certainly wasn't a flow. But it did tell me there is water in the EGR cooler and since the heater core is next inline I figured it had to have something in it. As far as I can tell water just isn't moving. I need to replace the intake and exhaust manifold gaskets anyhow (because I made a very stupid mistake I don't want to talk about). The intake gasket is leaking. I should just bite the bullet and pull the water pump to see for sure. I am going to throw a small but spirited temper tantrum if that pump let go....
  8. Frank is my Daughter’s 2003 Jetta wagon. I have no idea why his name is Frank, I’ve just been told that is what it is. I’m starting to think Frank is an A-hole. I have been working on this car pretty much nonstop since she got it. Long story short, I can’t stop it from overheating. Also there is no hot water getting to the heater core. I have felt the hoses and know there isn’t any flow. I was hoping it was thermostat. Installed a new one and no dice. Still overheating and no water flow. I’m thinking it is something haywire with the water pump. Makes me insane because I changed it with a new one not long ago. I looking for any other ideas if you guys have them. If not, I will dive in and pull the pump....again.🙄
  9. That’s about normal for Facebook. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. LOL! Those are my stands. He comes over and uses my saw![emoji1787] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Sorry, I was on the mill. [emoji1787] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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