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Oil pump question


wagnerf15

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Is there a plate or gasket that goes between the halves of the oil pump? I don't remember one from disassembly, but the schematic at Maximillian shows "plate" and seems to indicate it goes in here...Anyone recent or have good recall?

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FIRST OFF : throw that stinking used pump over the fence into the

neighbors pool - before they put the winter cover on it.

Rule No. 2 : Always replace a 30 year-old oil pump

when the motor is apart ( . )

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A 320 (E21) oil pump is identical to a 2002 pump except for the pickup, which is a separate casting from the pump body itself. When I was rebuilding my engine, I found Mesa parts was running a sale on (apparently overstocked) 320 oil pumps for $75--about half of what an '02 pump cost. I simply took a spare '02 pickup I had, cleaned it up real good and had me a nice new pump for half price.

mike

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And to actually answer the question,

the (very old) pumps didn't have the plate.

The newer ones do.

But a new oil pump isn't money wasted...

t

"I learn best through painful, expensive experience, so I feel like I've gotten my money's worth." MattL

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