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Timing cover damage 01
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the other timing cover I could use. minimal corrosion but damage from foreign (< that spelling makes no sense!) particles or the water pump blades in the cooling system

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ddgonzal
Posted: 2015/5/5 23:56  Updated: 2015/5/5 23:56
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 Re: Timing cover damage 01
Those pits are no problem. It looks like it happened long ago, and since has been washed clean.

I suspect electrolysis from running plain water, or maybe high-RPM cavitation. Using a stock water pump (with the cast impeller) is said to prevent cavitation -- the stamped impeller of cheap water pumps allows shock waves to build up at over 5000 rpm. Dunno if that actually occurs or not.