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Old 10-11-2012, 10:10 AM
dougmcintyre dougmcintyre is offline
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Originally Posted by CTHuskyinMA View Post
Everyone seems to have a favorite pump for their 6 cyls, is there a preferred pump for a 1998 1.9, and is the need to replace at 60k as real? I just acquired one with 68k.
Yes, the need is as real. The M44's aluminum block has a very small tolerance to being overheated. Consider the cost as insurance.

Unfortunately the Stewart pump isn't available for the M44. I would go with a stock BMW waterpump.
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