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Water pump OE or ? #4701180
03/20/18 07:41 PM
03/20/18 07:41 PM
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Ndx Offline OP
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Hi Guys,

I need to replace thermostat on my Cayenne.

Thermostat I'm going with original one from Dealer.

Water pump choices

Dealer
Laso
Geba
Beck Arnley

Thx

Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701183
03/20/18 07:44 PM
03/20/18 07:44 PM
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
Beck Arnley or OE.


2019 Cherokee, 2018 Jetta, 2014 Sentra, 1995 Escort, 1970 Cougar, 2013 XT250, 2010 Vstar, 2014 CTX1300
Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701188
03/20/18 07:46 PM
03/20/18 07:46 PM
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NY
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Any part where there is even a minimum degree of difficulty changing it I find OE to be the best. I've been burnt once or twice over the years with aftermarket water pumps, thermostats, and sensors, I'd rather pay a bit more and get OE.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701189
03/20/18 07:48 PM
03/20/18 07:48 PM
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North Carolina
rooflessVW Online content
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Geba. Should have a metal impeller.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701196
03/20/18 07:53 PM
03/20/18 07:53 PM
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South Carolina
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Is Geba OEM?


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701210
03/20/18 08:05 PM
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Ndx Offline OP
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I don't think that GEBA is OEM .... or not sure....
I think company called GFM is couldn't find anything about them.

They all have metal impellers.

Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701246
03/20/18 08:36 PM
03/20/18 08:36 PM
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PR CA, USA
2strokeNorthstar Offline
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OEM for waterpumps. They are a pain. 1 bad one and you lost all your savings.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701342
03/20/18 10:43 PM
03/20/18 10:43 PM
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Anaheim, CA
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Unless the OEM pump has a plastic impeller like VW Jetta used to have.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701346
03/20/18 10:48 PM
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WI.
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VW for sure check ebay.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701425
03/21/18 03:12 AM
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Indiana
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Check FCP Euro before the dealer.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4701505
03/21/18 06:15 AM
03/21/18 06:15 AM
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MA, Mittelfranken.de
Trav Offline
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As others have posted, check the online parts houses for OE, if its PITA to change go with OE only.


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Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4702186
03/21/18 03:29 PM
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sw ohio
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All Porsches that I am aware of use water pumps with composite impellers, which are known to disintegrate. Porsche engine modifiers/rebuilders recommend water pump replacement with OE (composite impellers) every 3 years, irrespective of mileage. OE water pumps are $300 (and up) and replacement every 3 years is crazy, IMO.I only put about 5K/year on it.
I use a Geba water pump with a cast iron impeller for my Porsche. Paid $65 for it last month. The OE pump was fine, but stories of early failure got me worried..

The prime reason for using an OE water pump with composite impeller is that should the impeller fall apart, or the bearing fail, the resulting shrapnel will not damage the block (only choke it with debris). A metal impeller would toast a $20k engine if its supporting bearing failed. One would have to be totally clueless or deaf to not notice a noisy bearing long before it failed and let the metal impeller contact the block.

Re: Water pump OE or ? [Re: Ndx] #4702417
03/21/18 06:51 PM
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Winnipeg MB CA
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My experience with an aftermarket water pump:

https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ub...ang#Post4697586


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