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Postby JFM325is » Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:17 pm

http://www.fcpgroton.com/product-exec/p ... +1991-1999. Does this look good to you guys? Its not a Stewart pump but its still the metal impeller.
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Re: cooling

Postby mr.vang » Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:57 am

i bought a set of control arm for my previous e30 from them, the price is not to bad. be the first one to try and come back with a review. thanks :)
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Re: cooling

Postby JFM325is » Thu Oct 20, 2011 8:19 pm

I suppose I will
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Re: cooling

Postby Adam » Fri Oct 21, 2011 4:58 pm

The metal impeller is good, and the metal housing is a must.
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Postby DEFKON99 » Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:45 pm

I have the Metal Impeller version, but after doing this and the thought that i could have up to 20% more flow with the Stewart i wish i would have waited and purchased the Stewart. I guess the thought of tearing this one out makes me say "Shit"...
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Postby JFM325is » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:26 pm

So I should just go with the Stewart one instead
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Postby DEFKON99 » Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:34 am

JFM325is wrote:So I should just go with the Stewart one instead


i would save my self all the thinking of what if, and have the piece of mind, As they Say and i like to follow: "Do it Once Do it Right"
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Postby JFM325is » Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:54 am

Okay, guess I'm going with the Stewart pump. What do you think about mishimoto radiators?
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Re: cooling

Postby Caligula » Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:07 am

JFM325is wrote:Okay, guess I'm going with the Stewart pump. What do you think about mishimoto radiators?


I like them. There was a guy selling them on ebay for around $120 when i got mine.
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Postby JFM325is » Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:58 am

OK I'm doing a full cooling over haul so I'm getting the Stewart pump, 88 thermostat, hoses/gaskets, and the mishimoto radiator
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Re: cooling

Postby Adam » Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:53 pm

You won't regret that. I sleep better at night knowing I have a Stewart pump and aluminum radiator under the hood.
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Postby DEFKON99 » Sat Oct 22, 2011 10:21 pm

Adam wrote:You won't regret that. I sleep better at night knowing I have a Stewart pump and aluminum radiator under the hood.



i second this!! Im still losing some sleep over not doing the Stewart the first time!!
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Postby JFM325is » Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:56 am

For sure... I'll probably update this post with pics and stuff once I get everything in and done. Don't have the money yet and I am currently in Japan for the next week and a half but when I get back I'll start. Probably end of november this will be finished
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Re: cooling

Postby Caligula » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:17 am

Im going to have to break away from the consensus here, but there isnt an advantage to the Stewart pump if youre in a non boosted engine. The stock pump moves plenty of coolant, and its your radiator and the air moving through it that cool your engine, not the pump. I have the BMW branded composite pump, and have never heard of an overheating issue caused that wasnt due to a poorly maintained cooling system, including old parts that need to be replaced anyway regardless of what pump you have. i get the peace of mind factor, but you guys are putting too much emphasis on the water pump when its not a weak spot in the system as the thermostat housing, hoses, and radiator are. Does this pump have any better warranty then an OEM pump?
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Postby JFM325is » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:27 am

http://store.bimmerworld.com/stewart-co ... -p680.aspx this says lifetime warrenty for the Stewart pumps. That's what originally sold me on the mishimoto radiators. I don't know what the factory warrenty is for BMW pumps but I don't think its life time.
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