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 Posted: 03-23-2012 12:30 am
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Location: Paso Robles, California USA
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I managed to pull on the timing shaft that goes into the auxiliary pump housing and now need to disassemble and reassemble my oil pump.  I have a housing from an earlier car and just found out that it differs from that on my GT in that there is a separate mount for the alternator.  So, I need to fix my old oil pump.  Are there shops in the the So. Cal. area that can do this?

I also bought a remanufactured water pump and found that the attachment for the fan is different on a GT.  So, I need to rebuild that, too.  Does anyone know of a shop that does water pumps?

Bill Berks

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 Posted: 03-23-2012 02:12 am
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Location: Bloomfield, New Mexico USA
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I had to replace the auxilliary shaft on 17798, as I remember it was pretty straight forward and I was able to do it with just the J-H manual which has a paucity of pictures. Seems the gasket/spacer on the oil pump gave me some trouble as I tried to second guess the engineers. I do that a lot and have yet to improve anything by it.

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 Posted: 03-23-2012 03:32 am
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Jensen Healey
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Hi Bill,

A few SoCal shops are listed in the tech section:


Good Luck, Kurt

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 Posted: 03-23-2012 01:07 pm
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Brett Gibson JH5 20497

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Location: Hilton, New York USA
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Bruce Madden in GA rebuilt my GT style water pump years ago and haven't had any issues (dont fail me now I said that), I'm sure if you give him a call he could do your oil pump as well, he knows JH & GT's extremly well I think he owns over 15 along with a Huffacker car as well. Worth a call


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