water pump lubrication

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autoluke
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water pump lubrication

Post by autoluke » Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:01 am

I can not locate a lubrication fitting on my 640 straight eight. Is the water pump bearing self lubricated,or am I overlooking something ?


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Adam
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Re: water pump lubrication

Post by Adam » Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:56 pm

Hello Luke

I am not sure about the specifics of the 640. I have a 533 and that has a grease nipple on a separate fan bearing in front of the water pump and I thought there was one on the pump gland as well (requiring water pump grease of course). I will have a look tonight and get back to you.

Adam..
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