Originally Posted by Metalface
Well its been about 18 months since I posted this topic and I've finally got round to looking at it tonight.
I took the water pump to bits and the impeller looks fine and clean. I tried the engine in some water mainly because its been a while since it was run and I couldn't get it to overheat, it most need to be underload/in gear before it gets hot enough for the tell tail to turn to steam.
So whats next? Take the head off?
No, change the impellor. It might look fine does not mean it will work though. 4 years is a long time for an impellor change eitherway.
If it then overheats I would move on to water passage cleanup etc.