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Oberdorfer impeller replacement

Discussion in 'Catalina 30' started by kbgunn, Jul 11, 2018. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. kbgunn

    kbgunn

    Joined Sep 19, 2017
    104 posts, 37 likes
    Catalina 1986 30 TR
    4410 US Lake Lewisville
    I shredded my first impeller on the Universal M-18 with an Oberdofer raw water pump. What a pain to fish out all the little bits of impeller from the exit port and hose!

    Silver lining - I found this source for replacement impellers at a reasonable price:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Impeller-K...eAAAOSwcj5ZTr~Z:sc:USPSFirstClass!76210!US!-1

    They have an assortment for other engines and pump models too if you don't have the M-18/Oberdorfer.

    KBG
     


  2. LeslieTroyer

    LeslieTroyer

    Joined May 20, 2016
    1,914 posts, 710 likes
    Catalina 36 MK1
    US Everett, WA
    Don’t know if i’d Want an unbranded generic impeller. I’m afraid of the hub spinning or loosing blades. I think I’d rather have a globe impeller than this. Go to depco or pumpsandpartsonline for quality parts.
    Les
     


  3. kbgunn

    kbgunn

    Joined Sep 19, 2017
    104 posts, 37 likes
    Catalina 1986 30 TR
    4410 US Lake Lewisville
    I see your point. These parts are consumables and meant to be regularly replaced. I'll check out your recommended source. I don't want to be penny wise and pound foolish.
     



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