We have noted the erosion from electrolysis, the rebuilders are capable of filling in the voids. Small block Ford cast aluminum water pump core, suitable for rebuilding. This version has a casting number of C4OE-8505-A. Found on some Ford 260 and 289 engines from 1964-65. Has obliterated casting date as shown. Plan on sending it to a vendor that specializes in water pump rebuilding. See our other core water pump listings for other casting numbers.
Two different vendors to suggest for rebuilding, both are on the West Coast. Both are capable of rebuilding with reproduction cast iron HiPo impellers for an additional cost. We can drop ship the pump to a vendor if you include a note, probably should contact the vendor so that they can watch for it's arrival. As of 2019, both of these vendors are in the $155 range for the basic rebuild service with returned shipping (lower 48 States).
Hart Brothers 541-259-4278, in Albany, Oregon can rebuild water pumps, and smog pumps. They have a whole division dedicated to water and smog pumps. They can do Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Pontiac, etc. They have new impellers, backing plates and hardware along with bearings, seals, and shafts. They also have Hipo and Boss 302 impellers for an additional cost. Ask for Alan.
Dead Nuts On 510-903-1059, in Fresno, California can rebuild most Ford water pumps. They have new impellers, backing plates and hardware along with bearings, seals, and shafts. They also have Hipo and Boss 302 impellers for an additional cost. Ask for Jack.