View Full Version : Water Pump Shaft Buildup

Lance Jones
05-16-2014, 11:49 AM
I have a Couple water Pump Shafts that are badly worn and leaking and wondering if anyone has Built these up with JB Weld and machined down . I actually have one done and it looks good , But wondering If someone has tried that method and how it Lasts LJ

05-16-2014, 12:05 PM
Watch this video for a good suggestion on how to restore the shaft to original size. In this case it is a propeller shaft for a boat but the principals are the same.


Good luck,


05-16-2014, 06:44 PM
Try looking up Belzona, that is what the the HB Robinson Nuclear plant used, they have many formulations.

05-16-2014, 06:59 PM
replace with a new stainless steel shaft.

Lance Jones
05-17-2014, 03:58 AM
Thanks Eric , If I get one made would certainly made from Stainless , Not easy to get those lock Pins out of Impeller LJ

05-17-2014, 05:07 AM
That guy does nice work!