Wow. Well done. Good for you, consider yourself very fortunate.
In my experience, honestly, I cannot think of many greater feelings of victory than the removal of corroded/seized studs or broken bolts!
I want to wear them around my neck like a bear’s claw or something.
Anyway, consider yourself lucky once again…zzzzzzzzz
Despite the outward appearance of an old jaguar stored many years, without a doubt the paramount concern…
@MGCJAG: Thanks for that! Great link. Will make note for next time.
The water pump interior and motor passageways appeared it came from titanic despite perfect exterior and even pump movement. Do a search on “welcome to hell” here.
Fortunately all cleaned up perfectly with no head or block damage of any sort other than slight corrosion at one water inlet port at head!
I was blown away and thankful beyond words.
Pump rebuilt by Welsh for $100…