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Cad plating on a '46 cast iron oil pump...

Posts: 15
Location: SFV, California
On my '46 Chief, I need to rebuild/refinish the oil pump. I really want to do the correct cad plating on it. Are there any pros/cons to cad plating it? I have heard different stories, re: oil passages getting plugged up or threads having to br re-tapped. Any input appreciated.

Posts: 21
I have seen so many oil pumps with no plating on them including a NOS 47 pump I have that I don't believe they were plated or not always. Paint it with silver paint.

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