So, the pump is leaking from the main seal ... and I am pretty sure it is an old pump - not actually sure of the age but over 7 years. Can you replace the main seal? Or is it just a new pump?
We have a 3/4 sta-rite now and it seems to blow water hard into the pool ... so no problems with flow or performance. Would you just make do until it starts leaking really bad?
We would like to replace the pool in the future - in 2-5 years