Can I replace my 1 hp Super Pump VS motor with a .85 ELV08c?

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As long as you don't run above 3200 RPM, you should be ok. The SuperPump SP1607 is a full rated 3/4 HP pump with a THP of 1.0 so technically, the VGreen 0.85 THP is too small. But if you cap the RPM at 3200, then the effective THP drops to about 0.85. The alternative is to downsize the impeller by one size.
 

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Thank you Mark,
your knowledge of equipment is wonderful and so helpful. I'm waiting on parts to upgrade the pump down to a SP2605, 3/4 HP and going with the ELV08c.
 
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