INYO vs oem Hayward Gasket and seal kits.

willygee

Member
Aug 24, 2020
22
central fla
Pump is a 10 year old Tristar single speed 1hp / 1.85THP...works fine as we speak but would like to have a set of seals and gaskets on standby. INYO go kit 81 is $34.95 and my local Pinch a Penny set which is all OEM Hayward is $76.00. Advice appreciated.
 

Texas Splash

Mod Squad
TFP Expert
LifeTime Supporter
Willy, good morning. I'm going to tag @JamesW who is pretty good at educating us about replacement parts and the quality of each.

On a side note though ... 10 years is a good run for a pump. Add to that it's a single speed which are notorious for using energy. Have you considered just swapping the whole thing for a 2-speed?
 

willygee

Member
Aug 24, 2020
22
central fla
Willy, good morning. I'm going to tag @JamesW who is pretty good at educating us about replacement parts and the quality of each.

On a side note though ... 10 years is a good run for a pump. Add to that it's a single speed which are notorious for using energy. Have you considered just swapping the whole thing for a 2-speed?
Two speed or V Green on my existing pump....on my radar.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Texas Splash

willygee

Member
Aug 24, 2020
22
central fla
Last edited:
  • Like
Reactions: JamesW

JamesW

TFP Expert
Mar 2, 2011
21,058
Note that seallube is only for installing seals. It remains slippery only for a short time and then it washes away. That helps the seal set correctly and doesn't create problems once the seal is successfully set.
 

red-beard

Gold Supporter
May 27, 2019
587
Houston, TX
Let's call it 6 hours per day, at 1776 Watts (Hayward 1 hp pump) = 3889.4 kWh. I pay 8.9 cents per kWh, which would mean ~$350/yr to run the pump. I run my pump 24/7 at 1050 RPM, which is 61 Watts, or 534 kWh/year, $47.50/yr. Savings per year is $300. I bought my pump for ~$800. YMMV.
 

willygee

Member
Aug 24, 2020
22
central fla
Let's call it 6 hours per day, at 1776 Watts (Hayward 1 hp pump) = 3889.4 kWh. I pay 8.9 cents per kWh, which would mean ~$350/yr to run the pump. I run my pump 24/7 at 1050 RPM, which is 61 Watts, or 534 kWh/year, $47.50/yr. Savings per year is $300. I bought my pump for ~$800. YMMV.
Those numbers definitely a wake up call..thank you.