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Re: Block flaw?

To: Joe Lansing <kidjoevid@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Block flaw?
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:19:50 -0700
Cc: Spridgets <spridgets@autox.team.net>
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It's the cast hole for..... call it equalizing.... pressures, liquids, 
fingers etc.  One side is smooth because the face is machined after the 
block is cast.
Regards, Bill

Joe Lansing wrote:
> When I removed the
> timing gear and chain I found a hole that passes
> completely through the block, from the smooth machined
> side behind the chain to the inside. I've taken a picture available at
> http://server5.pictiger.com/img/95729/cars-and-motors/block.jpg.
> Is this normal and functional, or do I have a flawed
> or damaged block?
> Thanks,
> Joe Lansing
> 62 Sprite.

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