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Re: [Spridgets] Cement in the engine?

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Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Cement in the engine?
From: "Paul Herder" <george.brokaw@cox.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 21:09:40 -0600
Used in the Water Jacket of drag race engines.


>From the Jegs web site:

Hard Blok (Water Jacket Filler) is a specially formulated, cement-based
material that provides maximum strength, vibration dampening and heat
dissipation required in high-performance race engines. Hard Block auto block
filler also extends cylinder wall life both by preventing cracked walls and
by causing the walls to wear truer, honing is minimized during rebuilds.
Remains stable at all operating temperatures and does not soften when
exposed to high heat and will not erode under water. Hard Block auto block
filler is Non-toxic, non-corrosive and contains no hazardous chemicals.

-----Original Message-----
From: spridgets-bounces@autox.team.net
[mailto:spridgets-bounces@autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Billy Zoom

What exactly does "in the engine" mean? Are you filling the water jacket, or
the crankcase? Displacing either water or oil seems like a really bad idea.
I think you need both.

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