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Re: [Spridgets] Cement in the engine?

To: CosmicMag1380 <cosmicmag1380@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Cement in the engine?
From: Kirk Hargreaves <khargreaves2@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 20:05:08 -0800

This was stated (I should have mentioned) as commercial cement that one
would pour for a walkway.

I heard it, it surprised me, I threw it out to the list as I was curious.

That's all there is to it.

I appreciate all of the responses.  .


On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 4:53 PM, CosmicMag1380 <cosmicmag1380@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 5:15 PM, Kirk Hargreaves <khargreaves2@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> He then said that he pressure checked the block and the cement held
> the crack.  As such he has been using the engine and it has been
> working fine ..  as though there was never a crack in the first place.
> I have never heard of this before.  . and I would guess that he used a
> certain type of thin cement.
> ----------------------------------------
> You guys are overthinking this. The cement is an epoxy cement... Glue
> and crack filler! One of the brand names, JB Weld was developed for
> General Motors many years ago. They use it to repair brand new engine
> blocks!!! A buddy of mine was a GM certified master mechanic who told
> me about this 25 years ago.
> --
> Kent
> 1960 Bugeye
> 1967 Sprite - following in the 73's footsteps to the boneyard...

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