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Re: [T3] CRACK



Terry Cost wrote:
> 
I was turning the engine with the starter to check the compression
> and noticed the crack because oil was running out of it onto the cylinder.
> Would JB weld hold up to hot/cold cycles? I'm afraid that it would not
> expand and contract with the case and come off. The compression check showed
> about 75 on one cylinder, 80 on another, then around 100 on the third, and
> then that's when I noticed the puddle of oil. Do these readings sound right?
> I think that I'm looking at a new set of P/C also, which I kind of planned
> on anyway. Thanks for all the info, back out to the garage.


The readings sound on the low side.  If you're really attached to the
case I like the stuff Steve linked to. 

http://www.aluminumrepair.com/aluminum_repair.htm

Now, I've never tried it, but they specifically mention that it will
work on alum/mag in a oil filled environment.  Worth a shot.  On the
other hand, if you're going with new P&C's, why not a new case and don't
worry about it?

Steve

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