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roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
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74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: Are cracked blocks safe for reuse?
Posted by: roverman
Date: July 23, 2019 07:19PM

Per Des Hammond(RV8 book). 4.6L blocks with "pink" paint splotch are best as they were sonic tested for wall thickness/ suitability for 4.6L use. Reduce the risk, tank the block and slosh coat coolant passages with sodium silicate,( Smokey Yunic trick).
Good Luck. art.
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