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Old 08-13-2009, 09:52 AM
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Default Re: Engine Block Problem (Mounting Studs Are Broken)

Originally Posted by mxchris727 View Post
That's what I did, I started with a small size bit then continued to go bigger. Eventually I was at a perfect size and was able to screw the studs in tightly. BUT.... After I did this, I realized that I had drilled too far and now there is a hole in the cylinder! I don't think I could epoxy it because there is too much pressure in the block.

I will try to upload pictures soon...
Counter sink the hole from inside, Install stud and then fill countersunk hole from inside. This way the JB weld will hold 10 times the inside pressure. Vic
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