[DML] Re: Holes Rotting in PRV's
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[DML] Re: Holes Rotting in PRV's

So your hole was in the oil galley too, eh?

Every person I've met with this problem had the hole in an oil galley.
Mine was passenger side (cylinders 1-3) -- which side was yours?
Perhaps there's a common engineering weakness in the galleys that's
getting us (metal too thin?). The only reason I can think for those
casting spars is to reduce thickness of the engine top without losing

My Renault block sat for 10 years or so -- did yours sit as well? 

Bill Robertson

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Chris Williams" <cwilliams1966@...>
> Although not quiet the same, my first attempt at repair was to have 
> two ally 10mm thick plates TIG welded over the top deeper holes. This 
> worked for a few months, unfortunatly the oil just found the next 
> weakest spot in the casting to force it's way out of,,
> Chris

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