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



Yep, got to agree with you it was also on the side of cyl 1-3. seems 
to indicate a weakness hear. As I mentione before I think the best 
advice is to protect the valley with 'Glyptal' Engine paint. this 
works a treat and I have used it extensivly on severel engines now.
Chris
--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@...> wrote:
>
> 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
> strength.
> 
> My Renault block sat for 10 years or so -- did yours sit as well? 
> 
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> 
> >--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Chris Williams" <cwilliams1966@>
> wrote:
> >
> > 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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