[ROVERNET - UK] Bill's engine build questions

phing phing at videotron.ca
Tue May 6 02:55:56 BST 2008

 I only have experience with older Rover P series  blocks which usually have well used core plug holes . I've always used epoxy " 
just in case " It always worked .Iwould disregard cool and settle for tried and tested
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From: "Kent Kinard" <kentkinard at verizon.net>
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Sent: Monday, May 05, 2008 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Bill's engine build questions

> Bill and Vern,
> I've always used Permatex #2 on core plugs.  Race engine builders use
> epoxy.  This is old technology.  There may be something newer and "cooler."
> On your other question, Bill, those heads need the longer reach plugs.
> Can't give you the NGK crossover.  All my books are packed up.
> Roverly,
> Kent K.
> Vern Klukas wrote:
>> If the core plugs are std "welsh" type (I.e. either flat with a bit
>> of a concavity or lipped), I don't think any sealant is required,
>> just make sure everything is nice and clean. But it's been a long
>> time since I've changed one of those so I'll let the more experienced
>> chime in.
>> Yours
>> Vern
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