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repairing a brokeen head

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Post Mon Feb 07, 2000 1:14 am

Posts: 3
I have an oppertunity to buy a pair of knuckle heads but one of them has a rocker box mounting tab and a rocker shaft suport broken off. how difficult would this be to repair or how costly to have repaired. I do not think the broken off pieces remain in existance.

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Post Mon Feb 07, 2000 3:14 am
don User avatar

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Location: Spokane WA USA
You need to find someone who is really good with a Heli-Arc Tig welder, and trust in their abilitys if it's aluminum, and the same applies to cast iron [a little more involved]

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Post Tue Feb 15, 2000 8:39 pm

Posts: 9
Location: Bear Swamp,NC CSA
welding cast is a very major league pain in the can braze it ..but that is questionable..and seeing as you don't have the peices ..what the fuck ..they sound like door stops to me ...
to weld ...a nickle /siver rod is used ..a "united" (ithink ) FC13 or FC11..the part needs to be brought up to heat a oven ..welded ...and then slow cooled either in sand or back in the oven ..if done'll hold ...most welders won't messed with it .."Joe Kool" ..does head repair..i have his number well as 1 or 2 more i know ..but you don't have the peices in my humble opinion ...LEAVE THAT SET WHERE THEY ARE ..unless they are like 25 bucks ..then buy them ..and I'll tell ya some ideas that can make them run .. Image but they won't be Knucks persay Image

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