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Re: Ford 8N Cracked Block

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06-20-2013 21:52:50

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Water glass = sodium silicate = stuff that has been used to preserve EGGS for long-term storage so they don't dry out. (WIKI says for up 5 months!) YUM!

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06-21-2013 05:51:42

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 Re: Ford 8N Cracked Block in reply to Bob, 06-20-2013 21:52:50  
When I was in the Navy - over in Sardinia - we would get replenished by another ship about every 3 months. I remember getting cases and cases of refigerated eggs - maybe 40 dozen to a case - in waxed/sealed cardboard boxes. We ate them every day and they were fine right up till we got new ones. Who knows how long it took to get them to us from the time they were layed.
As for the sodium silicate; wasn't that the stuff they poured into the oil to wreck them beyond repair during the Cash for Clunkers program?

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06-21-2013 19:04:35

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 Re: Ford 8N Cracked Block in reply to Ultradog MN, 06-21-2013 05:51:42  
yep.. that was the stuff!

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