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Leaking sleeve question

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Jim in Michigan

06-19-2002 14:47:56

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Well the leak is in the sleeves not in the block. Any idea on how to seal the sleeves without removing them? My dad said there used to be something called waterglass or liquid glass, anyone know if this would work and where I can get it? I dont want to pull the sleeves unless I have to,,, Thanks,,,Jim

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Jim in michigan

06-21-2002 14:40:31

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 Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Jim in Michigan, 06-19-2002 14:47:56  
I got one sleeve out with a homemade "sleeve puller" there is a small crack between each of the cylinders where the sleeve goes in, is this a problem? is my engine junk or will the head gasket seal this???/ Thanks,,, Jim

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06-21-2002 19:04:58

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 Re: Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Jim in michigan, 06-21-2002 14:40:31  
yes, the head gasket will seal if the crack is just a hair line. most engines have this crack. I bought o-rings from McMaster Carr for my B engine. THey were Buna-N type which are resistant to oil and antifreeze. They are round when new, oval when you cut them off. Make sure the grooves and the taper in the block bottom area are very very clean before you reinstall. Chip off al rust then wire brush. Fit test the liners to see that they slide in easy first, without the o-rings.

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06-20-2002 17:58:07

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 Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Jim in Michigan, 06-19-2002 14:47:56  
I have always bought my o-rings from any hydraulic supply house that sells fittings,hose etc.

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Jim in michigan

06-21-2002 15:10:54

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 Re: Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Will, 06-20-2002 17:58:07  
are those just 4 inch O rings?

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Craig MO

06-19-2002 19:06:06

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 Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Jim in Michigan, 06-19-2002 14:47:56  
Waterglass is still available at a pharmacy store. It is used in casts. Waterglass was mainly used to seal leaky head gaskets or small cracks in the head or block. The waterglass will not not seal sleeves as the sleeves vibrate when ignition occurs. Pull the sleeves and replace orings. Check sleeves for pitting if there is any replace them. Check block and sand with emery paper till smooth. Install new sleeves with oring assembly soap or pure vegetable oil. I would pull sleeves and forget trying to seal with some type of sealing compound.

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Jim in michigan

06-20-2002 10:05:03

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 Re: Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Craig MO, 06-19-2002 19:06:06  
Thanks,,now does anyone know where I can get the o rings minus the sleeves? Jim

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06-20-2002 11:27:38

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 Re: Re: Re: Leaking sleeve question in reply to Jim in michigan, 06-20-2002 10:05:03  
Just go to your local AGCO dealer. If you don't know who that is, go to www.agcocorp.com and use their find dealer function.

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