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Valve Cover: FORD MOTORSPORTS ~ 2300 c.c Pinto Engine.Pot Metal???
Has Crack @ Front ear, for tiedown bolt. Appairently, Leaked enough for the Red Silicone was plentiful. Can I Fix the crack? { Glue, Bondo, Solder, Tig Weld, or J-B weld?} Can it be polished?


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Pot metal?? I would imagine it's aluminum. IF it is pot metal, it is extremely hard to repair. The term pot metal is generally applied to a composite of various metals, including zinc, and can be..but is hard to repair. The guy that I have had repair some hard to find pot metal parts indicated that it is primarily because the content isn't of a precise or homogenous blend and there for can get "pockets" when repaired...Pot Metal??? really??? I would imagine that it is die-cast aluminum.
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