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JB Weld is permanent. I've used it on racing turbines. To give you an idea... when you crack your oil pan, there are really only two ways to fix it. You either weld it together with a MIG welder (or arc welder if you get brutal), or you cover the entire crack with JB Weld and know that it's never going to open.

JB Weld is serious business, don't let the fact that it's a liquid deter you or give you the impression that it's less effective than hot welding.
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JB Weld is permanent. I've used it on racing turbines. To give you an idea... when you crack your oil pan, there are really only two ways to fix it. You either weld it together with a MIG welder (or arc welder if you get brutal), or you cover the entire crack with JB Weld and know that it's never going to open.

JB Weld is serious business, don't let the fact that it's a liquid deter you or give you the impression that it's less effective than hot welding.
Hello.

There is no JB Weld in my country.. but I found something that is similar, liquid steel.. Will that work.

They say it's good for radiators
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Hello.

There is not JB Weld in my country.. Bug I found something that Is similar, liquid steel.. Will that work
If it is sold as two separate compounds (the first tube is a liquid steel/epoxy resin, and the second tube is the hardening agent), then yes, it will work like JB Weld. I can't vouch for the quality of the brand you purchase, but I can vouch for JB Weld. It is serious business.
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If it is sold as two separate compounds (the first tube is a liquid steel/epoxy resin, and the second tube is the hardening agent), then yes, it will work like JB Weld. I can't vouch for the quality of the brand you purchase, but I can vouch for JB Weld. It is serious business.
Hey thanks for the response.

This is the picture of the thing.. Seems to have 2 tubes of something.


Edited by Lune - 1/26/11 at 6:23am
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Hey thanks for the response.

This is the picture of the thing.. Seems to have 2 tubes of something.

Confirm that one tube has liquid metal/epoxy resin and the other tube has a hardening agent. If so, then yes, that's what you need.
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It says epoxy metal.
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It says epoxy metal.
Im pretty sure that is the real deal, i have that here aswell.
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Im pretty sure that is the real deal, i have that here aswell.
Let's hope so. I have read many reviews / forums about it and all I see is good things.

Guess that's my version of JB Weld for me
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Friend got it, he put some of that thing and gonna let it do it's job all night and will see tomorrow should I run the radiator outside the case for a week or so?
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Friend got it, he put some of that thing and gonna let it do it's job all night and will see tomorrow should I run the radiator outside the case for a week or so?
No, fill it up completely with water, and put some end-caps on the inlet/outlet. Then, lay the radiator so that the side with the hole is facing down. Put a paper towel under the radiator and watch for any leaks. If there's no leaks, shake the radiator well, then put it back down on the paper towel and watch for leaks. If you're certain the hole is completely covered in epoxy, then it's sealed for life and will never leak again.
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