Which adhesive?

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dfarr67
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Which adhesive?

Post by dfarr67 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:58 pm

Need to glue a timing point to an alum timing cover- timing cover has no provision for pointer and cannot bolt on conventional timing pointer to perimeter bolts (SBC gen1). What would you use?

Rough up bonding surface and:

-JB weld
-windshield urethane
-body joint adhesive
-Ford/International grey silicone

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Re: Which adhesive?

Post by cgarb » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:15 pm

Whatever they use to glue on quarter panels on cars...you will rip the metal before it comes off. Some kind of epoxy.

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Re: Which adhesive?

Post by hoodeng » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:39 pm

There are two that i use , 'JB weld' plastic weld is very good , another is 'Maxlok MX/T6 , this is the stuff Harley Davidson use to glue plastic oil guides inside their aluminium alloy primary covers,nothing moves after this stuff is used.
The Harley part number for the adhesive is 11100088 there is also a caulk gun adaptor kit 11100075 that is used to mix the stuff.

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Re: Which adhesive?

Post by mag2555 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:25 am

I used JB to do the exact same thing ( Aluminum to Aluminum) 30 years ago and it's still on the motor!

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Re: Which adhesive?

Post by Headguy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:53 am

cgarb wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:15 pm
Whatever they use to glue on quarter panels on cars...you will rip the metal before it comes off. Some kind of epoxy.
Bingo.. a thixotropic adhesive should work. Most panel bonding adhesives work. 3m Sem Devcon etc

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