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Old 05-03-2020, 09:20 PM   #1
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Old 05-03-2020, 09:50 PM   #2
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That's an anchor...right?
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All you need is a little of this stuff that takes off rust and it will be as good as new.
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All you need is a little of this stuff that takes off rust and it will be as good as new.
Take the rust off and there will be nothing left!
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I'd be sure to surface it before putting it into service.
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Old 05-04-2020, 10:57 AM   #7
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I'd be sure to surface it before putting it into service.
Another use for Flex Seal?
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Might still be usable after a little TLC. Like electrolytic recomposition, blasting, machining of mating surfaces, filling of "through holes," and thread inserts on the spark plugs.

Generally rusted metal objects look "worse" than they really are. Rust occupies 1-1/2 the space of the parent un-rusted metal, and the ferrous insult tends to "build on itself" making the object look much worse than it really is.

And that 1-1/2 ratio is why mechanical objects "rust together" rather than rust apart. One of my techniques as a machine restorer is to do the electrolytic bath for at least a couple of weeks before disassembly of seriously corroded machines. It makes an AMAZING difference in how easily rusty bolted connections come apart.

Interesting look at large scale electrolytic reduction/cleaning at https://www.monitorcenter.org/counte...-of-corrosion/

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I've seen worse.
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It'll buff out!
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I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the word "patina".
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Old 05-05-2020, 12:06 PM   #13
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I'd use a double gasket before installing the water pump!
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Old 05-07-2020, 11:11 AM   #14
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No patina, just an old piece of Scrap or crap.!
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For Sale.... Don't try and low ball me. I know what I have. Rare
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Old 05-07-2020, 06:18 PM   #16
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For Sale.... Don't try and low ball me. I know what I have. Rare

Actually, you could be spot on! This head was dug up from a WW2 battlefield in Estonia. If it is a Russian made A head off a GAZ (could also be a USA made head exported to GAZ in the early 1930s) it actually would be worth something. GAZ made A heads are rare.
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According to this, the Germans could not use Soviet petrol/gas as it was too low in octane rating. Also, the Soviet coal wasn't up to much either.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBAoW0PWNUw

https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=209233
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Old 05-14-2020, 07:36 AM   #18
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It's "Yard Art"
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Old 05-14-2020, 03:09 PM   #19
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That's an anchor...right?
I've seen all kinds of car parts used as boat anchors. An old crab boat skipper once asked me to help him move an ancient rusty transmission to another part of his deck. He used it as an anchor and commented that it was too heavy to be used on a regular basis. When I suggested that he get a smaller junk transmission he looked me in the eye and said: "well, you need to know that I've always been a Cadillac man".
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Old 05-14-2020, 04:14 PM   #20
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Model a engines were used in clamming garvey's in the Great South Bay of Long Island,run a prop off the u joint,run salt water in the radiator or direct with a belt driven pump.Cheap,disposable power
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