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gingerbreadman1 07-16-2013 03:46 PM

O2 sensor + jb weld = ?
 
When I took my o2 sensor out I could not re thread the new one. The threads were shot. I sanded down the threads and jb welded it on with the marine weld. Then I just thought... "I wonder if it'll get too hot?" Any thought

dnuccio 07-16-2013 03:50 PM

JB weld maximum temperature is 500* F according to their website

CJ7-Tim 07-16-2013 04:05 PM

Any muffler shop can weld in a new threaded bung in about 15 minutes or less.

gingerbreadman1 07-16-2013 05:31 PM

See I couldn't get it to a shop.

dnuccio 07-16-2013 06:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gingerbreadman1 (Post 15684638)
See I couldn't get it to a shop.

why not? you can drive without an o2 sensor, it will just throw a check engine light and might not run absolutely perfect.

gingerbreadman1 07-16-2013 06:15 PM

I thought you run the chance of messing up the engine

CJ7-Tim 07-16-2013 06:39 PM

Nope.

BeDifferent 07-20-2013 04:26 PM

Just a NOTE:
i have a 91 s10 that the last PO jb'd the o2 in. THINK ABOUT THE NEXT TIME ... what it takes to get that out and weld on a new nut.

as if just getting the old one out wasnt enough of a bother....

gingerbreadman1 07-20-2013 04:37 PM

I had it tacked on. Jb melted

Higgins 07-20-2013 05:06 PM

$80 at midas will take care of the problem!

(or) replace the pipe!

AL


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