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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


 
 
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Old Mon, Jan-07-2013, 08:19:43 PM   #11
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Default Re: Help with cavity on engine block between cylinders (blown headgasket)

I don't see why a cement wouldn't work. It's under a lot of compression by the cylinder head and will just provide something for the gasket to press against to maintain full strength. Can you measure how deep the cavity is? It doesn't look like much.

Here are some super high temp cements (1800-2200F) http://www.omega.com/Temperature/pdf...ND_AIR_SET.pdf or http://www.cotronics.com/vo/cotr/ea_ultratemp.htm

Alternatively get it machined down to the depth of the cavity and use a taller head gasket. Anyone know if those are available?
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