Some alloy cylinder heads are affected by excessive corrosion. This problem can result in coolant loss, possible gasket failure and poor engine performance. A remedy to this problem is specialist welding, involving correct pre-heating and post cooling of the welded component.
This picture shows excessive corrosion of the water passage in a Jag cylinder head
The cylinder head is welded and machined ready for final assembly
The damage to the combustion chambers on this Holden Astra cylinder head is caused by detonation
same Astra cylinder head is welded and machined, ready for assembly
This Suzuki Marine cylinder block
developed a crack behind the cylinder liner. The repair involved removing the liner, welding the crack and refitting the liner
General Price Guide*
Welding starts at $30.00*, however prices vary significantly.
All welding is quoted on inspection.