Automotive applications for Liquid Miracle Acrylic C120 are endless. Our acrylic impregnant can be used in many instances where you need to seal, strengthen, stick or encapsulate. Uses include:
Wooden wheels from a vintage car were strengthened using Seek-n-Seal by filling in the cavities around the spokes.
My Talbot 1904 twin cylinder cast iron engine cylinder block suffered constant leakage of coolant water from a series of cracks.
On advice from X-Seal the block was removed from the car and all openings to the water jacket were sealed off, except one which was attached to a vacuum pump. With pump on, the cracked area was warmed and then allowed to cool before applying cotton wool saturated with Seek-n-Seal Acrylic 120C and covered with plastic film.
Block completely sealed and remained sealed after a typical season’s motoring.
Dr Shaun Crofton. Ealing, London
Jaguar XK120, Car No:66
Entrant: Albert Bessudo & Bernard Joanin
Rally: 29th May to 29th June
June 6th – Start – “large leak on radiator… without dismantling, the radiator was drained, a patch of cotton wool, saturated in Seek-n-Seal was prepared and placed over the defective area and held in place whilst the sealant cured… Thus clogged with ‘magical’ product we were able to take to the road to new destination.”
June 21st – “The car travelled a further 6,416km with this repair in place until a replacement radiator was located.”
I had a very difficult decision to make over a problem with an old cast iron water manifold off a veteran car. It had corroded and was sufficiently fragile not to have taken kindly to accepting a tapered screwed fitting.
Instead I elected to have a parallel fitting made, to screw in hand tight and sealing with Seek-n-Seal Acrylic C120, rather than the traditional anaerobic thread locking sealant. This is because the former is hydrophilic and will swell when in contact with water, making a perfect seal.
After two seasons of rallying, the connection remains tight.
The Motor Bike, a 2008 Triumph Daytona 955 had developed oil leaks from pinhole porosity on the base of the cast aluminium crankcase. The bike was rotated to move the oil away from the porosity.
The porosity was then blasted at full airline pressure to remove the residue oil, followed immediately with application of X-Seal Acrylic-120C impregnation sealant using saturated cotton wool swabs held directly over the pinhole porosity to allow saturation to take place by capillary attraction.
Within an hour of the repair, the bike was road tested for 20 miles to ensure pressure and temperature build up in the crankcase resulted in no oil leakage.
Cost of the Seek-n-Seal Toolkit was £25.00 although only a few drops were consumed. Cost of dismantling and replacement crankcase would have been several hundred pounds.
For over 50 years, students of the The Royal College of Science have maintained and operated (through the RCS Motor Club) Jezebel, a 1916 Dennis N-type fire engine.
A small leak had developed from the back of one of the two cylinder blocks, of the 9.25-litre 4-cylinder 60hp White and Poppe engine.
After melting and filing solder from an area of 4″ x 2″ an old repair was uncovered, which pressure-testing showed to be sound except for three pinholes in the water-jacket. One of the Mechanical Engineering professors (who runs a veteran car) suggested using X-seal’s Seek-n-Seal Acrylic C120 and donated a small pack for the purpose.
A dam was created around each pinhole using Blutack and a puddle of C120 was made in each dam. Applied in this way, the product has sealed all the pinholes, thus effecting a sound repair.