J-B Weld Company has been in business since 1969.

They make a range of specialty epoxy putty products created and formulated for strong adhesive repairs, inluding J-B Weld, the World’s Strongest Cold Weld!

Don’t Scrap It – J-B It!

J-B Weld products made in the USA and are imported into New Zealand by Stewart Dodson  of Altered Performance in Auckland.

To order products, send an email to Stewart at jbweld AT DOT nz

Product list and prices:

  •  J-B Weld $15
  • J-B Kwik $15 (two 28.5 gram tubes)
  • J-B Stik $
  •  Water Weld $
  •  Industro Weld $
  •  Marine Weld $
  •  Mirror Weld $
  • Perm-o-seal $

J-B Kwik

J-B Kwik  [Product 8276, two  28.4gram tubes in a blisterpack)

Quick Setting Cold Weld, sets strong in 4 minutes! Drill it, Grind it, Machine it!

Don’t Scrap It, J-B Weld It!

Click here for pricing and ordering info.

Bond or repair most anything, easy to use.

Automotive, marine, farm, garden, household, plumbing, hobbies, crafts & more!

Fast, tough, steel reinforced epoxy, bonds to:

  • Metal
  • Wood
  • Most Plastics
  • PVC
  • Ceramic
  • Fibreglass
  • Concrete
  • & more

J-B Kwik offers a fast solution to strong, permanent repairs! As one of a family of strong, Cold Weld Epoxy products, J-B Kwik is designed for strong repairs of automotive, household, farm and marine items. Instead of a costly replacement, you can permanently fix it with J-B Kwik.


  • Sets in four minutes, cures in four hours
  • Provides strong permanent repairs
  • Can be shaped, filed, sanded and drilled
  • Easy 1:1 mixing ratio
  • Withstands temperatures up to 300°F (149°C)


Mixing: Squeeze equal parts of steel and hardener onto a clean, disposable surface and mix thoroughly.

Surface Preparation: Clean surface from dirt, grease, oil etc. Remove pain, primer, rust etc., before applying. For best results use acetone or lacquer thinner for cleaning and roughten surface with file or coarse sandpaper to provide the best weld.

Application: Apply with appropriate tool in an even coat, weld bead or extruded shape as needed.

Drying: Sets in 4 minutes and in 4 hours J-B Kwik is fully cured. If temperature is below 40°F (5°C) then set time is longer. No clamping is necessary, only minimal pressure is required during setting.

J-B Kwik is one in a family of specialty epoxy putty products, created and formulated for strong adhesive repairs. Also look for J-B Weld, JB Stik, Water Weld, Industro Weld, Marine Weld, Mirror Weld and Perm-o-seal.

2011 End of year – Christmas Club Night

TUESDAY  22 NOV 6.30pm

PRESENT;    Terry Burgher, John Cooney, Laurie & Dawn Darrington, Kevin & Jenna Hardie and family, John & Jeanette Grant, Don & Wynne Howarth.
     It was good to see Terry again after a lapse of some months. This was a most enjoyable evening; the food was good and the company better. Dawn brought brandysnaps – which proved extremely popular while the children discovered they liked feijoa cake! They also liked the doll’s pushchair, the model cars, the toy garage and the steam engine. In fact the only one who didn’t enjoy the evening was the cat. We didn’t see her until five minutes after the last car left.
     It turned out that it was Wynne’s birthday so a cake was hastily transformed into a birthday cake and we all sang an appropriate song.
   The committee would like to wish everyone who missed this early Xmas celebration, a very happy celebration of their own and we look forward to seeing more of you in the New Year.

Peugeot 404 Register

Hi all, I am with Le Club 404 (France) – their Canadian representative – and since the beginning of 2009, we have been drawing up a list of all remaining Peugeot 404s in the world.  We have developed a separate list of Peugeot 404 Coupés and Cabriolets and another for 404 Sedans, Estate and Utes.  Cars are listed by serial/chassis number (VIN).  This avoids duplications, and – given the long time frame over which the Registered cars have been added – this is a risk to be avoided.  We have, for example, some cars in the Register which have changed hands at least 4 times, since the car was first registered!  We are also attempting to get a photograph of every registered car, this will of course be a challenge!

The 404 C list is far better developed.  This is only because the “starter data” came from Le Club 404, which until the late 1990s, was a club exclusively for the Coupé and Cabriolet models.  So they had 25 years of 404 C member information and that in turn led to a very healthy start for the 404 C Register. As of October 17, 2011, there are 1558 404 C cars in the database, and we started off with about 115o cars in January 2009 when I picked up my present role.   Another factor in this is the low production figures for the C model: only 17,223 were built.  So we now have 9.05% of the 404 Cs in our database.

The 404 Sedan, Estate and Ute list is less well developed, both in terms of absolute numbers and of course in terms of the percentage of original production.  There are 1185 cars in this Register on October 17, 2011, which as a percentage of the 2.8 million production is a grain of sand on the beach.  That’s why I am posting here, we need help for these Registers to thrive.

One purpose of the Register is to help Le Club 404 to use the number of remaining 404s as an argument in favour of more manufacturer parts support.  Le Club 404’s President is employed by Peugeot and so there is every chance that there will be some influence there.  Another reason is just to satisfy curiosity – how many are left in the different parts of the world?  This will help us begin to answer that question.

There is a Web address that we have set up to receive new Registrations from 404 owners:

There is a facility now to upload a photograph of the car, and the website names the photo file after the entered serial number, ensuring automatic correlation.

I would encourage any 404 owners to enter their data and a photo there.

Thank you for your help!


Peugeotex Oct 2011 Volume 25 Issue 9

The October issue of Peugeotex has been printed, packed and posted and will arrive in member’s letterboxes in due course.

Peugeotex Cover Oct 2011


  • Coming Events
  • President’s Ramble
  • Peugeot Unveils New 4008
  • US Going Electric?
  • Jeanette’s Jottings
  • Club Night Report
  • 508 & NCAP
  • Peugeot-Citroen Plans More Cost Cuts
  • Peugeot Allies Its Alloys
  • Membership
  • Peugeot Protects
  • Pride of Ownership
  • Why I trust Peugeots
  • A Rat In The Ranks
  • Is The 108 Coming South?
  • HXi Concept Car
  • Health Message
  • Thought For The Month
  • French Market
  • Better Than Batteries
  • Letters To The Editor
  • Longest Bridge Opens