repair freeze plugs?

Chris Burgess chris at
Sun Feb 8 11:31:45 PST 2009

Did you check a place like Napa for one of the same size?


On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Wade Bartlett <wade.bartlett at>wrote:

> Chris Burgess wrote:
>> You shouldn't reuse freeze plugs as they can deform.
> The shop who rebuilt my motor last time they popped out (due to my failure
> to put in real anti-freeze during winter storage) claimed he could not order
> a new set - the dealer stated it was not a part which could be ordered. We
> stretched the old ones a little, sealed them with some goop and punched them
> back in. I raced on them for a season like that with no trouble. FWIW.
> Peace. -W

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