repair freeze plugs?

zoran zv30 at
Sun Feb 8 11:33:37 PST 2009

napa sells them.ther are slightly larger due to standard instead metric.

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Burgess" <chris at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 11:31 AM
Subject: Re: repair freeze plugs?

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