repair freeze plugs?

Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Sun Feb 8 13:00:33 PST 2009


Do they work?

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 11:33 AM, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> napa sells them.ther are slightly larger due to standard instead metric.
>
>
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Burgess" <chris at chrisburgess.com
> >
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> 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 gmail.com
>> >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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