repair freeze plugs?

KC Gager kc at brgracing.com
Sun Feb 8 13:15:02 PST 2009


I was visualizing some poor bugger in his cold ass shop out back of the
house with 2 feet of snow.  With a half broke 4" vise and a file. Think,
"How's this suppose to work? 

 
 
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-----Original Message-----
From: sv650-bounces at micapeak.com [mailto:sv650-bounces at micapeak.com] On
Behalf Of Chris Burgess
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 1:05 PM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: repair freeze plugs?

Ah...the benefits of a lathe in the house. :)

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 1:02 PM, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> personally I turn them down to right size.
> they will go in but I like correct tolerances :)
>
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Burgess" <chris at chrisburgess.com
> >
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 1:00 PM
>
> Subject: Re: repair freeze plugs?
>
>
> 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
>>> >
>>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>>> 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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