Re: [OMC-Boats] Engine block plug water leak

From: Lee Shuster (lib1) <lib1@...>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 12:59:24 -0700

Re; Free plugs

Bob is right on. Fix the cause not symptom.

(Marinized auto engines "usually" feature bronze freeze plugs. )

They are there to potentially save an expensive cracked block or head in the event of your cooling water expanding when exposed to "hard" freeze.

On Jan 9, 2010, at 9:10 PM, Robert & Sally Erickson wrote:

> You have pointed to one of the freeze plugs. They will rust through if given enough time. (Is 40 years enough???) They are not too hard to replace. This one has to have the starter removed before pounding the new on back in. NAPA has these for our blocks. Bob
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