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Old July 8th, 2009, 08:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Freeze plugs on a 455

Is there a standard size on the freeze plugs for the block? Its a 73 and the rear on the passenger side gave way in the driveway (I knew it would soon) it had some rust on it but I am unsure of what size it could be I can get to it by dropping the exhaust crossover down and partially cutting it out I can get a hammer in there to hammer it home but I am unsure of the size?

Any recommendations? Do they make multiple choice kits? T.I.A

after research:
I have found out that it is 1.5 diameter! I love google!

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One tip for "hammering it home": Find a socket size to barely fit inside the plug. Wrap a piece of electrical tape around the socket so it will fit snugly and stay in the plug while you're under the car. You can hammer the socket or put in an extension and hammer the extension.
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One tip for "hammering it home": Find a socket size to barely fit inside the plug. Wrap a piece of electrical tape around the socket so it will fit snugly and stay in the plug while you're under the car. You can hammer the socket or put in an extension and hammer the extension.
Awesome tip thank you very much going to "hammer it" home this evening will report back!
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Yesterday I was successful in changing the freeze plug!! Now I' back on the road!!!
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