[Vwdiesel] Frost plugs - how to install?

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Thu Apr 7 22:26:31 EDT 2005

  After Dave Barbieri had to tear his down a few miles after a rebuild, due 
to an oil gallery plug popping out, I'd be likely to stake it a couple times. 
You'd almost think it was Shalyn wouln't you?  ;-D  He does live a couple 
hours from him, in TX though.  ;-)

In a message dated 4/7/2005 6:41:12 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca writes:

> I got some 14mm plugs for the oil galleries, and still need to get some of 
> the big ones (36.6mm). I pounded the small ones in with a deep socket 
> that fit just inside the plug, then wondered if I'd done it right... It 
> seems fine, 
> but should I have put anything on to seal it? Any special tricks to this? 
> They 
> are the convex, so there is no bump to pop in, as I've heard described on 
> some plugs...

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