[Vwdiesel] Frost plugs - how to install?
swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca
Fri Apr 8 10:40:55 EDT 2005
At each end of the main oil channel, right above the int shaft on each end of block.
They are small - 14mm, and can only see if block is mostly stripped I think.
On 8 Apr 2005 at 13:48, raymond greeley <rgreeley2 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> where are these plugs on the block, i'm not aware of them.
> >If I were to ever have one pop out, I would tap the hole and install a
> >threaded plug and call it done. On a cold start, the VW oil system can
> >easily generate over a 100# pressure.
> >I've actually seen a few blocks this way already.
> >On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 22:26 -0400, LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> > > After Dave Barbieri had to tear his down a few miles after a rebuild,
> > > to an oil gallery plug popping out, I'd be likely to stake it a couple
> > >
> > > You'd almost think it was Shalyn wouln't you? ;-D He does live a
> > > hours from him, in TX though. ;-)
> > > Loren
> > >
> > > 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...
> > > > seems fine,
> > > > but should I have put anything on to seal it? Any special tricks to
> > > > They
> > > > are the convex, so there is no bump to pop in, as I've heard described
> > > > some plugs...
> > > >
> > >
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