Installation Instructions for a Kat's Freeze Plug Heater?

Answer Liquid-cooled engines that are operated in extremely cold climates may need a block heater to aid in starting the engine on cold mornings. A block heater warms the engine coolant, which in turn war... Read More »

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Can you plug a 240v heater into a 220v dryer plug?

You might have a problem as the dryer plug also carries a neutral with it. What type of plug is on the heater right now?

How to Get a Freeze Plug Out?

Freeze plugs serve two purposes. Back in the days before everybody used antifreeze in their cooling system, the freeze plug was supposed to prevent the engine block from getting cracked if the wate... Read More »

How to Make a Freeze Plug Hole?

Freeze plug holes are formed when an engine block is cast. A die of the engine is pressed into sand. In order to leave space for the cylinders, the sand in the engine's cavity must be held in place... Read More »

How to Install a Rubber Freeze Plug?

Replacing a freeze plug is not an easy task if it is hidden behind an exhaust manifold. Gaining access to the plug, also called an expansion or core plug, often requires removing exhaust pipes, mot... Read More »