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Old 02-06-2011, 12:23 PM   #1
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I need a block off plate for the coolant hole in the front of the head. Does anyone know where I can find one?
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Old 02-06-2011, 12:25 PM   #2
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I just cut one out of strip aluminum from home depot. Or you can get a freeze plug that fits... i forget the measurement though and couldn't find one at my local shops/stores.
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just buy it from begi. I made my own and it wasn't worth the time. I tapped a hole in the one that I made so I retain the water lines.
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I was thinking about making one if i couldn't find one.
Are you sure begi sells this? I looked on their website and only found the block off plate for the thermostat housing and not the head.
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30mm freeze plug.
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i've got the m-tuned cover that goes over the stock water neck. Retaining the "out" for the little coolant lines is a positive, but the best part is the fact that I can simply remove an allen plug to burp the cooling system when filling it up instead of trying to do some complex **** that doesnt work.
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I want to say that either BG or FM had it, and the had the egr block off plates as well.
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I don't want to leave the water neck sticking out of the head because there is no reason for it and doesn't look good. I remember I saw the block off plates f/s somewhere, they even had the little groove for the O-ring that is there.
If i can't find one I will try making one because it is not a permanent solution like the freeze plug.
Thanks for the info.
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30mm freeze plug.

^ this.
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Old 02-06-2011, 05:38 PM   #10
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I have one....pm me if interested....
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Just put a freeze plug in it. The protege and sephia BP's come this way from the factory.
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If i can't find one I will try making one because it is not a permanent solution like the freeze plug.
Thanks for the info.
Freeze plugs can be removed
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Yes, I know that freeze plugs can be removed just not as easy as a block off plate. I was going to use a freeze plug if I didn't find a block off, but it looks like Reverend Greg has my solution
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Payzpalz received and Item in the package.....I await the morning light to send it on its way////post a picture of it when You get it installed...
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////post a picture of it when You get it installed...
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Will do... It will be the coolest peice under my hood. Lol
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Why make it harder than it has to be?
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Given the People what they want.....
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Given the People what they want.....
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Do you mean "giving"?
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Actually I intended to type" Givin' ",But I am doing about 5 things at once,I run out of brain capacity at times....Im planning for my sons district Pinewood derby triumph...This isnt easy....
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[QUOTE=hustler;
Why make it harder than it has to be?[/QUOTE]
That freeze plug does look good there! Like I said, I would use the freeze plug if I couldn't find the block off plate. I was just thinking that if I put in the plug and if for some reason I would have to take it out I would have to go out and find/buy another one instead of just tightening the two bolts.
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