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Old 07-03-2010, 07:39 PM   #1
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302 Freeze plug locations/help

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Well I had huge problem with my car so the engine is out and stripped to bare block. No cam no timing chain nothing. Well when I was replacing my oil pump I found a freeze plug in my oil pan. If you do a search of me and my prior post youll see I have had drivability issues. Wonder if this was the cause.

Okay for the real question. Where the timing cover would be. Or by the camshaft I see 2 freeze plugs in right now. 1 of them is open. It looks like it should be plugged. Does anyone know where all the freeze plugs are in my car? I found out its a 80 block. Very upset about that. Different story. Havent had a chance to flip through Mr Haynes. Would it tell me in there?

I just see this hole and I am convinced it should be closed up.
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Old 07-03-2010, 08:07 PM   #2
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3 oil galley plaugs behind the timing chain, 3 freeze plugs on each side of the block on the outside. One water drain on each side of the block on the outside. 3 oil galley plugs on the back of the block, bellhousing. 1 oil galley crossover under the intake in the lifter valley
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