Do all the freeze plugs have same backspacing?

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by AKcruiserfreak, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. AKcruiserfreak

    AKcruiserfreak

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    Hello all,
    I am trying to install a block heater in my 1985 FJ-60 with a 2F and was wondering if all the freeze plugs have the same amount of space behind them in the water jacket? The reason I ask is because I would like to install it in the 3rd freeze plug back from the front. It's tight up in there!:) Thanks for all your help guys.

    TK
     
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    The instructions that came with the heaters I've installed suggested the 2nd hole from the front......

    Never tried any different..............
     
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    Yeah, Mine says the same thing, but it looks difficult to punch out the freeze plug in the position. How did you do it?

    TK
     
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    Yes, it is a bitch especially if the smog crap is still in tact........

    I'm sure there's adequate clearence in the 3rd hole, I suspect they recommend #2 because its somewhat centered, closer to the radiator and will distribute the heat more evenly......
     
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