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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-28-08, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 1952 ford panel truck with a 213. Blew the engine and a mechanic was putting in a 223 straight six. He died half way throught the project. I got it running but in front of the block there is a hole on the right side where water came shooting out. The hole is the size of a pencil, goes in about 1 inch with no threats. Thought it might be a freeze plug but can not find a size to fit it. Though I had the wrong water pump but the pumps on the 213 and 223 appear to be the same. Any thoughts?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-19-10, 03:32 PM
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Re: my mechanic died

Have someone turn you a metal plug to exactly fit the hole and press the new plug in the hole.
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