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Old 05-18-2008
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Freeze plugs Busted !!!

I got back from iraq late friday night, my wife had told me my truck was leaking a little water. no big deal right ? thought it might just be a hose. So i start pouring water in the raidiator to find that water not only was comeing out but was gushing out of both sides of my engine block. i can see the water coming out of the driver side front freeze plug. Cant exactly see the other side of the engine but i assume its the same thing. So at 170k and a new supercharger kit sitting in my floor, i'm deciding to do a over haul on the engine. Great time to add some stronger internals. So where can i get some good forged pistons and all that stuff ? and any reccomendations on what i should add ? mabey ported heads or stuff like that ?
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Good news, after further review it has been detirmined that my freeze plugs were not busted, they just rusted through. So that means no internal damage has been done. Thank goodness, now its just time for a re-build and work on the heads and the supercharger can go on.
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