Engine Block Heater or Freeze Plug Questions - 4th and 5th gens
I managed to find an engine block heater for my car (lol, I won't even ask if anyone here has one), but since I hope to purchase a JDM H22 sometime in winter or right after, I was wondering if it would be possible to transplant the heater from my H23 to my H22, and reseal the H23. I was told that the freeze plug removed from the H23 when you install the heater can't be reused, and also that Honda doesn't sell replacment freeze plugs, so anyone have some suggestions?
If a hardware store sold them, assuming I matched the right mm size, would it be a reliable way of resealing that hole?
The one Honda sells (~$40) replaces the coolant drain bolt on the back of the engine and is easily removed/replaced. I don't believe the H22 has a freeze plug actually on the engine block (not that I can recall anyways).
97 Type SH; Type S H22A, Crower stage IIa, Mugen Showa.
06 Accord V6 6MT; H&R OE Sports
but you did that engine-out-of-car right? It's a 22mm if i remember, yeah? I looks (from the diagram hehe) "easily" accessible from underneath the car. Well, might as well teach myself how to flush my coolant, turns out to be good too because it's about that time for it to be changed. Ahh, I can't wait to be able to just get in my car, start it up and have warm air immediately come out of the (defrost) vents, plus this should reduce the amount of time I'll need to warm the car up every morning, and, while I don't know how hot the coolant actually gets heated, I'm assuming the engine is more apt to run well at start up because of it, yeah?
lol, har har, we've got Mr. New York over here so I must be living in a tropical climate huh? Someone from Canada please put him in his place! Duuude, c'mon man, I hate getting into a cold car, and what's worse, I hate having to start said cold car up, it hurts me to think of the crimes I am committing against the engine!
hahaha, dude I'm from Canada originally Go London!!! I was probably a whole 30 miles north of you guys after going east a little So I know my shizzle, even if our winters are still pretty weak compared to most of canada.
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