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226 freeze/expansion plug size?

Does anyone know the size of the plugs? I have a couple of them weeping and would like to have them before starting on replacement. I think they are 1 3/8'' but hard to measure exactly
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Does anyone know the size of the plugs? I have a couple of them weeping and would like to have them before starting on replacement. I think they are 1 3/8'' but hard to measure exactly
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I believe they are 1 5/16" according to the Parts Catalogs.

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351701-S .. Core Plug-Cylinder Block - 1 5/16" diameter / Obsolete

HAVEN FORD in Haven KS has 34 = 620-465-2252.

OROVILLE FORD-LINCOLN in Oroville CA has 42 = 800-665-6720.

KLIMESH MOTOR SALES in Calmar IA has 65 = 563-562-3241.

GREEN SALES CO. in Cincinnati OH has 324 = 800-543-4959.
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Well I finally got the freeze plug replaced and took the truck out for a ride, about 100 miles and all is good.
For every ones info the size of the plug is 1 3/16'' not 1 5/16 as the book says


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Well I finally got the freeze plug replaced and took the truck out for a ride, about 100 miles and all is good.
For every ones info the size of the plug is 1 3/16'' not 1 5/16 as the book says


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That's great that you're driving it again!
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Interestingly, the chart above calls out two different sizes for block side plugs on the 226, 1 3/16 and 1 5/16.
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It sure does......I missed that, mine is the 1 3/16''
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