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Old 11-14-2013, 03:34 PM   #1
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Block heater install on SVT

Anyone added the block heater to their SVT? Can one do it from underneath or is the access too difficult? I'm buying a SVT EAP that has had the engine replaced and there is no block heater. I've used the heater in my current SVT EAP a lot up here in upstate NY and I would really like to add it if its not too hard.

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Old 11-14-2013, 06:17 PM   #2
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if it doesn't have one then there is just a little freeze plug in there you need to get a freeze plug removal tool since the engine is in the car if it isn't drill a hole in it and use a pair of needle nose pliers to get it out and take your block heater which has a little bolt in to for the wingnut on the back just loosen it pop it out but its a little trucky to get it in and out but it can be done pretty easily
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Old 11-14-2013, 06:59 PM   #3
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Thanks jwgstang. Is the freeze plug in a location that I can get at without removing the engine? I can't see it from the top and won't have a chance to get the car up on ramps until this weekend.
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:06 PM   #4
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no problem eajohnso since you the svt doesn't have gaskets that permanatley seal to the engine just take the whole intake manifold off eisest way I take take my manifold off in 10 mins if you need any help just let me know
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