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Let’s be honest, I’m sure anyone can do this work with a good driver. However, this is another one of those jobs you can have your local machine shop do when they prep your engine block for assembly.

I think the biggest take away with this video is the nomenclature. I’ve always called these ‘freeze plugs’. It appears that’s incorrect and we should start calling them ‘core plugs’. I’m OK with that.

Yes, I did go with brass core plugs. Steel plugs are cheaper, but they tend to rust. They both seal the same if properly installed. The brass just looks better and doesn’t corrode like steel. It’s up to you what you use.

Thanks again to Justin Frische for his help in this video.

Previous video in the series

The #FairmontProject playlist: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/fairmont-videos

Camera: Brian Kast

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Engine Details

Displacement: 363cid

The Block: http://www.pbm-erson.com/Catalog/PBM/Block%20Kits/KITSBK-29 

The Crank: http://www.pbm-erson.com/Catalog/PBM/Clearance/PBM85207 

The Heads: https://performanceparts.ford.com/part/M-6049-X302 
Compression: 8.9:1

The Cam: Comp Cams custom grind: 222@.050″ 222@.050 .357″lobe lift .571″ valve lift (1.6 rocker) .351″ lobe lift .562″ valve lift (1.6 rocker) 114º separation 4ºadvance

Modified: Edelbrock Performer RPM intake

The Carburetor: https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/carburetors/demon/mighty_demon/parts/5402020BT 

The Distributor: https://www.msdperformance.com/products/distributors/ford/parts/8582 

The Ignition: https://www.msdperformance.com/products/ignitions/street_and_strip/parts/6462 

The turbo Kit: http://www.on3performance.com/shop/1987-93-mustang-gtcobra-5-0-foxbody-turbo-system/

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ETCG Video Title: How To Install Core Plugs #DarkMatterPikachu #FairmontProject -EricTheCarGuy Video Description: This is another video in the Engine Series for the #FairmontProject. In this installment we install ‘core plugs’ in the block with Justin Frische of Kalvinator Engines. Thumbnail: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/images/Youtube_Thumbs/oct/2016/How-To-Install-Core-Plugs-850.jpg

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