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haha yea right now i have nothing plugging the heater channels. air just pours ou the back of the engine, so im going to get some freeze plugs this weekend and fix the problem.

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take a soda can and cut the bottom off. slip it on the nipples and duct tape it on.


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take a soda can and cut the bottom off. slip it on the nipples and duct tape it on.

He said nipples!! huh,,huh,,huh,,huh Laughing


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hahaha...yea i guess that will work for now. but i dont have a knife and duct tape here at work. mayeb when i get home so i can just get by.

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if ya cant duct it f@#$ it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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baby food lids fit right over, with a nice snug fit. now i just need to screw it on. that is a great fix.

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yeah you dont wanna leave those holes open cuz your loseing all that air that could be flowing over your cylinders

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think of those heater vents and the air blown on the engine as a blow jo..

now, if its doen right, it all goes great! Twisted Evil

if its sloppy, then your frustrated.


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My youngest boy wanted to know why it's called "duck" tape.


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cause "duck" is easier to market than Duct.....

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the actual name brand is "duct " tape. the knock offs include "duck, duc..." tape


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its duct tape for ducts like masking tape is for masking.


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In Nebraska,,it's called furnace tape..go figure. Guess its got something to do with furnace ducts huh?


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I used plastic paint can lids with hose clamps until i welded the holes shut

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Just an afterthought. I went out into the shed to look for an exhaust, and noticed that on my fanshroud that has no heater outlets, there are 1/2" or maybe 5/8" holes on each side..... Maybe we really should be drilling holes into our plugs on the outlets.... Sounded crazy at first, but its plausable.....


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