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    Found something new on a Healey engine

    Attached is a picture of what looks like a sender unit that replaced a freeze plug in a Bj8 motor. I have never seen one of these before but it should work as a sender to a temperature gauge. Has anybody seen this in a Healey motor before?

    There are two wires inside the slot.

    Jerry
    freeze plug sensor.jpg

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    Re: Found something new on a Healey engine

    I had one on my 62 Tri carb block . Its ablock heater connection
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    Re: Found something new on a Healey engine

    block heater, I did not think of that! I bet it is pretty corroded inside now.

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    Re: Found something new on a Healey engine

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    block heater, I did not think of that! I bet it is pretty corroded inside now.
    Looks like it is just in one of the Freeze plug holes. I think if you remove it you should be able to replace the freeze plug.

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