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Old 10-24-2006, 12:38 PM
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351W Drain Locations

I drained the water from my block, manifolds, etc... last night. I could only find one drain on the block itself, toward the lower, rear, port side. This is the only one on the block I could find... is it the only one? ('92 205 w/ 351W HO). Thanks!
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Old 10-24-2006, 12:42 PM
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IIRC there are 2 on the back side of the block and two on the backs of the manifold risers as well. Easty knows all...
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Old 10-24-2006, 12:43 PM
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there is one on the front starboard side as well.
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Old 10-24-2006, 12:48 PM
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the starboard one might be kind of hidden, look behind any hosing etc.

also make sure to drain the trans cooler and drain the lines.
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Old 10-24-2006, 02:39 PM
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Two on the block, two on the rear of the manifold risers (below where the exhaust hoses hook up).

The one on the port side is just rear of midway on the block. On the starboard side, it is foward of midway on the block.
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Old 10-24-2006, 04:29 PM
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Thanks for the info, everyone!
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:30 AM
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Where does the hot water supply for the cabin heater connect? If I use Fak-a-Lake to deliver anti-freeze, will it get to the heater core? Does the heater need to be turned on for cater circulation? Thanks for the info. Just trying to make sure I get everything covered in my first winterization.
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Just a couple other things I would check

There is a small drain on the back of the housing that the raw water comes through first (not sure what the function of that casting is). Other drain on my 92 is on the muffler in the back of the engine in the center. Not sure if you have the same set up or not....
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Old 10-25-2006, 09:11 AM
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Two on the block, two on the rear of the manifold risers (below where the exhaust hoses hook up).

The one on the port side is just rear of midway on the block. On the starboard side, it is foward of midway on the block.
Easty, is this the same for my '79 Pleasurecraft? Plus how do I get antifreeze into the block, a fake a lake isn't an option with my trailer.
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Old 10-25-2006, 11:36 AM
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I just read that there may be 3 drain plugs on the PCM. I don't know this for a fact, but worth investigating. As I mentioned in my PM to you, you will probably be fine without antifreeze in the block, but if you decide to do it, drop me a line and I'll give you a run through that will cost about $10 in parts. But bear in mind, I've never actually done it myself as I don't bother with antifreeze in the motor.

As for the heater, you probably want antifreeze there. But I'm not familiar as to how to do that as I don't have a heater.
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