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Old 10-14-2014, 02:53 PM
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Hello all,
I am new to this site and wonder if I may get some assistance. I recently obtained a 1989 celebrity with a Aplha one mercruiser 5.7. While cleaning it out I found the blue drain plus but decided to order new ones so that I may winterize the engine for the winter. I have the out drive off for maintainence and was informed I may pour the anti freeze into the hose, (which ones) also what is the location the blue drain plugs screw into on the engine? Any help would be great.
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Old 10-14-2014, 04:32 PM
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Block drains:
See #5 in pic.

BTW: those blue plastic plugs have orings, meaning they have a positive seal. Turn them with light finger pressure until they stop. Do not force them in any further. I have found a slight squirt of WD-40, dab of grease, anything lubricating, on the threads of the blue plugs help save them and less chance for the soft threads to strip. Plastic is 'grippy.'

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