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post #1 of 13 Old 10-31-2012, 08:20 AM Thread Starter
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Any advise on adding a block heater?

I have a 2006 6.0.
I've read that to add a block heater to a truck that doesn't have one is not a desirable job.
Is there an alternative?
I have a florida truck that I bought and moved to Michigan.
Already has very hard/no starts.
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are you for sure it dont hav one ? Maybe u hav teh block heater but not teh cord ?

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You may just need the cord, block heaters were not an option
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It would be in a right side freeze plug location?
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Email me your vin# and i will tell you if it has a block heater
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Great thanks!
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Is there a way to tell if it has updated head bolts?
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No such thing as updated head bolts, best bet is get the ARP Headstuds, which i have
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You truck didnt come with ones but i can order you the entire block heater assmby and wire for $116
retail-$179
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Doesn't that entail removing a freeze plug. Which I read is a huge deal.
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You need to drain the system and pull the plug, insert block heater, refill cooling system. Done!
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