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I foolishly pused the freeze plug into the block on my 73 Mustang 302 windsor while trying to remove it and I was wondering how I can get it out > (Assuming I can;t reach it with a "grabber" tool) Do I have to pull the motor to get the oil pan down ?

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If you have a pair of needle-nose Vise-Grips, they might be able to grab and hold while you work the plug out...
 

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If they are made of steel - I think you might try to catch/find it with one of those automotive magnets, then use vise grips or something else to get it out.
 

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If you have a pair of long needle nose pliers that have the end bent at 90 degrees, try grabbing it with them, then put a long screw driver under the lower portion and use that as a pry to pull it out.

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Don't pull the oil pan ... you cannot access the freeze plug that way. You have to do as the other said ... get ahold of it and pull it out the way it went in.

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The only way to get it out is the same way it went in, through that hole. Patience, Grasshopper.......it is your only choice.

Jim Gates
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65 Olds 4-4-2, 400 ci, 4-sp
71 Dart Swinger 340 - Project in the queue
 
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