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Engine Block heater instalation

Is there a specific port on a dodge ram1500 with a 318cu in engine in to which it is recomended to install the block heater?

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If you are useing one that goes where a frost plug is i usually put it in the center on the right side of the engine.(right side of engine is while you are sitting in truck). The left side has the starter in the way.

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