oil drain plug question....

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  1. DarkHorse164

    DarkHorse164 New Member

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    Is there a specific torque setting for the oil pan drain plug?
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    10ft lbs POUNDS PER 2003 SERVICE MANUAL
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    DarkHorse164 New Member

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    cool! thanks :nice:

    ...can't find my manual :shrug:
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  4. Dark Knight GT

    Dark Knight GT I can't get it up......ok that didn't sound right.

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    Or you can do what I always do. Get a good firm grip on the socket wrench and tighten that sucker as tight as you can get it. :nice:

    I do that all the time and have no problems.
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  5. DarkHorse164

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    Thanks...but I'll take my chances with the torque wrench :D
    Stripped a couple drain plugs in my day, and don't need to do THAT ever again!
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    jadesville the polarbear conservation corps protects a polarb

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    you shouldnt be able to strip it, ive always just gotten as tight as possible :nice:
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    Actually...the 2 times I managed to strip the threads were on motorcycles. The aluminum threads on the oil pan are what stripped...what a pain that was to fix :rolleyes: it was enough to make me cautious.
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    jadesville the polarbear conservation corps protects a polarb

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    on a billet aluminum motor?, what did you tighten it down with, an impact gun? lol

    i've just never heard of that before
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