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Re: Magnetic oiling system

Huw Powell wrote:
> > I believe that a magnetic oil drain plug is the way to go.
> > Simple, cheap and you can directly observe the crap
> > very easily every time you change the oil.
> I agree.  Anything in the filter should be trapped anyway, the plug is
> cheap and easy and can maybe grab crud in the pan.  Didn't see any
> filings on my last change though.  Is this good?  Hope so.

O'course, magnets only catch _some_ ferrous materials (CI, steel, some
SS). Aluminum, babbett (bearing mat'l), etc. float right on by. Same in
the transaxle; only the gears' and bearings' discards will be seen. The
synchro and blocker-ring stuff (brass, etc.) will not play the game.