Oil Drain plugs & Impact wrench.

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Mar 28 06:10:21 EST 2003

At 11:43 PM 03/27/2003 -0500, SuffolkD at aol.com wrote:
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>Oil plug extraction via impact wrench.
>I know it seems wrong but I'm having trouble removing the sedans 17mm plug.
>The Avant had a larger socket head (from memory) but needed the impact wrench
>too even after 1500 miles since head rebuild.
>The sedan just won't budge. 80 psi and ~200 ft lbs.  Car is Mid Atlantic salt
>oil filter was a snap now what?  Liquid wrench (PB Blaster) etc.  Time for
>the torch?

No help with how to get the oil drain plug out, but once you do, replace it
with a Fumoto and you won't have to struggle with that plug
again.   http://www.fumotovalve.com/

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