Fumoto Oil Drain Plug

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Tue Apr 6 20:58:43 EDT 2004

You guys are changing oil and filters far to often, IMO!  Once a year in
nice weather, or oil at 10K and filter at 20K are an easy to remember
milestones.  The other philosophy to which I subscribe and recommend to my
non wrenching son is to never change oil, just change cars every 200K.


> From: Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com>
> Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 20:35:13 -0400
> To: PeterBergin at aol.com, Brice2004 at webtv.net
> Cc: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Fumoto Oil Drain Plug
> I had a Fumoto on my 5ktq for years and have had one on my 200q20v for at
> least two years now.  No problems.   Makes the oil drain a breeze.   The
> 200's OEM plug was a pain to remove.
> At 08:22 PM 4/6/2004 -0400, PeterBergin at aol.com wrote:
>> I put one in my car about 10k ago. (last fall) I have changed oil twice and
>> am due for my 3rd soon.  I have no leaks, however, now you guys have me
>> worried.  Seams handy, because I change oil outdoors year round in
>> Minnesota.  My 
>> time to open the valve and spin off the filter is less than a minute. Nice
>> when 
>> its below zero.  I always needed a breaker bar to remove the factory plug,
>> even 
>> though I never tighten it very hard.
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