Drain Plug Issues

Aug 21, 2018 11:24 PM - 393 Views Create A New Thread

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Rosharon, TX

Drain Plug Issues
Drain Plug Issues. So I noticed a spot of oil under a classic car that I just bought. Looks to be the drain plug leaking. Man I bought the car from said the gasket was bad on the drain plug. I put the car on the rack and started to remove the drain plug. The drain plug as hand tight. And yes the gasket was Missing. No Gasket at all.

I just do not understand how the drain plug was only hand tight. Could have been a major issue. So I replaced the gasket and here is a novel idea use a wrench to tighten the drain plug.


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  • 32 Dodge
    Aug 23, 2018 at 9:40 PM

  • Come on now.............

    At least get your nose up on the curb...............

  • will547
    Aug 23, 2018 at 8:46 PM

  • It would be great if they could talk.... So many good stories and back seat tales about tail....

  • 32 Dodge
    Aug 23, 2018 at 6:17 PM

  • Hey Will,
    I was just thinking about this $3.99 fix of yours. We think it's nothing........

    What if some of these old cars we deal with, could talk......... they might tell of a fix many years ago where the owner had to pay $3.99 and he thought that was just down right outrageous!

    Just a thought,

  • 32 Dodge
    Aug 22, 2018 at 11:20 AM

  • Good Job Will !
    Don't you wish every leaking part on our cars could be fixed so easily?

  • will547
    Aug 22, 2018 at 8:36 AM

  • Not a drop quick easy fix. $3.99 for a pack of 5 washers.

  • 32 Dodge
    Aug 22, 2018 at 4:59 AM

  • OK........................So does it leak now????????

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