Magnetic drain plug


5 replies to this topic
  • toten

Posted August 11, 2016 - 10:48 AM

#1

Is it worth installing a magnetic oil drain plug? My WR450 came with one and I tend to find a little bit on it (likely from the transmission). My YZ426 doesn't have one now... is there any real advantage to installing one?



  • stevethe

Posted August 11, 2016 - 12:02 PM

#2

A little as you can pick up some magnetic material. However if you get a Chinese one it may risk the magnet falling out and it cracking in half as I saw happen.

  • ttreewalkerr

Posted August 11, 2016 - 02:25 PM

#3

I added one,, even small metal shavings from natural wear will make its way to your bearing raceways. Any way from stopping even one pass thru a bearing can save years on a motor.

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  • grayracer513

Posted August 11, 2016 - 08:47 PM

#4

A little as you can pick up some magnetic material. However if you get a Chinese one it may risk the magnet falling out and it cracking in half as I saw happen.

 

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  • toten

Posted August 12, 2016 - 10:37 AM

#5

Any brand suggestions?



  • ttreewalkerr

Posted August 12, 2016 - 12:03 PM

#6

I got mine from ebay, 10 bucks. Been fine.





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