Engine oil drain plug

4 replies to this topic
  • LVThumper

Posted May 23, 2005 - 08:02 PM


Are all oil drain plugs the same for XR's? I have a 97 600, and I need a new one. I would prefer a magnetic one, but the one in the TT store isn't available anymore. Any good advice on where to get one? :)

  • don87xr600

Posted May 23, 2005 - 09:47 PM



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  • miguelitro

Posted May 24, 2005 - 07:15 AM


or XR's only

  • qadsan

Posted May 24, 2005 - 07:42 AM


Magnetic drain plugs are super easy to make. I make them from the stock drain plugs. I drill them with a "D" bit and enlarge the hole just a little bit more. Then I put a dab of JB Weld in the hole and press in a 0.250" X 0.50" rare earth cylindrical magnet. I've been doing this for many years on cars, trucks, bikes, etc, and haven't had any issues other than the junk that collects on the magnet.

  • LVThumper

Posted May 24, 2005 - 10:02 AM


Thanks for the help. :) I was still wondering if all XR's use the same plug, or do they all vary?

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