My custom decomp plug (pics)


6 replies to this topic
  • jimbob69

Posted August 12, 2006 - 06:11 PM

#1

Today I machined my own decompression plug out of stainless today.

Thought I would share it with you all.

http://www.thumperta...ehicle&vid=5870



I had to make the groove for the bolt wider on mine because the hole was stripped and I had to tap it out to a 1/4-20 SAE thread.

  • kyleyz

Posted August 12, 2006 - 07:57 PM

#2

how did you do that?

  • grayracer513

Posted August 12, 2006 - 10:32 PM

#3

On a lathe. My son did the same thing two years ago when he was in the 9th grade. Made 5 of them for $3 out of 7075 round bar.

Nice job, BTW.

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  • barch88

Posted August 12, 2006 - 10:47 PM

#4

Nice stuff.

  • BergArabia

Posted August 13, 2006 - 01:26 AM

#5

Looks good to me..

  • justadad447

Posted August 13, 2006 - 08:31 AM

#6

a company called T-N-T Engineering at tntengineering@aol.com Has this plug made of billet and hard coated and ( patented ) this is a sweet plug for only $ 15.00 to your door. or you can call them at 1-208-512-0329 or go on ebay and type in YZ Decompression plug 1998 to 2004

  • jimbob69

Posted August 13, 2006 - 10:02 AM

#7

Thanks for the positive comments, its my first real time ever machining anything on a lathe.





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