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Old 07-30-2015, 02:52 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by njbray View Post
I have one of these - it's made for the car so no need to worry about fitment. 1 1/2" sounds a bit too long to me.
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster H6 2.7L ECS News Porsche 986 Boxster ECS Magnetic Drain Plug
That looks nice
Much bigger magnet than the LN.

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Originally Posted by NewArt View Post
Just a note about the ECS magnetic plug. I had one and found that the metal was very easily stripped by the allen socket. Maybe mine was torqued too much by the last tech, but when I did my own oil change this time, I had one hell of a time removing the plug. Ended up cutting a slot in the plug, pushing a chisel bit up with a jack, and freeing it with a vice-grip!
My guess would be that the shop didn't follow the torque specs if it was that tight.
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