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PatrickB    Posted 10-07-2016 at 09:30:49 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Oil Drain Plug Wrench
  • The old wrenches handle never was user friendly so I put a different one on it.

    I learned quite a while ago that when you buy a new drain plug, make a wrench to fit it. Nothing fits it like a square hole, not an open end, not anything. And it's easy to make. Carefully torch a hole or use a 1" hole saw and and a square file. Either way it needs to fit tight.

    Larry (TX)    Posted 10-07-2016 at 12:00:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Oil Drain Plug Wrench
  • Nice and a great weld joint Patrick not to have gotten into the raised letters, or even better if it's the pointed end you added with the smoothness and all- I'm very impressed.

    Guess I'm lucky that I've never had to buy new oil drain plugs, just a few new copper seals for some along the way!

    PatrickB    Posted 10-07-2016 at 13:36:48 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Oil Drain Plug Wrench
  • Thanks Larry. That handle was an 1 1/2" structural spud wrench before I cut the head off of it. Probably a $60 tool when it was new. Weighed over 5 lbs. Got it at a farm sale for $4.

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