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OfflineThatmanstu

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    Stripped Oil Drain/Bolt
    « on: 2015-07-05 17:39:29 »
    Recently acquired a 06R12RT. Drain plug has been over tightened and hole is stripped. Easiest/best solution appears to be a "Piggyback" replacement plug.Problem is that there are none available in M16-1.5 of the original drain plug. This 5/8 is available however. [/size]http://http://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/CatalogItemDetail.aspx/Oil-Drain-Plug-Universal-5-8-18-S-o-/_/R-NDP7041907_0375462124
    Any thoughts on this substitution? Keeping in mind that the big plug will never turn again, just the smaller ,center plug.



    OfflineT6pilot

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      Re: Stripped Oil Drain/Bolt
      « Reply #1 on: 2015-07-05 19:23:07 »
      I've had reasonable luck, retapping stripped threads
      Another option helicoil
      Third option is SAE piggyback plug sealed with JBweld
      Best option is to remove pan and replace it, or have it drilled and retapped for oversize plug
      Jim