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Mar 20, 12:21am - #421289 
magnetic oil drain plug

thought this was an excellect idea-so i bought it--its a magnetic oil drain plug-that collects metal particles in your oil-when you change your oil just wipe the particles off and re-plug--this has to be good for the motor life...

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Mar 20, 12:21am - #421290 
oh yeah i paid $6 for it

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Mar 20, 12:42am - #421291 
its good if it catches any metal. let us know wut happens.

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Mar 20, 12:55am - #421292 
dont worry i will

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Mar 20, 1:06am - #421293 
where did you get it?


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Mar 20, 1:41am - #421294 
where else--ebay

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Mar 20, 1:55am - #421295 
interesting...

i'm trying to think if i remember something of that concept being that went around the Oil Filter, magnetized, and trapped metal particles in the filter...


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Mar 20, 2:42am - #421296 
yeah i have one, works okay i guess. every oil change i do notice the tip of the magnet has a nice amount of microscopic shavings on it. also cool because when you do oil changes you can just stick it to the side of the oil pan while you let it drain, no losing the plug.

only thing is don't use that aluminum gasket they supply more than once. change it with a new gasket from toyota. supposedly you can use it over again but when i did it leaked abit.


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Mar 20, 10:38am - #421297 
so if they're microscopic...how do you notice them? j/k tongue

pretty cool, it can only help. it's worth noting though that almost all synthetic blend and pure synthetic oils have properties that suspend impurities (such as metal scrapings). but still like i said, it can only help to take the bits totally out of the equation. this is what i ASSUME anyway

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Mar 20, 9:19pm - #421298 
Hmmm, sounds interesting. Think I'm gonna look into that! thumbsup

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Mar 20, 11:30pm - #421299 
for the price its worth having one

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Mar 20, 11:58pm - #421300 
too much for just a bolt grin

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Mar 21, 7:40am - #421301 
Originally Posted by e_degala
interesting...

i'm trying to think if i remember something of that concept being that went around the oil filter, magnetized, and trapped metal particles in the filter...


ehh, there such a thing as an Oberg-type filter, usually in dry sump oil systems that catches debris, but it's not magnetic. it's basically just a screen.

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