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Oil drain plug crush washers - cheap and plentiful!
« on: September 16, 2019, 06:39:18 PM »
The OEM ones are $3 ea at my local dealer. Or, from Amazon I can get 20 at a time (how many times will I need that lol) for $10. I choose Amazon.

CHEAPO DRAIN PLUG WASHERS AT AMAZON

Note that they are thinner than OEM, but they work fine. The one on my bike has about 2500 leak-free miles on it.

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Re: Oil drain plug crush washers - cheap and plentiful!
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2019, 09:13:01 PM »
The OEM ones sure have some meat to them, I've just been reusing mine after touching up both sides on a flat fine abrasive stone, no problems so far. :002:

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Re: Oil drain plug crush washers - cheap and plentiful!
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2019, 02:25:23 AM »
After changing my oil 3 times I decided to change the washer to a new one and it leaked. Drained the oil and put the old washer on and no leak. If it ain't broke don't fix it.

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Re: Oil drain plug crush washers - cheap and plentiful!
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2019, 07:27:20 AM »
Have you had a look at the new one under a microscope/magnifier? It's probably got a lip/burr on it.

 



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