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Old 03-16-2012, 10:12 PM
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Dropped my oil plug on the lake

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I was changing my oil tonight and lost my oil plug!
I've got a 1994 205 with a Chevy motor. One of the first fuel injection motors.
I ran the hose through the drain plug hole, but lost the nut on the end.
Any body know what size I need? It took a 11/16 wrench to take it off.
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:04 PM
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Might have to remove the drain hose from the oil pan to match a new plug,
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:26 PM
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Take the wrench with you to the hardware store and see what fits it. I think its just a standard pipe thread.
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Old 03-17-2012, 10:05 AM
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Try 1/4" NPT (national pipe thread) I think that's what you need, any hardware store should have it for a couple bucks.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:09 AM
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It's either 1/4 or 3/8 NPT.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:21 AM
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What I don't understand about this is how???

Were you just dumping the oil in the lake??
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:09 AM
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It is 1/4" NPT. Mine also has an Oring inside the cap.

Pram- I change my oil on our floating lift all the time. Run hose out drain plug hole, set drain pan on floats. Lots of opportunities for dropped tools.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:54 AM
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Sorry that post was meant as a joke
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:26 PM
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It is 1/4" NPT. Mine also has an Oring inside the cap.

Pram- I change my oil on our floating lift all the time. Run hose out drain plug hole, set drain pan on floats. Lots of opportunities for dropped tools.
Jump in the water and get the part.... .... then a good cup of hot coffee....
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:09 PM
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