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My drain plug will not budge. I tried everything, now its just a nub, any suggestions?:confused013:
 

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wow, how tight was it????? umm only thing i can think of is a new pan....sorry bud, im sure someone will chime in with another way around it
 

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Nub? It's stripped? If it was me I'd drill a hole in the middle, a good sized one, let the oil drain out, then get a big EZ out and twist it out. I'd run a magnet up in there to try and get any shavings that mighta got thrown in. If that don't work then I'd look into a new pan. Did you try to give the ratchet or whatever you're turning it with a good rap with a bammer or something to break it loose instead of just turning it?
 

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just drill and tap a new drain plug
 

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Im with coal roller. Weld a nut to it
 

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When you weld the nut on the heat will allow the plug to come out very easy.
Way I do it is to use a large nut and weld though the center.
 

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Just use some vice grips or a stripped lugnut remover. Its pretty freakin simple...
 

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this hapened to me this one time, just would not budge, ended up round. I just uesed a grinder and shaved it down to a smaller hexagon size when i was done the pan had cooled down and the drain plug heated a fair bit from the grinding and whola it came out and I still use it, any how I did replace the washer..
 

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if i remember, arnt they a allen head. first oil change i did i changed mine to a quick drain type that we use at work.
 

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I used to get a lot of damaged nuts on boat engines. I'd drop down in the metric set, hammer them on. Eventually something would hold. I destroyed a few sockets but "Oh, well!!" If the corners are too far gone... heat/cool?
 

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Get a vacuum pump and suck the oil out the fill hole.


After sucking out the oil, drop a lit 1/4 stick of dynamite down the fill hole and put the cap on really quick. The heat and pressure of the dynamite will blow out the plug.

I've done that with great results at least seventeen times.
 
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