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Fixing the FJ-09 Achilles Heel - Oil Drain Plug

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11 minutes ago, nhchris said:

That sealing washer looks a bit trick. Where do you get another one at next oil replacement? Ebay?

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I picked up a bunch at a local autoparts but they're pretty common and cheap. Amazon, Ebay.....yep. Just google "Dowty Washer".

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Had the low profile Mazda plug on my 2015, it had an 8 or 8.5mm socket. Soft metal.

Replaced it with one of these, "814-M14BLK", several brands available. I prefer the 6mm socket.

Used a Yamaha crush washer, cheaper and better quality than the auto parts store version.

M14x1.5 thread.

 

 

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Kawasaki ZZR250->Yamaha YZF600RG->Honda CBR600F2->Yamaha R6->Yamaha MT-09 Tracer (MT09TRAG)->Yamaha TTR250

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Hey, link is still good;

 

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F311557082474

 

Magnetic too! Just gives you a state of engine condition. Don't think it's going to stop anything. Just seeing the little bit of black powder material each time and not slivers makes ya feel good. Everything's OK. 

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