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Re: Yet Another Sump Plug Thread
Thanks everyone for such quick replies.
Dancingdad, I already had the idea of grinding down a 10mm square up my sleeve in case I need it. Looks like I will need it.
The Draper tool is a rave-from-the-grave. I had one of those many moons ago. The as-forged finish always seemed crude but the taper on the squares could be handy. Lightbulb moment! I'll grind a taper onto a 10mm square and that should do it, as long as I can get it off afterwards.
DeKaye, I already have an extractor pump (brass plunger type, not the nice Pela one) but it is horribly slow and awkward to use, especially in a confined space. If I can get the sump plug out I would rather lie on my back, take off an undertray and grapple with the plug. On the other hand, it's a nice back-up solution if the other options fail.
Currently in LaurasDad's garage: