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Transmission Drain Plug Question?

jkexplorer

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I was searching for a transmission drain plug, and was wondering if anyone used a Fumoto engine oil valve for their transmission pan? Seems to me that it should work with the addition of a nut on the inside of the pan. Perhaps there are some inherent problems in this that I cannot visualize. I did find one other drain plug from Kragen's Auto Supply. The drain plug was Mr. Gasket, part No. 4470. Any comments on either item or other recommendations would be appreciated.
 



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see my answer to your post in the 5R55 post above.
 






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Thank you for the information!!!
 






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just get one from autozone
 






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I could not find one on the Autozone website, but found one at Kragen's. I'll probably purchase it there. Thanks...
 






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The Kragen plugs work great, I used RTV on mine and never had a leak, but every time I pulled the plug I got nervous about the inner nut and breaking the seal.
A fumoto would be great but major overkill IMO.
It would be cake to braze a brass insert into the OEM pan with a plug, may be a better way.
I run an oversize PML pan now with a huge drainplug, no worrys
 






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