Only 13 left in stock - order soon. I called him and found out they make a special kit for drain plugs. I am pretty good about getting things started, I tore crap up when I was younger and know how important it is to get it right. Sucks. Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 35 of 35 Posts. KTM OEM Oil plug, 79430920044. Let's talk about KTM Motorcycles and their subsidiary bikes like husqvarna here! Prev. RedShark, Mar 1, 2013 #1. While I was back at it, I had to get the extractor off the original - it was still stuck to the old bolt and rounded head. Which quad? I went ahead and got the kit today. $5.00 shipping. KTM OEM Oil plug, 79430920044. should run in the same tread just cut it out a little more. Here's a cheap and easy fix for a stripped oil drain plug thread problem. What are you guys doing on the stripped drain plugs? Joined: May 10, 2005 Oddometer: 3,730 Location: Honolulu. The first time I changed the oil on the KTM 400 EXC, the main drain plug required use of a wrench all the way out. 1; 2; First 2 of 2 Go to page. You will need to cut down the insert or you won't be able to drain all the oil at change time.. I stripped the threading on my 82 kz550. Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by ragen, Sep 10, 2009. ragen, Sep 10, 2009 #1. ragen Adventurer. So ... What to do when the threads in the aluminum casting start getting stripped by years of drain plug removal? The case is very thin in the drain location with only a small lip cast into it to allow for the drain plug threads to hold. Mechanic is going overboard. Press J to jump to the feed. So finally had it happen to me after 2 TRX450R's and a KTM, i not have a stripped engine oil drain hole. i noticed drips of oil on the concrete in the shed then had a look and also noticed a little bit of oil around the drain bolt washer and a little spread of it on the engine case just slightly below where the bolt is. During oxidation, the molecules of engine oil break down. been leaking alittle before that, seems like my last shop i went with stripped it. It is a 12x1.50. Mine is getting bad. The oil then tends to oxidize under high temperatures. Oil Filter Screen Drain Plug Bolt for KTM & Husaberg. An oil pan is made from either stamped steel or aluminum, and either metal can be damaged if the oil drain bolt is over-tightened or cross-threaded. any temp solution? 5.0 out of 5 stars 4. This extremely durable KTM/Husaberg stainless steel external hex design plug/bolt can handle repeated use without deforming or stripping. The 525 IRS or the 450S reborn into a 525S? Helicoil it and be done with it. I've personally had "miracle cures" from this approach. I brought my bike into the dealer and they warrantied it for me. After a few hit and miss attempts at solving the problem, it seems that the leak has been stopped! 5.0 out of 5 stars 4. Cars and truck built in the 80s and 90s often had steel oil pans that were made of strong thick steel that rarely got stripped out. Bah. Went to autozone to purchase the oil tite self tapping drain plug as seen in this link Stripped Oil Plug Threads Fix . Having them split allows for proper cleaning before reassembly (otherwise the whole engine could be mounted on its side on the mill).". My drain plug was also stripped out from the factory. Havent had an issue in 40hrs & 6000ft permanent elevation change. Maybe I'm sure you can buy M13 sump plugs by the boat load. Drain oil, lay bike on side and clean area well with brake cleaner. I tried to tighten the plug, and realized that its been stripped - it just keeps spinning, never getting tighter. Open to all Polaris models including the Outlaw, Predator, and Sportsman. Reactions: Big Daddy, rankdog and … If your M12x1.75 oil drain pan already had a failed helicoil, the only option we can offer is to use the M14x1.5 drain plug kit p/n 1415A to enlarge the thead size from the factory M12x1.75 to M14x1.5. Time-Sert makes a 12x1.5 repair kit that is specifically intended for drain plug repair. You will need to purchase the larger M14x1.5 drain plug and washer from your local parts house. Stripped Oil Drain plug on KTM. Drained the oil to change my timing chain and it felt weird coming out but i didnt worry there was no shavings. Someone Gorrilla'd the thing on TO THE MAX. Stripped oil drain bolt. Prev. I spent an hour trying to get the oil drain screen bolt out of my KTM 530 and finally gave up just before I got the sawzall out and started hacking at the cases (just kidding, but I did drop a few f bombs). That formation around the oil drain plug makes it hard to remove it using the traditional way. Don't be scared, its not a problem unless you treat it like a jackass. Malcolm Smith motorcycles used a 14mm x 1.25 helicoil and replaced the original plug with the plug Yamaha used in the cylinder head on many models in the "spare" spark plug hole. EDIT: Bad title, the pan is stripped, not the bolt. Go get a TIME SERT. My suspicions came true. I am debating what to do, buy the kit and wait or call the dealers. Here are some of the tools that jimthecarguy useshttps://www.amazon.com/shop/jimthecarguyIrwin bolt extractor . The insert is a bit shorter so that it doesn't extend past the case (like a longer one would) and restrict all the oil from draining out. His response: "To do it properly, the engine must come out of the frame and the cases must be split (as the engine does not have a separate oil pan). They’re cheap, but they don’t last. If there are no threads then it will not be a candidate for repair. Your favorite bike, accessories, problems, advice and everything in between! Might work; my assessment: "If it SEALS, it HEALS!" I noticed that there was an oil leak from the oil drain plug under the bike. 79. Missing race today. I'm not sure I would do this myself, but they make an oversize 12X1.5mm plug for automobiles. We use time serts at work. Ive been advised to use a timesert. The very next thing you are told is you need a new one. Ive been advised to use a timesert. if its a 12x1.5 why can't you buy a 13x1.5 tap ? I have a 2009 KTM Duke 690. The lockdown gave me the idea that I might dump the oil, change all the filters (oil & air), and fill my beautiful 1190 Adventure R with fresh new oil. The Latest @PING 7. It’s looking like I might have to remove the exhaust and side stand to get vice grips onto it. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. They claimed that my 2005 car is old and that is the reason the threads are stripped. He's got a K&N Oil Filter on it. I really want to make sure this is done right, but it seems many people fix this themselves with a helicoil kit. Stripped drain plug. 19. Husqvarna TXC250 oil drain bolt stripped. 295 Posts #21 • Aug 10, 2018. SMT-CNC Aluminium Oil Drain Plug Bolt Compatible With KTM DUKE 125 200 390 [B076H1QHSL] 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. I JB welded it in. Go. filter bolt/plug prematurely fails under repetitive use. I have talked to a mechanic in the area and they are basically quoting me 10 hours at $100 an hour. They installed a helicoil and it seems to have done the trick. We have a live chat box also! I was trying to do an oil change on a bike that's just got 4200 miles on it. Sheesh, way to go pal. After a quick trip to the store for 5 quarts of oil and a funnel and a final "tightening" of the rubber plug (a rubber plug does not have threads, so it is basically shoved into the oil pan drain) he was on his way, filled with fear that the plug would simply fall out, drain all the oil, ruin the engine and leave him stranded on the side of the road. If your M12x1.75 oil drain pan already had a failed helicoil, the only option we can offer is to use the M14x1.5 drain plug kit p/n 1415A to enlarge the thead size from the factory M12x1.75 to M14x1.5. Pull up a couch. Don't let this happen to you. Is the mechanic going overboard? Its on like Donkey Kong. | Quote. $5.19 $ 5. Going to look for a helicoil kit next week. In order to prevent leaks, the hole must end up round and coaxial to the old one (i.e normal to the sealing surface). 29. If the threads are completely stripped it can even lead to the drain plug not fitting at all which would leave your engine completely empty of oil and unable to be ran. The bolt obviously will not go back in. ktm 640 lc4 stripped oil drain bolt extraction solutions. They’re a … But they hooked me up with a time sert which is way beter then a helicoil, but there are some specail tools that go with it so it would be kind of costly toi buy the kit for just one. Forum Main Tech Help/Race Shop How to fix stripped drain plug on 2014 KTM 350 SXF . So I picked up a new bike today. Content was already tagged with this Tag. 99. Upon inspection, it looks like it's coming from the drain plug. Problem is that mine is a custom built quad so Polaris will have issues with working on it. I think it cost me $10 for the repair. A stripped oil pan drain plug can be especially frustrating because it will leave your oil drain plug loose causing a constant leak. Aluminium is too good of a heat conductor for differential expansion to work well either but you could try hitting the plug with a cold spray. So, I held the wrench as tight as I could, and tried to whack the wrench with a hammer to break it free. Back when I was a kid I stripped the drain plug on my then-new 1976 250CR. RedShark Long timer. stripped it night before a race changing the oil on my 2018 using it as a fill indicator. Does anyone know if you can drain all the oil out of the bottom screen or the screen on the side below the shifter becuase if i can i will JB weld my drain plug in … It's cool in the Lounge. Penetrating oil is unlikely to help you as the threads are well lubed already and on the wrong side of an O-ring seal. I ran a thread fixing tap through it and it is not tightening up. Allen wrench in and sh@t!!! They even installed a magnet in the plug. Stripped Oil Drain plug on KTM. I would say find a dealer that has the stuff and let them do it. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon . Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 35 of 35 Posts. Today’s vehicles are usually built with aluminum oil pans. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 35 Posts. Buy 2, save 3%. I noticed that there was an oil leak from the oil drain plug under the bike. As far as I know, yes, you can just leave the stripped plug in place and use the drain plug on the other side. my sons ktm 520 dirtbike has a stripped oil drain plug. I thought I was the only one that had this problem. This lip also has slots and holes in it to allow for complete oil draining. MacWildcat Posts: 412 Joined: 01 Dec 2006 00:59. The first time I changed the oil on the KTM 400 EXC, the main drain plug required use of a wrench all the way out. 2008 Outlaw 525 IRS, Pure Polaris Bumpers, Pure Polaris Nerf Bars, REM Aluminum Heel Guards, Rekluse Pro, PP/FMF Power Core 4, UNI Filter, EHS Lid, JD Jetting, ITP Holeshot GNCC Tires, Acerbis Hand Guards, and Stickers! The molecules mix with the dirt in the engine coming from comb… Videolester Adventurer. Now on the 3rd oil change, it pretty evident the threads were stripping out on the case. I got the replacement screen/drain plug installed today. Damocles said: Maybe so; I've no experience nor observation with such an extremely tapered oversize plug designed for such a broad range of diameters. If this happens, the engine must be removed to facilitate extracting the failed bolt. No chips may stay inside the cases. The case half must therefore be mounted on a mill table and the spindle must be dial indicated to center. $11.99 $ 11. Did not work. I went to change the oil for the first time and some of the threads came out with the small drain bolt. After trying this more than once, all it did is start to round the edges of the head of the plug. Cross-threaded it so the threads broke apart. Drain oil, lay bike on side and clean area well with brake cleaner. Any comments by anyone who has used them or something similar? The bolt obviously will not go back in. Might just buy the kit so I can do the IRS also. Someone must have screwed up the threads before jeff got it. thanks for your help Steve Stripped drain plug. Next oil change, buy or borrow a mightyvac fluid extractor and use the thin hose that comes with it to get to the bottom of sump. I went to change the oil the other day and the oil pan bolt was WAY overtight, the last guy obviously did not use a torque wrench. Stripped Oil Drain Plug. mine was a little off and the plug wasn't flush with the cases so it is now also sealed up with RTV, I see what you mean, quite expensive. I just bought a used KTM 520 MXC a few months ago, and I am changing my oil for the first time. It's a common occurrence because those plugs are tightened so lite that over tightening them usually strips them. I will say I've used them on cars with success. The sludge forms around the drain plug because the oil in the engine has exceeded its oil change time. I have a KTM 450 EXC 2004 model. Long story. You chip it out the best you can. The Oil Drain Filter Tool for KTM, Husaberg, Husqvarna, Beta by STR is an easy to use device for draining the engine or transmission oil on your KTM, Husaberg, Husqvarna, Beta 2-stroke or 4-stroke without making a mess or getting oil on the skid plate. Joined: Sep 9, 2009 Oddometer: 13 Location: Utah, USA. When I went to remove the drain plug, it wouldn't budge. They work on aluminum automobile oil pans, so maybe. Videolester , Oct 10, 2014 #1. ... Forum Main Tech Help/Race Shop Stripped Oil Plug Thread . All that is required is a few tools and 10 minutes of spare time. Only 12 left in stock - order soon. 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