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Old 03-28-2012, 10:02 AM
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My plastic drain plug snapped in two. Jeez....believe it or not but all the local part stores in my area don't carry this. Does anyone know the size?

10mm ?

It seems everyone is saying that the "standard" for most cars is 14mm, which of course everyone has.

It's a pain
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:05 AM
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advance auto sells the plug you need, it's in the rad/cooling section just find the correct size, cant remember what it is off hand.


they are metal with a rubber o-ring:



come in various common sizes.
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Mine was plastic. Metal is okay? The one you pictured here looks like the one for my oil pan. This works for radiator too?
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Mine was plastic. Metal is okay? The one you pictured here looks like the one for my oil pan. This works for radiator too?
if you get the right size you should have no problems
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yeah i think it's aluminum. i just cant remember the size. I'm pretty sure if you search miataturbo.net you'll find it. im too lazy to search for you.
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