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Does anybody know how to get a stripped oil drain out ???? I know that it was not stripped untill after I had the oil changed at the local shop with some other work. Now as I am winterizing my bike, my 10mm allen just spins around. I know that the drain plugs can get stripped out rather easy, so how can I get it out and replace it? Also, does anybody know of a replacement drain plug that will actually be a snug fit for a 10mm allen socket? Thanks for the help to who ever helps ;)
 

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not really your fault, that bolt sucks ::)
try tapping the 10mm in with a hammer to see if you can get it in better, you might try a similar size torx (kinda star-shaped) that might get enough bite to grab it.
if all else fails, head to sears and they have special tools to take out stripped screws/bolts.
once you get that booger out, replace it with somethin like this:
http://tinyurl.com/to1b
 

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EVERY mechanical job calls for a big hammer.

This is true... no shop is complete without that big hammer.
 

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I had the same problem and here's what I did. Because I had done a bit of research right after I bought my used M750 I knew the oil drain plug was a PITA to remove and that they could strip out. So, before my first oil change, I purchase a new drain plug from Motowheels along with some other stuff. The one with the 19mm hex head, rubber o-ring and built in magnet.

When the day came to change the oil I tried tapping in the 10mm and it kept shaving brass and falling out. So I tried a torx bit, both unmodified and modified with the same results. As a last resort I used a set of vise-grips. There is enough of a lip for the jaws of the vise-grips to grab onto and the drain plug came free. The new drain plug is working well with no leaks at all.
 

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This is true... no shop is complete without that big hammer.

Hey now, I have my share of big hammers in the shop, but I do my best not to use them on my Duc. I save them for my Kawasaki dirt bike.
 
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