Some plugs, like yours, do need a special tool. Fortunately, it's one
you can make yourself.
Starting with a 1/2" drive extension, just grind a bit off the flats
of the end, making a slight taper.
On Fri, 27 May 2005 09:30:11 -0400 "Randy Widman"
> Hi Listers,
> I know this is probably a stupid question but is there a special
> tool needed
> to drain/fill the rear end? It looks like a square recessed hole
> that a 1/2"
> drive ratchet would fit into but my drain/fill plug seems to be
> tapered and
> the 1/2" drive only goes in a little bit and then will slip?
> TIA and thanks for all the other help I've gotten from the list the
> last few
> weeks. I'm very close to getting my '79 B back on the road after
> buying it 3
> years ago.
> Have a Great Holiday Weekend and Happy Motoring !!!!
> Randy Widman
> '79 Red B