Imparts sells one of these ball-check valve jobbies to replace your oil
filler plug. Sounds ideal for what you want to do or you could build one
yourself. If it's a non-standard thread you could drill it out and re-tap
or epoxy a piece of pipe in there that's close and put the ball-valve on
the pipe piece...
At 02:26 PM 11/23/1998 , Mike Lee - Team Banana Racing was inspired to say:
> Another thing I wanted to do before I fill my washer and break it in,
> a lever drain valve on the bottom instead of the simple plug that's in
> The idea is that, first, draining the thing won't make a huge mess.
> some 5 gal buckets sitting around. I figure I could drain really gunky
> into the buckets and let the crud settle out in the buckets; then I could
> the washer by pumping solvent off the top. If the solvent wasn't water
> I could put a water layer on the bottom and really make things easy. The
> is that the drain bolt doesn't appear to be any standard pipe thread, and I
> think extra layers of teflon tape are going to cut it. Has anyone tried
> anything similar?