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No I'm not rushing out to buy one for $34.95 but I will put my oil in plastic bottle and with what magnets I have around the shop see what I get

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Do you check the oil in your cars for metal? If you get some metal, what will you do about it besides worry?

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I do believe most car drain plugs have a magnet.
Beside I think it would kind of fun to see what does happen

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Do you check the oil in your cars for metal? If you get some metal, what will you do about it besides worry?
I wipe the drain plug off, replace oil and filter, then do it again 5000 miles later lol

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I use magnetic drain plugs in everything that has a drain plug.
The amount of metallic fuzz you get on one can be very helpful in early diagnosis and evaluation.

Put the most powerful magnetic drain plug you can find in there. Don't be too alarmed at what you see the first time you change the oil. It can be worrisome.

But if it continues to shed metal at a high rate, then you are wearing down something. Usually cam and lifter issues in the car engines I am used to wrenching on, but in our case gears as well. It is much better to address this on your own timetable rather than the gremlin's schedule.

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Witchdoctors have a magnetic one for $20. the big plus for me is that it can be taken of with a wrench (not only a hex key)

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That is the one I bought as well. Not sure if the Dimple is any stronger, but this one is pretty strong.

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And they help change the traffic lights at intersections.
Get the magnets out of your old microwave just tell your old lady it broke.

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I do believe most car drain plugs have a magnet.
Beside I think it would kind of fun to see what does happen
Check again. Most drain plugs in bikes or cars do not have a magnet. In both cases, a magnetic drain plug is an after market accessory.

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