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Old 12-07-2007, 06:42 PM
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Torque spec for oil drain plug

Hey guys,

Before you guys laugh at me for being a newbie and asking a stupid question, bear with me. I've changed my oil a thousand times, but I just got a new torque wrench and have been looking for things to use it on.

So, does anybody have the torque spec for the engine oil drain plug? '00 V10 if it matters.

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The manual says 13 ft pounds.
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:07 PM
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cool thanks... I'm surprised its that light... I guess there's not much pressure on it there though.

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I am surprised it IS that much!
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Install a Fumoto drain valve and you will not need a wrench!!

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Anyone know the torque for a 2008 V-10 drain plug.
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Anyone know the torque for a 2008 V-10 drain plug.
Wouldn't it be the same? I don't see them redesigning drain plugs from one year to another.
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Wouldn't it be the same? I don't see them redesigning drain plugs from one year to another.
It very well could be different. A 2008 is 8 model years ahead of the original posters '00 V-10. In those 8 years their have been improvements to the engine, suspension, front axle, and frame of the truck. These changes may have warranted a redesign of the oil pan thus resulting in the possibility that the drain plug is different. Then again, maybe your right.
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Install a Fumoto drain valve and you will not need a wrench!!

Do u have a link to that? I to change my oil and i get sick and tired of unscrewing that bolt and having oil squirt out everywhere.
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I've used the fumotovalve on every car & truck that i've owned for the last 30 years. Very handy little gadget. fumotovalve.com
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