++ TIME-SERT Threaded inserts for stripped threads, threaded inserts, thread repair stripped sparkplug's, Ford sparkplug blowouts, threaded inserts threaded, repair stripped threads, stripped threads, inserts threaded inserts, Ford spark plug repair,Kind of defeats the whole 'oil change from the top' thing when he raised it up to change the filter... I know it was so it is easier to see the filter mounting but still...
Being the proud owner of a smart with a stripped oil pan drain, I am looking for easier methods to repair it , sounds like a new oil pan is the least expensive way to go. My only concern is that I will still be looking at aluminum threads with a steel drain plug, which is what I started with and it could happen again. Been thinking about one of those drain plug valves..