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have a 2003 mini with 6 speed manual. trying to get tranny drain plug out and previous owner must have lock tite the thing in; stripped the hex head so ordered a new plug but thought that someone surely must have found a better alternative to this? Please advise if someone has found a short bolt with correct thread and depth with metric head in a 15 or 17 mm?
 

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have a 2003 mini with 6 speed manual. trying to get tranny drain plug out and previous owner must have lock tite the thing in; stripped the hex head so ordered a new plug but thought that someone surely must have found a better alternative to this? Please advise if someone has found a short bolt with correct thread and depth with metric head in a 15 or 17 mm?
would just buy what should be in it and only tighten it to given torque and oil the threads before installing it. i've undone hundreds if not thousands on all gear boxes rarely give issue when tightened correctly in first place
 
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