SailNet Community - View Single Post - stripped thread in lower unit oil fill hole
View Single Post
  #8  
Old 03-11-2013
Alex W's Avatar
Alex W Alex W is offline
always busy with sailing
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 2,182
Thanks: 2
Thanked 131 Times in 125 Posts
Rep Power: 2
Alex W is on a distinguished road
Re: stripped thread in lower unit oil fill hole

You can avoid this problem by sucking the oil out of the dipstick in the future (rather than using the oil drain hole). This is how the oil is changed on most inboards, but it works on outboards too.
__________________
boats that I sail on regularly: Pearson 28-2, Rondar 505, Yankee 30, Blanchard Junior
Seattle, WA
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook