Adding Drain plug to FD that don't have one????? - - Excellence in Motion
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 2011, 9:20 am Thread Starter
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Adding Drain plug to FD that don't have one?????

Has anyone added a drain plug to a FD that does not have on (2007 K1200R Sport)???

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 2011, 6:44 pm
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Somebody has talked about it.

The problem is the casing is not over thick and usually drains have their casting design built up around the drain to take a longish drain plug with some torque to stop it coming out.

I suspect you may just want to drill and tap a hole in the bottom, rather than dismantle the RD back to the casing and TIG weld an ali reinforcement where you want to add a drain plug.

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