Suggestions on loosening the oil sump plug - Defender Source
Defender Source  

Go Back   Defender Source > Defender & Series Technical Discussions > Defender Technical Discussions


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old July 30th, 2012, 01:44 PM
flananuts
Status: Offline
Matthew
LRC Customs #003 D110 Soft Top
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Jersery Shore
Posts: 671
Registry
Suggestions on loosening the oil sump plug

I finally got my truck back together including rebuilt power steering pump, new timing chain, re-cored radiator, rebuilt oil pump etc and she started right up. I went to change the oil and I cannot loosen the oil sump plug. Any suggestions on ways to loosen this up? Otherwise, I'm going to have to take it to a shop to change the oil(which I would prefer to not do).

Thanks
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old July 30th, 2012, 01:46 PM
evilfij's Avatar
evilfij
Status: Offline
evilfij
I have never seen a rover in person
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: on the internet
Posts: 14,688
Big six point wrench (1 1/8th IIRC) on the nut and kick it.
__________________
*not legal advice*
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old July 30th, 2012, 02:56 PM
flananuts
Status: Offline
Matthew
LRC Customs #003 D110 Soft Top
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Jersery Shore
Posts: 671
Registry
Thanks!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Old July 30th, 2012, 02:57 PM
evilfij's Avatar
evilfij
Status: Offline
evilfij
I have never seen a rover in person
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: on the internet
Posts: 14,688
Always works for me. Make sure you kick in the proper direction.
__________________
*not legal advice*
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old August 1st, 2012, 09:30 PM
flananuts
Status: Offline
Matthew
LRC Customs #003 D110 Soft Top
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Jersery Shore
Posts: 671
Registry
Is it not threaded lefty loosey?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old August 1st, 2012, 09:36 PM
evilfij's Avatar
evilfij
Status: Offline
evilfij
I have never seen a rover in person
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: on the internet
Posts: 14,688
Yes, lefty loosey, but that is no so obvious when you are kicking a wrench under the truck.
__________________
*not legal advice*
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old August 1st, 2012, 10:35 PM
nathanwind's Avatar
nathanwind
Status: Offline
Jason Lavender
88-90-127-LR3
D-90 Source Vendor
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Saratoga NY
Posts: 8,741
Registry
Use a mallet to bang the wrench if you need to. Should break loose.
__________________
Jason Lavender
'71 Series IIA
'88 127 #F96 DKN
'94 90 NAS #324
'06 LR3 HSE

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

(10% discount for DSource members, use coupon code "D90")

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old August 1st, 2012, 11:18 PM
evilfij's Avatar
evilfij
Status: Offline
evilfij
I have never seen a rover in person
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: on the internet
Posts: 14,688
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathanwind View Post
Use a mallet to bang the wrench if you need to. Should break loose.
Foot >>>> mallet.
__________________
*not legal advice*
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old August 2nd, 2012, 12:02 AM
nathanwind's Avatar
nathanwind
Status: Offline
Jason Lavender
88-90-127-LR3
D-90 Source Vendor
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Saratoga NY
Posts: 8,741
Registry
Correction:

Quote:
Originally Posted by evilfij View Post
Foot >>>> poor mans mallet.
And they both get the job done!
__________________
Jason Lavender
'71 Series IIA
'88 127 #F96 DKN
'94 90 NAS #324
'06 LR3 HSE

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

(10% discount for DSource members, use coupon code "D90")

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old August 2nd, 2012, 12:15 AM
Rocky's Avatar
Rocky
Status: Online
Chris
72 + D1 drivetrain
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Colonies Aka Boston
Posts: 8,771
Quote:
Originally Posted by evilfij

Foot >>>> mallet.
Kung fu mechanic if it's on a hoist!
__________________
A friend of mine runs a land rover / range rover specialty repair shop. Based on his experience, they are capable of stopping anywhere, anytime, at any cost.

I don't know about the brakes, only their unreliability.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old August 2nd, 2012, 12:16 AM
evilfij's Avatar
evilfij
Status: Offline
evilfij
I have never seen a rover in person
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: on the internet
Posts: 14,688
Who needs a hoist when you have a D90 especially with a OME lift?
__________________
*not legal advice*
Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Defender Source > Defender & Series Technical Discussions > Defender Technical Discussions

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
V8 Engine Oil - Synthetic vs Semi Synthetic nickt Defender Technical Discussions 68 September 18th, 2016 09:38 AM
Defender Oil Cooler Status Poll: Please Read. Hans Misc. Chit-Chat 4 March 12th, 2006 10:49 PM
The Great Chicago Oil Slick.... Eric Siepmann Misc. Chit-Chat 30 October 28th, 2005 08:02 AM
Oil leak rustydefender Defender Technical Discussions 19 December 9th, 2004 09:06 PM
Oil Info XD90 Defender Technical Discussions 5 September 7th, 2004 10:07 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 AM.


Copyright