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Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.

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Old 12-02-2012, 09:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2008 Thruxton Drain Plug:

Could someone tell me the measurements for a Thruxton drain plug?

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Old 12-02-2012, 09:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That the same as M14 X 1.5 X 12?
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M14 x 1.5 x 16, 16mm being the length.
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Oh ok. The reason for my reply was one of those expensive magnetic drain plug companies quoted me an measurement of M14 x 1.5 x 12. I am guessing either the 12mm or 16mm would be fine?
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With the magnet on the end, maybe you need the bolt to be a little shorter?
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:30 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Perhaps as I was thinking the same because the the magnet protrudes slightly making up the difference. Well, just curious.

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Old 12-03-2012, 11:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
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The 16mm magnetic plugs shown on this thread fit fine. Plenty of clearance where the plug screws in:

http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-tech...oil-plugs.html

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