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    Veteran Member Four Rings Spike00513's Avatar
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    Does anyone use a magnetic drain plug, for manual transmissions?

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    Stock one has no magnet. I wonder why, and if manual transmissions have magnets inside of them.
    I think automatic transmissions in general may have magnets in the pan, that you can clean.

    And many have installed magnetic engine drain plugs already, such as the ECS one.

    Does anyone run one? Is it a good idea?
    That and the rear diff as well.

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    Senior Member Two Rings
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    2018 VW GTI Autobahn

    I can't see why it would hurt.... so i would say yes getting the metal debris out of the gear oil is a good thing.
    Personally i don't use one. Just added it to my ECS cart for when i order my pre winter parts

    All the Tractors at my work use them
    02 B6 1.8T quattro 01A Brilliant Black, Gutted Stock Cat, 2.5" stainless custom exhaust to 4 inch tips no res no muffler,
    USP Front lower Valance, Front Head Light Clear Corner Mod, REVO Stage 1, Solo Werks S1 Coilovers
    B6 S4 Front Brakes, Forge Hybrid Diverter Valve, 3M Wrapped Carbon fiber interior trim, SAI & AC Delete
    2018 MK7.5 GTI AutoBahn


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