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    Drain plug ride plate leak, can I use teflon tape?

    Just noticed my drainplug has a small leak from it on 06 sportster,can I use teflon tape on drain plug threads or should I use something else? Thanks so much for any info...


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    There should be a copper crush washer.

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    I'd think teflon tape would be just fine or try Permatex thread compound.
    http://www.permatex.com/products/Aut...d_sealants.htm

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    Ok the crush washer is there,maybe time for new one then,I wonder if its not tight enough,I'm always afraid to over tighten that thing. I'll just order one to be safe,thanks for the info

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