Recent Topics
14 Indian Chieftain Chevron Delo 400LE 15-40
by Spur
07/31/14 08:17 AM
Industry is ahead of CAFE Curve?
by supton
07/31/14 07:25 AM
Spark Plugs! What's normal wear?
by Char Baby
07/31/14 06:38 AM
Compressor Oil
by ricky66
07/31/14 02:16 AM
Just broke the Maglite
by paulo57509
07/31/14 12:42 AM
04 Acura TSX- which ATF?
by Dohc98vteC
07/31/14 12:25 AM
7/31-8/27 Advance Sales Ad
by tenderloin
07/31/14 12:11 AM
Let the car cool off with the hood up ?
by Merkava_4
07/31/14 12:09 AM
Improving reverse lights
by buck91
07/30/14 11:21 PM
What oil for plow.
by joegreen
07/30/14 10:59 PM
My Camry is beginning to use more oil @ 116,000 mi
by coastalguy
07/30/14 10:59 PM
MMO, the real deal.
by Clubber_Lang
07/30/14 10:25 PM
Newest Members
Janaya3, Weeeee, Jty, Gonzalo8575, gsniegow
50810 Registered Users
Who's Online
78 registered (abycat, 05LGTLtd, Asterix, 2010_FX4, 123Saab, 5 invisible), 1573 Guests and 239 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50810 Members
64 Forums
217085 Topics
3418101 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#2366933 - 09/04/11 12:15 PM What is this?
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29087
Loc: NJ
Took the car to JL today. Saw this a few hours later around the drain bolt.



_________________________
2014 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
#2366936 - 09/04/11 12:18 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
bdcardinal Offline


Registered: 06/03/05
Posts: 6347
Loc: Santa Barbara, CA
its a tamper seal thing. We used them at Sears. When you loosen the plug that breaks and shows the drain plug has been tampered with. Its a cover your butt kinda thing for the shop. Keeps people from draining their oil and coming back with a blown motor and an empty crankcase demanding a new motor.
_________________________
2014 Ford Mustang GT Track Pack
1995 Ford Mustang GT

Ford/Mazda Parts Counter

NRA Endowment Member

"Fear disturbs your concentration."
-Sabine Schmitz

Top
#2366937 - 09/04/11 12:19 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29087
Loc: NJ
Ah ok, thanks! Had me worried there.
_________________________
2014 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
#2366942 - 09/04/11 12:24 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
bdcardinal Offline


Registered: 06/03/05
Posts: 6347
Loc: Santa Barbara, CA
People always think its a gasket type seal, but its just to show if it has been tampered with. I always used it and a couple people tried to pull the "sears destroyed my engine" bit but as soon as they saw the broken seal they were given the option of leaving or having the police come.
_________________________
2014 Ford Mustang GT Track Pack
1995 Ford Mustang GT

Ford/Mazda Parts Counter

NRA Endowment Member

"Fear disturbs your concentration."
-Sabine Schmitz

Top
#2366943 - 09/04/11 12:27 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
EricF Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
Posts: 1536
Loc: SF Bay Area
never saw that before.. but it looked like rippy lube put silicone around the gasket to keep it from leaking.
_________________________
1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L 4x4 (240k) 5W-30 Synpower
2006 Saturn Relay-3 3.5L (85k) 5W-30 Synpower
2012 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L (39k) 5W20 M/C Semi Syn

Top
#2366947 - 09/04/11 12:31 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29087
Loc: NJ
That was my first thought.
_________________________
2014 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
#2366965 - 09/04/11 12:48 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
LargeCarManX2 Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 2278
Loc: Up here in the NorthWest
Note:

Buster has Jiffy Lube do his service?

Is he asking for the synthetic oil change or the house brand?

Why would Buster have Jiffy lube do his service?
_________________________
"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."
Sir Winston Churchill

Top
#2367005 - 09/04/11 01:32 PM Re: What is this? [Re: LargeCarManX2]
hate2work Offline


Registered: 09/04/08
Posts: 4616
Loc: Western Washington
Originally Posted By: LargeCarManX2


Why would Buster have Jiffy lube do his service?


For some people changing their own oil is difficult, or it could be that he just doesn't have the place to do it.
_________________________

Top
#2367014 - 09/04/11 01:39 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
beast3300 Offline


Registered: 12/24/09
Posts: 2974
Loc: Ohio
Tamperseal as already answered. It comes in different colors. WM uses blue.
_________________________
'03 Regal GS L67: PUP 5w30/XG3980, Filtermag

'99 Grand Prix L36: Pennzoil Dexos blend 5w30/PF52E, Filtermag


Top
#2367024 - 09/04/11 01:58 PM Re: What is this? [Re: hate2work]
ddrumman2004 Offline


Registered: 11/16/04
Posts: 942
Loc: Mississippi
Originally Posted By: hate2work
Originally Posted By: LargeCarManX2


Why would Buster have Jiffy lube do his service?


For some people changing their own oil is difficult, or it could be that he just doesn't have the place to do it.


Thank you for pointing out something that is normal for a lot of people.
_________________________
2012 F 150 XLT 5.0 4x4
2012 Mustang convertible V6 auto.
2011 Harley Davidson Softail Heritage Classic

Top
#2367032 - 09/04/11 02:14 PM Re: What is this? [Re: buster]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 11086
Loc: apple valley, ca
I've seen that before but I assumed it was some sort of external Loctite to make sure that the plug don't fall out.
_________________________
02 Jeep Wrangler super-s 10/30
87 F250 Diesel Delo 15w40
04 Tahoe STHM 10w30
Z400 napa 15w50
KLR250 Maxima 10w40
Polaris Trailblazer delo 5w40

Top
#2367127 - 09/04/11 04:23 PM Re: What is this? [Re: hate2work]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29087
Loc: NJ
Originally Posted By: hate2work
Originally Posted By: LargeCarManX2


Why would Buster have Jiffy lube do his service?


For some people changing their own oil is difficult, or it could be that he just doesn't have the place to do it.


Exactly. I was going to do it, but just didn't have the time. Brought them the oil/filter.
_________________________
2014 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top