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Old 05-30-2000, 09:13 AM
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Does anybody happen to know the size of the allen wrench needed to remove the oil drain plug on an 83 500sl?

Thanks for your help.

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Old 05-30-2000, 01:19 PM
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It should be a 14mm, which may be difficult to find. You might get lucky at Auto Zone or other discount automotive shops. If not you will probably have to see the Snap-on man.
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Old 05-30-2000, 02:31 PM
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In a pinch, you can get a 9/16 and with very
little grinding , can make one fairly easy.
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Old 05-30-2000, 04:58 PM
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Thanks guys, for your quick response.

Luckily my father-in-law is a Mac Tool Dealer
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Old 06-02-2000, 10:20 PM
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Call International Auto Parts, 1-800-726-0555. They sell quality 14mm hex wrenches, $4.55 each, as well as 10mm and 12mm. Those are for FIATs and Alfa Romeos.
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