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is it 12 mm or 13mm allen key? I can't tell...my eyes are reall bad.
 

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12mm I would say, as are the 105's
Don't forget to put a new copper washer back when you refix it and do not overtighten. A short strong pull is fine on a new seal. You do not want to pull out the soft alloy threads with the steel threaded plug!
 

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so I need a new copper washer each time I do the oil? I guess that should be easy to find. thanks for the info
 

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I always use a new washer - some mechanics reuse it over and over. Over time it compresses and gets too hard and scored and then they have to tighten the sump-plug more and more to stop it leaking, so much so, they end up destroying the threads! (and they usually blame that on you saying the threads were knackered when you brought it in etc etc!!)

why bother skinping on a few cents:)
 

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should that be something I can get at autoparts store? or do I have to get them at a Alfa source..
 

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I'm in Germany, and most automotive stores here will have it (bring in the old one for comparison)

I think Pep Boys, Kragen or Nappa will stock similar in your part of the woods!

Otherwise IAP, item 32243 for 80 cents springs to mind (buy a few!)
 

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thanks, I am looking for the allen key, to remove the plug, so I ordered one, and will take the old one for comparison
 

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should that be something I can get at autoparts store? or do I have to get them at a Alfa source..
I get mine from the local auto parts store, 22mm or 7/8 should work.

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