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    Can anyone please tell me if VX have changed the type of drain plug on the sump from a bolt to these new star drives?
    I have a 04 DTI Signum and help would be much appreciated

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    Indeed they have changed the plug bolts at least they have on mine and Mrs D's car's they are a torx drive but can't remember the size off the top of my head !!!!

    Back in a V6 !!!!!!!!!!!! And lovin it !!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dazzar View Post
    Can anyone please tell me if VX have changed the type of drain plug on the sump from a bolt to these new star drives?
    I have a 04 DTI Signum and help would be much appreciated
    no
    it a nut job

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    VXR is a nut, I have a spare one and filter

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    Mines a torx plug on a 52 plate 2.0L dti ls i used a draper star bit number T50 to take mine out if this helps at all mate

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    looks like there are a few out there got my spare and its a nut on a cdti 150

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    Thanks for all your helps guy's, looks like its time to get under the motor this weekend and have a good look.
    Oh the fun we can have....

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    there are many different types, all specific to the engine.. the V6 petrol is T45 insert for example, whereas the 2.2 petrol is 13mm nut..

    If memory serves, it will be a t45 insert....

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