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Q:Hi I have a 1996 Mercruser V8 454
will this fit on my oil pan?
thanksAsked on 12/14/2009 by Ottomatic from chino Ca
A:Yes, if your engine is indeed a 1996, this item should work fine for you.Answered on 12/17/2009 by Bryant from Tech
Q:Is that half inch the maximum diameter of the brass cap end?
Hard to believe that with a wrench hex (flats) and with the crimped fitting as well that the diameter is only one half inch.Asked on 10/6/2009 by Bodacious4u from Great White North
A:No, the thread is 1/2 inch in diameter x 20.Answered on 10/9/2009 by Bryant C from Tech Department
Q:What is the diameter of the hose end (Brass) so I can measure my drain hole before ordering. Thank you.Asked on 9/16/2009 by Portagedreams from Port Clinton, Ohio
A:1/2 inch.Answered on 9/18/2009 by Bryant C from Tech Department
A:Be advised that 1/2" is the diameter of the threaded connection, NOT the diameter of the brass coupling that you would want to run through your bilge drain hole to drain the oil while on a trailer. The actual diameter of the crimped brass is over 3/4". I'm returning mine for this reason - can't fit the oil drain hose though my 3/4" drain plug in the stern.Answered on 10/5/2011 by TEC from Maple Grove, MN
Q:What is the method for opening the far end when draining the oil?Asked on 8/26/2009 by daviddwood from Grass Valley, CA
A:There is a cap at the end that you will unscrew to let the oil drain out.Answered on 9/15/2009 by Bryant C from Tech Department
Q:I have a 1989 Murcuiser 5.0L chevy V8. Will the 1/2" x 20 thread into it?Asked on 6/6/2009 by DAC from Northern CA
A:This Oil Drain Kit should work for your Mercruiser 5.0L. If you have any further questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us here at Overton's and any of our representatives will be glad to assist you.Answered on 6/16/2009 by Brooks, Marine Buyer from Overtons