Originally Posted by LateBraking
So we're all agreed: We need someone to make a magnetic drain plug that works like stock but won't fall apart and we'll all run out and get one....
Indeed. By the way, finally received a reply from the vendor I initially linked about that same thin plug being made with an allen head, and he said NO, and that the linked plug is not made anymore; it was replaced with one with the head 3 times as thick
. That's probably the one I saw somewhere here, which dangerously sticks down from the thick metal shield, being exposed to any debris on the road. Better not to have anything than that. Oh well. Maybe for next year's oil change