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      02-24-2018, 10:13 AM   #89
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Exclamation I have a Dimple too!

Since I'm a very typical materialistic American, I have to buy stuff! The urge strikes me nearly everyday, so I do my part to keep the economy humming!

As far as the functionality of the Dimple, it hasn't had a significant or any accumulation of metal grit on it. I see that as a good sign. Perhaps in a newer engine it might pick something up, residuals material from manufacturing ? I would be worried if it picks up a lot of stuff.

The dealer who voided the warranty due to the magnetic drain plug is just being a prick. I would challenge this, because there isn't anyway a passive device would damage the engine. BTW, Dimple claims their products are recommended by some car brands.

Incidentally, my dealer installed my Dimple during an oil change. What he forgot to install was the access cover for the oil drain. He also forgot to properly install an engine cover and a rubber grommet when he replaced the injector on cylinder number two. Since the oil change was done over a year ago, I let them know I was unhappy, but I ordered a new cover and 6 plugs from ECS. It's a waste of time fighting with a moron dealer unless you have solid proof of their incompetence.
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Since I'm a very typical materialistic American, I have to buy stuff! The urge strikes me nearly everyday, so I do my part to keep the economy humming!

As far as the functionality of the Dimple, it hasn't had a significant or any accumulation of metal grit on it. I see that as a good sign. Perhaps in a newer engine it might pick something up, residuals material from manufacturing ? I would be worried if it picks up a lot of stuff.

The dealer who voided the warranty due to the magnetic drain plug is just being a prick. I would challenge this, because there isn't anyway a passive device would damage the engine. BTW, Dimple claims their products are recommended by some car brands.

Incidentally, my dealer installed my Dimple during an oil change. What he forgot to install was the access cover for the oil drain. He also forgot to properly install an engine cover and a rubber grommet when he replaced the injector on cylinder number two. Since the oil change was done over a year ago, I let them know I was unhappy, but I ordered a new cover and 6 plugs from ECS. It's a waste of time fighting with a moron dealer unless you have solid proof of their incompetence.
Yep. This is the main reason why I do all my own oil changes. I know the job will be done right and nothing will be left off the car.

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Gotta say I still LOVE my Dimple drain plug. It works so much better than the UUC one.

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Gotta say I still LOVE my Dimple drain plug. It works so much better than the UUC one.

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Just ordered mine, hopefully it'll be here by the time my oil+filter arrives in the mail.
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ordered a ecs brand mag plug.. waiting to do a oil change.. used these always on quads/dirtbikes and they've always caught shit .. figured why not on the 1er
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All magnets are not created equal...

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ordered a ecs brand mag plug.. waiting to do a oil change.. used these always on quads/dirtbikes and they've always caught shit .. figured why not on the 1er
For me its a Dimple drain plug or nothing now. That ESC plug looks a lot like the UUC one(a very weak magnet!). The Dimple magnetic plug is so much superior to anything else. I know it's not cheap... but you do get what you pay for. I've had the Dimple plugs on three of my cars now... its the only magnetic plug I would recommend! Dimple says.... they make "the strongest high temperature grade neodymium magnets in the world!" I can attest to that.

www.drainplugmagnets.com

I can honestly say they make a AWESOME product. And I don't even get a discount or anything from them. I am just a happy customer. Which reminds me I need to order one of their magnets for my manual transmission soon.


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