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Old 01-08-2013, 10:41 PM   #17
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If you do choose to mount a magnet inside the oil pan (or anywhere internal), be aware that most neodymium magnets are plated, and that plating flakes off rather easily.
(I think they are nickel plated, it's shiny and not magnet attractable)

not sure about sumarian cobalt ones
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