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Radiator Drain petcock

Postby Brendan In NC » Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:03 am

Hey fellas i need some help finding a 3/8 size petcock to screw into the bottom of the front end on Oscar when i get the old plug out, i found one but its a 1/4 size drain petcock, im still off on the nut size's so any help would be nice :lol: below is a picture of what im looking for an a link of it for sale online thanks yaw!

http://case-ihparts.com/products/?view= ... ct_id=3669

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Re: Radiator Drain petcock

Postby Gary Dotson » Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:57 am

Have you tried an auto parts store? Most any NAPA store should have them. While most vehicles use 1/4", they should have 3/8" as well.

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Re: Radiator Drain petcock

Postby Stanton » Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:35 am

I thought those were standard plumbing threads (tapered). Have you looked at your local hardware store in the plumbing department? Think that's where I found mine.

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Postby Don McCombs » Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:50 am

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Re: Radiator Drain petcock

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:56 am

The 1/4 inch, with a 1/4x3/8 bushing, would work, too.
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Re: Radiator Drain petcock

Postby Barnyard » Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:16 am

Brendan, the Greenville NAPA store shows them for $5.67. http://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/Catal ... 0435263502

Take a ride over there and pick one up.
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Re: Radiator Drain petcock

Postby Alan Riley » Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:46 am

Tractor Supply has them...they are sold as air compressor tank drain valves.
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Re: Radiator Drain petcock

Postby havoc1482 » Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:13 pm

Take the radiator plug out and take it with you to Ace/Home Depot/wherever they have plumbing stuff and just match the size.
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