Drain cock, drain valve, petcock.
Unless you're my uncle who called up my dad one time and said, "Joe, I'm lost
as to which way to turn the peacock".
My dad almost fell over and said, "I'll be right over". Needless to say my
uncle is more at home with a radial arm saw than a rachet. LOL.
I remember once my dad said, "C'mon we're going to your uncle's, let's have
some fun". We drove there and my uncle is filthy and he's pissed. Can't get the
oil filter off his ' 79 LTD Wagon (at that time). My dad went under there with
the wrench and you heard, Squeak, squeak, and then, bing (the filter hitting
the pan). My dad came out and said, "all done".
My uncle who was befuddled said, "I was just with that thing for 3 hours, how
the f&*(&*(&*ck did you get it off in 10 seconds?"
My dad said, "Guy (my uncle's name), you were turning the filter the wrong
Joe--ASE Certified Parts Specialist & 10th Ann.Club Tech Director
'80 Carousel Red Turbo T/A, 26k orig.
'79 "Y89" 400/4 speed 10th Ann. T/A, 57k orig
'84 Olds 88 Royale Bgm 2 dr, 307 "Rocket" (lol), 141k and still going....
'80 T/A project car...
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