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Couldn’t get the nut off without the whole drain pipe turning….tried all methods here. Ended up flipping the machine into service position removing the pipe and clamping it in a vice to get the nut off. Ridiculous malarkey. Surely must be a better way to design this.
You need to hold the pipe with a wrench across the flats. Failing that, even a vise-grip or channel-lock pliers.
 

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Couldn’t get the nut off without the whole drain pipe turning…
We now see that it's not a nut or drain bolt, it's a cap...
I cannot see that drainzit makes a tube that fits my Ariens engine.
They make them to fit almost all small engines, including yours. It would replace the entire drain tube. However, with the drain tube you have, perhaps a drain valve is the better solution.
Went to several places for a crush washer...apparently my nut is not designed for one.
Yes, no crush washer on a cap. Internal O-ring, maybe. Always lead with your make & model number to get the best answers up front.
 
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