Installing oil pipe on engine.

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Old 07-10-19, 03:58 PM
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Installing oil pipe on engine.

the cap on the oil draining pipe (696683) on my b&s (model 12E114-0268-E1) has become permanently stuck. so i purchased a new oil pipe along with a new cap. however, i am not sure which end should be inserted into the engine, and which end should have the cap on it. i have attached the image. as you can see, one end is painted white, while the other is pink. so which one goes where? thanks!
 
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Old 07-10-19, 05:07 PM
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The pink looks like thread locker and should go towards the engine.
 
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thanks for the info!
so what is the white stuff on the opposite end? could it be some sort of an anti-seizing compound? if not, would it be safe to place such compound to prevent the cap from getting stuck...again?
 
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Old 07-10-19, 07:46 PM
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Looks almost like teflon tape. Teflon tape would be ok there.
 
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