Description Reviews Having problems with your current oil drain plug? Here's a replacement for you! They tend to get stuck due to over tightening, then the head rounds off because the metal of this piece is so soft. This is a good item to have on hand when you need it, just in case. Remember to use full synthetic motor oil. MINI recommends 5W-30 FULL SYNTHETIC motor oil. Torque the drain plug to 18 ft-lb. (R50/R53) Sold individually.