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2015 Foreman Oil Change Mess

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When I drain engine oil on my 2015 Foreman, all goes well until towards the end of the drain. Once the stream of oil slows down, it no longer goes cleanly through the hole in the skid plate. The result being that quite a bit of oil is deposited on the top of the skid plate. After the oil change is done, oil drips off the skid plate onto the floor for the next couple of days. I would like to avoid this and have one idea, but am open to others.

My thought was to make a short length of pipe that is threaded at one end with the same threads as the oil drain hole. I could screw it in the drain hole once the oil stream starts to be reduced. I might give this a try. Does anyone know what the thread size is in the drain hole? Does anyone have any other suggestions?
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Have you thought about removing the skid plate and drilling or cutting a hole larger? Say twice the size it is now, and likely allow the messy drips to be not be caught by the skid plate...bit more work but hopefully a one time deal to prevent future headaches.
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