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I changed the oil on the TW today, I washed the drain cap in gasoline and a very fine metal flake was left on it. Magnets do work!



 

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When I was turning wrenches for the army we kept a box of neodymium magnets kicking around. Any time we pulled the pan off a transmission or an engine, we would toss a magnet somewhere close to the bottom of the pan. If the pan already had a magnet it would invariably be coated in fine metal particles. I've kept that habit to this day as I'm sure it helps prevent loose filings from doing their own "random machining" in the engine/trans...



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