Originally Posted by subbyspeed
Gear lube smells horrible.. Thats probably what your smelling. And yeah, its normal to have some shavings and what not on the drain plug magnet. As long as they aren't big chunks!
I've changed it in large trucks and never experienced this particular aroma. Nasty.
On a side note, that Redline Lightweight Shockproof is an odd duck what with the blue color and weird consistency.