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Old 07-09-2003, 01:05 AM   #1
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Well, I was in the middle of changing the oil and oil filter but I have a big problem; I can't get the oil filter off! It is hard to reach up in to unscrew it and when I do get a grip on it, it is tightened beyond reason. Is there any trick to getting it off quickly and easily? Any help would be appreciated.
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I believe there is an oil filter remover strap tool that you can buy. Not sure what it is called, but I could have sworn I've seen something like it
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you'll have a little more room if your tire is removed also.
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stuff a long screw driver through it and turn i had to do it on my bonnie when i bough it. Messy but it works.
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They make special wrecnchs for that purpose. Or you could just jam a screw driver through it and then turn it, kinda messy tho.
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you'll have a little more room if your tire is removed also.
This is one option or you can get a filter wrench cup that works on a 3/8" ratchet too! if you go with the "remove tire" option, you go through the plastic access panel that protects the engine from wheel splash.
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just go to ur local joe blow auto parts store and buy a filter wrench.they make things ALOT easier.
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Yep I always the filter wrench, you just hook you socket wrench to it and turn.
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well the one i have is all one unit its got a handle and an adjustable strap of course its also like 40 yrs old and 100% metal (that alone shows its age)
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