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Old 10-01-2005, 10:16 PM   #1
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if so, tell me how, my filter wrench is at school, advance didnt have one to fit mine and pepboys and autozone were closed :(
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screwdriver + hammer = good filter wrench.

New needed it myself but I have watched some people do it.
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screwdriver? where praytell does it go without stripping threads?
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and to reinstall the filter you dont need a filter wrench but just tighting it tight
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I never use a wrench myself.
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large pair of channel locks if you can get them in there.
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ok i dunno wut a channel lock is, and correct me if im wrong but the screwdriver andhammer sounds like you nail the screwdriver into the old filter to become a handle then twist it out, yes?
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ok i dunno wut a channel lock is, and correct me if im wrong but the screwdriver andhammer sounds like you nail the screwdriver into the old filter to become a handle then twist it out, yes?
yes on the screwdriver thing


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oh, i got a fe wof those butnone big enough, ill hit it with the screw driver,thanks
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I own filter wrench but never use. Always by hand.
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