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I have never seen a post with this particular wrench. Most people just have the one that tightens around the filter or they have a K & N filter.

This one cost 12 dollars from the dealer but its makes everything soo much easier.

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Use a strap wrench, or large channel locks.

Its science
 

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wow, that would make it so much easier!! i use the kind that goes on the end of a ratchet and it is a pain to get it on there because of the exhaust. wonder where i could order that from. i dont think the dealer here has that kind.
 

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SudA said:
I got that before I got this one. It started slipping on the filter? :dunno maybe it was just me.
I had one that did that also. I have another that doesn't, so I use that one.
 

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I just use my barehands to tighten and remove.

Periodicly, if I overtighten the filter, I use a metal band filter wrench that works.
 

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Eyespy said:

Nice find. Looks like I paid the right price...

I hand tighten mine too but I use the wrench just to add the touch. I'm not a real big guy and hand tight can very person to person, so I just add a little twist after the hand tightening and WA-LA its done.

And this wrench will NOT slip or strip anything, its pretty solid, well spent 12 bucks for me.

Please excuse the blurry pics, but they were taken with my Treo 650<-- not bad for a PDA
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its a spider wrench....autozone has 'em..stick it on an extension and it take even the most stubborn filter off...its about 8 bucks at auto zone and fits a variety of bike and automotive oil filters...for taking off only btw
 

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SudA said:
I hand tighten mine too but I use the wrench just to add the touch. I'm not a real big guy and hand tight can very person to person, so I just add a little twist after the hand tightening and WA-LA its done.

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You should never use a filter wrench to install a new oil filter.

Two reasons:

1) Can overtighten the filter

2) Might possibly damage the oil filter casing


Have you ever read the directions for installing an oil filter? Most recommend that you spin the filter on until it touches, then turn it about 1/2 turn after that. Some are 1/4, others are almost 1 full turn.

Pretty simple, and not very tight actually.
 

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rorlow said:
too bad I had to spend $85.00 to get it thou :2bitchsla
Not too bad considering they threw in the Scotts filter for free... :finger
 
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