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post #5 of (permalink) Old 04-10-2014, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by TheX View Post
Some people end up putting the screwdriver through the oil cooler as well.
Oh man, that would be brutal. I'd cry.

Originally Posted by PatrickRR View Post
They're on there really tight from the factory, a lot of people torque them to the specs listed in the manual. I don't torque mine super tight but you definitely wouldn't get it off without a filter wrench, or the screwdriver method you used.
I have a filter wrench, even that wasn't enough to get it off. Whoever put it on tightened the hell out of it, way past manual specs. There's no point in over-tightening anyway, it'll bottom out against the metal and you wont crush the o-ring any tighter.
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