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Old 07-18-2005, 04:32 AM   #1
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oil filter

what do you guys use to remove your oil filter? i have a 95 sedan corolla csi 1.6L...tried so many different things in so many ways..still haven't been able get a proper reach of the filter..and what wrench do you use..i got this windmill type adjustable wrench..the stupid thing doesnt even grip properly..or maybe cuz im not using it properly!
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Old 07-18-2005, 04:38 AM   #2
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did you try the oil filter grip remover
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Old 07-18-2005, 04:58 AM   #3
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ye, out of range..the closest i can get is with the windmill type wrench connected to the extension then the drive wrachet...the filter isn't even vertically placed..its placed horizontally...
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Old 07-18-2005, 05:09 AM   #4
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ye, out of range..the closest i can get is with the windmill type wrench connected to the extension then the drive wrachet...the filter isn't even vertically placed..its placed horizontally...

did you try your hands? it really shouldn't be on that tight...
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Old 07-18-2005, 06:14 AM   #5
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Large water pump pliers usually work...also known as channel lock pliers for the purist.
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Old 07-19-2005, 04:43 PM   #6
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my hands have always worked for those tough jobs........
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