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yes i put the oil seal on and took the old one off, my friend is gonna come over in a bit and we will see what we can do....
thats not what i ment, did u lube up the new one before u put it on? use oil and rub it along the seals before u install new oil filters.
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even if i put a screwdriver through it i still have hardly any room to move it.
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even if i put a screwdriver through it i still have hardly any room to move it.

you dont need alot of room. if you can just barely turn it thatll probalby be enough to break the hold.
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Get one of these a long extension and ratchet...

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this is what I use. It grips harder as you turn. Use that with a 6" ext and a long 3/8 ratchet
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I use one of those, work eveytime.

but that to late for you...

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with the blue handled wrench, tighten it up some by hand then slide it on the filter and keep pressure with your hand not on the handle.... sounds retarded but ive been in your boat many times. next time, dont put it on so tight! lol trust me, it helps!
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I use one of those, work eveytime.

but that to late for you...

Thats what I use too, worked every time for me so far.
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i hand tighten mine and take mine off by hand.
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I've never tried to take mine off by hand, I'll have to next time.
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...

once i got way into a change and realized i had nothing to lossen it with so i used my belt (leather) wrap it around pull it tight and then use is like any other tool...
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Get one of these a long extension and ratchet...

I got one of those and guess what im bending it when it turns...
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this is what I use. It grips harder as you turn. Use that with a 6" ext and a long 3/8 ratchet
Those looks cool and like it would work where do i get one?

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but that to late for you...

i tried using that i tried 3 of them to be exact one plastic one metal and one thats really old Lol. but all it did was tear up the hand grip on it and slip
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had to do the screwdriver trick to mine when i first got the truck the person before me put it on there pretty good i used a meduim size screwdriver and i got mine off i know theres not much room in there i have the same oil filler set up you have but it can be done
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The filter socket wrenches work fine so long as there made out of metal. The plastic ones just don't last and start to slip. The only thing I can suggest at this point is an extra large and long flat tip screwdriver and try hammering the filter at the base lip in the direction of un-screwing it. You might also try putting a piece of wood up against the bottom of the filter and smacking it with a hammer a few times.

Last time I ran into this problem I winded up peeling it off like a sardine can until I got down to the base and even then still had to use a chisel on the base.

When you go to put the new filter on, lightly lube the gasket and spin it by hand until the gasket just seats. Then an additional 3/4 more by hand.
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I use one of these http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...pecialty+Tools Gets them off every time.
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supaman that hoe!!!!

have any large channel locking pliers?
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Ace, 00BlueXLT has the link to that claw from Sears. That would work perfect for your application.
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well i've pried pulled twisted and everything i can think of and done as much as possible with the tools i have at hand. I'm gonna go to nappa early in the morning and get some of this putty stuff that turns into concrete seal the hole up in the filter and drive to my friends garage.
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I don't know how good of a idea that is...
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Why don't you use a towel under the ring clamp thingy? Are you sure you are turning it the right way?

I never use tools on my filter. It always comes off.
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Why don't you use a towel under the ring clamp thingy? Are you sure you are turning it the right way?

I never use tools on my filter. It always comes off.
b/c its on so tight i bent the **** out of that clamp.
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oh ya its only like 1 mile to my friends shop so i think i will be ok as long as the seal holds up
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I would worry about that putty stuff gettin into the engine or something.
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I would worry about that putty stuff gettin into the engine or something.

if you think about it the filter shouldnt let anything get through. but id be worried about the putty coming off and oil shooting out, but it is only a mile.
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