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Oilfilter tool?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by rasA4, Oct 7, 2011.

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    I use water pump pliers or my hands but on my car I use a spanner as I've one of those k&n wrentch off's fitted.
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    The bigger B6 filter has a "thing" on the bottom you can slot a screwdriver shaft into.
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    ^^^ yes there a good tool aswel don't have one personally but have used them in the past and they are better than chain straps.
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    I use a Laser oil filter tool from local halfords, the best i've worked with and it's handy when replaceing pullys as well.
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    No-one just beats and old screwdriver thru the filter then?
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    Used to do that on old Metros and Novas
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    This is the one I used it got the most votes in a survey when I looked for one at the time..

    It's all about getting in to turn the Filter with your hand..

    I always undo the water top up reservoir and move it to one side so you can access the oil filter better..

    I only used this because some Mechanic over tightened it..

    When you Screw in your new Filter use a pair of Gloves to tighten the Filter Hand tight then you will never need a Wrench again you should be able to unscrew again with gloves on..

    No need for a Wrench should only be done up hand tight anyhow..

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    My oil filter tool is here, we call him Chris and he's currently making the coffee round. lol
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    I always use the bluefin one posted earlier. Far easier to use than any other chain type I had used in the past.
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