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Oil filter removal tool

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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 20:10   #11
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Hello,

I've just snapped another oil filter strap wrench, and was wondering what tool you lot use to get the filter off. My car is a late b20 with twin carbs and twin downpipe, so I can't get a great angle on the filter. I always have trouble getting it off because I can't get enough torque in the right place. Any tips welcome.

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Dave
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hammer a screw driver through and turn. Best remedy
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Old Mar 26th, 2020, 00:06   #12
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Brutal+messy😜
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Old Apr 4th, 2020, 01:56   #13
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my grandad has used a tool similar to what classicswede linked for the past 20 years to remove the filter, minimal mess when ive helped him and links to a standard socket wrench
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Old Apr 4th, 2020, 10:53   #14
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I have a sort of strap wrench with a metal flexible dimpled & adjustable band- I think that it is an older tool but should be worth looking out for if interested.
Used on the 240 & early V70 and both have restricted access but it works with small initial movements- a piece of cloth sanding paper under the band can also help with the grip.
Trust it helps. Bob.
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