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Does anyone have a claw style oil filter wrench I can borrow tonight ?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Weebs, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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  2. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Just pound a long screwdriver through it and use it like a lever punch a hole to drain the oil first.
     
  3. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    The screw driver idea is great in theory but in this case it wasn't working.

    I ended up with a huge channel lock vise gripped together moving .000005 mm a turn until it finally busted.

    4.5 hour oil change!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    It works great...unless someone puts the filter on gorilla-tight.
     
  5. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    You could have machined your own claw wrench in less time. LOL!
     
  6. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    no kidding! used vehicles are fun... paying for another person's mistakes!
     
  7. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    dont you love working on cars?

    my last oil change took two days start to finish, thanks to some genius jiffy loob tech stripping out my drain plug.