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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-16-2019, 05:42 AM
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Posted By snopercod
After all that ugliness, the pleated paper filter...

After all that ugliness, the pleated paper filter came out intact. So I'll be cutting the ends off with a utility knife and inspecting the pleats as usual.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-15-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By snopercod
Success!

OK, it took two days and a lot of blue language, but I was finally able to remove the EZ-Spin filter. I had to destroy it in order to save it,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By snopercod
Good idea. I'll try that tomorrow.

Good idea. I'll try that tomorrow.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By snopercod
It might come to that but I'm not sure it would...

It might come to that but I'm not sure it would help.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By snopercod
This oil filter removal is turning into a real...

This oil filter removal is turning into a real nightmare. Today I borrowed a Fram oil filter wrench from my RV-12 buddy.
This wasn't the strap kind, but the kind with the jaws and teeth, like...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-13-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By snopercod
Thanks for that. I've always felt that 16-18 ft....

Thanks for that. I've always felt that 16-18 ft. lbs. was excessive.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-13-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By snopercod
I totally agree, but I can't use a socket at all...

I totally agree, but I can't use a socket at all because my oil filter is too close to the firewall. I'll use a screwdriver as a last resort, but on my way to the hangar tomorrow I'm going to look...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By snopercod
This is the second time I've used one of those...

This is the second time I've used one of those and this time I am unable to remove it. The Anti-Splat tool just rounded off the flats on the end, and so did a 1" 12 pt. box wrench. I drove to the...
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