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Old 02-11-2018, 09:28 AM
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Default CPS oil filter wrench

Bryan at CPS got me to try their new oil filter wrench. It's stainless and makes oil filter removal and install a breeze.
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:26 PM
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https://m.cps-parts.com/catalog/topa...clickkey=23192


This one?
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Old 02-11-2018, 07:44 PM
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The RV-12 exhaust system is purposefully designed to assure enough access clearance to allow using a simple and inexpensive strap type filter wrench similar to this....



If the filter was installed properly, this type of wrench has no trouble removing it.

Nothing wrong with this other wrench that Roger is informing everyone about.... perfect for those that prescribe to the tool of the month club (I.E., have to always be buying a new design tool because it must be better, right?)
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Old 02-12-2018, 09:02 AM
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I bought an assortment of oil filter hex sockets for 3/8” drive at Harbor Freight a few years back. One of them slips right over the end of the filter. Works great.
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Old 02-12-2018, 09:55 AM
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I found that the same wrench I use for the filter on my Harley works great for the RV-12 also. I use a 3/8 extension and flex handle with it.
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Old 02-12-2018, 11:19 AM
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I use the cup type that fit on the end of the filter. Simple, cheap (under $5 at Walmart) and fool proof. Generally, I don't even need to add the 3/8" hex drive to the end. Just slip it on, give it a twist, and off comes the filter. But if it is a little stuck, just use any 3/8" square drive for a bit more leverage........Tom
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:15 PM
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Tom, you must have Schwarzenegger’s arms to get that off with your bare hands!
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Old 02-14-2018, 04:23 AM
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Yeah, they get pretty tight. Slow steady tension helps, but a 3/8" hex drive helper makes it a piece of cake........Tom
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