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Old 01-26-2008, 11:57 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by watchunglava View Post
i use an oil fliter socket on my torque wrench when i tighten down the filter never had any problems . never tighten a fliter beyond the recogmended torque. i have no idea who the noob is who said dont tighten it down so its easier to remove the next time. that dude is a joke. its all about pressure , warpage, and possible explotions. if you care about your engine the oem filters are a joke too. use a k and n gold if you can afford it . it filters down to some insane micros . also i recogmend a magnetic drain plug to pick up any filings from cold starts and such , between changes. its either get the magnet or have filings in your brankcase!!!!! ive found one for $10 on ebay . change your oil frequently!!! im sure most people on here drive their cars hard . use the proper oil for the time of the year in your region. this is the greatest site ever!!!! good reading ladys and gents.
Haha, possible explosions huh? KN oil filters are crap. pure, uncut, 100% Columbian crap. Subie OEM filters are very good quality. But if the micron filtration size your thing, thats cool. Ignorance is bliss.
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