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Unread 06-27-2013, 01:52 PM   #45811
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Ps the k&n only costs $12 and holds a quart, compared to the stock one that holes a half quart. I beleive it was for a mustang 5.0 it said, regardless it has the same fitting as ours. The place for the socket just makes it easy to get off, I don't think nebody worries about the screwing it in part haha.

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Unread 06-27-2013, 01:57 PM   #45812
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BEst oil filter wrench I have ever owned was an extra large sized pair of channel lock pliers....
My hand tight is a lot tighter than a lot of people. Ha. I have oil filter wrenches that I use to get them off if I need. Mostly after a family member takes their vehicles to a shop. They open just enough to get on the filter and you push the handle the way you want it to turn and the band tightens and friction takes place.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 02:02 PM   #45813
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I don't know if anyone knows this but

YOU NEVER TIGHTEN AN OIL FILTER DOWN WITH ANYTHING OTHER THAN YOUR HAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Unread 06-27-2013, 02:18 PM   #45814
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I don't know if anyone knows this but

YOU NEVER TIGHTEN AN OIL FILTER DOWN WITH ANYTHING OTHER THAN YOUR HAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
X2^

One time, I used my feet and burnt the top of my foot on the exhaust. Sux.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 02:59 PM   #45815
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I don't know if anyone knows this but

YOU NEVER TIGHTEN AN OIL FILTER DOWN WITH ANYTHING OTHER THAN YOUR HAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
WHY THE HELL ARE YOU YELLING????!!!!!!


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X2^

One time, I used my feet and burnt the top of my foot on the exhaust. Sux.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 03:06 PM   #45816
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WHY THE HELL ARE YOU YELLING????!!!!!!

Because clearly anyone who thinks it's ok to tighten an oil filter down with a tool needs A GOOD YELLING AT!!!! :-)
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Unread 06-27-2013, 03:48 PM   #45817
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Because clearly anyone who thinks it's ok to tighten an oil filter down with a tool needs A GOOD YELLING AT!!!! :-)
I would never use my tool to do that.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 05:19 PM   #45818
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Haha you said tool.

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Unread 06-27-2013, 05:24 PM   #45819
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well its up in the air, i love the red one but the rubicon is so nice ,im scared to wheel it lol for right now, maybee after the first payment is sent in
but i probably am going to sell the YJ I may part it too, good frame good tub etc..
Post pics!!! I want a Rubicon LJ!

Edit: just saw the pic. Looks NICE! Did you get it from a dealer? I'm trying to decide if I can afford a jeep payment.... Lol
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Unread 06-27-2013, 06:05 PM   #45820
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Picked up a new to me set of 33s today. One is bald so ill get another to replace it, but I'd say not a bad $120
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Unread 06-27-2013, 06:28 PM   #45821
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Found a 4.0l in a 96 Cherokee. Complete with harness for $600..and I have to pull it. Worth it? Jeep itself is totaled, so buying whole thing is waste.

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Unread 06-27-2013, 07:13 PM   #45822
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Found a 4.0l in a 96 Cherokee. Complete with harness for $600..and I have to pull it. Worth it? Jeep itself is totaled, so buying whole thing is waste.

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Don't do it, just bore your 258, you already got the carb set up. Ditch the smog crap, add a header a shazzam.

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Unread 06-27-2013, 08:28 PM   #45823
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He needs the smog crap here.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 09:15 PM   #45824
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Removed the MORE rear upper shock relocation brackets & painted them for Rik.

I don't need 'em anymore since I'm changing the suspension.


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Unread 06-27-2013, 09:17 PM   #45825
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I don't know if anyone knows this but

YOU NEVER TIGHTEN AN OIL FILTER DOWN WITH ANYTHING OTHER THAN YOUR HAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'm pretty sure there is a torque spec for all oil filters, but nobody looks it up or uses it.
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