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Unread 05-25-2010, 12:20 PM   #46
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No, the only O-ring you will need, without an adapter, is on the filter itself.

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Unread 05-27-2010, 10:37 AM   #47
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Thanks. Thats what I thought just wanted to make sure.
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Unread 06-11-2010, 08:27 PM   #48
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great pics.
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Unread 12-13-2010, 10:48 AM   #49
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Good info. I'm gonna take a crack at mine next oil change.
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Unread 03-20-2011, 12:04 PM   #50
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Unread 06-13-2011, 07:14 AM   #51
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Did this mod with my wife's 2000 Cherokee (no issues after the mod) and I'll be doing this with my 93Grand Cherokee this weekend.
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Unread 06-13-2011, 02:37 PM   #52
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I welded an 18mm hex nut to my oil filter adapter bolt so I could get a large wrench on it. Mine came loose with no problem.

The large o-ring is available from Advance Auto Parts, Car Quest and Oreilley Auto Parts.
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Unread 10-25-2011, 08:37 AM   #53
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What if a motor mount breaks?
The engine moves to the side more when the rubber is shot in the mounts.

Would there still be enough clearance without the adapter?
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Unread 11-21-2011, 07:44 PM   #54
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I replaced my oil filter housing today. Actually I just took it off, transferred the nipple from the housing to the block, pulled the locating pin out of the block and mounted the filter directly to the engine. Not a lot of room but it will fit. You have to hand tighten it, not enough space to get a band style filter wrench in there. I probably would have just put the adapter back on but I didn't have the "O" rings. Thought I might have something at work to put it but nothing was close. I used a T-60 bit that I removed from the socket, put a 12mm ratcheting box end wrench on that. The added leverage came from a 15" Crescent wrench. I would have used a pipe wrench but didn't have any swing room. That sucker was tight!!!!! Used a pair of vice grips to pull the locating pin out. Flushed all the oil off the block and hopefully my oil leak is gone. Keeping my fingers crossed, really don't want to replace the rear main seal........
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Unread 12-16-2011, 11:27 PM   #55
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could you damage one of these o-rings by over tighting the oil filter?
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Unread 12-16-2011, 11:39 PM   #56
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Didn't see any one mention doing it how I did. Since there isn't room to get the torx socket and a ratchet in there, I took a punch to my t60 socket so I was left with two pieces. I broke it basically, just punched out the torx portion so it wasn't pressed into the 1/2" drive square section anymore. Then I just used my t60 torx "bit" and a wratcheting wrench to take it off.
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Unread 12-17-2011, 12:32 AM   #57
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sbrunner
Didn't see any one mention doing it how I did. Since there isn't room to get the torx socket and a ratchet in there, I took a punch to my t60 socket so I was left with two pieces. I broke it basically, just punched out the torx portion so it wasn't pressed into the 1/2" drive square section anymore. Then I just used my t60 torx "bit" and a wratcheting wrench to take it off.
A lot of T60 sockets have an Allen key built into the side.

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Unread 12-17-2011, 02:34 AM   #58
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T60 pics?
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Unread 12-17-2011, 04:27 AM   #59
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The socket or the bolt? The socket is this

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-t60-t...p-00934491000P

but you can't see the Allen key I was talking about on that page.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-t55-t...p-00934490000P

That ones a T55 but it has the Allen key clearly visible. Once you remove the key you can slide the torx bit out of the socket and put a wrench on it.


I don't know who you buy your tools from in South Korea, but most of the name brand sockets have Allen keys on the 1/2" torx sockets.
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Unread 12-17-2011, 05:47 AM   #60
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Neat, so it's actually designed to come apart and reattach with the set screw?
Local garage might have one I can borrow for the job. Tx.
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