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Author Topic: Oil fliter Change  (Read 890 times)

Offline bigjeeze

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Oil fliter Change
« on: December 17, 2017, 12:56:54 PM »
I decided to change the oil & filter today thinking it should be a quick & easy job.

I ended up having the break up the oil filter plastic housing to undo it! It was so tight I could not shift even with a strap wrench or chain wrench. I had a spare one so I have been able to put it back but it was really tight so I think I'll change the whole thing. Has anyone got one I could buy?

Many thanks


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Offline johnnyroper

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Re: Oil fliter Change
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2017, 02:04:15 PM »
Have you just changed the plastic screw in part? If so I wouldn’t change anything else as you have solved the problem. What happens people put them back on with o ring dry and go way over the top tightening them up. If memory serves correct it should only be 15 or 25nm should say on the top.

Offline Mirez

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Re: Oil fliter Change
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2017, 07:13:30 PM »
I have an entire assembly if you do want to change it £12.50 delivered since its you :)
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Offline bigjeeze

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Re: Oil fliter Change
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2017, 06:34:29 AM »
Hi Mark

Yes Please Could we arrange that. When I put the spare plastic top back in it was really tight and I noticed some of the threads were damaged in the aluminium part so I would rather change it .  Let me know how to pay you .

Many thanks


Gary
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Offline johnnyroper

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Re: Oil fliter Change
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2017, 04:37:32 PM »
To damage the ally threads the last person must have swung off a breaker bar tightening that up!

Offline Kristaps Baltais

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Re: Oil fliter Change
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2017, 06:23:26 PM »
mine was also tight and only thing that helped was actual vice i had in my garage and was not fested to workbench  ;D
Buying this car after knowing all common problems feels bit sadistic, but then again, my main income is from growing potatoes in arctic.

Offline Kristaps Baltais

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Re: Oil fliter Change
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2017, 07:18:13 PM »
mine was also tight and only thing that helped was actual vice i had in my garage and was not fested to workbench  ;D
I even got a picture

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Buying this car after knowing all common problems feels bit sadistic, but then again, my main income is from growing potatoes in arctic.

 

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