[V8] Oil Change woes!!! Filter stuck!

Greg Furstenwerth slicerdicer at comcast.net
Wed Mar 30 02:17:23 EST 2005

Here is how hard this thing is to get off... RIP Socket Wrench...

I am at a total loss for words...


Carol, Dave, and Zach Weiss wrote:

>It's probably a pipe thread you can't get over here.  I installed one (on a
>Briggs V-twin!) last year.  I cut the bottom plates off two cheap oil
>filters and made nuts from them, double-nutted the nipple, and torqued it
>home properly.  The hard part on the V8 would probably be breaking the old
>one loose..
>Allan says:
>"Don't despair, just replace the union (077115721b) for $11.85 list and
>be on your way :)"
>Not sure the availability, or how easy that bugger is to replace, but
>it's nice to know it is possible (in theory).
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