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      04-03-2008, 12:34 PM   #137
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Originally Posted by footballer View Post
I just performed my first oil change at 7000 miles and this thread has proved to be especially helpful. Here are a few observations from my experience:

- The oil filter was nearly impossible to remove by hand. I had to wrestle with it for about 10 minutes, taking breaks to cool my hands (with gloves on) before it loosened up.
How about loosing it a bit when the engine is cool (not too losse!). It might come off easier then when the engine is hot.