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      11-13-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
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Hello all what is the Oil Filter wrench size for the N54?
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I just measured 86mm across the oil filter housing cover.

Probably simpler to just buy one specifically labelled for the car though, as I don't know if the number of flats is common. A band style would be tough to get purchase on, and of could there no way to properly torque the thing with one of those.

What size socket you'll need for the wrench will depend on which wrench you have. I think the aftermarket one I saw is a different socket size than the OEM BMW.
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same wrench for n52/54/55

http://www.amazon.com/Assenmacher-Sp...+filter+wrench
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do u know the exact size?
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the description from that amazon link says 86.5mm with 16 flats. i actually got mine from a dif website for much cheaper but its the same part
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do u know the exact size?
Did you not read my post? 86mm measured with a micrometer. No I didn't worry about the exact thousandths, but it was 3.39 to 3.40" which is 86 and a fraction mm
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Did you not read my post? 86mm measured with a micrometer. No I didn't worry about the exact thousandths, but it was 3.39 to 3.40" which is 86 and a fraction mm
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the description from that amazon link says 86.5mm with 16 flats. i actually got mine from a dif website for much cheaper but its the same part
what site was that?
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I bought a adjustable wrench from NAPA for about $6. Even though its 86mm the wrench I got goes up to 82mm I think but it fit!
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Thank you, I order one myself.
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www.tooltopia.com the one in the link above will work just fine as well for 6 dollars cant beat that wish i woulda found that one before
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