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Old 02-12-2019, 12:59 AM
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How is this god damn thread 8 pages long....
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Old 02-12-2019, 03:40 AM
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How is this god damn thread 8 pages long....
Because there are still people (in 2019) who believe that they can get this thing tight enough by hand, and just have to say something contrary when actual instructions are posted.

It would be like if someone asked, "how do I inflate my tire", and someone else replied with, "I've been inflating with my lungs like a beach ball for 800 years ZERO problems" just to make some pointless argument.
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Old 02-12-2019, 07:27 AM
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seems like the only logical conclusion to this thread is to do an oil filter delete mod
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:20 AM
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We haven't discussed "what is the best kind of oil to put in the car" after properly torquing the filter.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by cosmomiller View Post
We haven't discussed "what is the best kind of oil to put in the car" after properly torquing the filter.

... oh you did NOT just go there .....



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Old 02-13-2019, 06:03 AM
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way to much overthinking in this thread. torque or just make that bitch tight with a strap wrench. HAND TIGHT IS NOT ENOUGH!!!
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On the contrary, too much UNDERthinking (I agree with your principle, just emphasizing it).

It looks like every other filter ever made, so too many people treat it like every other filter, despite the clear instructions, and despite the visually subtle, but vitally important design difference.
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Originally Posted by Car Analogy View Post
t vitally important design difference.
Does that mean 0W-30 is best?
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Cosmo, you were always one of the wise ones. Why would you pour gasoline oil over this dumpster fire of a thread?!
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Sorry. Been sick as a dog and house-confined. Going stir crazy.
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