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Old 06-27-2013, 01:47 PM
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The first oil filter change is not easy, it is brutally tight
i guess it is put on by robots, not humans

when the filter does start to come off, the oil tends to drain onto everything but the pan that you have under it
some people use something like Saran Wrap to cover the metal parts & use different things like baggies to hold the filter itself

I use a oil filter wrench like this one, not on the Ram because i have the dealership change the motor oil
I do use it to remove the Catch Can oil reservoir

http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/p-16...sle-63250.aspx
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