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Old 02-18-2013, 09:25 PM
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Hey anyone ever tried throwing on the oil filter extension/ drip sleeve PN-53022350AA that comes on the 2500? I hope it doesn't effect the mds. But damn would it make those filter swaps easier & allot cleaner!
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I just use a Kroger 1/2 gal ice cream bucket. It just sits there on the rack&pinion.
I use the orange sherbert but you can get whatever flavor you wish.
P.S. Eat ice cream first!
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Oldhp.....any pictures. A remote oil filter would be nice
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Well no pictures, its just a 1/2 gallon Kroger ice cream bucket. To me unless you use at least 3/4" hoses and the good free flowing fittings the adapter could be restrictive. I never spill a drop.
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I used a PIG Form-a-Filter draped over the steering rack, and hold a plastic shopping bag under the filter. It worked slick.
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I'd love to see the suits that design where the filter goes to do an oil change.
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LMAO OldHP! I'll be sure to consume the ice cream or sorbet first, otherwise I'd have some explaining to do where I turn my used oil in!
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LMAO OldHP! I'll be sure to consume the ice cream or sorbet first, otherwise I'd have some explaining to do where I turn my used oil in!
Agree. It really is an assinine ( intentional misspelling!) design. They should've put in a remote filter mount like in my old '97 expedition. Filter change was a snap on that. No mess at all since you could drain the oil out the lower edge of the filter.
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