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    Doing the oil change, and now the oil filter is stuck one thing after another so frustrating first the sump plug now the filter is on any ideas how to shift it I'm presuming it is anti clockwise.

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    Get some oil filter pliers off ebay, there worth their weight in gold.

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    Jesus mate your much goin for you at the moment

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    What sort is it? If it is a spin on metal one then you can knock a screwdriver into side of it and use that to turn it.

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    Knock it in as far away from the engine as you can so it doesn't hit the thread. And only do it if its a metal spin on one.

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    Cheers guys well I got another oil filter tool this didn't work and then I followed your advise Chris and it came off a treat all sorted now nightmare

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    Good stuff. Glad its sorted.

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    Fuel filter tomorrow fingers crossed thats not a nightmare

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