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    Where is the oil filter located. As I couldnt find anything from a search. Qite surprised there isnt a how 2 for an oil change. Would it help anyone if I put it together

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    wot engine is it mate if its a derv its down the back of the engine under the manifold i beleave

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    petrol

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    Whilst my engine is totaly different to yours. Mine has a replaceble filter. It is in an ally "can" on the front of the engine, It is a lot smaller than the screw on filters. Also it has a large hexogon to undo it with. Maybe yours is simalar.

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    looks similar to this but not as fat.
    https://www.rapidcarparts.co.uk/show...if&w=280&h=233

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    What tool do you use for removing the Hexagon?

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    No matter thats easy to find

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    Might be a 24m/m hexogon.

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    yeah think it is looking at the highest 22mm bit I have. doh. Off to the motor mart now! Also what size hex is the sump plug?

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    It might be a Torx you need. Not a socket. I forget the size of the Torx though.

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