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#6: 06-30-2013, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by theflystyle View Post
It should only be hand tightened.
Filters say to tighten 3/4 of turn after o-ring makes contact. If you can do that by hand, go try out for world's strongest man.

Obviously you don't have a 3.6R. If you did, you would know that if you left the filter hand-tight you would leave a trail of oil on the road.

There is a piece of the block that sticks out and catches on a 3-prong universal wrench & I'm getting tired to spending 10 minutes trying to get an oil filter on.