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Hello everyone,
Any idea where I can get an oil filter cup socket for the Foz? It's 66.5mm ( I measured new filter with a caliper) and I counted 14 flutes. There are sets with 14 sockets on the web but I only need this size.
Thanks any help much appreciated.

Marc
 

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The old filter installed is a bit too tight to unscrew by hand. I did think of using a screwdriver but I'm trying to avoid the mess. I'll be changing my oil and plugs myself starting now so I thought of getting proper tools to do the job. I will tighten the new filter by hand, though.

Thanks for the reply.
 

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If minds tight i just use a large adjustable wrench at an angle to slacken it
 

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Adjustable strap for me, means it gets used on the bike as well
 

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Are the claw types available over there? They mount on a 3/8" ratchet, open up a bit to fit different size filters, and then snug up and bite when rotated counter-clockwise. (anti-clockwise?) I've seen pix of a few of there in various threads here.

Here's mine.



 

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I use the same tool as Don linked on ebay.

Not sure how you guys use a strap spanner.... Its impossible on my car!
 

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Thanks for all the replies! I'm guessing the claw-type Don recommended will be my best option.
Cheers!
 
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