You and I know that you don’t need to crank down oil filters like you’re torquing the lug nut on an F1 car. Just snug it up and you’re good to go. But how many times have you had to twist like hell — generally with a not-quite-perfect-fit oil filter wrench — to undo the machinations of an over-zealous kid at the dealer or oil change palace? I’ve even resorted to the classic jam-a-screwdriver-through-it solution, though there’s always a risk of skewering the intake tube running down the center of the filter. This set of jawed pliers sounds like a better solution.
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