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The Eco-Purâ„¢ System is the first and only supplemental filtration system that uses electronic controls to continuously optimize the cleaning process, allowing your engine to run with clean oil 100 percent of the time.

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Any secrets on removing ops filter?

I have the hardest time removing my 10" filter. I lube the seal area and only put it on hand tight. It usually takes me 45 min of "giving her $*!#" to get it to turn. I love the system and the customer service but dread changing filters!

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I just changed mine for the first time this past Saturday. I heard about people having problems getting them off so I made sure my filter wrench was all the way at the top of the filter and I just put a steady pressure on it and it came right off.

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I have never had any problems getting my filter off. I do remember Bubba and maybe a couple of others having problems though. Not sure what to tell you other that lube seal and don't put it on to tight.

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I have had the same problem with my 10" filter. What I do is take two oil filter wrenches and slide them up torwards the top of the filter and position them across from each other. This will help you apply torque with both hands and it should come off easier. I used simple oil wrenches from wal mart.

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I have the same problem, EVERYTIME! Even though i lube the gasket and barely hand tighten the filter...

Mine is mounted on the frame. I believe the truck's vibration tightens the filter.

A huge filter wrench, a bucket for crushed filter and spilled oil does the job in 5 minutes!

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Yes USED to have the same problem with the ops filters but no more. Simply do not put them on so tight.

Spin them right on hand tight and think about how many spins it takes to get them on ?????? Many more spins then regular filters. The finer the thread the tighter they will be. I have shops do all my work and they allways complained about that. It looked so easy to change those I started doing it myself and yes first couple times ....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So just started to not put them on so tight. No problems after that. For me rule of thumb ... If you hand tighten them , can you hand loosen them as soon as you tighten it ??? If not - to tight. Don't worry about pressure blowing the seal , once it's flush only a few more inch pounds of torque is adequete for perfect seal. ... Think about how many millions of filters run daily with higher pressures that are MUCH Easier to spin off. I have Multiple trucks that all use this style - no problems.

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Buy a Harvard filter, it has a great cover that is easy to remove, draining is easy, and there is 20 times more filter area because the filter media does not touch the housing wall.

you can use the larger size filter over a year because of the filter area.....they also have a fantastic oil analysis laboratory that has a better result form that is easier to read.

Lots of oil volume goes through the filter media, cleaning your oil many times more per hour.

I mounted the large housing in front of my right front tire and ran the return right into the oil pan on that side.

great system

www.royac.com.........call and talk to Roberto If you need to order filter elements, housings or filtration equipment sales@royac.com or call free at 1 877 243 0445

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If the filter housing is mounted some where that might have some vibration then the filter will be tightening while your driving down the road.

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you can hand tighten the filters too tight. spin filter on until the oring touches base, then 3/4 turn only. this will seem to be not tight enough, but it is.

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I see everybody SAYS they lube them up when installing? Could be your using the wrong lube, causing them to stick, and difficult to remove.

Try using chassis GREASE as your lube next time , seems to work on all filters.

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I found that if the filter is warm you will never remove the filter. After my truck sits all night without idling only then can I remove the filter. Or I will run for a while with the valve closed and let the filter cool off before removing.

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I do not have a problem removing my filter, When I install a new filter I apply a generous layer of Hi-Temp grease. Not oil!

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yes i agree you need to use grease not oil.

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I lube the filter o-ring with some of the oil that is on the filter head when I take off the old filter and don't have a problem hot or cool. Put the wrench at the top of the filter and it comes right off.

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call them and tell them, they have had problems with this... they sent me a new head to mount on my truck frame...at no cost.

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