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Old 02-23-2013, 06:55 PM
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Default Changing Your Oil: Tips For Dodge Cummins

When taking the oil filter off, use a plastic bag from Wal-Mart, Safeway, Albertsons, etc to catch the oil filter.

Make sure the bag does NOT have any holes in it, this will keep the oil contained when you invariably drop the filter.
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:56 AM
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You can use that tip for a lot of the vehicles out there! Great tip!!
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Great item.

I've done similar with a 1 gallon zip lock and a couple of scott towels in the bottom. When I drain the old oil from the filter, I zip is shut and through in the trash. No mess.
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Hmmm... Call me weird. I just spin it off and I got a drain bucket with a grill over it and I stand the filters up in drain bucket to drain out for a few weeks. Then I toss the filter in the trash and the collect the waste oil and take it to the local dump to be processed. Not quite as clean but I'm just goofy...
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When I pull my filter I get a little drain back since I put on the oil bypass filter.
Seem the hose from top of the filter head has a bit that likes to drain back.
And the same from the bypass filter head.
Not much, but enough to cause a bit of a mess.
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