I have one of those and they are fantasticThis would have removed your filter in seconds. All of those other methods suck compared to this. Lisle 63600 oil filter wrenchOriginally Posted By: RNMKiaI tried a smaller band wrench (crushed it), 3 jaw wrench (ultimately ripped it open), rubber strap wrench, hammer/flathead screwdriver, hammer/chisel, screwdriver through it (tore it apart). All that was left was the metal plate.
I’m a mechanic but never had to deal with that nor have I seen it happen. I don’t recall ever seeing a tool for it either.
That’s good I need to get me a big pair of those channel locks.I’m not a mechanic but I have had a few stubborn filters I have had to deal with. My best results were with wide mouth Channelocks. Most of those were the factory filters.
The old screwdriver through the side might have worked on older filters but today’s filters use a thinner metal body and I would surmise the result might be not as successful.