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Old 02 Oct 2003, 02:36 am
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Default Oil filter inspection

Here are a several sites with good information on filter cutting and inspection.

or here:

or here:

or here:

or here (cheapest):

here is how the tools look:

Never us a hack saw and be very careful if you try to use tin snips. These tools are the only easy way to inspect a filter.

This is BY FAR the coolest one I found:

it is available here:

I did filter inspections for years as Cat mechanic using very similar tools.
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Old 02 Oct 2003, 02:55 am
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This one also looks good for a very good price:

available here:

BTW, this must be a FRAM filter. Notice the cardboard end cap.
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