Originally Posted by qman8
Looking at the picture on page 2 of this thread, and my own experience, I really can't see how you'd ever get those channel-locks on opposite sides of that filter! Hell, you cant even get a thick strap wrench between the cooling fins and the filter!
Are you saying that you can get enough grip on the exposed (about 90 degrees or so) of the outside of the filter??
I got it off using a pair of channel locks and nothing else. Don't know about 90 degrees...
Grab it and twist it. Make a grrrr sound when you do it.