Yes, I think it's a 17mm socket. They are less than $9 on Amazon right now. I've been using them for the last 4 changes. Nice not to have to mess with an oil wrench.
I noticed a bad review from one of the previous links but my experience has only been favorable.
Originally Posted by grneggz
I like that!!!! Can put a socket on it and not worry about crushing it and dealing with a filter wrench. I used K&N on my cars for that exact reason. Didn't realize they made them for the F800 too.