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Old 12-31-2011, 08:25 PM   #19
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Do this to ANY new oil filter you install, even if it's a horizontal mount (and of course put a little oil on the gasket).

One other item is to make sure the old gasket came off with the old filter. I had that happen to me once many moons ago.

But please, charge the filter with new oil before you put it on. Much better and safer than cranking the engine before hand.

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