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#3283508 - 02/15/14 08:34 PM Oil Filter cutting? what do you use?
Flareside302 Offline


Registered: 01/06/13
Posts: 516
Loc: LaVergne, TN
I'm looking to see what y'all use to cut filters open easily.

something reasonably priced but good and fast at cutting some thick cans open.

looking to cut open several as a comparison piece.


Edited by Flareside302 (02/15/14 08:35 PM)
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#3283514 - 02/15/14 08:41 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
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Hacksaw

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#3283522 - 02/15/14 08:53 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
Rand Online   content


Registered: 08/20/03
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oil filter cutter,dremel, hacksaw
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#3283526 - 02/15/14 09:00 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
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#3283527 - 02/15/14 09:00 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
Posts: 901
Loc: Kentucky
Rent an exhaust pipe cutter (chain type) from your local auto parts store

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#3283531 - 02/15/14 09:04 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
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#3283544 - 02/15/14 09:22 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
vssjim Offline


Registered: 10/05/11
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Loc: McLean, Va.
speedway motors sells a decent one

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#3283561 - 02/15/14 09:50 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
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#3283571 - 02/15/14 10:04 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
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#3283605 - 02/15/14 10:36 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
KCJeep Offline


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Hacksaw and practice. Like the looks of that Harbor Freight cutter though.
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#3283612 - 02/15/14 10:45 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Ramblejam]
CHARLIEBRONSON21 Offline


Registered: 08/28/13
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Loc: MEMPHIS, TN
Originally Posted By: Ramblejam
Rent an exhaust pipe cutter (chain type) from your local auto parts store




Yes. This is inexpensive and works just fine.
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#3283623 - 02/15/14 11:13 PM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: 2010_FX4]
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Registered: 07/22/10
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Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4


Many people here have that one, and they will all say it doesn't do small-ish diameter filters. The two wheel mounted in the end are too small & too far apart. If they would re-design it slightly is would work on smaller diameter filters better.

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#3283743 - 02/16/14 07:02 AM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: ZeeOSix]
DuckRyder Offline


Registered: 10/20/05
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Loc: Atlanta
Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4


Many people here have that one, and they will all say it doesn't do small-ish diameter filters. The two wheel mounted in the end are too small & too far apart. If they would re-design it slightly is would work on smaller diameter filters better.


You can get the Longacre Oil Filter Cutter from amazon for a bit more and it can be adjusted for smaller filters by moving the rollers. It does Honda filters with no issue, but I don't have anything smaller...
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#3283784 - 02/16/14 08:00 AM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: ZeeOSix]
Colt45ws Offline


Registered: 08/15/06
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Loc: Central Washington
Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4


Many people here have that one, and they will all say it doesn't do small-ish diameter filters. The two wheel mounted in the end are too small & too far apart. If they would re-design it slightly is would work on smaller diameter filters better.

I have this one too. I don't have anything smaller than a FL400S-size.
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#3283845 - 02/16/14 09:01 AM Re: Oil Filter cutting? what do you use? [Re: Flareside302]
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Registered: 11/30/09
Posts: 491
Loc: Warner Robins, GA
I use a 3in air cutoff tool. Have to be careful though I've set a filter on fire with it before.
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