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I Haven't Changed My First Filter In My New 6.7. Took A Look,man It Seems To Be A Lot More Difficult Than The Old 5.9.which I Thuoght Was Easy.this Thing Looks Like You'd Have To Take A Few Other Parts Off Just To Get It In There .is It Nessessary To Remove Anything To Get That Oil Filter Screwed In?
Looks Tight For Space!
 

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I just take off my fender plastic in the wheel well. Like 6 screws and it pops down and then I just reach in and change.
 

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I just take off my fender plastic in the wheel well. Like 6 screws and it pops down and then I just reach in and change.

that is what i figured but I didn't wanna tell him that if that wasn't all that had to be done...i haven't changed mine out myself yet. :thumbsup
 

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it's a piece of cake with the correct tools
get an oil filter claw style tool to put on your 3/8's extension
nothing needs to be removed to get to it that way
 

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how about the mess?
 

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I just did my first oil change on my 6.7 yesterday. You can access the oil filter from under the truck without removing anything. The whole job took less than 20 minutes.
 

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You do the 6.7 just like the 5.9 >> There is no difference on the Oil Filter.... Now the Fuel Filter is a completely different story!!
I changed a fuel filter on a 4x4 the other day and **** that was difficult!! I am not sure what I am going to do when I get to a 2wd truck >>> Probably a lot of cussing but I am not sure how much that will help get the job done.

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The oil filter is a piece of cake, just get under the truck, I slid in on the creeper from the front of the truck, and used a regular oil filter wrench. There is no mess at all unless you accidentaly tilt the filter sideways and spill some oil. And after I did the 2 inch leveling kit, there seems to be more room in there to get to the filter, but even while it was stock it is very possible, just a little tight..
 

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you can do it from the top, it's pretty easy to get to if you pull the airbox out. the bottim seems to be the easiest tohugh. like what matttn23 said, i think when i leveled mine it made fairly easier.
 

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I just changed my oil this weekend and I agree that it is just as easy as doing it on the 5.9 except that it is a bit more difficult trying to slide a ziplock bag up over the filter so you don't make a mess. As was already said though, if you don't tilt the filter then you won't spill any.

You guys have me scared about doing my fuel filter now.......
 

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fuel filter is easy. Paying for it is tougher than installing it. I just take the fender plastic out the opposite side for that one lol. just take the water drain pipe off and then the electrical plug off. They you just get a wrench on it and take it off. Not hard at all.
 
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Well, I have a couple of new filters waiting to be installed. I'll be doing that in a few weeks......
 

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I just bring an empty 5 gallon bucket outide when I change my oil
it fits under the truck without jacking the truck up and I have the stock tires on it with no lift. Invest in a claw oil filter wrench it makes things really easy no wrist and elbow twisting.
 

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I put a plastic bag over the filter and use the oil filter claw style wrench on a 3/8" ratchet to remove it (from the bottom) as mentioned above. Fill the new one with oil, spin it on hand tight, and slip a band style oil filter wrench over the filter and tighten it a little more by reaching thru the wheel well. That's what works for me anyway.
 

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I put a plastic bag over the filter and use the oil filter claw style wrench on a 3/8" ratchet to remove it (from the bottom) as mentioned above. Fill the new one with oil, spin it on hand tight, and slip a band style oil filter wrench over the filter and tighten it a little more by reaching thru the wheel well. That's what works for me anyway.
I agree but i have never filled one with oil or have i ever heard of it .
 

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Yes fill the new oil filter almost completely before installing, unless you want to buy a new turbo unit.:$:
 

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Dodgetuff, are you kidding?!?!?! You always fill the filter with oil or you run dry for a split second when you first start the vehicle up....
 

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i had to do 3 oil changes today all on the 6.7l cause my service writer doesn't like me very much. You don't need to remove anything all u need is a 3/8 ratchet, about a 6-10" extension i used a 10" and i filter claw or cup that fits a VO-64/63 oil change took me about 10 minutes.
 

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I agree but i have never filled one with oil or have i ever heard of it .
OOOOOO SH*T. The first time i ever worked in a shop was at my uncle's repair facility for tractor trailers. He had me do an oil chnage on his 93 5.9l and i did everythign correct, except for priming the new oil filter yah i didn't get a paycheck for about a month and a half on any diesel/ turbo vehicle always prime (fill the new oil filter with oil) the newfilter before you put it back on the vehicle.
 
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