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Old 04-09-2004, 10:46 PM
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Leaking oil from style 50's hemi filter

Well I took the 54 for my third drive and it's leaking oil out of the top bolt on stock 50's oil filter. It has a nylon washer on it but it's compressed, and leaking. So I now have two options.

1 Get new filter parts for the old system. This is the easiest way....

2 Buy an upgrade system for spinon filters, this also requires, opening the oil pan, and dropping one of the mains and oil filter to replace the oil bypass valve. Much more work.

Option one is easier, but keeps the old partial filtering system. Option two gives modern spin on filters, but requires going into the bottom of the engine... So who's had experience with this? Centerline you have a hemi did you do the upgrade? And how hard is it?

Looking for input.

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