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Put a magnet on your oil filter

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by LEEP, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. Oct 30, 2008 at 7:57 AM
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    LEEP

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    By doing this you will keep any metal particles in the filter the stronger the magnet the better you figure out how 2 secure it i used a plastic bottle on my 2008 tacoma with a large rubber band 2 hold bottle down
     
  2. Oct 30, 2008 at 8:02 AM
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    Welcome to the site. You could stick the magnet to the outside of the filter then wrap it in cellophane
     
  3. Oct 30, 2008 at 8:03 AM
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    Welcome to the board...Enjoy the magnet discussion!!
     
  4. Oct 30, 2008 at 9:43 AM
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    or use magnets from hard drives, they will stay where you put them, good luck prying them off.
     
  5. Oct 30, 2008 at 9:57 AM
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    You should be aware that most regular magnets become weaker at temps above 175 degrees or so. You need magnets made for high temp applications, otherwise it might not be as effective as you think.

    I use high temp magnets that stay at their original strength up to 300 degrees.
     
  6. Oct 30, 2008 at 10:04 AM
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    ^ great info I never even heard that before. Thanks.
     
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