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spin on oil filters

210glen
210glen Member Posts: 3
Been finding spin on oil filters leaking shortly after service. B5 fuel is being used. I know the bio gasket is to be installed with bio fuel but, its never been a problem in years past with B5 and, using the stock gasket.  Any one  else finding this, any ideas.

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  • icesailor
    icesailor Member Posts: 7,265
    Leaking Spin-On's:

    I usually put some Super-Lube synthetic winch grease on the top of the O-ring gasket. I've had few leaks, if any. I use it for about everything because it doesn't cause butyl nitrate rubber o-rings to swell up.
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,690
    Any particular brand?

    I've run B2 in my house for the past 3 years, 2 filters, spin on never leaked after replacement.  And never really had a leak on anyone elses.  Just wondering if a particular brand came up with something 'new & improved'
    steve
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