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Oil filter housing ?

If I remove the oil filter and let it sit for a while, will I still have a huge mess when I remove the housing so I can get the intake off?

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I say yes but when I did my oil cooler I drained about a gallon left the rest in and I did not make a big mess.

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No you won't have a huge mess just for the oil filter housing (tower). You'll have just a couple of drips if your drain valve is working properly. I would say it's about as messy as changing out the oil filter. Now if your removing the oil cooler housing, then yes, have a towel laid down over the motor so when you lift the oil cooler housing, you won't get oil drips all over the motor.

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If I remove the oil filter and let it sit for a while, will I still have a huge mess when I remove the housing so I can get the intake off?
Residual oil inside the filter will drain out immediately, the moment the filter is removed from the housing.

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