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997.2 Oil Filter Cap Removal Tool - What Size?

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Anyone know what size socket is needed to remove the oil filter cap on a 2011 Turbo S?

Hazet 2169 Wrench, Oil filter, 74.4mm, 14 point; Samstag tools and other, about $40.

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Thanks but I have that one for my 997.1 Turbo and it's not even close to fitting. I suspect I will just have to use a 36mm socket but would prefer something that fits the whole cap head and not just the hex on top. For the 997.2 TT, the cap is much larger.

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Thanks but I have that one for my 997.1 Turbo and it's not even close to fitting. I suspect I will just have to use a 36mm socket but would prefer something that fits the whole cap head and not just the hex on top. For the 997.2 TT, the cap is much larger.

Forgot you have the DFi motor, which does use a 36 MM socket:

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Using a 36 MM socket will not harm the housing in any way, and you could always get one of the neat billet replacements on the market:

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