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Oil filter mount thread stuck in housing

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eliotbnz:
Hey team,

Performing my first oil change on a non-japanese car. Have had it done professionally since owning the vehicle, but was sick of overpaying. Got a kit from Harry's delivered, seems all good.

Well the existing oil filter was extremely tough to remove, and has left behind the built-in mounting thread. So my new oil filter can't fit, until I remove either the same piece from my new filter, or the old piece from the oil filter housing on the engine itself - at least this is what I can make of it.

Wondering if anyone has had any experience with this here and can offer advice?

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