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Hey there Calgarians! I'm looking at doing my own oil change on my MS3 pretty quickly and am wondering where the best place is to get the oil filters, o-rings and wrench. My understanding is that the MS3 has the same filter setup as the 2.3 engine. Is there a local place (Mazda, CDN Tire, NAPA, PartSource, etc.) or should I order them online.

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Dwayne
 

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walmart has mobil 1 for the cheapest.
get your filter, O-rings (2), and crush washer from Mazda.
and get your wrench from onlinemazdaparts.com
 

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Thanks blam, I was thinking about using Mobil1. That website is giving me trouble; not sure how much the wrench is.

I was considering this offer depending on the shipping cost.

http://www.finishlineperformance.com/cgi-bin/shopper?preadd=action&key=MISCL321

The filter with o-rings costs $10.95 at my local dealer.

Do you torque the filter housing every time? I have always used canister style filters where you just hand tighten. If I don't need to torque it, then I could use my strap style wrench to loosen and tighten it.
 

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Just got the answer: $82.30 including shipping. Works out to $95.50 CDN. Worth it?
 

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Wow, thats a lot..... But if your set on changing your own oil that is a deal compared to MSRP at the dealership.
 

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I torque everything on my car with a tq wrench.

finishline doesnt take credit cards from canadians. you will have to send a MO
 

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[quote author=blam link=topic=67770.msg1167355#msg1167355 date=1169678520]
I torque everything on my car with a tq wrench.

finishline doesnt take credit cards from canadians. you will have to send a MO
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Just placed the order with Finishline. No problems with my Canadian credit card.

Now I need to find a torque wrench. Of course a torque wrench that works on the filter drain won't work on my lug nuts. Maybe I need two torque wrenches.
 

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those ****...they told me they only take MO when I asked them about something a while ago.

sears craftsman wrenches for the winnage

mine works for both my wheels and my filter.
 
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