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Oil filter adapter leaking ?, or bad gasket on oil filter, you can try tightening it, remove the oil filter and tighten the nut, i have never had any luck stopping the leak on either the adapter or filter with out changing the gasket/o ring, sorry with the information you supplied I can only guess.
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