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some tools i wish i had the other night
Posted 19 February 2011 - 05:02 PM
I did have a set of 3/8 drive swivel 6pt socket but something a little smaller would have probably got it from the start.
So, i picked up these today i needed this.
1/4 inch drive swivels, 12mm and 14mm 6pt Crafstman
3/8 wobble extension
1/4 drive long extension
I got beat last night on it, now i will maybe have better lucks.
Posted 19 February 2011 - 05:48 PM
It is often frustrating. I use the connector end to help maneuver the eye of the knock sensor.
Often I stick a magnet to the side of my 3/8 wobble extension and that's just barely enough to help with the bolt. FYI Gearwrench does make extensions with a magnet at the end.
Just an awkward place. Atleast it's easy to see what is happenning, just hard to reach.
Still haven't found the best consistent approach. Always involves a magnetic pick-up tool and swearing - and a sore back.
Posted 19 February 2011 - 06:54 PM
yeah figured out the tape thing.
hope the threads tap out fine, they should didnt go too much.
even self discovered a new mount hole for the knock sensor.
Posted 20 February 2011 - 12:53 AM
Their swivel impacts are a must have. I have 10, 12, 14, 17 and have warrantied them 5 times on the small ones and 4 on the big ones over the past 5 years and they are damn durable. The number of times warrantied isn't a mark of the quality, just how hard I am on them.
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