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Old 08-20-2013, 10:32 AM   #1
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What kind of crazy tools have you made in your career to make life easier or just so you dont have to spend 1,000,000 on a tool!!!
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Oh, this should be good. I got so many, I can't even think of any... oh I know, I took one of my 5/8" open end/combo wrench, I torched one end of it so I could bend it to a 90* angle so I could use it on my Bonneville'* fuel tank straps.
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ive made a few tools like pullers and spring compressors for the atv but i cant remember any for the car. thats one thing i like about gm is usually you dont need weird tools to work on them
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I ground down the center section of a 3" long 1/2" drive ratchet extension so it would fit between the transmission and the engine to remove the rear knock sensor.
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I ground down the center section of a 3" long 1/2" drive ratchet extension so it would fit between the transmission and the engine to remove the rear knock sensor.
I know exactly what you are talking about!!
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Just a quick look around the garage and I found these I made.
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I didn't really make it but I repurposed a 13mm line wrench to grab the end of the rocker arms on the 3.1 v-6 to remove the pushrods with out removing the back valve cover and alternator stand when replacing intake gaskets.
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I needed a special tool to get inside of a SNES. Instead of buying a gaming tool screw driver I made one from an old rusty screw driver I had. I had to cut a middle section out so I could turn out the screw in the Nintendo. Worked pretty good too.

Beats buying one.
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i made a intake cleaning hose and valve system
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