I need to replace a worn CV joint so I need to get the tool used to tighten the stainless steel band clamps that attach the rubber boot. I see there are several types of band clamps. The clamps I have are shown below. Stamped on the clamp is OET 95 so I assume I have a 95 mm Oetiker clamp...
Every time I have to replace something or a hose or valve taking off the one time clamps takes more time than taking off and installing the new parts. Always I get cuts and destroy my fingers with those dam clamps. Is there an easy way to remove these things. What I will do is use a screw driver...
Hi, my model is Passat 2002 1.8T
How do I remove the clamps around the hoses attached to the vacuum check valves?
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Does anyone know where to find replacement hose clamps for the flexible hose between the airbox and the engine? The OEM clamps are more narrow than I can find around here and the screw mechanisms are starting to give up after 10 years of off and on.
I replaced radiator hoses earlier this year and recently the top hose is leaking at the radiator. The "horseshoe" spring clip is loose. Is there another way of tightening these without buying a special tool? thanks Matt
So I ended up buying a bunch of inventory from the same guy I bought the supplies for my intercooler project. This means that I'm going to be putting it up for sale while I'm in school.
PS: I'm located in Canada. Prices in USD
T-bolts 3.50 ea + shipping
Sizes are: 2.25 / 2.5 / 2.75...
My car is an '01 B5 1.8T AUG with a vacuum leak that I'm having trouble finding.
I've been replacing the stock frayed 3.5mm hoses under the manifold with silicone hoses, but I'm not sure if the little zip ties I've used are effective. Any recommendation on a hose clamp that will work for these...
So I was having a leak at the bottom of my power steering reservoir. I replaced the OEM clamp with a worm clamp. I know it's not good for the hose, but I had no alternative and it's on for good.
Question: What are all the extra OEM clamps on that hose for? Are they to constrict the fluid...