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post #1 of 65 Old 12-12-2012, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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Special tools, tips, tricks!

Hey guys, with all the wrenching we do on our trucks, I was thinking we could post some of the special tools, tips, or tricks in one place for reference, for the things we do pretty regular. Punctures are good too, even if it's a normal tool that fits in just the right spot. Alot of guys are interested in what works, and part numbers are great. Even the stuff like cordless impacts.

I got something for 03-04 turbo back bolt, that worked for me, even though my bolts weren't seized. An air hammer against a 1/4" ratchet with 10mm six point socket, broke right loose.

Also lilpooh said if I lift the turbo, turn it slightly counterclockwise, and lift, the turbo would come out. It worked great.
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Alright I'll bite. I just posted this in another thread but I'll throw it here too.

homemade serp belt tool for 6.0s. 1/2" square bar stock 1" long. 1 1/4" x 1/4" x 24" flat steel.



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Alright I'll bite. I just posted this in another thread but I'll throw it here too.

homemade serp belt tool for 6.0s. 1/2" square bar stock 1" long. 1 1/4" x 1/4" x 24" flat steel.


damn i need one of those

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Serpentine belt tension pulley lock, use it.






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Since my first post screwed up (thanks Autoguide). Here is more.

Make your own head lift/install bracket.
DIY head install/remove bracket.


When removing the fuel lines for the upper fuel bowl, put cable ties behind nut so they don't slide down to where you can't reach them.




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I made a tool to keep the upper bolts from spinning in the up pipe when trying to remove it for an EGR delete. You can lay under the truck, put the tool on the bolt head and then use an impact to take the nuts loose.

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This is just what I was thinking, even the stuff "some" of us know about, is good to get it all in one spot. I believe everyone here has a good idea or tool for the job that they figured out. Usually the hard way, lol.

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snap on torque adapter is worth its weight on gold for the bottom rear stud on the drivers side

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snap on torque adapter is worth its weight on gold for the bottom rear stud on the drivers side
I'm just about to order that actually. SRD35.

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I'm just about to order that actually. SRD35.


Sent from my phone that somebody didn't help me get.

Unfortunately had to Sell my ......2004 KR CC SWB FX4 - Edge insight cts, blue spring upgrade, updated HFCM drain plug, XDP coolant filter, CAT EC-1 rated coolant, Custom Diesel EGR delete, CAT delete, Rotella T6

SEE MY OIL COOLER REPLACEMENT AND EGR DELETE - http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/gen...tml?highlight=
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