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Post by sleepy0905 » Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:38 am

Does anyone know where to buy the citroen special tools or are they just a myth for the main agents?
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Post by DLM » Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:39 am

They certainly existed, and some VERY occasionally come up on ebay and such like. It's often the case that a bit of lateral thinking, copying or just straightforward common sense can lead you to alternatives. For example, refitting the lever on a front caliper is a job where a special Citroen tool is advised to compress the spring washers underneath it, but the job can be improvised with basic tools and a vice.
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Post by Vanny » Tue Oct 11, 2005 8:38 pm

was it specifically BX ones you where after? i have some berlingo ones i could do with off loading! Like DLM said they come up on ebay from time to time and thats where i got mine from :D

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Post by sleepy0905 » Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:05 pm

citroen ones are fine as they fit most of there ranges but how much are you looking for the belingo ones as cash is very strapped.
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Post by Grace » Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:48 pm

What in particular are you looking for?

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Post by sleepy0905 » Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:56 pm

most i have managed without but the tool for removing the axial joints 8.0707-T would be usefull rether than having to use stilsons. :D
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Post by tom » Wed Oct 12, 2005 6:30 pm

And the balljoint removing tool?

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Post by sleepy0905 » Wed Oct 12, 2005 6:44 pm

I have the balljoint tool it only cost me about £6 :lol:
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Post by tom » Wed Oct 12, 2005 7:27 pm

I mean the device for removing the lower balljoint from the hub carrier. Do you?

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Post by sleepy0905 » Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:08 pm

you meen the funny socket. see below it cost me £4.58 exc VAT. you also need a 35mm socket to use it.
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Post by Mr B » Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:09 pm

sleepy0905 wrote:you meen the funny socket. see below it cost me £4.58 exc VAT. you also need a 35mm socket to use it.
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Post by sleepy0905 » Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:14 pm

Portland Tool and Motor Factors 46 portland street Lincoln tel 01522 542802 / 538132

This is where I get most of my Tools and they are not badly priced. :)
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Post by Mr B » Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:20 pm

Cheers! =D>
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Post by tom » Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:45 am

THANK YOU VERY MUCH, SIR!!!

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Post by Vanny » Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:24 pm

either Facom or Sealey have it on there website and its about that much delivered! I was very kindly lent one by a Andyspares member last time i did it and it makes the job dead easy. The one i changed was very badly corroded but i did as i was advised and basically set fire to the ball joint untill it started to bubble, then gave it a few minutes and put the tool on with a breaker bar. It came straight off without breaking a sweat, very impressive!