Pipe flaring tool - SE England

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Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by Dominic » Sun Jan 11, 2015 4:19 pm

i've just liberated a piece of high pressure steel pipe from a GTI at my local breakers to replace a holed one on the TZD. Outer diameter is about 7.5mm. it forms a loop from the regulator and is bracketed to the air box tray on the nearside. Trouble is, the liberated one was so corroded at the regulator end, I buggered the nut, and had to hacksaw the pipe off, so the end is going to need re-making. The flaring on the pipe is about 1cm from the end and looks almost like a plumbers olive. Does such a tool exist and does anyone in my area (Kent/Sussex) have access to such a thing?
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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by Tinkley » Sun Jan 11, 2015 6:45 pm

I know someone who has a tool for this, just into the edge of Hants,W Sussex. Why don't you ask Citronut?, he will have the tool and maybe can make a new pipe anyway. He's probably closer to you.

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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by citronut » Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:52 pm

Tinkley wrote: Why don't you ask Citronut?, he will have the tool and maybe can make a new pipe
yep he certainly dose have a flaring tool for all three pipe size's,

i haven't actually christened my new tool ( flaring tool that is ) as yet

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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by Dominic » Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:42 pm

Brilliant, thanks Malcom. Are you up for a bit of one on one pipe flaring? If so when's good for you? Cars using more LHM than diesel at the moment, despite my sticking plaster repair!
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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by citronut » Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:29 pm

pm. sent

regards malcolm
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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by djoptix » Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:48 am

Which tool have you got, Malcolm? I was looking for one myself but I think the ones on ebay only do 3.5mm and 4.5mm.
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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by Vanny » Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:50 pm

Rob, I got mine from this guy

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CITROEN-BRAKE ... 1101761892

Contacted him directly (and collected as it was close) and he was able to provide various extra flares, though they weren't exactly cheap. I didnt get the 6mm flare but i'm pretty sure he could get them. Its made by Bond Engineering in Nuneaton i think, took a few extra days to get the additional flares (SAE and DIN)

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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by citronut » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:54 am

thats exactly the same as mine and the same people,

but i purchased mine directly from them ordered over the dog and bone,

i initially inquired over the phone if they could supply the 6.5 die and mandril to got with this kit,

the lady i spoke to was very very helpful and put me Wright ( sorry for the pun :roll: :wink: )( as the company is Wrights Auto supplies of Coventry ) telling me it is 6.35 not 6.5,

she said there supplier also the manufacturer of this tool is local to them and on a two week shut down at that time, she said she would let me know if the 6.35 parts could be supplied once the company were back from there breeak,

i had forgotten all about this when one day i had a call back from the lady at Wrights saying it was available,

and the total price was i think £185 including carrige to St Leonards on sea,
so i payed with my debit card and the kit arrived a few days later

regards malcolm
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Re: Pipe flaring tool - SE England

Post by djoptix » Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:19 am

Very helpful - thanks. Think I need to give them a ring.
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