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Need tool for "inside-out" nut with wires running through it

I'm tearing down a dead electric scooter, with the intention of salvaging any parts that might be useful as spares for the scooter of the same model that replaced it. However, I've run into a problem ...
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Are there any mechanic tools that resemble an ice pick?

A friend attended an an online lecture (unrelated to vehicle maintenance and repair) in which the instructor mentioned going into their mechanics toolbox to retrieve a tool that resembled an ice pick. ...
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identify tool found in a car

I recently bought a second-hand vehicule (Nissan x-trail 2007), and I found under the passenger seat the following tool, Initially the "jaws" were not linked, but they slided, and now they ...
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What type is this compressed air/pneumatic connector?

I need to build an adapter for this connector, however, I wasn't able to identify it. I measured it with a digital caliper. It doesn't seem to be a common connector, at least in Germany. Can you ...
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Which is the Toyota specific toolset name in order to change head gasket on a ᴠᴠᴛ‑i engine?

My mechanic told me reassembling the cylinder‑head for a ᴠᴠᴛ‑i engine requires specific Toyota tools. His car part provider isn’t selling them, and as he is unable to use a computer or a mobile phone ...
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Does the snap-on ct350 impact wrench have an electric brake?

Such as described in this video: https://youtu.be/u3tl2CEEUTI?t=318 Basically I need to know if it'll stop immediately when I let off the trigger or if it'll keep going like an air or corded impact. ...
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What does this BRP factory manual mean by "fiber hammer"?

I'm gearing up to do some maintenance on a BRP watercraft and I came across this statement in the factory manual: "3. Using a fiber hammer, gently tap impeller cover to help release it from the jet ...
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Identifying right socket size

How do I know what socket set to buy to do some repairs? In my case it is 2003 Toyota Camry and I need to do the following tasks: Replace mirror Reattach front bumper cover While a direct answer is ...
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Nibbler Identification

I have an old drill attachment nibbler that I used 10+ years ago when I did bodywork. But the blade broke & I didn't replace it. I'd now like to find a replacement blade, but can't identify the ...
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