Tools What's Your Favourite Tool?

Discussion in 'Tools & Equipment' started by SpeedyGee, Tuesday 21st May, 2013.

  1. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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  2. DeviateDefiant Managing Director H-Tune Staff

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    At near £300 I'd rather just replace it :Smile: But yeah, in an ideal world...
     
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  3. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    I know ideal for a racing team but that PDF does drive home the importance for brake fluid changes, its more important than engine oil changes in my eyes.
     
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  4. DeviateDefiant Managing Director H-Tune Staff

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    I think my next big investment tool wise will be a pressure bleeder.
     
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  5. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Borrow mine for now,
     
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  6. DeviateDefiant Managing Director H-Tune Staff

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    Thanks, you'll need to run by me what caps are needed for the CH1/CL9 if/when I do order one.
     
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  7. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    In an ideal world one for each but there is a universal one too.
     
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  8. Nels Club Moderator Club Staff

    The boil meter is a good tool, but that's a lot of money.
    I think that if you change the brake fluid religiously every other year, that should see you okay. What do you think @Ichiban?
    The handbook says to change the brake fluid every 3 years?
     
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  9. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    I do it yearly mate regardless how much I have driven, three year is too late.
     
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  10. Nels Club Moderator Club Staff

    I think I may switch from every 2 years to annually then. :Niceone:
     
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  11. hedleyf Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    I like that suction tool, will look in to getting one of those they look well made,
    Strange that being such a safety issue that car makers do not fit silicon fluid systems to the brakes as this never needs changing and will always be in spec ,I know it cost more but at least it would be used not like some of the crap put on cars and never used,EG voice recognition .
     
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  12. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Its is very well made mate, however they are not that transparent as in the picture they are more translucent.

    I bought two one for old fluid extraction and one for new fluid just for bikes,so I don't have to move or remove reservoirs to get a bottle mouth to them they can be done in situ,
     
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  13. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Just bought the aux belt wrench should make the process a bit easier.

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  14. sgoaty Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    This is my favorite tool just now. My air impact hasn't had a look in since I got one of these!
     
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  15. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    I bought a few more cheap and cheerful tools which I needed

    1/4" 3/8" 1/2" Socket Holder Adaptor Set for Electric Impact Drivers

    PROFESSIONAL QUALITY 19 PC HSS TITANIUM DRILL BITS SET 1MM - 10MM
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    Pictures not that clear mate what make is that and any links will be welcomed.
     
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  16. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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    That looks like one of these babies

    Tech info :-

    • Power: 780 ft-lbs of maximum reverse torque and 1100 ft-lb of nut-busting torque from cordless impact wrench that weighs only 6.8 lbs
    • Durability: Steel-lined aluminum hammer case designed to be strong and light-weight for maximum protection of the internal components
    • Comfort: Patent-pending soft touch over-molded grip minimizes vibration, reduces fatigue and enhances user comfort during extended use
    • W7150-K2 Standard Anvil Two Battery Kit: Includes W7150 Impactool, IQV20 Charger, 20V li-ion 3.0 Ah batteries, Blow-molded case

    w71250-k2.

    Hefty price tag though £499 !
     
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  17. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    How much.. It my alpinestar riding leathers or that I know which I would chose.
     
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  18. sgoaty Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Yeah that's the one. I got it for a wee bit less than that though. If I was using it to make my living it would be money well spent as its fantastic and has a lot more power than my UT air impact.
     
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  19. Ichiban Retired ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Agreed buy good tools & buy them once, after all the time saved and getting jobs done faster is more pleasurable than slogging and Tourette's.
     
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  20. Superman001 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thats what I was always told, ''buy cheap, buy twice''.
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    One of my favourites is this Makita 18v cordless combi drill/driver. Think I bought it back in 2008, it came with 2 batteries, a 20 minute charger and is in the limited edition black & white colours.

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