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Old 05-15-2014, 06:51 AM
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Default Dealership 'Pinch Bolt' Solution...

Was googling some suspension videos and happened on this....

Looks like the dealers have a special tool to drive out the dreaded pinch bolt and separate the front upper CA's...

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Old 05-15-2014, 09:40 AM
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Gee that's a lot of tool for that job. I always thought this guy at Passat World had a good solution, for a whole lot less money.


PINCH BOLT REMOVAL made easy - pics
 
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Old 05-15-2014, 11:01 AM
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Leave it to the Germans to come up with a solution like that. Reminds me of a DIY tool a guy posted on Garage Journal a while back.

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Old 05-15-2014, 04:27 PM
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Yeah, that looks a little bit more civilized than my solution. Though mine makes quick work of pinch bolts.

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Yeah, that looks a little bit more civilized than my solution. Though mine makes quick work of pinch bolts.
Gotta get me one of those. I have to extract a pair of mangled pinch bolts from a set of A6 uprights and I'm not looking forward to it at all.
 
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:05 PM
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That air gun makes doing suspension work a hell of a lot less scary, and saves a lot of time.
 
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Amazing how clean the control arms and knuckle are. (In the video)
 
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How or were can u buy that tool for the suspension arm bolt
 
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