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post #1 of 4 Old 10-01-2009, 06:22 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone fabbed up a RE superflex joint tool?

I cant find any used ones and to buy them new isnt cheap so i was wondering if anyone can post some pics of a homemade tool that they use?

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post #2 of 4 Old 10-02-2009, 11:18 AM
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I didn't build one, but yesterday I used a spanner wrench that came with my 4.5" Craftsman Grinder. It fit perfectly in two holes. I used a pipe as leverage and mine came apart.

Not sure that I can get enough leverage with this tool to reassemble them tightly enough, but I should be able to use a second spanner weld them to an appropriate socket to engage all four holes.

sorry, no pics.
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post #3 of 4 Old 10-02-2009, 01:31 PM
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I just bought the tools from RE because I have had to mess with the joints fairly regularly, but I have heard that a chevy front hub socket will fit if you grind the pins a little and those are only $15 around here at auto zone and checker. I havnt tries it though.
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post #4 of 4 Old 10-08-2009, 05:47 PM
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This might help and is much cheaper. It works great and is only $3.99 at Harbor freight
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