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Drum Brake Spring remover tools

Drum Brake Spring remover tools If you’re going to work on drum brakes and have the pliers style spring remover with the curved hook, you’re going to be frustrated. Many of the newer style drum brake springs are small with tight radius hooks. It’s hard to get that pliers style tool hooked onto them. This new T-handle spring remover from Lisle is the answer. Hook it onto the straight portion of the brake spring ahead of the spring hook. Then tighten the tool’s retainer and pull. The spring comes off … Read More

Brake spring removal tool

How to remove brake springs Some of the springs on drum brakes can be mighty tough to remove using just a traditional brake spring pliers. That’s where these special brake spring removal tools con in handy. The Lisle 44800 heavy duty brake spring tools is designed for larger brake springs on drum brakes without an anchor pin. Hook the spring and tighten the rear handle to lock it onto the spring. Then pull to unhook the spring. The Lisle 45100 brake spring removal tool is designed to remove drum brake … Read More


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