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Old 11-19-2012, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by cobalt327 View Post
It's (first tool) used to install the nuts on the top of shocks?
No, but close enough. It's used to UNINSTALL the nut on the top of a shock - and by uninstall, I mean it breaks them off.

I grew up calling it a shock buster, but there's probably a more proper name for it. It's made by Lisle.

The idea is that it's easier and quicker to just break the shock stud off than it is to hold the stud and turn the nut off (especially on rust-belt cars).

Here's how it's used:



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