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    Removing ear clips

    Dunno how else to describe them. Trying to remove thesedamn clips from expansion tank
    It's fiddly and keep slipping off what do u guys use?

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    pliers or mole grips


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    Tried both keeps slipping there is a special tool but costs over £30 WTF

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    Same as tony. its a bit of a pain.
    but you want a pair where the jaws remain as flat as possible.

    A screw driver helping to nudge the button of clip helps as well.

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    Set of theses seems to work best for me
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    yep used that


    not up to the job tbh looks like ill have to buy some new clips now
    ill try the screwdriver thing knowing my luck ill pierce the hose, lol
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    I use pump pliers. similar to what your pointing to in the pic, but slightly thinner and the jaws remain flat in all notches. Have never had a problem using them.
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    Same here, some clips are worse than others, but i usually manage with water pump pliers as arrowed or a normal pair of needlenose or stub nose pliers.

    I've used the proper tool, and its really good, but its a lot of money for something thats used occasionally.

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