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Removing metal engine bay hose clips

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Darren4, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Darren4
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    Hey guys, as stated above how on earth do you remove these without destroying them :ermm:. Cant see how there fitted on

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    Any help would be helpful :)
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    it can b done wiv screwdriver but b better of swapping them out for jubilee clips were the bit tha sticks up is try open tha out bit wider then un hook the other bit slowly easy way is put needle nose pliers in to open it wider

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    Always discard and replace
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    Can't be reused again, throw away and buy jubilee clips
    Be careful taking off as not to damage the hose, they're a bugger to get off
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    Thanks guys, now to crack on with the job
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    they can be reused if u have bionic strength but yeh get some jubilees
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    I just hack the **** out of 'em till they come off and replace with jubilee's as above.
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