ADJUSTER CAM: Describes a specialist tool used to alter the position of shoes on drum brakes to be closer to the drum, meaning less travel when the brakes are applied.
BALL BEARING PULLER: Describes a tool used to remove a ball bearing from a shaft or housing.
BALL PEIN HAMMER: Describes a hammer with two ends on the head, one end is round, and the other is flat. Ball pein hammers are primarily used in bodywork hammering and shaping metal.
BELT TENSIONER: Describes a specialist tool consisting of an idler pulley usually located between the drive and driven pulleys that can be adjusted to increase the tension on the belt.
BENDING PLIERS: Pliers with flat, smooth jaws used to hold sheet metal in place.
BLACKSMITH HAMMER: Describes a special hammer for hitting and shaping heated iron.
BLADE CONNECTOR: Describes the plain metal tongue used to form electrical connections.
BLANKING PIECE: Describes the flat piece of metal used to close off a tube. Also called a "blanking plate".
BODY FILE: Describes a body file used for smoothing putty to conform to the contour of the car body.
BODY HAMMER: Describes a hammer with a large flat head used for removing surface dents in metal.
BODY SPOON: Describes the tool with a flat contoured working surface like a spoon used to slap out dents in metal, sometimes used in place of a dolly when it is found to be too difficult to reach behind a panel.
BRAKE ADJUSTING SPANNER: Describes the wrench used to adjust the brake shoes.
BRAKE PAD WEAR INDICATOR: Describes a device that detects the brake pad's thickness by using an L-shaped strap that will begin to scrape against the disc when the pad thickness is below tolerance.
BRASS HAMMER: Describes a hammer with a brass head softer than steel used in bodybuilding to hit steel objects without damaging them.
BUMPING HAMMER: Describes an autobody hammer used with a dolly for restoring a body panel's shape.
CAPE CHISEL: Describes a metal cutting chisel shaped to cut or work in metal channels or grooves.
CENTRE PUNCH: Describes a metal tool shaped like a pencil where the blunt end is struck by a hammer so that the sharp point makes an indentation mark in metal.
CHAIN PIPE WRENCH: Describes a chain wrench that circles a pipe and grips it so that the tube can be tightened or removed.
CHAIN TENSIONER: Describes a device that takes up the slack in a chain.
CHAIN WRENCH: Describes a set of locking pliers that employ a chain to wrap around an object, such as a pipe to secure or remove it.
COARSE-CUT FILE: Describes a type of file with deep grooves used to remove a large quantity of metal quickly. The file leaves rough edges that will need to be cleaned up with a smooth-cut file on the downside.
CRIMPING PLIERS: Describes a specialist tool that looks like a set of pliers with serrated jaws used to attach fittings to the end of an electrical wire.
EMERGENCY INFLATOR: Describes an aerosol can that inflates a punctured tire and injects a sealing compound to provide at least a temporary repair.
EXTERNAL MIX AIR CAP: Describes a particular type of air cap designed for use by paint spray guns. Air and fluid are mixed in the space outside the air cap, directly in front of the nozzle.
FENDER BUMPING HAMMER: Describes a specialist body hammer with a one-sided, long head terminating in a rounded section; The Fender bumping hammer is used to reach fender curves from the inside.
FILE CARD BRUSH: Describes a type of brush with angled wire bristles used for cleaning threads on a bolt.
FINISHING STONE: Describes a fine grain stone used after the honing process to provide a smooth surface.
FLANGER: Describes a tool used to construct a metal flange.
FLANGING TOOL: Describes a plier-like tool used to construct a flange through bending metal
FLARING TOOL: Describes a tool used to form flare connections on tubing.
FOOT PUMP: Describes a tire pump manually operated by pushing down a lever by foot.
FOUR-WAY WHEEL WRENCH: Describes a lug wrench shaped in the form of an "X" with a socket at each end. Also described as a "wheel nut spider."
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