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Old 03-19-2011, 04:10   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow Custom made tools.

This first one is a timing pin, and timing cam bar I had pops make for my Ford Focus Zetec DOHC 2.0l.

And this other tool, is another one I had pops make to push my CV axle out the knuckle to be able to take the CV axle out of the Ford focus Zetec.



Now my pops is a CNC machinist, but if you have some advance tools at home you could make this.
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Re: Custom made tools.

Very handy having a father who is a CNC machinist and can design / make tools as and when required . Especially when your working at home and dont have access to the drawers / pullers and other equipment found in garage workshops .
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Re: Custom made tools.

I know this ain't a tool but look what pops just got done doing in his shop at work. It's for the cat on my Zetec 2.0l Focus.

Had to make a little adjustment here at home so that it would bolt to the block bracket right, but other then that it came out the way it was needed.

ford wanted $136 for this bracket, we made it for under 15 bucks in stainless steel. This is another thing that would require a CNC machine or EDM machine.
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Re: Custom made tools.

Just wanted to share these two tools I just got them to be able to pull a metal ring stuck on a shaft for my rear drum brake on my focus wagon, and the other tool is a spring compressor for the lowering kit I have for the Ford Focus zx3.
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Re: Custom made tools.

Here is one more, that pops made to be able to push a bolt out of a bushing on my rear lower control arm on the Focus.


It didn't work, but it's a useful tool, he even took the arm to work, and tried to push out the bolt, and nothing after applying 800 Lb's of force. So we ended up getting new ones with new bushings and bolts.
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Must be nice to have a machinist in the family!!
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Re: Custom made tools.

Yes it is, and lately I have been thinking I want to learn the same skills?
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