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Old 12-25-2007, 06:16 PM   #1
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Default tool needed to open and reuse Audi Hose Clamps???

Or just replace them with screw type when you take them off. I have searched all the posts for "hose clamps" and do not see any clear instuctions how to handle those pinch clamps.

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Old 12-25-2007, 06:18 PM   #2
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Those clamps are junk. Get better clamps if you remove them.
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Old 12-25-2007, 07:38 PM   #4
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ooops wrong thread
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:10 PM   #5
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you know there is a delete button
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Old 12-26-2007, 04:18 AM   #6
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Default I bought an oetiker tool kit

I went over to hampton rubber to get a few things for the WI install and noticed the oetiker sticker on the front door as I pulled up. I bought this kit for $34! That's a steal after buying oetiker clamps (at prices I'd rather not even mention) from the Audi dealer.
<img src="http://dave-new.com/S4/oetiker_clamps/DSCN1984.JPG">

<img src="http://dave-new.com/S4/oetiker_clamps/DSCN1985.JPG">

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Nice tool. Where and how much was that?
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Old 12-26-2007, 06:21 AM   #8
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I should have clarified....the clamps are nice, but one use/special tool idea isn't.
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Old 12-26-2007, 06:27 AM   #9
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$34 and from Hampton Rubber ;-)
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Old 12-26-2007, 08:22 AM   #10
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so audi oem's those clamps?
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