Corvair Center Forum : Corvair Center Phorum
J-5984 Body-Weatherstrip Clip Reforming Tool
Posted by: junkman ()
Date: October 28, 2017 06:25PM
How does this work, and exactly what does it do, beyond the description in the title? How do you use it?
Re: J-5984 Body-Weatherstrip Clip Reforming Tool
Posted by: 1966-Corsa-GT-180 ()
Date: October 29, 2017 01:04AM
For weatherstrip that has the embedded wire loop clips.
The loop is inserted over the J-tool pointed awl shape and forced up to the larger diameter area, then the pliers crimp the wire below to re-shape the loop so it fits tighter into the receptacle in the body.
I've used the long probe "awl shape" of a test light probe and long nose pliers to accomplish the same procedure.
Dan Davis ~ Pierce County, WA ~ CORSA Western Director + Corvairs NW + North Cascades Corvairs + Corvanatics
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