Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Remove advertisements
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: tool

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

    redsilo's Tools

    tool

    tool-imag0005.jpg
    Emissions sensor remover; size= 7/8 inch.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to redsilo For This Useful Post:

    kbalch (03-27-2013)

  3. #2
    Administrator
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Clermont, FL
    Posts
    5,034
    Thanks
    2,275
    Thanked 497 Times in 370 Posts
    Hi redsilo,

    Looks as though you've cut off the business end of a 12-pt socket and welded it to a socket adaptor (1/4" or 3/8"?). What vehicle was it designed de-sensor?

    I'd love to hear a few more details...

    Ken

  4. #3

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

    redsilo's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by kbalch View Post
    Hi redsilo,

    Looks as though you've cut off the business end of a 12-pt socket and welded it to a socket adaptor (1/4" or 3/8"?). What vehicle was it designed de-sensor?

    I'd love to hear a few more details...

    Ken
    It's a 1/2 inch drive 7/8 inch socket. I sawed it more or less in half and welded the two halves side by side. It fits the exhaust sensor on a Crown Vic 5 liter. The sensor is near the rear of the passenger side exhaust manifold and somewhat difficult to reach effectively. The sensor was also stuck pretty tight. I wanted to use a long breakover for more leverage but didn't want to cut the leads off the sensor. The breakover still didn't loosen it so I used a punch and hammer to assault it fully expecting the weld to fail. To my surprise the sensor unscrewed from its well. Sorry for the quality of the picture. The camera I used was old and not very high resolution.
    redsilo

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to redsilo For This Useful Post:

    Jon (03-28-2013)

  6. #4
    Jon
    Jon is online now Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    12,837
    Thanks
    2,420
    Thanked 3,874 Times in 1,567 Posts
    Thanks redsilo! This has been added to our Engine category, and to your homemade tools page: redsilo's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



    Post your reply!
    Join 33,912 of us and get our 173 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    173 Must Read Homemade Tools

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •