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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 07:47 PM
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i started making hex keys out of d2 tool more rounded corners on the ends lol...once we get our edm machine up, im gonna make a set of sockets from 4140 to get used to the machine.

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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by 2500-HD View Post
i started making hex keys out of d2 tool more rounded corners on the ends lol...once we get our edm machine up, im gonna make a set of sockets from 4140 to get used to the machine.
How much for a set shipped to AK?

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post #23 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 09:36 AM
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I have some S-K sockets and have never broken one of them. Had that set about 30 years or longer. Bought a new set of the engraved Craftsmen a few years ago and broke the 21MM when I replaced the bearings on my '05 several months ago. The only good thing was the warranty - walked in and said I broke one and they gave me a new one with no questions asked. Did not use it on a impact, broke it the old fashioned way - by hand using a long 3/4" breaker bar and 3/4" x 1/2" reducer adaptor.

Can hardly wait to the next time I need to replace them, used the red locktite!


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Originally Posted by premis View Post
You got 135,000 miles out of a front hub??? I went through three by that time!

I've never had a problem with mine. I've changed at least 6 hubs (passenger and driver combined). I can do it in less than 15 minutes now.
i got 170,000 out of the passenger side and 199,500 and counting on the driverside

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