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    1. 03-12-2004 05:00 PM #1
      I made a template that should help you not pay 32 dollars for a stupid tube. it should be to scale if you print it from the acrobat file.
      http://littlespiderdesign.com/...l.pdf
      Edit (by VgRt6): If the above link does not work, you can also find the PDF of the plug tool HERE.




      Modified by VgRt6 at 7:02 PM 6-14-2005

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    3. 03-12-2004 05:29 PM #2
      Where were you last week!
      Good stuff, I wonder if it works [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    4. 03-12-2004 05:40 PM #3
      it works. i had to buy one and got all pissed off so i made the template.

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    6. 03-12-2004 05:41 PM #4
      Thanks for sharing!
      What kinda material would you suggest to use?

    7. 03-12-2004 07:31 PM #5
      heavy metal! like slayer.

    8. 03-12-2004 08:35 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by xanakinx »
      I made a template that should help you not pay 32 dollars for a stupid tube. it should be to scale if you print it from the acrobat file.
      http://littlespiderdesign.com/...l.pdf


      Thanks for posting this. [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] I took some measurements of the tool the last time I had the plugs out and was going to post something similar. Thanks for saving me some time!
      Gary

    9. 03-14-2004 08:46 AM #7
      Could you give some detail as to how to make one?

    10. 03-14-2004 09:40 AM #8
      Print out the template and cut it out. Buy a piece of pipe the correct size, wrap the template around the pipe and trace the features on it. Finally, use a Dremel or other tool to cut the features into the pipe.
      Gary

    11. 03-14-2004 09:57 AM #9
      Thanks, that sounds a lot easier than the way I was thinking. [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      03-14-2004 10:47 AM #10
      Quote, originally posted by VgRt6 »
      Print out the template and cut it out. Buy a piece of pipe the correct size, wrap the template around the pipe and trace the features on it. Finally, use a Dremel or other tool to cut the features into the pipe.
      Gary

      I'd guess maybe a piece of 3/4" copper pipe might work.
      21mm comes out to .8" so that's a tad over 3/4".
      Can you get 7/8" copper pipe? That would probably work better.

    13. 08-30-2004 02:12 PM #11
      Thanks again for posting the PDF. I made one of these last Friday afternoon at work (it was slow ). Found a piece of stainless tubing with the right diameter (21/19mm) in the scrap pile in our machine shop. I used a drill, grinder with cutoff wheel and a Dremel tool to cut out the design and some sandpaper to smooth it all out so it didn't cut into the plug wire insulation. The tool works perfectly!
      Here are some pics of the finished piece ...



      Gary


      Modified by VgRt6 at 10:37 PM 8-30-2004

    14. 08-30-2004 10:53 PM #12
      Nice work! I like it. [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    15. 08-31-2004 01:05 AM #13
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    16. 08-31-2004 02:19 AM #14
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    17. 08-31-2004 03:47 AM #15
      never cease to impress us Gary. Where do you work?

    18. 08-31-2004 08:33 AM #16
      I work at a company in northern VA called Artech Testing. We do failure analyses, materials and product testing, engineering consulting and lots of other cool stuff. Check out http://www.artechlab.com for more info.
      Gary


      Modified by VgRt6 at 7:36 AM 8-31-2004

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      07-17-2005 06:58 PM #17
      made one out of 3/4 in copper pipe just a few minutes ago. works great! thanks for the template. 4 dollars for the pipe, 6 or 7 dremmel cut off wheels and some sandpaper and about 20 minutes was all it took. you sir are the man.

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      07-09-2006 05:45 AM #18
      nice
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      Stop whining about stupid **** and stop jerking yourself off to analogue nostalgia as if your fondness of the past has objective merit. God damned snowflakes.

    21. 07-09-2006 04:06 PM #19
      DIY tools.....Sweet!!

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      07-09-2006 04:23 PM #20
      Sweet, im gunna have to print this out once i get home from work, good job, finaly someone actually got correct measurements for this thing..
      so into the watched topic list it goes... [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    23. 07-09-2006 11:05 PM #21
      Quote, originally posted by xanakinx »
      heavy metal! like slayer.

      hahahahahaha [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      i have an original one wish i had seen this before i droped the bucks

    24. 07-10-2006 04:36 PM #22
      im building one of these tonight, i can make a um.. i guess its a DIY-DIY if anyones interested. by the way, someone should add this to the mk4 master list, i know its kind of rare for an mk4 to have wires w/out pulls but i came across this thread by chance last night and was planning on buying the tool today, might save some folks some cash...

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      07-11-2006 01:14 AM #23
      if im not mistaken, didnt the vr6 from mkiv come stock with this tool under the hood?
      i though tit did, but i mine didnt have one.

    26. 07-11-2006 08:32 AM #24
      It did on MKIIIs, but it's plastic and breaks all too easily. The metal one is indestructible.

    27. 07-11-2006 06:33 PM #25
      dont want to start a new thread
      where is the OEM one located?

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