How to Use an Imperial Flaring Tool?

Answer Auto mechanics use imperial flaring tools to flare tubes for brake and fuel systems. Replacing the tubing for an automobile's brake system can be a hard and difficult job. By cutting the tubing and... Read More »

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What Is a Flaring Tool?

Flaring tools are adaptive mechanisms used in pipe fittings. They accept pliable metal piping and expand the ends of pipe sections as needed, so the pipe can fit to the next section.

How to Use a Double Flaring Tool?

One of the specialty tools that everybody who does his own auto repair should own is a double flaring tool. With this tool it's possible to do a professional looking job with brake line or transmis... Read More »

How to Use a Brake Line Flaring Tool?

The brake line flaring tool consists of two mechanical parts, the hinged flaring bar that clamps onto and holds the brake line in place and the flaring tool that has a cone-like tip that widens the... Read More »

Instructions for a Snap On Double Flaring Tool?

The Snap-On company carries several varieties of brake line double flaring tools manufactured by Blue Point. The flaring tool sets come in metric and standard, handling 4.75 mm to 10 mm or 3/16 to ... Read More »