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    1. 07-22-2020 04:59 PM #1
      Well, not so much an EGR tool, but something for it.

      I’m trying to remove the EGR from my 99 Eurovan.
      I can get a wrench not the EGR, but am worried about torquing the pipe it’s connected to too much.
      Sure, I could grab the pipe w/ a pipe wrench. Monkey wrench. Or whatever. But would like something that’s less likely to damage that pipe. I have no idea how thin walled it is and worry about crimping it.

      Any suggestions?
      What clamp/tool works for grabbing a smooth sided pipe like that?

      Thanks.
      -JCB

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    3. Geriatric Member need_a_VR6's Avatar
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      07-22-2020 08:29 PM #2
      You have a pic? Early 12v the pipe was pretty meaty.
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    4. 07-24-2020 05:14 AM #3
      Meaty as in I can carefully clamp it w/ a pipe wrench and torque on the EGR?
      I’ll work on getting you a photo.

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    6. 07-31-2020 05:40 PM #4
      I was able to get the EGR off. Bit of fumbling. Bit of break free. Some swearing. Done and done.
      Thanks for your help.

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