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    Hi all

    Currently removing my radiators. The main hoses are a bleeding problem! How do you remove those annoying clips. I've tried standard long nose pliers with no luck.

    Much appreciated.

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    if im thinking right you need one of these

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LONG-REACH...item257777d025

    or either struggle with pliers like most people do lol

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    And then replace them with good quality hose clips!

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    Any ideas where to buy that in the real world (not online lol).

    Halfords?

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    Halfords or an auto factors - I get mine from Screwfix (only you have to buy a bag of 10) - seem good quality - take the old one with you to check it is the right size

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    Bought some bigger pliers and it worked. Thanks for your help.

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    I found plumbers pliers (gland nut pliers) worked the best for me.

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