Another PC searched the Audi's passenger footwell and found mole grips, a crowbar, long-nose pliers
, a screwdriver, bolster chisel and hammer.
I remark, naively, that crushing more than 20,000 stems twice each by hand with long-nose pliers
must be enormously labor intensive.
You can make a tool similar to the one used at the factory by simply grinding the lower jaw of a pair of long-nose pliers
to the contour shown in the accompanying photos.
The intruder gained entry by using an instrument similar to long-nose pliers
to turn a key which had been left in the lock.
* Needle-nose pliers--Also called long-nose pliers
, they have a pointed nose for reaching places with restricted clearance.
(Photo 4) Now reheat and use a screwdriver or long-nose pliers
to tweak the shape to that desired.
With long-nose pliers (preferably with the jaws padded with duct tape), pull the trigger-spring swivel (#39) from the frame.
Gently drift it left to right until you can pinch it between the tips of your long-nose pliers and pull it clear.
In some cases, you can grasp the front end of the rod with long-nose pliers
, compress the spring further, remove the pin from the rod, and withdraw the spring/rod assembly from the side of the frame.