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RAPCO BRAKE RIVET TOOL

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Part# 10-02065
MFR Model# RA825

Overview

A high-quality tool designed for use in the installation and removal of tubular brass or steel brake lining rivets, 5/32 of an inch in diameter. Recognized by professionals, this screw type set allows controlled pressure for a proper flare. This reduces the chance of cracking not only the rivet but also of the lining material. It also helps avoid the costly warping of brake assembly back plates and pressure plates, often associated with using the hammer type method. The RAPCO rivet tool is designed to be mounted in a vise or can be handheld. Packaged in a reusable case the RA825 is a quality tool for a professional job. Maximum set travel 1 inch. Maximum working area 1 1/4 inch.

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In The Box

  • Rivet Punch
  • Set
  • Anvil

Reviews

The tool works great, changing the linings was the easiest part of the job.

Gary M
September 26, 2019

Worked great, made the job easy. worth the money.

Steven S
August 25, 2019

great tool,very fast delivery

Karl B
August 23, 2019

Fantastic tool, worked perfectly! It removes the old rivet with the small removal punch dye, then remove that dye to expose the flaring punch. Insert the large anvil dye on the base, screw down the flaring punch, and the rivet seats perfectly. There were no instructions with the tool but YouTube had some videos on very similar tools that helped, even though those videos covered hammer type rivet tools.

Ben K
August 15, 2019

Fantastic tool!!! Made in the USA!!! Gets the job done right!!!!

Kirkpatrick
August 12, 2019

Easy to use. Simple, yet effective tool. I decided to get one, as I intend to keep my airplane for a while and expect to replace my linings a few times. Probably pays off after first use in comparison to have someone doing it for me.

Thomas T
June 28, 2019

Works as advertised. Does a good job, obviously very portable, but much easier if used in a vise.

Berry J
May 16, 2019

If you are going to replace your brake pads donât do it without this tool. Took less than 15 minutes to remove the old pads and install the new ones. They look like factory new.

Ron P
April 19, 2019

This tool works extremely well. Ive used an anvil/punch/hammer in the past and the results were poor. The finished rivet tail looks great using the RAPCO tool.

John J
April 10, 2019

Works great, had my brake pads changed in minutes and the tool peens the rivet into perfect form.

Lee
April 1, 2019

Q&A

Q: Will the RA825 Rivet tool work with 1/8 Tubular Rivets? If so, what parts will be needed in addition to the tool itself? Thank you

Per the supplier: The RAPCO RA825 Rivet Tool is designed for tubular rivets that are 5/32" in shaft diameter. They have not actually been tested with 1/4" rivets. We only sell this rivet tool or the replacement anvil & punch for it.

Q: Is this the correct size anvil and punch for the Cleveland 66-106 linings?

Per supplier: Yes, the Rapco brake rivet tool will work with the 66-106 brake linings with standard 00200 rivets. It is the correct size anvil and punch.

Q: Will this Rapco Brake Rivet tool work with Matco brakes?

This is made to be used with steel tubular rivets. If Matco brakes uses these type of rivets, then yes this should work.

Q: What are the dimensions of this Rapco Brake Rivet Tool?

It measures 1" wide, 4-1/8" tall, and 3" long.

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