Old 08-10-22, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
Why not just make friends with the LBS's in your area and when you need a hose cut or something, then let them do it. Then you won't have to buy shoddy tools that are still expensive for things you might only do a time or two.
I do use an LBS for one-time things or which require expensive tools like a $300 crown race puller. However, hauling a whole bike or frame to the LBS is inconvenient and right now they have more work than they can handle.

Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
But Shimano list's every tool you'll need to install, adjust and service your brakes and anything else of theirs. Just find the model and part number for your brakes and find the DM on their technical document site.


You can google on the specific tool listed in the DM and usually there'll be similar tools of other brands come up that will be compatible.
Thanks for the general link to Shimano Tech Docs. The DM for the GRX brakes shows some of the tools but often fails to list the tool's part number or whether it might be supplied with replacement parts... which prompted this post.
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