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Anybody knows who makes this exact tool and where I can get it? It looks better than most spring compressors I've seen. It's from the DIY for the ROW M030. Thanks

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That looks like the Snap-On MSC-1 to me. It is an excellent choice because it has broad contact points and less likely for the spring to slip.

I think it is black now though rather than the original silver in color.

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Autozone let's you loan tools free of charge; I think for about 1 month at a time. I loaned a set of these once and they worked well:

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/OEM-MacPherson-strut-spring-compressor/_/N-26gi?itemIdentifier=70135&_requestid=856323

This is the main page showing all tools available for loan:

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Tools-Garage-and-Equipment/Loan-a-Tools/_/N-26vd

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It is the Snap-On tool, well made and very durable, if a bit pricey (and what isn't from Snap-On):

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Like Ahsai's note above, I got my set from Sears... a bit more than $40 but looks just like the snap on tool and worked fine on both front and rear springs...

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