Shock Shaft Pliers are crucial to get the absolute best grip on shock shafts without maring or damaging the surface which creates stiction and loss of fluidness of your shocks. The TLR brand of pliers offers great looks coupled with great results on both building and re-building shocks.
Here’s where I got them and some info from TLR:
■Holds shock shafts with 1/8th inch, 3.0mm, 3.5mm, and 4mm diameters
These hard-anodized pliers can be used to hold shock shafts in sizes 1/8th inch, 3.0mm, 3.5mm, and 4mm.