Guide to Replacement Clamp Covers

This article will review the replacement jaw covers available for Park Tool repair stands. There are several jaw covers available depending upon the model and generation of your stand. It is best to inspect your clamp and then compare it to the jaw covers here. All jaw covers come as a complete pair with fasteners if applicable.

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Micro-Adjust Clamps

#1960 - Micro-Adjust Clamps (2010-)

The 1960 fits the jaws clamp used on the PRS-25, as well as the 100-3D and 100-5D clamps, as featured on our PCS-4, PRS-2.3, PRS-3.3, PRS-4.2, PRS-4W, PRS-7 and PRS-33.2.

The 1960 cover is held in place by two studs protruding through the clamps. The studs are held in place with the included clips. The covers are nominally 2.75 inches (7cm) long.

The Park Tool 1960 Replacement Jaw Covers

1960 replacement jaw covers

1960 installed in 100-3D clamp

1960 installed in 100-3D clamp

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Home Mechanic Repair Stands

#2860 - Home Mechanic Repair Stands (2019-)

The 2860 fits the jaws on the PCS-9.2, PCS-9.3, PCS-10.2, and PCS-10.3. 2860 jaw covers are almost the exact same shape as the 1960, but thicker, enabling these home mechanic repair stands to clamp tubes as small as ⅞”.

The 2860 cover is held in place by two studs protruding through the clamps. The studs are held in place with the included clips. The covers are nominally 2.75 inches (7cm) long.

2860 jaw covers

#2860 jaw covers

PCS-10.2 clamp

2860 installed in PCS-10.2

#1185K - Home Mechanic Repair Stands (2004-2018)

The 1185K fits the clamp jaws on the PCS-9, PCS-10, PCS-11 and PCS-12 repair stands. The cover is held in place by two studs protruding through the clamps. The studs are held with clips. The covers are nominally 3.5 inches (9cm) long.

The Park Tool 1185K Replacement Jaw Covers

1185K replacement jaw covers

1185K jaw covers installed in PCS-10

1185K jaw covers installed in PCS-10

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Spring Linkage Clamps

#468B - Spring Linkage Clamps (current model)

468B are the current clamp covers for the 100-3C, 100-5C, 100-8C, 100-8Y and 100-9C clamps. These are the “standard shop” clamps found on such models as the PRS-2, PRS-2 OS, PRS-2.2, PRS-2.3, PRS-3, PRS-3 OS, PRS-3.2, PRS-3.3, PRS-4, PRS-4 OS, PRS-4.2, PRS-7, PRS-5 and PCS-4. Both clamp jaws have a deep recess in the center of the radius that allow the jaws to safely clamp over cable housing. Jaw covers are held by two studs that insert through the clamp jaws. These studs are then held by clips. The covers are nominally 4 inches (10cm) long.

The Park Tool 468B Replacement Jaw Covers

468B replacement jaw covers

The Park Tool 468B Replacement Jaw Covers installed on a 100-3C Professional Adjustable Linkage Clamp

468B covers installed on 100-3C clamp

#468G - Spring Linkage Clamps (PCS-1 & PCS-2)

The 468G fit the clamps of the 100-1C, 100-1CA, and 100-2C. These were the clamps on the final generation of the PCS-1. The clamps are made of welded stamped steel. Both clamp jaws have a deep recess in the center of the radius that allow the jaws to safely clamp over cable housing. Jaw covers are colored gray. The covers are nominally 4 inches (10cm) long.
NOTE: Use care not to confuse the 468G with the 467G jaw covers. The two are not interchangeable.

The Park Tool 468G Replacement Jaw Covers

468G replacement jaw covers

468G jaw covers installed on clamp

468G jaw covers installed on clamp

#467B - Spring Linkage Clamps (PRS-3 & PRS-2 – Single Cable Relief)

The 467B fits older 100-3C, 100-5C and 100-8C clamps. These older generation clamps were used on older shop stands such as the PRS-3 and PRS-2. Only the moving jaw has a deep recess in the center of the radius that allow the jaws to safely clamp over cable housing. The fixed jaw on the main shaft has no recess. Both jaw covers are held by two studs that insert through the clamp jaws. These studs are then held by clips. The covers are nominally 4 inches (10cm) long.

The Park Tool 467B Replacement Jaw Covers

467B: Moving jaw cover with recess for cable housing. Fixed cover having no recess

467B jaw covers installed on clamp

467B jaw covers installed on clamp

#467G - Spring Linkage Clamps (PCS-1 – Single Cable Relief)

The 467G fits the clamps of the older versions of the 100-2C clamps. These were the clamps of the early generation of the PCS-1. The clamp is made of welded stamped steel. Only the moving jaw has a deep recess in the center of the radius that allow the jaws to safely clamp over cable housing. The fixed jaw on the main shaft has no recess. The covers are nominally 4 inches (10cm) long.

NOTE: Original jaw covers were gray, All replacements are black as shown here.

The Park Tool 467G Replacement Jaw Covers

467G replacement jaw covers

467G installed on clamp

467G installed on clamp

#466 - Vintage Clamps with Dipped Jaws

466 jaw covers are “slip-on” covers. There are no studs or clips. These fit the very early generation clamp jaws that were dipped in plastic. The original covers must be cut off before the 466 are slipped over the jaws. Neither jaw side has a recess for cable housing.

Jaws before original plastic dip is cut off
Jaws before original plastic dip is cut off
466 cover in place after plastic has been cut off
466 cover in place after plastic has been cut off
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Extreme Range Clamps

#1259 - Extreme Range Clamps (2004-2015)

The 1259 fits the clamp jaws of the 100-4X, 100-6X, 100-7X, and 100-15X (used on the PRS-15). The cover is held in place by two studs protruding through the clamps. The studs are held with clips. The covers are nominally 3.5 inches (9cm) long.

The Park Tool 1259 Replacement Jaw Covers

1259 replacement jaw covers

1259 installed in 100-7x clamp

1259 installed in 100-7x clamp

#1002 - Extreme Range Clamps (2001-2003)

The 1002 fits the clamp jaws on the 100-3X and 100-5X extreme range clamps. The cover is held in place by two studs protruding through the clamps. The studs are held with clips. The covers are nominally 3.5 inches (9cm) long.

The Park Tool 1002 Replacement Jaw Covers

1002 replacement jaw covers

1002 installed on the clamp

1002 installed on the clamp