Tools lend a helping hand when trying to protect your vehicle.
Do you want to work on your car yourself? Whether you’re a budding mechanic or looking for ways to save, you’ll find that you’ll need some tools to complete some work. You may already have some tools in your garage that will help you along on repairing and mending your vehicle.
As a car owner, aim to have these essential tools ready to use at all times:
Torch: You’re going to need to see under the hood if you want a proper inspection and analysis.
Tire gauge: Every car owner needs to own a tire gauge. Even if you plan on never popping the hood, a tire gauge is still a must, as no one ever wants over or under-inflated tires.
Wrench set: Carry around a set of wrenches in different sizes. While a 10mm wrench is the most popular size for Japanese cars, you may need different sizes of wrenches.
Screwdrivers: A Phillips and a flat-head screwdriver are worth the investment! Trust us!
Jack and jack stands: With a good jack and set of jack stands, you can do almost anything your local mechanic can do with their lift. If you are going to be working on your car, you’ll need to quickly access the underneath of it.
Torque wrench: A torque wrench will help you tighten up every important nut and bolt to the manufacturers’ specifications.
Socket set: This set of many tools is useful to remove or tighten the various sizes of nuts and bolts on a vehicle.
Have you stocked your tool box with these essential items? If so, you’ll be on the road to success to car repairs! While you may have the best toolbox around town, give your vehicle the proper protection.