Car Tools


April 7, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on October 21, 2014

There are many car tools designed to help the DIY mechanic to carry out those little and not so little jobs.

Here we have put together a brief description and images of many of the tools we have found useful over the years. It is by no means the definitive list of mechanics tools, but a handy look at some of the tools most DIY mechanics should have in their garage. we’re not going to be covering precision tools, such as dial indicators or micrometers here, mainly because people are less likely to rebuild their own engines nowadays.

We’ve divided the tools into different groups, however many of the tools can be used for many more uses and indeed overlap their use into other groups.

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