If you stop by the ‘Helpful Knowledge‘ section of the website, we outline some of the most common core things you need to know in order to even start working on your car. Now, if you don’t have any sort of knowledge about the tools used in some of those common repair functions this list will help you get started.

Here is a list of some of the most common maintenance items you will need to know when working on your car. If you click a link it will jump to that section so you can see what tools you will need for that particular maintenance job.

Starter Tools – Traveling

Starter Tool Set
Craftsman 154 pc. Mechanics Tool Set
Starter Tool Box
Craftsman 26 in. Tool Box
Starter Tool Box Cart
Magna Cart Hand Truck

Starter Tools – Apprentice

Starter Tool Set
Craftsman 187 pc. Mechanics Tool Set
Starter Tool Box
Craftsman 6 Drawer Roll Away Tool Box
Starter Air Tool Set
Craftsman 10 pc. Air Tool Set

Oil Change Tools

Typical Oil Wrench
Typical Oil Wrench
Filter Insert Wrench
Filter Insert Wrench
Oil Strap Wrench
Strap Oil Wrench
Oil Wrench Version 3
Three Legged Oil Wrench
Ratchet & Assorted Socket Sizes
Metric Ratchet & Assorted Socket Size
(For removing Drain Plugs)
Automotive Funnel
Funnel

Tire Tools

Tire Pressure Gauge
Tire Pressure Gauge
Tire Pressure Chuck
Tire Pressure Chuck
Tire Depth Gauge
Tire Depth Gauge

Disc Brake Tools

Brake Pad Caliper Compressor
Brake Caliper Compressor
Brake Caliper Compressor Tool
Brake Pad Thickness Gauges
Torx Sockets
Torx Sockets

Locating / purchasing tools for your automotive repairs

Now you know the tools, but where can you buy them, and what is a good price to pay? Well, here’s what you need to know.

Today there are many varieties of tools and tool companies, almost too many to choose from. There are tools for the career automotive technician and there are tools for someone just starting out. If you’re in the market for a basic starter set of tools you can check out some of the following websites. It is these sites were you will find the same product photos that we have displayed above.

Check out Sears tools they have lots of great deals, including a 154 piece tool set regularly $149.99 on sale for $99.99. This is a great deal on socket sets and wrenches already organized in standard and metric sizes as a kit. This site is very user friendly and easy to find specific tools by using the search.
The four main tool websites that offer specialty tools and great monthly specials with an opportunity to come to you at your work place are:

Sears tools
Snap-on tools
Mac tools
Matco tools