These are the basic tools for cars that are designed to cover the most common car problems you might encounter. Some may seem primitive and trivial and may even be held in contempt by some, but they are all serve a vital purpose when the need arises. Obviously there are too many tools to mention that could go into your collection, but there are a precious few that cannot and should not be ignored.
One of the tools for the Car Workshop that should definitely make its way into your collection is the screwdriver. It is a good idea to keep a variety of screwdrivers in your tool box, some with the basic straight edge and some with the Phillips. There are many screws in an automobile and having the right screwdriver at the right time is essential. Another must have tool is the pliers. Pliers come in various forms and are a luxury to have in your collection. Locking pliers called vice grips can be a obd2.
The crescent wrench and or adjustable wrench are the one size fits all tools that eliminate a lot of searching for the right wrench. There are combination wrenches as well that have a different size on each end of the wrench. Wrenches may very well be the most popular tools in any collection. They are practical and widely used in many places on the car.
A tool collection would not be proper if it did not have a nice ratchet set included. The ratchet set or also called a socket set, can really be helpful when you are trying to loosen or tighten tough nuts and bolts on your car. Sockets come in a variety of measurements just like wrenches only the socket is attached to a ratchet that allows you to lock onto the nut and crank it loose or tighten it quickly. The ratchet set is quite famous and should find its way into your collection.
If you keep a variety of screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, and a good socket set in your tool collection you will be in good shape. Of course it is always good to have a claw hammer in your tool box as well. Some type of hacksaw is a good addition as is a battery operated drill. You can add a few of your own favorites as well, but carry the tools we have mentioned and you will have the definite Garage Equipment collection.