There are many kits available for cars that can be used to do a variety of things to them. Some of these kits for cars include tools for auto body repair or the disassembly and installation of various car parts. These kits will vary depending on what type of car the individual is trying to repair or replace a piece on. For example, a kit to fix a flat tire may have different tools than a kit to replace the headlamps on a four-door sedan. The tools that are needed for each repair will also be different depending on the situation. These are some examples of different tools that could be used in a kit.
A jack is one of the most important automotive tools. It should be part of almost every garage that works on vehicles. This tool can be used to remove the tire from the vehicle or raise the vehicle off the ground. It also can be used to lift up the vehicle so that it is level and able to be raised further. Most people own at least one jacksaw which they use to raise the vehicle from the ground if need be.
Almost every hobbyist should own a set of basic tools. These include basic pliers, wire cutters, and a pair of small scissors. Pliers are needed for pulling all kinds of wires to different lengths, wire cutters are used to cut the wire, and scissors are used to cut the plies. Almost every screwdriver should be owned by a mechanic. These include a pair of nose pliers and a pair of screwdrivers in the shape of a square. A set of wrench handles is another must-have tool for almost every hobbyist.
Other essential automotive removal tools include a set of tools for cleaning plastic parts on a vehicle. This includes the plastic grease tool and a remover bottle. The plastic grease tool is used to clean plastic parts with minimal friction. It is also helpful in removing clamps, winches, belts, and other accessories from the interior trim.
For the removal of metal door panels, a set of pry bar tools is needed. These include a pair of pry bar sticks and a stainless steel pry bar. These are necessary to remove plastic panels. They can also be useful to remove body trim panels for detailed bodywork.
Many people own a set of pry bar tools including an angle grinder and a pair of metal cutting tools. These are needed to remove door trim and to cut holes for mounting accessories. A stainless steel vice to hold the edge of the door panels in place is also needed. All of these pieces of equipment can be purchased at a local retail or auto supply store. Kits for easy removal of trim are available in the form of books and online as well.
For an easy on the hands kit, there is also a nylon fiber trimmer kit. This kit can be used to trim the edges around trim panels and can also be used to remove the trim. The nylon fiber can be attached to a hand crank to allow for easy handling. These kits can be found at most auto supply stores.
Torque Wrench - For difficult to remove hardware there is the torque wrench. Most automotive stores carry this essential tool. It comes in different sizes depending on the size of the car engine is. It is important to make sure that the appropriate size wrench is purchased. This will ensure that the wrench can handle the torque required to loosen the bolt or nut.