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Automotive Tool List

Required Items

  1. 1/4 inch drive set with extensions and ratchet with 5 to 13 mm and 3/16 -1/2 fractional sockets ** see footnotes
  2. 3/8 inch drive set with extensions and ratchet with 10 to 24 mm reg. and 10 to 19mm deep sockets 3/8 to 3/4 reg. and 3/8 to 3/4 deep fractional sockets and with 3/8 u-joint, spark plug 5/8 and 13/16 sockets **
  3. 1/2 inch drive set with extensions and ratchet with 14 to 27 mm 6pt impact, 24 to 36 mm deep 6pt impact, 7/16 to 1 1/4 6 point impact fractional, 1/2 to 1 deep 6 pt impact fractional, breaker bar **
  4. Torx drive set T-8 through T-60
  5. Adapters for drive sets 1/4 - 3/8, 3/8 - 1/4, 3/8 - 1/2, 1/2 - 3/8
  6. Combination wrenches 6mm to 24mm and 3/8 through 1 fractional **
  7. 1 DMM with at least 10 Meg Ohm impedance, capable of measuring volts, ohms, and 10 amps fused protection
  8. Standard set of screwdrivers straight, Phillips, Torx
  9. Safety glasses must be clear lens, no tinting
  10. Nitrile gloves
  11. 16 oz. dead blow hammer
  12. 16 oz. ball peen hammer
  13. Rubber mallet
  14. Hacksaw and spare blades (18, 24, 32 tpi)
  15. Tire pressure gauge
  16. Air chuck
  17. Pliers - needle nose, diagonal cutters, standard slip joint, adjustable, snap ring both internal and external, and locking jaw
  18. 10" Mill file
  19. Magnetic telescoping pick up tool
  20. Punch and chisel set
  21. Tubing wrench set standard and metric
  22. Inspection mirror
  23. Pry bar
  24. Flashlight
  25. Battery terminal puller
  26. Battery terminal cleaning tool
  27. Measuring tape
  28. Wire strippers/crimping tool
  29. Brass punch
  30. Metric hex key set and standard hex key set
  31. Valve core removal tool
  32. Spark plug gap gauge
  33. Soldering iron - portable gas preferred
  34. Feeler gauge set
  35. Inch and mm thread pitch gauge
  36. Drill bits 1/16 - 1/2 by 16ths
  37. OSHA restricted blow gun
  38. Oil filter strap wrench or large and small band style oil filter wrench
  39. Brake adjuster spoons
  40. Brake spring retainer tool
  41. 6 inch steel ruler graduated 1/32 and 1/16 and mm and cm increments
  42. Rollaway box to contain all tools
  43. 1/2 drive air impact gun - ONLY TO BE USED WITH INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION
  44. Pick set
  45. Ear Muffs for noise protection
  46. Safety shoes - steel or composite toe #

Note ** Fractional SAE are recommended, but not mandatory
Note # steel or composite recommended