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ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby psyolent » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:49 am

How many times have you gone and not had the shit you need? Jeez.

So

Long Nose Pliers
Side Cutters
Sharp Blade
Adjustable 200mm shifter
Stub Phillips Head
Long Phillips Head (like 200mm long not 500mm long)
Flat Screwdriver (like 200mm long not 500mm long)
Precision screwdriver
8mm, 9mm, 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 15mm, 17mm, 19mm sockets in 1/4"
Short and Long 1/4" extension bars
Ring spanners in 8,10,12,13,14,15,17,19mm
Multigrips

Thoughts / Input welcome.
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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby Dylan » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:12 pm

Don't have any DIY wreckers around here, what about hammer hacksaw? Deep sockets?

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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby Holden202T » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:16 pm

you do realise it will be the one thing you don't take that you always need :P

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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby immortality » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:38 pm

My wrecker let's me use his tools .

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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby vlad01 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:07 pm

Dylan wrote:Don't have any DIY wreckers around here, what about hammer hacksaw? Deep sockets?


I didn't need a hammer as one of them I went to had a hammer sitting on a car lol. score!

deep sockets, probably not as in the 10+ years of playing commodores and wrecking dozens of them I never needed or used one. I bought my first deep socket set 7-8 months ago for tax purposes and I have not even used one yet lol. They look cool though.
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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby vlad01 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:15 pm

psyolent wrote:How many times have you gone and not had the shit you need? Jeez.

So

Long Nose Pliers
Side Cutters
Sharp Blade
Adjustable 200mm shifter
Stub Phillips Head
Long Phillips Head (like 200mm long not 500mm long)
Flat Screwdriver (like 200mm long not 500mm long)
Precision screwdriver
8mm, 9mm, 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 15mm, 17mm, 19mm sockets in 1/4"
Short and Long 1/4" extension bars
Ring spanners in 8,10,12,13,14,15,17,19mm
Multigrips

Thoughts / Input welcome.



visegrips
breaker bar is a must
plastic panel/trim remover tool set
spatula
pick hook set
rags
reusable shopping bags
1/2" and 1/4" uni joints
cutting disks
battery grinder
pipe spanners
side cutters

I think you mean 1/2" drive as well coz 1/4" only goes to max of 13mm
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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby yoda69 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:38 pm

Torx set
Allen keys

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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby psyolent » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:46 pm

ah. 3/8" VSH.
u are right on the 1/4"

good list. keep the ideas coming.

dylan - pity re: no DIY wreckers there :(
sammy - of course mate. like the last time i was there although i did score a free screwdriver
immo - well you are lucky then dude :)
yoda - good call on the torx and allens.
starting to think an adapter and add on phillips, torx, flat, etc might be a better idea.
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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby vlad01 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:12 pm

yoda69 wrote:Torx set
Allen keys


I got them all in my Stanley 1/4" socket set. The set is so good, we got all the techs across the country a set in our company.

I used my personal set since I was 13, all through school and and many years at work. Never let me down. Because I have one of these in my work tool kit that's always in my car. I use use that kit when I go part hunting.
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Re: ideal toolset for the wrecker runs

Postby Biggvl » Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:27 pm

Consider the parts that you are going to get and take the required tools?...
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