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Spring Compressor

Which Strut Spring Compressor to Buy and How to Use it

Struts can last as little as 50,000 miles or as much as 150,000 and sometimes even more. If you push down on your car above one of your wheels and the car bounces right back up freely, that means that [...]

December 6, 2016 Tools & Equipment
Engine Stand

Shopping for an Engine stand: Learn Before You Buy

An engine stand (sometimes called a motor stand) is a relatively simple piece of equipment. Its sole purpose is to support your entire removed engine in order to allow you to work on it more easily. Somewhat similar to an [...]

December 5, 2016 Tools & Equipment
Beam Torque Wrench

How to Pick Out the Best Beam Torque Wrench

A good torque wrench is essential for working on any kind of vehicle. It’s vitally important to apply just the right amount of torque as dictated by the manufacturer’s torque settings for each component. Too much force may damage or [...]

December 5, 2016 Tools & Equipment
TEKTON 24335 1/2-Inch Drive Click Torque Wrench

Choosing the Right Torque Wrench Made Easy

Torque wrenches are vital for any kind of auto work. They are used in plenty of other industries as well, but here we’ll focus on torque wrenches for working on vehicles. Sizes used for most automobiles include 1/4 inch, 3/8 [...]

December 5, 2016 Tools & Equipment
Digital Torque Wrenches

Digital Torque Wrenches: Are They Worth the Extra Money?

If you’re reading this, then you probably already know how essential an effective torque wrench is to working on a vehicle. Having just the right torque on the nuts and bolts of your vehicle means making sure it’s safe to [...]

December 5, 2016 Tools & Equipment