Tools

Whether you are restoring a car from the ground up or simply want to lift it up in the air, there are a range of tools available to help you along the way. Below is a list of all of our tool reviews and guides that are dedicated for the UK market.

Best Car Battery Tester

Car batteries are an essential component of any vehicle and it’s crucial that it functions to the best of its abilities. To ensure that this is the case, a car battery tester is highly recommend and within this article, we list some of the best.

Best Garage Heater

Most garages aren’t well insulated and this makes working on your car quite uncomfortable during the cold winter months. Luckily there is a range of garage heaters to choose from and within this article, we list some of the best.

Best Automotive Multimeter

In order to diagnose faults with car wiring, batteries, alternators or other electronic components, an automotive multimeter is highly recommended. Within this article, we list some of the best that are suitable for all budgets and experience levels.

Best Timing Light

Timing lights are an essential tool used to fine tune your car’s ignition circuit and ensure the engine is running smoothly. Within this article, we list some of the best that are suitable for both enthusiasts and professionals.

Best Tow Rope

Owning a quality set of tow ropes can be a lifeline in the event of a breakdown and they are worth keeping inside of your car. Within this article, we list some of the best tow ropes that are heavy duty and available with metal hooks or shackles.

Best Car Ramps

Whether you need a set of car ramps for oil changes or a means for getting a jack under your sports or lowered car, we have a list of recommendations that are available as plastic or metal ramps to best suit your requirements.

Best Torque Wrench

The best way to tighten any nuts or bolts to a specific torque value without under or over tightening is to use a high quality torque wrench. Within this article, we list some of the best that are available with 3/8, 1/4 or 1/2 inch square drives.

Best Brake Bleeding Kit

If you notice that you car is taking longer to stop and there is less pressure or a spongey feeling to your brake pedal, you may need to bleed the brakes. The easiest way of doing so is to use a brake bleeding kit and within this article, we list some of the best.

Best Mig Welder

MIG (Metal Insert Gas) welders are the easiest and often the cheapest way to get into welding. They are ideal for car restorations or DIY bodywork repairs and available in a range of models to suit all budget sizes or experience levels.

Best Air Compressor

Adding an air compressor to your home garage or workshop will allow you to inflate your tyres and also use a variety of air tools. Within this article, we list some of the best that are available in a range of specifications to suit every budget.

Best Socket Set

Investing into a high quality socket set is highly recommended for any car maintenance tasks and they are available in a wide range of sizes. Below we list some of the the best value and quality kits that are ideal for mechanics and enthusiasts.

Best Trolley Jack

The safest and most reliable way to lift your car off the ground is to use a high quality trolley jack. They are available with a variety of lifting capacities and ranges and below you can find some of our recommendations that are suitable for all cars.

Best Car Jump Starter

A portable jump starter is the best way to get your car up and running if its got a flat battery and refuses to start. Within this article, we list some of our best recommendations that are available as heavy duty or compact lithium jump starters.