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 tools reviews and guides that are dedicated towards the UK market.

Best 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 battery tester is highly recommend and in this article, we list some of the best.

Best Garage Heater

Garages aren’t normally well insulated which can make working on your car quite uncomfortable during the cold winter months. Luckily there is a range of garage heaters that are ideal for heating up garages of all shapes and sizes.

Best Automotive Multimeter

In order to diagnose faulty car wiring, batteries, alternators or other electronic components, an automotive multimeter is highly recommended. They provide instant readouts and help pinpoint any of your car’s electrical malfunctions.

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 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 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 we have a list of the best in the UK.

Best Mig Welder UK

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 UK

Adding an air compressor to your home garage will allow you to inflate your tyres and use a variety of air tools. They are available in a wide range of tank sizes that use a powerful compressor to deliver the air supply required.

Best Socket Set

Investing into a quality socket set is highly recommended for any car maintenance tasks and they are available in a wide range of sizes. Below we have a list of 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 from the ground is to use a high quality trolley jack. They are available with a range of lifting capacities and ranges with most brands also offering low profile alternatives for sports or lowered cars.

Best Car Jump Starter

Flat batteries is a common occurrence for many people and they can ruin your plans for the day. However, investing into a portable car jump starter will allow you to get up and running in a matter of minutes without the need of a mechanic.