Automotive Tools

Honda Diagnostic Tools

Diagnostic tools are an important part of keeping today’s vehicles running strong and healthy. Because so much technology is now involved with our vehicles, devices like diagnostic tools are required to properly diagnose and fix problems that may be present. Not only do professional mechanics use diagnostic tools at the work place but everyday car […]

Jack Stands

Something many car owners do not have these days, that was very common to see in a garage back in the day, is jack stands. A few decades ago it was much more common for your average car owner to know how to do some work on their own vehicle. They could change oil, replace […]

Toyota Programmer

Enhancing the performance of a vehicle can be a costly and timely process that requires thousands of dollars and months of time. Unfortunately, many people overlook some of the easiest ways to enhance performance, focusing primarily on installing expensive parts or completely redesigning the engine compartment of the vehicle. However, using a programmer it is […]

Torsion Bar Tools

One of the problems with driving a vehicle that utilizes torsion bar suspension for its main weight bearing spring is that it actually needs to be manually adjusted for height. Because of this, torsion bar tools are an absolute necessity for making these adjustments. In order to better understand the use of torsion bar tools, […]

OBD-II Code Reader

OBD-II is the acronym for “OnBoard Diagnostic Systems” that are found on most cars and light trucks that have been sold since the early 1970s. Manufacturers began equipping new vehicles then with an OBD-II to control engine functions and to diagnose engine problems electronically. This OnBoard Diagnostic System was originally developed to combat smog but […]

Ford Programmer

For decades Ford automobiles have been renowned for their performance, durability, and reliability, which have made them a staple of American automobile engineering. The Ford aftermarket auto parts industry is thriving, with upgrades and modifications being sold by hundreds of sites online, and thousands of mechanics specializing in optimizing the performance of Ford cars, trucks, […]

450 Amp Jumpstart

When you are going about purchasing a jumpstart unit it is important that you take into consideration all of the important things which will ultimately determine the overall quality of whatever you end up purchasing. A 450 amp jumpstart unit will be able to get you exactly what you need so you can get your […]

Electric Tire Inflator

Anyone who owns a vehicle will have to deal with a flat tire more than once their life time. Being stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire from a nail or other objects can ruin anyone’s day. And sometimes when the owner is replacing their flat tire with a spare, they […]

Chevy Programmers

Technology has come a long way since the beginning of the combustion engine. Carburetors, air cleaners, pistons and other engine parts were considered high tech at the beginning of the 20th century. The advancement with state of the art technology that is involved with motors today is impressive. Since the dawn of computers and the […]

Ford Diagnostic Tools

It is important for those who own a Ford vehicle to have certain diagnostic tools which can be used to determine the root cause of certain problems which you will no doubt encounter over the years. Those who do not have these tools will usually end up spending a lot of money to take their […]

Truck Programmers

There are numerous benefits to getting a truck programmer if you own one of these vehicles and want to improve how it runs and the overall power. Although many people believe that aftermarket additions to vehicles will only make it more difficult to get a decent deal on gas, that is not always the case. […]

Axle Nut Sockets

Finding the right axle nut sockets is important as it can be an essential took when working on your vehicle. You will need to make sure that the one you purchase will be able to work with the locknuts from your specific vehicle. Although many people do not do a lot of research into what […]

Chrome Oil Dipstick

If you consider yourself a car enthusiast, you may be interested in getting a chrome oil dipstick for your vehicle. What's nice about a chrome oil dipstick is not only will it look good underneath your hood, but it will also serve a functional purpose. The Internet is the easiest place to go when you […]

SBB Key Programmer

If you own a car, you have a set of keys. And if your car is even fairly new, chances are you have a remote control that goes with your car. If you have ever lost your keys or damaged the remote control that is used to unlock your car, you know what a pain […]

Audi Diagnostic Tools

An Audi is a very nice car to own. What's great about owning an Audi is not only does this brand of car look great, but it also performs well. While there are several luxury brands that produce cars that look great, it's not uncommon for these cars to fall short in the performance department. […]

Aluminum Racing Jack

Everyone loves to watch a good NASCAR race or any other kind of car race for that matter. If you have ever watched one you may have been amazed when you saw the pit crew scurrying out around the race car to quickly change the tires as the driver waits in the car. The speed […]

Hypertech Programmer

Programmers have become an extremely popular way to fine-tune the capabilities and performance of automobiles. Unlike other performance upgrades, programmers do not require you to go under the hood, or do any dirty work with the engine. Instead, the device plugs into the underdash diagnostic plug, the user answers a series of questions, and the […]

Rolling Drain Pans

Have you ever tried to change your car or motorcycle's oil without a proper drain pan? It's a messy process, one that's made worse by the fact that engine oil is notoriously difficult to clean up from a garage floor or paved surface. Those oh-so-common oil stains are almost entirely caused by this one slip […]

Power Programmer

A power programmer allows you to program the internal computer in your vehicle. It is designed to help give your car or truck more engine efficiency and power. The most commonly purchased brands of power programmers include JET, Banks, Hypertech, Edge and Superchips. The power programmer is not used for a regular tune-up or maintenance […]

Portable Tire Compressor

Getting a flat tire can happen to anybody at any time. If you have a portable tire compressor you can solve the problem almost instantly. There is no need to get your spare tire and Jack out in most circumstances. All you have to do nowadays is get your portable tire compressor out and put […]

Truck Utility Boxes

Truck utility boxes are like large cabinets for your truck that allow you to store and transport tools and other necessities safely and conveniently. There are many types of utility boxes for pickup trucks including larger cabinet types that offer a lot of space. Toolboxes that mount on the bed up near the cab also […]

Tire Bead Breaker

Many people these days are looking for ways to be more economical. They like to try to do most things themselves and coming across the need to change their car or motorcycle tires is no exception to their need to save money. If your old tires are worn and you are in need of new […]

Tire Pressure Monitors

If you have a car, or any other kind of vehicle that works on pneumatic tires, then you will have probably heard of tire pressure monitoring. A tire pressure monitor is an electronic device that measures the air inside the tires. They can be used with cars, aeroplane tires, forklifts and anything else that uses […]

Transmission Shift Kits

Transmission shift kits (usually just referred to as shift kits) are designed to help the performance of your transmission, especially while shifting gears. There are shift kits for manual transmissions, but they are most marketable, and sold most, for automatic transmissions. That’s because stock automatic transmissions shift much more slowly than manual transmissions, and there […]

Electric Car Jack

For many years changing a flat tire consisted of dragging a jack out of the trunk, manually raising the car and then replacing the tire. Today, an electric car jack can cut the work of changing a tire in half. An electric car jack is a device that is designed to work with your car’s […]

Speedometer Gears

We all know what speedometers do; there’s no need to even have that conversation. But most people just take the speedometer for granted. We use it every day, but we don’t often consider exactly how it works. That is, we don’t consider it until one breaks. When the speedometer starts giving us error, or stops […]

Wheel Simulator

For those who want the stylish look of rims without the cost, consider wheel simulators. Sparing you the cost of aluminum or chrome, these accessories are easy to install and are great for your dually truck or van. The first thing you will want to consider is whether or not you will need to remove […]

Carburetor Rebuild Kit

For anyone who restores old cars, boats or even lawn mowers as a hobby, it is common knowledge that finding parts, getting them repaired, and installing them can take a great deal of time and often, an even greater quantity of money. That’s why people how are interested in restoring classic cars (or simply working […]

Car Body Kits

If you are interested in customizing your car, truck or SUV, why not consider buying one of the many car body kits? You can achieve a stunning transformation for your vehicle with one of these kits. Your ride will not continue to go unnoticed after you customize it with a new spoiler or fenders, etc. […]

Suspension Lifts for Trucks

Having the appropriate suspension on your vehicle is very important. Without it your vehicle can suffer and the ride will not be enjoyable for the passengers inside. Whether you drive a car or a monster truck it does not matter, suspension is the key to having a smooth and comfortable ride in your vehicle. There […]

Car Battery Jumper

There is nothing more frustrating than going out to start your car and realizing your car battery is dead. This can cause you a lot of stress especially if you are in a hurry or need to get somewhere important. Although car batteries are made to last a long time, sometimes our batteries either get […]

Oil Filter Drain Tool

For all those who choose to change your own oil you understand just how messy it can be draining your vehicle’s oil. Without the proper equipment you could end up with a big mess on your hands and engine oil all over you or your garage floor. Although changing your oil is not that difficult […]

Truck Lowering Kits

Everyone has their own personal taste when it comes to what type of vehicle they want and what added features or benefits they want with their vehicle. This is why there are so many different makes and models of vehicles made each year. What one person may need or want in a vehicle could be […]

Auto Oil Changer

Everybody that owns an automobile of any sort has to do a few things periodically in order to keep the car in good running order – put gas in the tank, change out the tires, and change the oil. Of course, cars need other routine maintenance too – fluids need to be checked, belts need […]

Pinion Depth Tool

Setting up your vehicle's differentials properly is very important in order to keep your vehicle running for years to come. Without having the differentials of your vehicle set up correctly your vehicle will not be able to get nearly as many miles as it should. There are many tools required when setting your vehicle's differentials […]

Exhaust Pyrometer

A lot of people may not have heard of a pyrometer before. It is a thermometer designed for vehicles that is capable of measuring temperatures way above the normal level. A pyrometer can measure temperatures all the way up to 1,800 degrees F. Pyrometers are often used in diesel trucks in order to measure the […]

Gear Oil Pump

There are many parts on our vehicles that need to be maintained and kept in good working order so that our vehicles stay in good driving condition. For any one who enjoys working on their own vehicles this can be challenging unless you have all the equipment necessary. Although there are many car hobbyists or […]

Fuel Injector Flow Bench

The fuel injectors in our cars are necessary parts to keeping the car running. Without fuel injectors our engines would not receive the fuel to ignite the car. Unfortunately our fuel injectors can have problems and we begin to notice when our car does not have the same efficiency as it once did. Our cars […]

Power Window Kits

The inclusion of power windows in modern cars is so prevalent that most of us don’t ever think about them. But the reality is that power windows are one of the most successful additions to the car ever. Just press a button to make your window go up or down. It could not be any […]

Automotive Tools

Every motorist should really have a set of automotive tools in their car at all times. This is especially important if you make regular long journeys. They allow you to have the correct equipment to fix any problems that may arise, without having to pay hefty fees to get them fixed by a professional. There […]

Digital Voltmeters

Everybody who has spent their adult life driving knows the anguish a dead car battery can cause. In the worst case scenario, you get stuck in some place where a car’s cables can’t reach you, there’s nobody around, or you don’t have jumper cables. In that case you might have to spend a lot of […]

Wheel Balancers

Getting four new tires for your car may take a bit of bite out of your wallet, but it would be a worthy investment. However, if you do not want your car to rock and rumble on the road on its new tires, you really should partake in a bit of wheel balancing. Every time […]

Snap-on Tools

It is rare for a company to become so ubiquitous in the market place that its name becomes synonymous with its principal product. There are, of course, many examples, including Kleenex, famous for its tissues, Scotch, famous for its sticky household tape, and Band-Aid, famous for its bandages. Another such company is Snap-on Tools. Snap-on […]

Speedometer Cable

Having a speedometer that is not working can present a big problem, especially when you are trying not to get a speeding ticket. You can't be sure that you are staying within the posted limit if your needle is not moving or jerking around so that you can't determine how fast you are driving. Changing […]

Auto Repair Tools

Saving money on auto repairs is one way that many people have found to cut their family budget. Having the right auto repair tools is an important part of making sure that you are able to do the job right. There are a number of places that you can pick up your auto part tools […]

Tire Pyrometer

In order to understand how a tire pyrometer can be used, you first need to understand exactly what it is that a pyrometer does. This is either an infrared or probe device that is used to accurately measure temperatures on surfaces that can sometimes be difficult to get an accurate reading from. When you are […]

PDR Tools

Every vehicle that is driven on the road eventually will get some sort of body damage. This is an unfortunate but realistic possibility. Other people's car doors, shopping carts, hail, rocks or minor fender benders can cause your car to become dented. Fortunately dents can be fixed with the correct tools and the right knowledge […]

Transmission Rebuild Kits

Every vehicle has a transmission. It may be an automatic transmission or a manual transmission but either way they keep the car driving and are responsible for the changing of gears. The transmission works with the engine to send power to the wheels. The transmission runs on RPM's which means revolutions per minute. When the […]

Drum to Disc Brake Conversion Kits

There are several extremely crucial parts to a car and the brakes are definitely one of those parts. The brakes allow us to stop our vehicles when needed and without working brakes we can have a serious accident. Brakes must be maintained at all times to prevent you from rear ending the car in front […]

Honda Generators

There are many reasons why a generator can come in handy and be very useful. Having a generator on hand is a great idea. A generator allows you to have power in a situation when power is not readily available from any other source. They can be used during times of power outage, during outdoor […]

Oil Filter Crusher

Owning a business can be a profitable and wonderful part of making a living. But with every business come rules and regulations that must be followed. This is especially true when your company deals with chemicals that must be disposed of properly. For those who work in the field of automotives you know that all […]

Bushing Driver Set

Whether you are a mechanic or work on cars as a hobby you know that having the right tools is essential in getting the job done right. Working on cars can require many different tools and equipment so it is necessary to be prepared before you start any car project. There is nothing worse than […]

Truck Leveling Kits

Truck leveling kits do just what the name suggests that they do. They level your truck. When you haul cargo in the bed or pull a trailer or other type of equipment behind your truck, it takes its toll on the body and suspension of the vehicle. Truck leveling kits get your truck back in […]

Gas Charged Lift Support

There are many reasons why you would want to ensure that the gas charged lift supports that you currently have installed in your vehicle are working. Some of these systems are in place to help ensure that heavy doors, hatch windows and even the trunk are accessible by providing the extra push you need to […]

Battery Load Tester

Everybody who drives has had the experience of a dead battery. If we're lucky, it happens in a parking lot, driveway, or just somewhere easy to get somebody to help you jumpstart it. If we're unlucky, it can be in a place completely inaccessible to any other cars, and we end up stuck in place, […]

Tire Air Compressor

A car tire air compressor is designed to fully inflate your car tires to their required pressure. This pressure can vary depending on purpose and tire design, however it generally hovers within a relatively specific region for each different type of tire size and construction. Available in a variety of different sizes, strengths, and types, […]

Digital Multimeter

In any auto shop or garage, you can count on finding a digital multimeter. This a helpful tool that shouldn't just be found at mechanic shops though, but rather even at home as there are many uses for it. Many may already be familiar with digital multimeters as they're used frequently in homes to measure […]

Air Suspension Kits

Many people know that a suspension spring is important in the vehicle to prevent a harsh ride at any time. These springs are usually not the best option because over time they can be damaged and even break from overheating and losing their strength. You could completely replace these springs if needed but it may […]

Diagnostic Code Scanner

One of the best things that you can do to cut your repair expenses for your car is buy a diagnostic code scanner. This hand held device can show you exactly what is wrong with your vehicle if you are experiencing problems, as well as show you issues that have not even been noticed yet. […]

Paintless Dent Removal Tools

America is a large and spread out area and because of that, almost every American family owns at least one car. In fact, most families own at least two and sometimes, according to the size and income level of the family, many more. Because cars are such a ubiquitous part of the American life style, […]

Portable Winch

Portable winches are something that most on-road car owners don't even think about. Off-road, however, it's a completely different story. A portable winch is a highly valuable tool for anyone that spends their time off-roading, towing, or pulling their grounded vehicles out of the mud, and still doesn't want to attach a winch to their […]

Dent Removal Kit

Dents and scratches are something that nobody wants to have effecting their car. Whether you're in a brand new car, or a top quality used car, the last thing you need is body damage preventing your car from achieving the value and look that it should. With panel beaters and paint shops charging massive rates […]

Auto Body Tools

If you are considering equipping your garage with auto body tools, there are several mandatory tools out there that you will need. Auto body shops, which specialize in collision repairs, focus mainly on dents. However, there is a whole world of trendy painting and airbrush techniques that several auto body shops add to their offerings. […]

OBD Scan Tools

Have you ever visited your mechanic and heard them say that they will "scan" your car or truck? Or have you ever later looked at your mechanic's bill and saw some kind of charge for "diagnostics"? What does that mean? It sounds like something out of Star Trek, doesn't it? Well, mechanics these days, unlike […]

Digital Speedometer

Until recently, most drivers – not counting racer car drivers are the very, very rich – had to be content with gauging their driving speed by using an old fashioned speedometer. Sure, you could tell when you were going 20, or 55, or 80, but trying to gauge whether you were going 37 or 38 […]

Battery Voltage Monitor

Battery failure is the most common reason for emergency call outs to roadside breakdowns. It is an inconvenient and expensive problem but it need not happen with a battery voltage monitor installed. These devices provide an accurate indication of the charge level, and some can even predict when a battery will fail. There are even […]

Car Care Kits

If you are like a lot of people, your vehicle is one of your biggest investments. You want to do everything you can to protect it from harsh elements as you go about your daily traveling, both near and far. You need to make sure you check your motor oil, transmission oil, tire pressure, windshield […]

Car Lifts

Car lifts are an essential requirement for any commercial garage or smash repair shop. They allow inspections and work to be carried out on the engine, transmission, clutch, drive shaft, differential, exhaust and suspension. There are many different types available which can make choosing the right one a difficult decision. There are car ramps, floor […]

Alcohol Breathalyzer

There are many people who choose to have their own alcohol breathalyzer to help make the decision whether to drive their car or not. While most people are able to make a good decision to not drive their car when they have had a few drinks, there are some who need a little convincing. If […]

Fuel Pressure Tester

A fuel pressure tester will help diagnose problems with your fuel system and the fuel pump to determine if there are any issues with your vehicle that will affect your drivability. Those who are experiencing problems related to their fuel system should make sure that the fuel pressure is checked when trying to find the […]

Impact Wrench

Working on your car on your own will require you to have some of the same tools that professional mechanics use. An impact wrench is one of those tools that will help you work faster and more efficiently than you could with hand tools. For some of the auto repair tools that you might have […]

Strut Spring Compressor

The average amateur mechanic probably doesn't need a strut compressor, but if you plan to take your automobile work to a more serious level, it is a good tool to have. Installing struts in your car will require you to compress the springs so that they can fit in the car. When the struts are […]

Tire Changer

Changing a tire can be a difficult and strenuous task without the right tools and technique. A tire changer is a device that helps remove an old tire from the wheel rim, and also helps with putting a new tire on it. The three main types of tire changer are the mini, manual, and automatic. […]

Emergency Escape Hammer

It is important that you have everything in your vehicle that you might need in the event of an emergency situation. An emergency hammer is recommended in areas that have a large amount of water. If you live in a town with a great many lakes and ponds, having a hammer in your car to […]

Hydraulic Jack

The hydraulic jack is one of the more important and interesting tools used to repair vehicles. For lifting tasks that are beyond the limits of a screw jack, it is the only practical alternative. There are many different types of hydraulic jack, from bottle jacks to car hoists, but they all operate using the same […]

Digital Tire Gauge

There are many must have tools that you should keep in the automobile tool box, and a digital tire gauge is one that you should make sure that you have. The digital tire gauge is an easy to use and read device that will tell you the amount of pressure that is in your tires. […]

Fuel Leak Detector

One of the most serious problems that you could have with your vehicle is a fuel leak. When you are leaking fuel from any area of your car, it presents a very serious danger that could result in a catastrophe. If you suspect that there is a fuel leak in your car, you should consider […]

Car Diagnostic Tools

When you are working on your own auto repairs, diagnosing the problems can be the hardest part of the work. Without a proper diagnosis of what is wrong with your vehicle, you may make costly mistakes and repair the wrong parts of your car in an attempt to solve the issues that your vehicle is […]

Oil Filter Wrench

Changing your oil filter is part of the overall maintenance of your vehicle. To properly remove your old oil filter, in most cases, you will need an oil filter wrench. There is a variety of different wrenches that are available on the market and you should choose the one that will work well with your […]

Infrared Thermometer

Many mechanics have found that an infrared thermometer is a great tool to detect problems in the cooling system and other areas where temperature is a major contributor to the problem. If you are looking for a new tool to add to your collection and are interested in diagnosing your own engine problems, you should […]

Short Circuit Detector

Having electrical problems in your vehicle is one of the most frustrating things that could happen to you. The short circuit that could be responsible for your troubles will first need to be located before it can be repaired. That is why a short circuit detector can be a tremendous help. To begin looking for […]

Emissions Analyzer

Many places require that your vehicle pass an emission check to be able to be driven on the road. Having your own emissions analyzer can help you to determine if your vehicle will pass and the specific type of emission that your car is producing. This can also help you determine if the pollution control […]

Tire Inflator

Tires must be kept at the right pressure to function properly. Under-inflated tires are dangerous because they reduce car handling, especially in wet conditions. They also cost more to run because they lower fuel efficiency, and have a reduced life due to abnormal wear. There are a surprising number of products available for the simple […]

Tire Repair Tools

Repairing a tire can be an exhausting job but it doesn't have to be. There is a large range of tire repair tools available to help reduce the workload. Tire sealant cans can make a flat tire usable for a short distance. Plug kits can fix small punctures without needing to remove the tire. Wheel […]

Portable Jump Starter

If you are someone who has found themselves asking for a jump start from people on more than one occasion, or you are someone who likes to be completely prepared for all possible situations, then you should look into getting a portable jump starter for your vehicle. This device could prove to be invaluable if […]

Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

How often do you put air in your tires and actually use a tire pressure gauge to ensure that your tires are inflated properly. Most of us just sort of "eye it" and we fill the tire until it looks like the others. In theory this is an acceptable way to pump your tires up […]

Spark Plug Tester

If you are like a lot of people, when your engine is sluggish you assume that you have a bad spark plug or simply a bad connection on one of your spark plugs. Most people simple jiggle their spark plugs around a bit to see if there are any changes, but a lot of other […]

Suspension Lift Kits

Suspension lift kits are the most economical and straight forward way to raise a vehicle above the wheels and get the "lifted" look that so many people are crazy about. This is something that is done on more and more cars today either for functionality or just because the owner of the vehicle likes the […]

Oil Pressure Tester

If you are experiencing changes in your oil pressure that you do not understand you may be checking your oil more often or adding oil when you don't need to. If you are experiencing strange things you may need to get an oil pressure tester to get an idea of what is going on inside […]