Garage & Tools

Save yourself a bundle and grab this used Miller welder on eBay for $1,475.

Dave Beckley

Thu Dec 12 2013 16:11:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Dissecting an Engine, The Basic Parts and Their Function. Mandatory knowledge!

Dave Beckley

Fri Oct 04 2013 16:47:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

For the home mechanic who wants to fill a new empty toolbox - WILMAR 240 PIECE MASTER MECHANIC TOOL SET PERFORMANCE TOOL W30500 $420

Dave Beckley

Mon May 20 2013 16:45:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A good lift goes a long ways and saves a lot of effort. Only $1,399

Dave Beckley

Mon May 13 2013 18:37:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Don't worry riders, there's a lift for you too!

Dave Beckley

Mon May 13 2013 18:38:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

15 lbs Master Mechanic Pickup Tool Rare Earth Magnet! -- Best Seller on Amazon!

Dave Beckley

Fri Apr 05 2013 18:01:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

RARE 1960s Strombecker Precision Tools Master Mechanic Tool Kit Case Slot Car - $49.95

Dave Beckley

Fri Apr 05 2013 18:02:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Northern Industrial Deep Well Impact Sockets — 1/2in. Drive, 29-Pc. SAE & Metric Set - $95

Dave Beckley

Fri Apr 05 2013 18:12:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

If you change oil on more cars than just your own - don't screw around with those adjustable oil filter wrenches, get the cup type set

Dave Beckley

Fri Apr 05 2013 18:13:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Don't get ripped off by your mechanic. A flat tire does not always necessitate a new tire - plug and patch repair kit

Dave Beckley

Fri Apr 05 2013 18:15:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Digital Caliper with Auto Switch Off and Three Mode Display, 0-6" (0-153mm) Range

Dave Beckley

Mon Apr 01 2013 18:03:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

General Tools "The Seeker 300" Video Inspection System, Model DCS300

Dave Beckley

Mon Apr 01 2013 18:06:51 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Pro Series 4 Ton Auto Body Repair Kit Buffalo Tools BFRK4

Dave Beckley

Mon Apr 01 2013 18:07:51 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Pull-It/Moclamp #5 Tool Board With Tools

Dave Beckley

Mon Apr 01 2013 18:13:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

If you're planning on changing your plugs yourself - BUY ONE OF THESE! For $3 you can ensure proper firing of your plugs by gapping to the manufacturer's specified settings. I never trust the "pre-gapped" settings, and for good reason!

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 12 2013 07:26:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Omega 44020 2-Ton Engine Crane Features:

Heavy duty welded construction with rugged reinforced tubular steel
Metered control release valve for lowering boom at a precisely-controlled rate of speed
Special 8 ton hydraulic long rams are equipped with a patented built-in by-pass mechanism
Boom capacity: 1/2, 1, 1-1/2, and 2 tons
Minimum hook height:
At 1/2 ton: 5 inches
At 1 ton: 9-1/4 inches
At 1-1/2 ton: 14 inches
At 2 tons: 18-3/8 inches
Maximum hook height:
At 1/2 ton: 86-1/2 inches
At 1 ton: 81-1/4 inches
At 1-1/2 ton: 75-1/4 inches
At 2 tons: 69-1/4 inches
Base length:
At 1/2 ton: 89-1/2 inches
At 1 ton: 80-1/2 inches
At 1-1/2 ton: 71-1/2 inches
At 2 tons: 62-1/2 inches
Front base width: 29 ~ 33-7/8-Inches
Rear base width: 34-5/8 ~ 53-1/8-Inches
Height: 57 inches
Wheel diameter: 3-1/2 inches
Weight: 317 pounds

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 12 2013 07:13:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

I've always been skeptical of these "universal" wrenches. Anybody ever had success with these, especially when a standard box wrench just wasn't cutting it?

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 12 2013 07:22:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

For the weekend warrior mechanic who doesn't want to go to the local shop to swap out his winter tires or drop 2 grand on the automated machines...The Larin Tire Changer

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 12 2013 07:24:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Where's the Never-Sez?

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 05 2013 17:44:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

If you've got a bad back like I do, and can't afford a lift, a good creeper can be a life saver...

http://www.mechanicstoolsupply.com/Low-Profile-400-lb-Capacity-Creeper_p_24504.html

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 05 2013 18:14:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Never work in the dark again

Bayco 120 LED Underhood Worklight $77.33

http://www.mechanicstoolsupply.com/Bayco-120-LED-Underhood-Worklight_p_24561.html

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 05 2013 18:15:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

If you're like me and a bit OCD about where every tool in your garage goes, these wrench racks will do wonders for keeping your toolbox organized

Lisle Manufacturing Pliers/Wrench Rack - Black $11.36

http://www.mechanicstoolsupply.com/Lisle-Manufacturing-PliersWrench-Rack--Black_p_24556.html

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 05 2013 18:18:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

7-Piece Magnetic Wrench Rack $5.86

If you don't have a good toolbox, these can help keep your wrenches organized while hanging within reach on the wall

http://www.amazon.com/7-Piece-Stubby-Magnetic-Wrench-Yellow/dp/B0099KNKHM

Dave Beckley

Tue Mar 05 2013 18:25:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

OLYMPIAN CARS - MIDDLEBURY VERMONT USA
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