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Old 10-02-2009, 12:24 PM   #11
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Remembered some more:
  • snap ring pliers - one large, one small
  • jack stands
  • cardboard from what ever appliance we bought last (I don't like to lay on bare cement for hours at a time, and it keeps the oil off the garage floor)
  • digital calipers
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Old 10-02-2009, 02:35 PM   #12
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  • cardboard from what ever appliance we bought last (I don't like to lay on bare cement for hours at a time, and it keeps the oil off the garage floor)
Craftsman Creeper and Seat Convertible Combo


And pivoting head ratcheting wrenche are sweet to have.
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Old 10-02-2009, 02:37 PM   #13
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Defiantly, I got the creeper and stool. The floor gets cold you know.
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Well my dad was a lead aircraft mechanic for northwest, and when they decided their planes magically didnt need mechanics anymore back in 01' he brought the tool boxes and his tools on home, they wouldnt need them anymore..lol
About the only tools we dont have is a sandblaster, and that seeing inside stuff thing danthrus has
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You asked:
Well I started by builing a Garage, insulated and heated.
-30X26X10 2x8 walls, with 18x8 door and 220 power
-Electric heat
-OTC scan tool
-Multi meter
-Arc welder
-Cutting torch
-Air compressor
-2 Drill presses
-2 Benchh grinders
-Gargage grade floor jack, with jack stands
-Compression tester
-Several sets of hand tools etc.
-Roller tool box, 2 tool boxes on top
-Specal wrenches, curved, ratchet, and extra long
-Dremel, drills, angle grinder
-Porta power
-Weller soldering gun, and two solder irons
-Complete set of taps and dies
-Screw extractor
-Craftsman HD 5 gallon vaccum cleaner
-Flourecent trouble light
-2 battery chargers
-2 vices
-3 work benches
-O-ring kits, bolt kits,electrical connector kits, cotter pin set, tie straps etc.
-Pop rivet gun
-2 Floor creepers
-27 inch panasonic TV,
-Fridge
-Microwave oven

I have not paid a mechanic in years, mind you I have over 15,000 of mechanical and welding time.
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Instead of typing it all out, this was much easier.

Wrenches, standard and metric, plus metric ratchet style.
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Screw drivers, panel removers, and stethoscope.
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Every possible socket, deep, shallow, crows feet, torx, hex, security torx, all sized drives, breaker bars, torque wrenches in foot pounds and inch pounds, extensions, swivels, adapters.
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Plyers of all types, hose clamp tool, pop rivit, spark plug boot puller, snap ring.
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Air tools, taps, dies, AC clutch tool, spring compressor.
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Clamps and hammers
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Electircal stuff, micrometer, digital clamp
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Punches, fuel line tools, mirror, magnet, RTV, easy outs
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This only covers the main tool box, don't even cover the shelf with all the boxed stuff like fuel pressure tester, compression tester, stuff like that. Not to mention the lap top with HP tuner on it.
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Well I suddenly feel inadequte. Now I have to go sulk in a corner.
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I have no fear of losing my lead or dying anytime soon.
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Ahhhhh, Hmm.
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