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Tools and Supplies

The approximate price of tools & boxes will vary usually have a starting-cost over $850.00 the price usually depends on the quality of, and where the tool is purchased (company/store).  Sets may vary depending on the tool manufacturer.  Tool list revised/updated  May 2013. This list supersedes all other tool lists.

Tools are due as soon a Financial aid is released or within two weeks of the beginning of classes.

1 Tool Box (Top & Bottom Min.   (4 Drawer top  & 4 Drawer Bottom)
2 ½” Drive—Metric Set & SAE Set or Combo. Set (10 mm thru 25mm)  &  (3/8” thru 1”)  w/Ratchet (s)
3 3/8” Drive-Metric Set & SAE Set or Combo. Set (10 mm thru 19mm)  & (1/4” thru ¾”)  w/Ratchet (s)
4 1/4”Drive-Metric Set  & SAE Set or Combo. Set (8 mm thru 14mm)    & (1/4” thru 9/16”) w/Ratchet(s)
** 3 Extensions, U joint  & Adaptors  each
½”,  3/8”  , ¼” or Combo. Sets
These tools go in conjunction with the above tool s
5 Combination Wrench Set—Metric & SAE or Combo. Set (10mm thru 25mm)  &  (3/8” thru 1”)
6 Min.  7 Piece Screwdriver Set & Scratch Awl  
7 Min.  5 Piece Pliers Set  
8 Vice Grips 10” -- Needle nose  & Standard
9 Hammer 24 oz. Ball Peen
10 Adjustable Wrenches 8”  &  12”
11 Torx bit sockets  set  & Allen bit socket set Sets usually come with min. or 4-5 sockets  per set
12 Punch and Chisel Set Min.  6 pieces
13 Brass Punch(2)  appx. 10” long May come individually or set of 2 or 3 in package
14 Tape Measure  May come 12’ up to 25’ your choice  (25’ recommended)
15 Gasket Scrapper(s) May come individually or up to 4 in a package, your choice 
16 Razor/Utility Knife  
17 Spark Plug Sockets  (2) 5/8”  &  13/16” sockets
18 Safety Glasses (AMA approved AMASI rated) Clear Lenses  (not tinted)
19 3/8”  Air Ratchet + Air nipple Air nipple is (D type ¼”  pipe thread)
20 Continuity Tester (Test Light) Either-- Bulb or LED style
21 Air Blow Gun (rubber tipped) + air nipple (nipple—D type 1/4” threads)
22 Air Blow Gun (18” to 24” long) + air nipple                  “
23 ½”  Impact Wrench + air nipple                  “
24 1/2”Impact Socket Set  (Metric & SAE or Combo. Set) Preferably Deep Well 6 point  ( ½” to 1”   &  13mm to 25mm)
25 Electric or Battery operated Drill (½” or 3/8” chuck size, reversible & variable speed)
26 Drill Bits  ( 16 to 40 piece set )  your choice
27 Brake tool set ( 3 to 7 piece set )  your choice
28 8”  C Clamp  
29 Rear Piston adjusting tool (Looks like a cube with little nubs on each side)
30 Ball Joint & Tie Rod Separators    (min. 1 each)  
31 Tire- wheel (lug sockets, or Flip Sockets) Usually comes-- 4 to package or  2 if flip sockets  (½” drive)
32 Pry or Crow Bar (2) Min. 18” to 36” long ( two different sizes preferred) 
33 Drive Axle Sockets (usually 4—5 to package) 30—32—34—36  MM  sockets
34 Multi-Tester (pref. auto ranging) (*not a $5 cheap one) (suggested ones $30  to $50), but go up in price from there.
35 Snap ring pliers set and C-clip pliers  
36 Tire gauge and Air Chuck or combo gauge  
37 Line, tubing or flare nut wrenches(same thing) MM&SAE One set Metric   & One set SAE
38 Feeler gauge set     ( .001  to app. .035)  
39 Oil filter wrench(s) or Pliers May come with 2-3 pc set or as  pliers
40 Set of assorted alligator clips  + 25’ of 16 gauge wire  
41 Bundle of  50 Shop Rags  
     
OPTIONAL BUT SUGGESTED TOOLS  
1 Standard Vacuum Gauge set  
2 ¼”  Air Ratchet + nipple  
3 Ear plugs or muffs  
4 Box (100 count)  Nitrile/laytex gloves  

 

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