Tools What's Your Favourite Tool?

Discussion in 'Tools & Equipment' started by SpeedyGee, Tuesday 21st May, 2013.

  1. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Post pictures of your favourite garage tool.

    Mine is my Arcan 2 ton trolley jack :-


    Arcan.


    Relatively low profile, quick lift, can lift an Accord with total easy, has a big cup, extension bar (although rarely use this) and also looks good and goes well with my garage colour scheme :Smile:

    I got mine off ebay but I think you can buy them from CostCo.

    Post pics of your favourite tool with descriptions, this way we can assist each other in choosing some good garage tools :Friends:
     
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  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    yup same here (mines in blue colour) I have had that Arcan jack for 8 year now and it been superb just keep an eye on the hydraulic fluid and OP up where required. Just need to replace the rubber pad don't know where I can get a replacement one from?

    But the best tool for me is my pressure brake bleeder all I have to do is put my feet up and have a cup of coffee when it bleeding the system.
     
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  3. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Found some options for the jack rubber pads. Just need to find the right one after measuring the current one. jack rubber pad | eBay
     
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  4. Rhys Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    A Lump hammer !!! I haven't got a picture of it but we all know what one looks like ;-)
     
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  5. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    This was a lifesaver for changing discs and pads on a Honda Civic as the screws were seized. Gives me confidence for when it's my car's turn :Smile:

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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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  8. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    guess what rung them they lines are so busy they want me to leave them a voicemail.
     
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  9. RobB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Mine's my Arcan jack from Costco it's rated for for 3ton but its so ruddy heavy if I need to take it anywhere.
     
  10. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    My aluminuim Arcan is fairly light as trolley jacks go, rated at 2 ton but copes well with everything that I've thrown at it.
     
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  11. AccordCU2 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Also Arcan 2 ton jack which I bought from Costco for 108£.
     
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  12. HDS............I win.
     
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  13. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    CJ, you missed out on that one ! LOL