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Old 07-08-2010, 02:24 PM   #1
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Your favorite/most used tool?

There are a lot of individuals on the forum who do their own work, repairs, additions, etc. I was curious what your most used tool or even your favorite was when came to working on your Jeep Wrangler.

It has to be for Wrangler use only. Could be a 9/16 inch wrench. Could be an air impact gun. Could be armor wipes I guess.

For someone like me looking to update my tool selection, please specify why each is your favorite or what you use your particular tool on!

Thanks in advance. I hope we get a good reply to this.

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Old 07-08-2010, 02:47 PM   #2
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Set of hex bits for my screwdriver/power drill.

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Old 07-08-2010, 02:54 PM   #3
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Snap on torque wrench, torx bits, and PB blaster.

those are my 3 most important tools in Jeep ownership. I think they are pretty self explanatory.
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Old 07-08-2010, 02:54 PM   #4
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A one and a half foot flat screw driver. I use it at least once to pry, jab,hammer or throw it across the garage each job.

Set of torx convenient as well.
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Old 07-08-2010, 02:55 PM   #5
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stanley set in a hard case, fits under the rear seat perfectly
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:02 PM   #6
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Zip ties & Duct tape
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:03 PM   #7
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Zip ties & Duct tape
I'd like to add both to my list.
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:07 PM   #8
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Beer. It helps me deal with many problems.
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:41 PM   #9
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I'd have to say an angle grinder. When Im done struggling to take a bolt off i just grind the head clear off or toss a cutoff wheel on there and cut.
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torx are a must...a BFH always comes in handy along with a decent set of sockets
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:46 PM   #11
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My maul/BFH. Im sure i've used it more than anything. That or my aircompressor.

I had this vintage little old brass hammer that was on a wooden handle that my dad gave me. But the head broke off last weekend when I was beating on my rear shackles. RIP Brass Monkey.
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:53 PM   #12
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:56 PM   #13
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Great thread...

Very Small very bright(LED) Flashlight...
There are always tight dark corners all over the jeep needing light

Large Bandages for my knuckles/fingers
Self explanatory
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Old 07-08-2010, 04:23 PM   #14
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besides what everyone else said i also have a mig welder
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Old 07-08-2010, 04:54 PM   #15
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I always carry my torx, sockets, paper towels and window cleaner (damn bugs) with me, along with a beach towel which is always under my seat in case of rain, etc...but that's not really a tool.
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Old 07-08-2010, 04:55 PM   #16
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Oh...and my credit card to pay for the crap I can't fix myself.
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Old 07-08-2010, 05:01 PM   #17
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There's no tool more useful than a good old hammer!
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Old 07-08-2010, 05:24 PM   #18
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I haven't seen anything that a set of these can't fix

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Old 07-08-2010, 05:45 PM   #19
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Old 07-08-2010, 08:25 PM   #20
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BFH, bottle opener, and credit card.... Not necessarily in that order.. Oh, Torx bits help a bit too...
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Old 07-08-2010, 09:12 PM   #21
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The garage door, I beat my head against it regularly.

And my speed wrenches and socket set.
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Duct tape, torx bits with ratchet, adjustable box end, hatchet and weather radio stay in the jeep....
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White phosphorus grenades, Sledge hammer, and cutting torch.
If one or more of these can't make the problem go away, nothing will.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:35 PM   #24
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But seriously, I'm just finishing a complete rebuild the one tool I'm most thankful for is my electric impact wrench.
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Good ol' pocket knife. Be amazed what you can do with it.
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my leatherman never go any where without it
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If you can't fix it (temporarily at least) with duct tape, krazy glue, staples or pliers, it's junk and should be thrown out.... That's my theory anyway..
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My Brownells 1911 bushing wrench.
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