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Top 10 essential tools for the DIY home mechanic to start servicing your car | Road & Race S01E02

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Want to start repairing and servicing you own car? Here are the minimum amount of tools you need to become a home DIY mechanic and start fixing your car on your driveway or street. The tools used in this video can be bought here: http://road-and-race.co.uk/tools Road-and-Race.co.uk Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/roadandracetv Twitter: @RoadandRaceTV Facebook.com/RoadandRaceTV Instagram: Roadandracetv
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Ronald Allen (2 months ago)
180 pounds for an oil change!! Bro. in the United States and an changes like $35 that's probably like 29 pounds or something oh wow.
tims (3 months ago)
OBDII Scanner highly recommended. about 40 squid on ebay or amazon
abdul sijad (3 months ago)
my question is which fool.xan afford to fix there car at the dealer when the warranty.finishes
abdul sijad (3 months ago)
but i agree.people get.ripped.off.big time....my cv boot rubber went my.local.part shop charged me £8 for the boot rubber hyundaiain dealer wanted £536......for the same.part
abdul sijad (3 months ago)
my mechanic charges £10 for a oil change and £20 for break pad change front or bk dosent matter....
PHPSoft Andrey (5 months ago)
I like your tools review. I have pretty much everything but breaking bar (using old pipe as extension for the ratchet) What is the regulation for people who have a garage and want do car work at home (project car)? My neighbours complain about noise even day time (they usually complain about any thing really)
SteveR (5 months ago)
Whoa, STOP!!  Put down the ratchet and go buy a breaker bar.  You should never use a ratchet to break loose a nut or bolt, and you sure as hell should not be using a pipe on a ratchet; that will damage the mechanism in short order and possibly break it.  Breaker bars are usually longer than a ratchet and don't have a fragile mechanism.  Use the breaker bar first and save the ratchet for quickly removing a fastener AFTER you have broken it loose.  The extra leverage it has (i.e., the longer length) often makes the job of breaking a fastener loose an easy task.As for noise regulations, they're set by your local municipality.  Check with City Hall or the police department for what's allowed in your area. There are also limits to when you can begin making noise in the morning (usually not before 7 a.m., and not later than 10 p.m. in the evening).  If you're in a residential neighborhood, the regulations will likely be more restrictive than a commercial zone.  It may also help to talk with your neighbors about what specifically is bothering them regarding noise.  If you take the time to explain what you're doing, they may be more understanding and cut you some slack
Eric Bennett (8 months ago)
Loved how you kept the chat to a minimum. Cheerio mate
Bennie Bounce (8 months ago)
It's a bit misleading saying £100 for a socket set but showing a £300 set, granted you can get it cheaper if it's half price with an extra 15% off but that's still £130 And people saying £180 for an oil change, he said a dealer price not a normal garage price
GOMADandSquats (11 months ago)
180 for an oil change? Maybe a years worth, if not I need to up my prices. I agree that the tools are a good investment either way.
GOMADandSquats (10 months ago)
Road and Race ahh haha that explains it.
Road and Race (11 months ago)
+GOMADandSquats That's what Porsche quoted me!
Miguel Angel (1 year ago)
Which breaker bar do you have??
Road and Race (1 year ago)
+Miguel Angel Can't recall the brand but it's listed on the website in the Tools section.
Dragon Fire Gaming (1 year ago)
good video bro this really helped
Road and Race (1 year ago)
Glad you found it useful.
james4v (1 year ago)
it cost you to do 180 to do a oil change ?
Road and Race (1 year ago)
+James Yeah, you can do an oil change for under £180 yourself easily.
MitchGardnerVlogs (1 year ago)
Thank youuuuuuu i subbed
MitchGardnerVlogs (1 year ago)
No probs
Road and Race (1 year ago)
Thanks for the sub Mitch!
Where to buy those tools at the prices you mention?
Road and Race (1 year ago)
+Alvaro Escudero Fernandez Links are on the website - http://road-and-race.co.uk/tools
Murat (2 years ago)
second..
Danny Cumine (2 years ago)
first!!!

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