Disc (easier to read) rather than ball type Anti-Freeze tester with plastic body and rubber bulb. Yes, the old glass ones are more retro but they break the first time you drop them- and you will.
Freeze protection level indicated by 6 x floating coloured discs. Easy-to-read temperature table. For..
Really handy for when you can't quite make the bottle spout fit right when filling rear diffs or gearboxes etc. Also great for removing fluids if you can't get the diff drain plug out or if you've overfilled.
Has a 500ml capacity and works like a large syringe.
Many reasons for buying:
1) Simply excellent for diagnosing cooling system problems. Point the laser light at your engine hoses, block, thermostat housing, radiator (across and down) and plot the results to find out where things are getting blocked or not flowing properly.
2) Paint dryin..
The old fashioned way for diagnosing engine mechanical problems but easily the best if your car doesn't have a computer port(!) We had a TR7 with a knocking noise and pinned it down to the small end of one of the conrods with one of these. Saved a lot of time not taking the whole thing apart. Co..
SO simple but just brilliant. Bevelled and hatched scale edge tapers around the circumference to suit the gap you want to measure/adjust. Don't phaff around with feeler gauges, make this your new key fob!
Metric 0.5 - 2.55mm
Imperial 0.02 - 0.1".
Solid alloy steel.
Traditional glass and rubber Hydrometer. Not so easy to come by these days, but useful if your battery is not the sealed type. Could save you the price of a new battery and help diagnose where the problem lays.
Open the battery caps, dip in and squeeze the bulb to suck some of the electrolyte int..
Paint thickness gauges have several benefits but the professional ones are very expensive. This little bit of electronics is accurate enough to be a good guide, yet cost effective enough for the man in the street or small business to own.
Three key uses are:
1) Measuring thickness to highlight..
Useful 6" long stainless steel rule for measuring, marking and cutting but with the added feature of apertures to help you identify what Imperial size hole you are dealing with and/or for picking the nearest metric bit you have. (Also good for telling what the size of your drill bit is for thos..