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      04-26-2013, 10:10 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Where do people buy their car equipment?

any links or recommendations for

1. car jack - home use
2. long arm wheel wrench with rubber adaptor for da rimz bling bling
3. car stands/ramps

anything else that might be handy ...

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      04-26-2013, 10:14 AM   #2
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I would probably start with: http://www.eurocarparts.com/ (they usually have a 25% off code on the homepage)

I don't own any of those parts so I shouldn't really comment..
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http://www.tool-net.co.uk/

jack, impact wrench, torque bar and socket from these people arrived in two days and very competitive on price
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I used these for a trolley jack and stands..

http://www.sgs-engineering.com/tjl2j...ck-axle-stands

Price is even cheaper now than when I purchased..

Been good enough for my car, the wife's and the race cars for quick fixes.. They have a whole range.
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I would probably start with: http://www.eurocarparts.com/ (they usually have a 25% off code on the homepage)

I don't own any of those parts so I shouldn't really comment..
great suggestion monthend25 is the 25% code - useful if i buy pads discs etc

still waiting on 335 brake upgrade suggestions?

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http://www.tool-net.co.uk/

jack, impact wrench, torque bar and socket from these people arrived in two days and very competitive on price
nice. thanks. do they have the rubber wheel adapter - couldnt seem to find it

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I used these for a trolley jack and stands..

http://www.sgs-engineering.com/tjl2j...ck-axle-stands

Price is even cheaper now than when I purchased..

Been good enough for my car, the wife's and the race cars for quick fixes.. They have a whole range.
wow great link. thanks. i assume that it will get under "low" cars....
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Don't know if you are a member at Costco. They have got axle stands and a trolley jack in at the minute (most branches carry similar stock). Can't remember price but that place is usually good value
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Don't know if you are a member at Costco. They have got axle stands and a trolley jack in at the minute (most branches carry similar stock). Can't remember price but that place is usually good value
I bought an Arcan aluminium jack at Cosco last year, very well made & goes super low - cost about 119 iirc
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any links or recommendations for


3. car stands/ramps
I use these

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hydraulic-...item257b3d0fba
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I buy alot of stuff online now ,but things such as axle stands and trolly jacks are a bit heavy on postage

but small tools such as odd size torx sockets which are about 8-10 quid at halfords etc tend to be about 2-3 quid on ebay sometimes cheaper

my lastest ebay buy was a sealey brake bleeder

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SEALEY-VS0...item2a19c037b2



its been worth its weight in gold while ive rebuilt my classic cars brakes ,the brakes are bled in an instant lol
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