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Recommended Tools & Equipment for the Shop & Installer: Miscellaneous Tools and Equipment

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Battery Charger 400 Amp Boost; Variable Slow Charge
Floor Jack 2 Ton Capacity or better. Available at any auto parts store.
Jack Stands Heavy Duty; Adjustable. Available at any auto parts store.
Fender & Seat Covers Not needed to complete any installations, but often used and recommended by professionals. Snap-on ®, Mac ®, Matco ®, etc.
Creeper & Stool Snap-on ®, Mac ®, Matco ®, etc.
Tap and Die Sets Metric and SAE; Snap-on ®, Mac ®, Matco ®, etc.
Fish Tape / Wire Snake And other materials such as antenna masts, welding wire, etc.
Hood / Trunk Tool To hold those broken and weak lids that won't stay open on their own. Snap-on ®, Mac ®, Matco ®, etc.
Radio Removal Keys An assortment for as many brands of radios as possible.
Tool Magnetizer For magnetizing screwdrivers, etc.; Craftsman ®, Snap-on ®, Mac ®, Matco ®, etc.
Universal Lock Out Kit This should never be necessary for any install, but you never know when a customer, salesperson, or some other installer may lock the keys in a vehicle. Every shop should have one! Available from Mac ®, Matco ®, Snap-on ®, etc.
Other tools seldomly used may not be listed.
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