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   *General tool kit:   *General tool kit:
-This should contain various items such as pliers, wire snips, hammer, screw drivers etc.+This should contain various items such as pliers,wire snips,​hammer,​screw drivers etc. 
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   *Large socket set:   *Large socket set:
 It is essential to have a wide selection of sockets and extensions, ranging from 10mm to 32mm. Some specialist procedures may even require deep sockets It is essential to have a wide selection of sockets and extensions, ranging from 10mm to 32mm. Some specialist procedures may even require deep sockets
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   *Spanners:   *Spanners:
 A selection of various sized spanners will come in handy, especially both open ended and ring spanners, sizes required range from 5mm to 22mm A selection of various sized spanners will come in handy, especially both open ended and ring spanners, sizes required range from 5mm to 22mm
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   *Oil filter wrench:   *Oil filter wrench:
 This will be required to remove the oil filter correctly, there are two types available chain wrenches and ones like the one shown below This will be required to remove the oil filter correctly, there are two types available chain wrenches and ones like the one shown below
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   *Spark plug spanner:   *Spark plug spanner:
 Some sockets sets come with attachments for the spark plugs but sometimes it is necessary to buy one seperately Some sockets sets come with attachments for the spark plugs but sometimes it is necessary to buy one seperately
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   *Valve spring compressor:   *Valve spring compressor:
 This is essential for removing the valves safely when overhauling the cylinder head This is essential for removing the valves safely when overhauling the cylinder head
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   *Ball joint seperator:   *Ball joint seperator:
 Two varieties of ball joint seperator are avilable and are essential to seperate ball joints without damaging them Two varieties of ball joint seperator are avilable and are essential to seperate ball joints without damaging them
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   *Coil spring compressors:​   *Coil spring compressors:​
 A pair of these is essential when removing the coil spring form the front struts safely and efficiently A pair of these is essential when removing the coil spring form the front struts safely and efficiently
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   *Torque wrench:   *Torque wrench:
 This is essential to ensure nuts are not overtightened and will prevent snapping nuts off, a range of 10nm to 250nm is required but this may require the purchase of two seperate wrenches as not all will cover such a large range This is essential to ensure nuts are not overtightened and will prevent snapping nuts off, a range of 10nm to 250nm is required but this may require the purchase of two seperate wrenches as not all will cover such a large range
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   *Torx bits:   *Torx bits:
 The use of torx screws or star headed bolts is common in french automobile manufacture and therefore you should have access to good a good quality torx set ranging from T10 to T40 The use of torx screws or star headed bolts is common in french automobile manufacture and therefore you should have access to good a good quality torx set ranging from T10 to T40
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   *Multimeter:​   *Multimeter:​
 Whilst working on the electrical system it may be neccesary to test circuits using a multimeter Whilst working on the electrical system it may be neccesary to test circuits using a multimeter
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   *Gloves:   *Gloves:
 Various substances are hazardous, engine oil in particular, as a result gloves should be worn to protect your skin. Heat resitant gloves are also recommended for dealing with hot engine components Various substances are hazardous, engine oil in particular, as a result gloves should be worn to protect your skin. Heat resitant gloves are also recommended for dealing with hot engine components
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   *Overalls:   *Overalls:
 Overalls should be worn to prevent contact between skin and hot or hazardous components Overalls should be worn to prevent contact between skin and hot or hazardous components
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