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    Socket Sets

    After 7 years of car ownership and struggling so many times because of lack of tools ive decided i need ot get a decent socket set.

    MAG - no chance im spending that kinda money

    So ive gone down the cheap route and found one a 137 pro socket and wrench set at Argos for £50 , would this type of kit suit the astra jobs from removing bumpers to changing ball joints and the like

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    the thing with tools is if you spend money on a decent set then they will last a life time, cheaper sets just mean bits break down the line. Should be fine for now though

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    halfords do a nice tool kit for £99 at the mo down from £150
    i have one of them an thats as good as my snap on stuff

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    danny does the halfords set do everything you need i.e majority of workon astra removal of manifolds, hub, discs etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregg View Post
    danny does the halfords set do everything you need i.e majority of workon astra removal of manifolds, hub, discs etc
    No Gregg, you do that.

    Looks a proper bit of kit. Everything you'll need to keep the Astra on the road.

    http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...tegoryrn_76863

    Halfords tools are top notch too, and that's a bargain price for 150 piece set

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregg View Post
    danny does the halfords set do everything you need i.e majority of workon astra removal of manifolds, hub, discs etc
    its a very good set i have used mine a lot when in work doing stuff on cars manifolds, hub, discs etc no prob at all
    I would say that you need a new more things to make it all you need

    torque wrench £40 halfords to a good one well a good 3

    braker bar £9 and £15

    and a bit to go from 1/2inch to 3/8inch £3 halfords

    would do 98% of work on the cars

    Halfords professional tools.Comes with Lifetime Guarantee. used it when i killed a socket with the Airgun on a lorry they gave me a new one No probs at all

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    Right cheers guys off to halfords tmrw, Or maybe get someone to buy it for my birthday LOL :P

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    ask the person on the parts bit for a Trade card
    you will get money off on tools
    ie me i got a torque wrench from £49.99 down to £39.99
    an the tool set for £94.99 last year when i got mine
    for the money i have not got a better tool set
    me i got this as i can take it out in the car i cant take a Big Tool chest unless i take out the seats

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