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Top 26 Most Useful Tools for Every DIY Auto Mechanic to Own


Although Driven 2 Automotive is primarily an online automotive parts shop, many of us are keen petrol heads and love spending time tinkering in the garage. Whether it’s performing maintenance tasks or upgrades, we all seem to have a garage full of tools. Over the years we’ve come to recognise some of the most useful and important tools/consumables every mechanic needs.

Of course, we all know about the usual trolley jack, axle stands etc. But what are the most useful tools and consumables that stand out from the crowd for us? Which tools could we simply not live without?

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How to Change Your Spark Plugs & Why You Shouldn’t Use Copper Grease


Should You Use Copper Grease/Slip/Anti-Seize on Spark Plug Threads?

With it being one of the most asked questions on the Internet when it comes to spark plug changes, we wanted to make things far clearer. With even walk-in stores trying to use this as a tactic to sell their copper grease products, we dig to reveal the truth. So what what is actually correct and what’s wrong?