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Date:         Tue, 2 Jan 2018 19:33:35 +0000
Reply-To:     "Jim. Felder" <jim.felder@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         "Jim. Felder" <jim.felder@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Need "MUST-HAVE" Tool List
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That's a very good offer to meet a mechanic at Harbor Freight. But if it doesn't work out, you can do a while lot with

Long nose pliers Big pliers that open long enough to get around an oil filter. Very useful tool. 4-in-one combination screwdriver Box of latex gloves 3/8 ratchet, medium size. Too short won't provide enough torque, too long won't provide enough room to work. Set of extensions for ratchet 3/8 metric socket set that includes a 19mm socket 3/8 hex key set Locking pliers Utility knife Flashlight

Of course, this leaves out a lot of handy items you might get like a set of various hooks and right angles with strong handles, punches and drifts, brass and rubber hammers, 1/4 inch socket set. But you can do a whole lot with the list items.


On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 1:11 PM Michael Magnani <> wrote:

> Hi Patti, > If you’d like, I could meet you at our local Harbor Freight Tool store and > help you get set up with the tools you’re looking for. I haven’t seen you > in a while. It would be nice to catch up. > Mike M > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jan 1, 2018, at 11:15 PM, PB <pbrattan@GMAIL.COM> wrote: > > > > Happy New Year! > > After years of having the mechanic to all of the work on my Westy, I'd > like > > to get back into doing some of the simpler maintenance work myself. > > > > Could you please help me make a detailed list of basic maintenance > > "MUST-HAVE" tools for the Westy? Although I do have a few tools, they > are > > a "hit and miss" collection of poor quality. I'd like to start from > > scratch and get a decent set. > > > > Thanks in advance. > > Patti > > Los Angeles > > 90 Westy Automatic > > > > -- > > > > *♪♫**♥**♫♪♪♫**♥**♫♪♪♫**♥**♫♪♪♫**♥**♫♪* > > If it's not on my iPhone, it doesn't exist... > > ●▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜ۩۞۩ஜ▬▬♥▬▬▬ஜ۩۞۩ஜ▬▬▬▬▬● >

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