Tools are all about making the job easier, quicker & cheaper. At Adendorff we stock many useful automotive tools that are specialized for their applications. We always recommend to our customers to use the right tool for the job, and in the automotive industry, this is exceptionally important. From working on gearboxes to alternators, brake pads and much more. We have listed some specialized automotive tools & sets below. There are much more in our Automotive Tools Category so feel free to have a look.

1. Dent Puller Kit

Easily and safely remove dents without scratching car paint. Comes complete with a glue gun & glue sticks. Small silicon pieces are glued to the surface of the panel. Manufactured from silicon for the reason to prevent any scratching of the paint on the surface. The handle is comprised of aluminum. The handle is then simply placed over the silicon piece and then closed to pull the panel back into place removing common dents easily without scratching the paint.

2. Brake Caliper Wind Back Tool

If you ever had to use a screwdriver and some elbow grease to push back a brake caliper then this tool is for you. Specially designed to fit onto most shapes of calipers this tool makes it extremely easy to move the piston back into place. Especially useful on rusted parts, it places the force where it needs to be. Even comes with extra fittings for different sizes of pistons.

3. Injector Seat Cutter

Set of 5 cutters for re-cutting injector seats when reconditioning diesel engines or replacing the injectors. Injectors can be extremely difficult to remove, due to the buildup of carbon deposits and the effects of corrosion. The Injector Seat Cutter set allows the technician to re-face the seat, in order for the new or reconditioned injector to be fitted correctly.

4. Professional Oil Filler Set

Filling up engine oil in most engines is a very easy task sure, but you have to remember not all engines layouts is the same. Spilling oil on a brand new engine can cause several problems. This specially designed funnel makes it easy for any technician to easily fill up the most hard to reach oil caps without spilling a single drop of oil.

5. Professional Oil Filter Removal Wrench Set

Many conventional tools to remove oil filters are 1 size fits all. They do work but on larger commercial engines they can slip and cause damage to the filter or injure the technician. This set contains a socket wrench size specially designed for most common sizes of the filter and ensures a proper grip on the filter itself. Having a size for each filter also saves time and prevents stripping of the thread.

6. Oil Sump Thread Repair Kit

Every diesel engine technician probably has a story of how a sump plug got stripped and wasted so much time and money. If that happens this set could be very handy. For use when existing threads are damaged or worn away. Renew the damaged oil drain thread by replacement of oil the drain nut, Manufactured from the highest quality steel; Hardened and tempered for maximum durability. Covers a wide range of vehicle applications; Suitable for the following vehicles: Audi, VW, BMW, Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Seat, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, Toyota, and Volvo.

7. Damper Pulley Puller Holder Wrench Set

We have heard many stories of technicians using a “boer maak ‘n plan” approach to damper pulleys, using conventional wrenches or spanners to get the job done. With this set that will no longer happen, designed and shaped in a special curve to get to the contact points easily. For turning the auxiliary belt tensioner off and on during installation of the belt in the engine. The slim and curved handle is ideal for use in tight spaces.

8. Oxygen Sensor & Sending Unit Socket Set

One of the most difficult bolts to loosen is an oxygen sensor due to the design of the plug. Spanner wrenches have been used but due to the tight space around the unit that can be a problem. This set contains specially designed socket to fit onto the unit in tight spaces and remove it easily. For removal and installation of the oxygen sensor, oil pressure sending units and vacuum switches.

9. Radiator Water Leak Detector

Leaking radiators are a real pain, and often the whole unit is changed due to a small leak the technician cannot detect. This unit fits the cap of the radiator and increases the pressure of the radiator itself, this makes leaks much easier to find. A must-have for restorers working on older vehicles.

10. Motorcycle / Cam Chain Breaker Riveter

An illustration showing the mechanism of the breaker working its magic.

This item is designed to rivet chain links. You can form an endless chain as long as needed. It can also work as a chain breaker by pushing the pins out. Our product is universal and it can break or join most drive chains from #35 to #630.


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3 thoughts on “10 Incredibly Handy Automotive / Garage Tools

  1. Kelvin Kazvarira says:

    Great range of workshop tools am a great fan of Adendorff machinery mart , pliz can u provide a price catalogue of these 10 useful range of tools

    • Francois Landsberg says:

      the headers of each item are links simply click them to go to the product page that has a price. Prices do change over time on the product page so we can’t post the prices here.

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