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Old 03-24-2009, 03:39 AM
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What tools would your guys say, would be the minimum to have in your tool box when building a Honda engine, either B-series or D-series?

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Old 03-24-2009, 12:49 PM
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torque wrench, engine manual, metric socket set, piston ring compressor... i would think thats the min...
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Old 03-26-2009, 12:10 PM
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plastigauge - if that is even a tool
some rasps
feeler gauge
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Old 03-26-2009, 02:33 PM
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depends on what your doing
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Old 03-27-2009, 01:55 AM
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Hydraulic lifts... wait that doesnt fit in the damn tool box! Gotta go get a bigger one!
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Old 03-27-2009, 04:17 PM
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0 to 75 torque wrench, 2-3 mic, 3-4 mic, Bore gauge. ring filer, ring compressor, plastic mallet
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Old 03-29-2009, 04:25 PM
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empty visa, mastercard or american express...

or a combination of all 3...

torque wrench, a set of metric sockets both short and longer ones, a set of metric wrenches, pliers, assorted screwdrivers, a hammer, valve spring compressor, 1/2" breaker bar, 1/2" to 3/8"s adapter, sharpie, sanding block, wd-40, micrometer, feeler gauges, a cup of motor oil for fitting rings

engine stand, jacks and a lift if possible...
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:52 AM
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Is beer considered a tool?
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Old 04-05-2009, 11:20 AM
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Is beer considered a tool?
i would think so...
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Old 04-05-2009, 12:35 PM
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dead blow piston hammer.

i use a snap on.
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