If you want to do some high-end mechanical work, the best option is Kobalt’s 320 Piece Tool Set and Storage. This set includes two Kobalt products: a 320-piece SAE and polished metric chrome mechanic (model #81821) and a polishing cabinet (model #19045). This tool contains most of the items you’ll need when working on your car – including six-, eight-, and 12-point jacks, adapters and attachments for all three drive types, hard drive wrenches, hex keys, and mounting bolts. , as well as a small driver handle and three 90-tooth quick-release bits that cover every drive size (1/4-inch, 3/8-inch, and 1/2-inch).
The rolling tool cabinet has nine included tool storage drawers, as well as a built-in power cord. A work bench sits above the storage, making it a work space as well. Since it has wheels, you can bring tools to work. The cabinet is made from high-quality steel with a rust-resistant powder coat, and measures 46.1 inches in height by 37.2 inches. It comes in six available colors: black, white, gray, red, green, and the signature Kobalt blue.
If you don’t have a lot of space in your car, or you don’t want to spend a lot of money on mechanical tools because you just like the basics, these tools can be great. But if you want to take your DIY maintenance to the next level, it’s definitely worth buying and will be a great addition to your workspace. Combined, the Kobalt 320 Piece Tool Set and Storage has a list price of $647, though it’s currently $40 off at Lowe’s.