Tools Pliers: long-nose, adjustable, and locking Tape measure Wrenches: pipe, Allen, adjustable, and oil filter Socket wrench kit, including metrics Hacksaw File Utility knife Magnetic pickup Bronze wire brush Hammer Screwdrivers: Phillips and flat head Two-inch-wide paint scraper Nut driver Lightweight lubricant Circuit tester
Parts Drive belts Oil- and fuel-filter elements, including fuel-water separator Thermostats (2) Lube oil for at least 11/2 oil changes Raw-water pump impellers (2) Two gallons coolant diluted 50-50 with water Can of brush-on instant gasket material Hose and hose clamps Spark plugs (if necessary)
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