what are the most used tools do i need for being an apprentice mechanic?

I'm about to start as a mechanic apprentice and was wondering what tools am i going to use the most doing oil & filter changing, brake jobs, alignment, tire rotations and other Preventive Maintenance. oh yea i want to get them cheap as i can with forever warranty like craftsman and my budget is only $200 at this moment. please help me!!!

Asked By: Julien S - 11/19/2010
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If your starting out in a shop as an apprentice you should look into what tool suppliers stop by there weekly. Most shops have Snap-On, Mac, or Matco tools pay weekly visits. Most will allow you credit depending on how good your credit is. Anywhere from 200- 5,000 maybe allowed depending on the driver. You can then... More
Answered By: lagarbo89fxrs - 11/19/2010
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200.00 wont be enough i spent over thousands on tools and still going. Your only as limited as to the tools you have.
Answered By: Boost Logic - 11/19/2010
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Answered By: Mr. T - 11/19/2010
With a $200 budget, I would look into even cheaper brand tools. Do you have a harbor freight store anywhere close to you? More
Answered By: chevyraceman_383 - 11/19/2010
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