Roadside repair kit - £7.89 (with code) @ CarParts4Less
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Roadside repair kit - £7.89 (with code) @ CarParts4Less

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Found 17th Jun
Top Tech Roadside Test & Repair Tool Kit
Our Top Tech Roadside Repair Kit is a must have breakdown essential for all cars. With a selection of popular tools, including jump leads for emergencies, this is stored in a handy storage box.
Contains:
- 10mm Jump Leads
- Hand Pliers
- 2 x Screw Drivers
- 1 x Electrical Screwdriver
- 9pc Socket Set (with hand driver)
- Emergency Fuse Set
- 3 x Wrench Spanners 8mm 10mm 11mm
- gloves
- torch
- tire pressure gauge
- crocodile clips
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deleted186475618th Jun

Whilst you are partly right. For £7.84 can you post a better deal that …Whilst you are partly right. For £7.84 can you post a better deal that features adjustable pliers, a torch, jump leads, screw drivers, a electrical testing screw driver, wrenches, sockets etc. This would be more than adequate to do a number of jobs on cars. Can you post your essential list and where to find it for less than £7.84?


I'm not partly right. I'm totally right. You need to rephrase your question.
For £7.84 can you post a better deal that features adjustable pliers, a torch, jump leads, screw drivers, a electrical testing screw driver, wrenches, sockets etc. that are any use for anything more than wasting £7.84 and cluttering up your boot?
Adjustable pliers? Are there any other kind? An electrical testing screwdriver?

"This would be more than adequate to do a number of jobs on cars." Please list them

"Can you post your essential list and where to find it for less than £7.84?"
My essential list and your essential list will be totally different because my essential list will be tailored to my car and the jobs I'm likely to have to tackle or opt to tackle at the side of the road. That would be precious few for a number of reasons, top of the list being my car's under extensive warranty with comprehensive breakdown cover.

Modern vehicles, in case you haven't noticed, are fairly complex beasts and beyond help from the vast majority of current drivers, many of whom would struggle to open the bonnet and begin to recognise/understand what they're looking at, never mind diagnose and rectify the problem.

This sort of tat is targeted primarily at these individuals who seem to think, cometh the time cometh the man, and as if by magic, they'll be able to revive their ailing car and get back on the road, witout the benefit of either knowledge or the proper tools.

What would I spend £7.84 on ?

I'd put it towards an extending wheel brace because the standard items that come with most cars are pitiful. Either that or a book to read while I wait for recovery to arrive.
deleted186475617th Jun

A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. …A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. It sure about you? Where do you get you breakdown cover for £7.84 anyway? Would love to see that deal



Mechanics all over the country will be throwing away their snap on,bahco and even that halfords stuff right now and purchasing this kit and fixing lots of stuff... shame you can't fix stupid with it
@qbs - do know that if you don’t like the item you don’t have to buy it right?
Edited by: "darknesskai" 18th Jun
sillyoldbear1 h, 22 m ago

https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/saved you £2.89! £5.00 breakdown c …https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/saved you £2.89! £5.00 breakdown cover.



*Cough* per month *Cough*
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Thanks for sharing your first deal @JohnChappell
What, No Wellies!!
7.89 you should have spent on breakdown cover as this won't be fixing a fat lot of anything.
Top first deal. Thanks
Few screwdrivers and a jump start cables. Cold.
10 mm2 jump leads will only be suitable for 200A - cars around 1200 - 1500cc petrol engines.
deleted186475617th Jun

Oh dear. Most of the time it's the people haven't a clue how to properly …Oh dear. Most of the time it's the people haven't a clue how to properly jump start a car and it's nothing to do with the leads. What's engine size got to do with it?



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Edited by: "mattyr" 17th Jun
deleted186475617th Jun

A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. …A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. It sure about you? Where do you get you breakdown cover for £7.84 anyway? Would love to see that deal



Mechanics all over the country will be throwing away their snap on,bahco and even that halfords stuff right now and purchasing this kit and fixing lots of stuff... shame you can't fix stupid with it
deleted186475617th Jun

I wouldn't take much notice of that


I'll leave this deal for those with smaller petrol engines or those that want to run the risk of over-heating their jump cables or risk not being able to start their car due to insufficient amperage.
deleted186475617th Jun

It's a £7.89 road kit to keep in the car. The very cheapest for fixing in …It's a £7.89 road kit to keep in the car. The very cheapest for fixing in emergencies. Are you telling me you couldn't fix the easiest of stuff with this? Show me a bahco or snap on emergency jump leads, socket kit, screwdrivers for £7.89? Sure you wouldn't be able to change a gearbox with this but that's not what it's intended for


Think you've got intention and capability slightly mixed up
sillyoldbear1 h, 22 m ago

https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/saved you £2.89! £5.00 breakdown c …https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/saved you £2.89! £5.00 breakdown cover.



*Cough* per month *Cough*
This is the same sort of tat BHS etc used to sell at Christmas. Bought by loads of well intentioned souls who hadn't a clue. You'd struggle to grip air with those pliers.
deleted186475617th Jun

A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. …A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. It sure about you? Where do you get you breakdown cover for £7.84 anyway? Would love to see that deal


And a good mechanic knows what few essential tools to carry that'll be of some use. And these aren't the ones.
deleted186475618th Jun

Are you joking? I will challenge you to give me one of your fingers to …Are you joking? I will challenge you to give me one of your fingers to grip with these pliers and we will put it on you tube for hot deals to see if you're right!


Don't be idiotic. There's a world of difference between grabbing a finger and getting a reliable mechanical grip with a tool. I've seen a pair of these in the flesh. Totally useless.
deleted186475618th Jun

Whilst you are partly right. For £7.84 can you post a better deal that …Whilst you are partly right. For £7.84 can you post a better deal that features adjustable pliers, a torch, jump leads, screw drivers, a electrical testing screw driver, wrenches, sockets etc. This would be more than adequate to do a number of jobs on cars. Can you post your essential list and where to find it for less than £7.84?


I'm not partly right. I'm totally right. You need to rephrase your question.
For £7.84 can you post a better deal that features adjustable pliers, a torch, jump leads, screw drivers, a electrical testing screw driver, wrenches, sockets etc. that are any use for anything more than wasting £7.84 and cluttering up your boot?
Adjustable pliers? Are there any other kind? An electrical testing screwdriver?

"This would be more than adequate to do a number of jobs on cars." Please list them

"Can you post your essential list and where to find it for less than £7.84?"
My essential list and your essential list will be totally different because my essential list will be tailored to my car and the jobs I'm likely to have to tackle or opt to tackle at the side of the road. That would be precious few for a number of reasons, top of the list being my car's under extensive warranty with comprehensive breakdown cover.

Modern vehicles, in case you haven't noticed, are fairly complex beasts and beyond help from the vast majority of current drivers, many of whom would struggle to open the bonnet and begin to recognise/understand what they're looking at, never mind diagnose and rectify the problem.

This sort of tat is targeted primarily at these individuals who seem to think, cometh the time cometh the man, and as if by magic, they'll be able to revive their ailing car and get back on the road, witout the benefit of either knowledge or the proper tools.

What would I spend £7.84 on ?

I'd put it towards an extending wheel brace because the standard items that come with most cars are pitiful. Either that or a book to read while I wait for recovery to arrive.
deleted186475618th Jun

You seemed to say before they couldn't grab air and now seem more …You seemed to say before they couldn't grab air and now seem more confident about their gripping ability


I was speaking figuratively, and if you can't differentiate between gripping a finger with a pair of these "pliers" and getting a proper mechanical grip on a component, it maybe goes a long way to explaining why you think this bag of tat comes close to being worth 70p, neve mind £7.84.

I'm really looking forward to seeing your job list when I come back later today, especially when there doesn't seem to be any indication of the sizes of the tools supplied.
Edited by: "qbs" 18th Jun
deleted186475618th Jun

70p? Oh my! You couldn't find even an electrical screwdriver for that. I …70p? Oh my! You couldn't find even an electrical screwdriver for that. I would stick to your breakdown cover and switch on the hazards. You can't help some people


And what good would your "electrical screwdriver " do you?

Apart from whinging, you haven't addressed any of my comments. Your bargain find is a total waste of £7.84. No descriptors associated with any of the iitems, so you haven't a clue what you're buying and whether it'll even fit anything on your car.

Stick to chocolate tools. They're more suited to your level of experience/capability and at least you can snack on them while you're waiting for assistance.

You confidently stated "This would be more than adequate to do a number of jobs on cars."
I'm still waiting for the list
Edited by: "qbs" 18th Jun
qbs9 h, 29 m ago

I'd put it towards an extending wheel brace because the standard items …I'd put it towards an extending wheel brace because the standard items that come with most cars are pitiful.


Best check you even have a spare wheel, most cars just come with a can of goo nowadays.
@qbs - do know that if you don’t like the item you don’t have to buy it right?
Edited by: "darknesskai" 18th Jun
Whats the code?
Whilst the jump leads won't be much good for immediately starting a car that has a flat battery, connecting them up and leaving the 'good' car running for 5 mins or so will often put enough charge in the dead battery that the jump leads don't need to carry the majority of the starting current. However connect them to a dead diesel and try to start immediately and you'll have molten jump leads. Beware as they can get VERY hot.
TedStriker7210 m ago

Whilst the jump leads won't be much good for immediately starting a car …Whilst the jump leads won't be much good for immediately starting a car that has a flat battery, connecting them up and leaving the 'good' car running for 5 mins or so will often put enough charge in the dead battery that the jump leads don't need to carry the majority of the starting current. However connect them to a dead diesel and try to start immediately and you'll have molten jump leads. Beware as they can get VERY hot.


Good advice there. I used to have the cheapest possible jump leads off eBay many moons back (probably worse than this!) and whenever my battery ran out, which was often as it was almost dead, I'd ask a friend of mine to pop over and leave the battery charging with the leads fixed on my car (a crappy 2001 Golf 1.9 TDI) for about 15 min, and it would start every time. Some type of jump leads are better than none.
Stonking heat for the comedy comments above. It's given me a good laugh.
Blimey, a lot of “experts” on his thread.
Bought this once was £9.99.Ot
Was the lowest quality car stuff I ever bought in my life.
SAVJUNE16 gives 16% off of a £10 spend so if you ordered 2 they'd be £7.54 each
Quality thread, heat for all these comments!
Hpi_matrix6 h, 36 m ago

Best check you even have a spare wheel, most cars just come with a can of …Best check you even have a spare wheel, most cars just come with a can of goo nowadays.


Definitely got a spare wheel. It's that big round black thing with a steel bit in the middle. Got a jack too.
Buy junk - buy twice.
Those jump leads are unlikely to be 100% copper - so they won't be capable of very much current
deleted186475618th Jun

Change bulbs, change maf, change air filter, remove battery, remove fuse …Change bulbs, change maf, change air filter, remove battery, remove fuse box, remove windscreen wipers, remove hose clips, replace door mirrors etc. For stuff that isn't torqued down more than 15 foot pounds it will be fine and the adjustable pliers will good for repairing broken exhaust brackets with wire, hose clamps etcWhen you got a no start you have to check for fuel, spark, air, timing exhaust, compression etc. I could use the screw drivers to check for spark from the coil leads etc. For compression I use my well trained ears Anyway this is aa number as I think you will be needing it: 0343 316 4444


For bulbs they'll either be easy access with your fingers, or massive strip down that this lot won't touch. The screwdrivers are too small.
Change maf? Really. If you can get down to it with this lot, you're in luck, but the tichy unknown sizes would be worry. And do you carry a spare MAF sensor? Now if you'd said change mat, you'd have been onto something.
Change air filter. Checked mine in my old car at lunchtime. Clips undone with thumbs. No tools required.
Remove battery? Not if you've got decent sized bolts you wont.
Remove windscreen wipers? Fingers mostly nowadays.
Remove fuse box? Are you mad? Why would you ever want to remove a fuse box?
Remove hose clips. Same problem with tichy screwdrivers again.
Replace door mirrors etc. Not too sure about an etc as I've never replaced one, but door mirrors either pop out or require decent tools unless you're talking about mangling door mirrors.

Repairing broken exhaust brackets? Really.? If all you're doing is tying an exhaust up with wire or cord, I think you'll find you'll be able to do that by hand. Or do you carry fence wire with you just in case?

No start checks. Take your nose round the back after you've cranked the engine. You'll soon know whether you've got fuel or not and won't risk having an engine compartment fire if and when you restart.

Spark. Spark plug to block will give you a spark.

Air. Take a deep breath.

Timing? With this lot? I didn't notice a strobe included, not that it would do you much good nowadays.

Compression? I presume you're going to take a plug out (with what in this lot, I've no idea, but given your faith in the pliers.....), fit a screwdriver with a paper sealing skirt, drop it into the plug hole, crank the engine then calculate the compression from the height the screwdriver flies.

You're away with the fairies.
deleted186475618th Jun

He's one of them who can't figure out which side the petrol tank is on …He's one of them who can't figure out which side the petrol tank is on even though there is an arrow pointing to it on the dashboard


The petrol tank on my car, as in most cars is in the middle. The filler is on the nearside, and, sorry to disappoint you, but there are neither arrows or anything else pointing to it.
darknesskai5 h, 8 m ago

@qbs - do know that if you don’t like the item you don’t have to buy it rig …@qbs - do know that if you don’t like the item you don’t have to buy it right?


You obviously miss the point of HUKD. It's supposed to be about posting worthwhile deals, which clearly, anyone with two active brain cells and a modicum of mechanical knowledge knows this is not.

Plenty of posts on HUKD warning people off rubbish.
deleted186475617th Jun

A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. …A poor mechanic always blames the tools. I could fix alot with this. I'm. It sure about you? Where do you get you breakdown cover for £7.84 anyway? Would love to see that deal


Well said, if you leave jumpleads connected for 5min using another car running, then remove them, 9 times out of 10, your car will start.
TedStriker724 h, 44 m ago

Whilst the jump leads won't be much good for immediately starting a car …Whilst the jump leads won't be much good for immediately starting a car that has a flat battery, connecting them up and leaving the 'good' car running for 5 mins or so will often put enough charge in the dead battery that the jump leads don't need to carry the majority of the starting current. However connect them to a dead diesel and try to start immediately and you'll have molten jump leads. Beware as they can get VERY hot.


The other thing you should check with any jump leads and especially rubbish like this is that if you're going to use them, make sure they've been properly crimped, otherwise you'll either have cables falling to bits when you least want it, or high resistance contact that'll get very hot very fast.
deleted186475618th Jun

A more precise list of contents of this deal and what you get:Pair of …A more precise list of contents of this deal and what you get:Pair of gloves, tyre pressure gauge, jump leads, torch, crocodile clips, fuses, 8 10 11 mm spanners, selection of hand driven socket set, case that also acts as a hazard warning sign, flat and Philips head screw driver, tester screwdriver, pliers.Please note: this kit won't be able to carry out a gear box change but qbs recommends snap on [Image]


How many more sets of rubbish tools that aren't worth spit are you going to trot out? Are you a masochist?
deleted186475618th Jun

Plenty of tools in your car!


Very few actually, but all good quality, useful and relevant.
deleted186475618th Jun

I carry brake cleaner and a cheap scan tool with me anywhere. I would …I carry brake cleaner and a cheap scan tool with me anywhere. I would teach you about fuel trims but honestly you're well over your depth. I can remove my maf sensor with this kit and if dirty it can be cleaned easily with carburetor cleaner/brake clean. No need to replace it in many cases. Bulbs to get access to them most times need a screw driver. Alot of fuses are only accessible by removing some sort of screw Bolt etc. Honestly I see you haven't a clue and I'm wasting my time





With those tools, certainly. The only thing you could teach me is how to waste money on useless tat.
deleted186475618th Jun

That awkward moment qbs finds out what that arrow is for [Image]


You're dredging the bottom of the tank now. Must try harder.
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