It’s that time of year again, the days are getting shorter, mornings frostier, the supermarkets have their Christmas adverts out and some idiot around the corner even has his xmas lights up! It won’t be long untill you start to panic as Christmas eve draws closer and you are yet to
start finish your shopping. Well if your Boyfriend/Brother/Husband/Son/Nephew or infact any member of your family is a mechanic, we have put together a list of our top gift ideas for a mechanic to make your lift that little bit easier. Ranging in price from £10, £20, £50, £100+.
Fancy buying your Mechanic some new tools? Check out our Mechanic’s Tool Kit post.
Portable BBQ Toolbox
A different take on your usual mechanics toolbox, this box opens up to reveal a portable BBQ! This free standing BBQ has a 8 x 15 inch grill area, is lightweight, easily folds up and is ideal for taking to the park, beach or even for use in the garden.
Pressure washers are a fabulous bit of kit, ideal for cleaning your car and this Kärcher K2 Premium set comes with a range of tools including wheel brush and car shampoo. As well as making short work of washing the car they are great for cleaning bikes, a patio, garden furniture or just about any outdoor surface. Feel like splashing out? Take a look at the Kärcher K4 Set ideal for the tougher jobs!
Auto Glym Car Care Set
A lot of mechanics can be a little obssessive over their cars, especially when it comes to keeping them clean. This set from Auto Glym gives you could need to keep your car looking great inside and out the Christmas.
VonHaus 256 Piece Tool Set
This great 256 piece set put together by VonHaus has a great range of tools ideal to keep in the back of the car for any on the spot repairs. The range of tools are ideal for keeping around the house too, great for any household repairs or DIY projects.
Stanley Mobile Work Center
Having the right tools on hand is important for any mechanic, with this handy mobile work center from Stanley you can always have your tools close by. Wheels will let you take your tools without having to worry about the weight add to that the fact it will easily fit in the boot, this is a must have for any mechanic on the road.
Draper Car Boot Organiser
Perhaps not one just for the mechanics out there, this boot organiser is ideal to store all of the junk we all keep in out boots without sending it flying every time we go round a corner. Storage for tools, car producrs, shopping and whatever else you can think of.
DeWalt Combi Driver/Impact Driver
This set from DeWalt comprises both a Combi-Drill which a great all purpose drill and an Impact Driver which is best used for high torque, high speed, high impact applications. The DeWalt brand is known for its quality range of tools and this set is no different, with this set you can take just about anything apart. (and hopefully put this back together again)
Garage/Workshop Tool Rules Sign
We can all be a little touchy about lending things out at times, but try borrowing a mechnics tools without asking and you are in big trouble! This novelty sign is sure to crack a smile and is ideal for the garage, work, or perhaps the side of a tool box.
Spanner Bottle Opener
Vehicle Diagnostic Tool
For someone who is always tinkering with their car this is a great gift, error messages you get on your dashboard can sometimes be tricky to sort out. But with this useful piece of kit you simply plug it in and can read, erase or reset error codes to get to the bottom of whats wrong.
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The Novelty T-Shirt
Ran out of ideas? (I’m guessing so, thats why you’re here!) Well you could always go for the tried and tested novelty t-shirt, after all it is very complimentary.