Most individuals take pride in owning a car and take care of it as their most cherished possession. But taking care does not only mean keeping the body shining clean. Maintenance of a vehicle also requires regular visits to the repair shop and checking different parts including engine parts with appropriate engine repair tools. The automotive tools market is vast with innumerable specialized tools meant for specific kind of repair work. But though specialist tools are important for big and complicated repairing jobs it is not always possible to run to an automobile repair shop for every trivial matter. Therefore it is necessary to keep some basic automotive tools also known as hand tools that should be kept at home.You get different tool cabinets and portable tool boxes to store your different kinds of automotive tools in a systematic manner. Some of the very basic hand tools are wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers which are very effective and handy when it comes to performing quick repair jobs for both cars and motorcycles.Wrenches: There are basically three different types of wrenches; the monkey wrenches, torque wrenches and impact wrenches which are all used by mechanics in their daily work. Wrenches come in a number of sizes since they are mainly used to hold different sizes nuts and bolts in place for tightening or loosening them.Pliers: look like a two handled hand tool that has two movable jaws. Pliers also help to grasp small objects and either tighten or loosen parts into place. Pliers are effective automotive tools that also help to bend materials such as wires and also have the ability to snip wires at the base. Pliers have several types which are all used by mechanics as well as in home garages in their daily work such as the channel pliers, long nose, diagonal cutting and slip joint pliers.Screwdrivers: these are perhaps the most versatile type of automotive tools that is used both inside and outside the house. Screwdrivers also form part of engine repair tools without which it is impossible to open any kind of screws or bolts. Screwdrivers are again of several different types that are made to fit into different types of screw sizes. This handy automobile tool includes types such as the Flat-head, Phillips, Robertson and hex which are all used by auto mechanics.