Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Aprilia rs125 Basic maintenance and repair motorcycle tool kit

cagiva mito tool kit 

you got to have a good set of tools if you intent on having a motorbike , motorbikes seem to take a bit more
on going maintenence than a car does .
and a Aprilia RS 125 will take a bit more than most , in fact any 2 stroke not just the rs 125 .

After you have owned a bike for while and you know quite a lot about it , it can be fun to do repairs , thats what i tell ,myself anyway .

but if you want to save money its a must .

2 rules for tools , buy quality and look after them !! i hate going around freinds houses to work on there bike , im not going to use my tools on their bikes, end up using some metal cantilever toolbox from the 60s that is dropping to pieces and weighs a ton , with rusty tools from the same era too  , but still better than cheap chinese rubbish that snaps in 2 when you need it the most .

buy quality and look after them dont let other people use them or borrow them pack then away and clean then at the end of the job .

heres some of the tools i have , i started out with rubbish but you soon realise that quality tools are
worth 10x the value of cheap rubbish , you dont have to buy snap on or anything,far too dear for me (in uk anyway) i use britool where possible .

these are the tools i have buy snap on if you can or similar brands as long as there good quality , and feel good to use i stick with britool as i know there good and reasonable price but would buy all snap on if i could afford it .

If i can find one ill add a link tso so you can see them on amazon

Clarke 9 Drawer Ball Bearing Roller Tool Chest (took me years to get on of these now there well cheap )
Britool metric spanner set X2  you will need 2 sets of spanners
Draper socket set 
britool 1/4 3/8 and  1/2 inch socket sets
bahco adjustable spanner set (wide jaw rubber grip)
britool scredriver set Posi and Flat head mix all sizes
britool pliers set (standard , long nose and snips )
britool  (mole) grip locking pliers (rubber handle if you can find)
britool expert hammer set

or search here on ebay for cheaper used alternatives

these are quite good too Halfords Pro socket sets 
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right then thats all i can think of right now ill update asap if i think of anything else .

my toolkit video before i went britool some good tools some bad ill try to do another one of these soon 
why i dont know but there you go !!

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