5 of the Best Automotive Air Tools

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Whether you're a professional car mechanic or somebody who prides themselves on handling all things automotive in the comfort of your own garage, you know how important the right set of tools can be to get the job done right. Air tools are no exception, and you'll get the job done faster and with more precision by expanding your personal collection of air tools. Air tools can loosen just about any nut or bolt, and will speed up your auto work considerably, allowing you to get the job done efficiently and happily.
Here are 5 of the Best Automotive Air Tools to expand your set of quality automotive accessories. 

1.) Air Scraper

Anyone who has ever had to remove old caulk, sealant, or adhesive knows how hard it can be to chisel it off your precious automobile. An air scraper can be a lifesaver in these situations, shooting off difficult parts like baked-on gaskets with ease. An air scraper cycles the blade back and forth at approximately 4,800 times per minute in 3/16-in strokes, easily peeling off the most stubborn of sealants. Just screw in one of the impressively powerful scraper blades and you're ready to go. 
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2.) Needle Scaler

A needle scaler is your best friend if you need to blast off caked on rust or paint. Powered with nineteen 1/8 inch needles, the rust, scale and dirt will be hammered off at an impressive 4,600 blows per minute. Any metal object covered with rust or old paint will benefit from a needle scaler, and although you'll still have to handle the pits from the corrosion, the flakes will be long gone with the scaler. Pro tip: Be sure to wear leather gloves and eye protection, as dust and debris will be flying at loud volume.
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3.) Tyre Pressure Gauge

Checking tyre air pressure is not the most fun of automotive routines. With a combination inflator/gauge, you can do it all in a quarter of the time using the same quality inflator you'll find in most professional tyre shops. Simply press the air chuck onto the valve system, read the pressure, and hit the trigger if you need to add more. The pressure can be read as soon as you release the trigger. 
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4.) Fluid Evacuator

Looking to change fluids without taking a bath in oil, antifreeze, brake, or transmission fluid? A fluid evacuator unit comes with three sizes of tubing to successfully fit most dipstick tubes. Simply shove the tube down the dipstick, open the air valve, and compressed air will flow through an aspirator to create a liquid sucking vacuum. Stay clean, and get the job done with ease. 
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5.) Reactionless Ratchet

Ouch! While air ratchets can significantly speed up your repair jobs, your knuckles will be worse for wear when they're slammed against the hard surface once the bolt comes out. If you're looking to spare the pain, a reactionless ratchet is your best friend. As soon as the bolt head hits bottom, the ratchet will convert to an impact motion and keep the handle in its place. Save your knuckles AND save the car. It's a win win. 
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