Winter motoring tools and tips

7th Jan 2022

Winter motoring tools and tips

Great gifts for motorists and petrol heads[/caption] Stuck for what to get the car nut in your life this year? The Draper Tools festive gift guide is packed with ideas for anyone mad about motoring. Choose from 80 specially selected tools and accessories that are sure to be winners, whether they’re a petrol head, a professional mechanic or a classic car enthusiast. From socket and spanner sets right through to breakdown essentials and inspection lamps to brighten up the dark evenings – Draper Tools has got you covered this festive season. Here are just a few highlights:

The ultimate spanner set

Draper Expert HI-TORQ® Coloured Combination Spanner Set

Maintenance and repairs needn’t be dull with this colourful combination spanner set. Whatever the job, this expert quality set will help make the task a little easier. Each colour represents a different size, so it will be easy to find the right spanner for the job This award-winning, brightly coloured set is guaranteed to be tough, durable and long lasting. For added convenience and easy storage, the set comes with a wall-mountable storage rack too. It’s a top choice that’s sure to come in handy for any car nut.

The winter garage essential

Draper Smart Battery Charger and Maintainer range

Don’t get caught out by a flat battery! Draper Tools has launched a new range of feature-packed smart battery charger and maintainers. They’ll do more than just charge your battery though, they’ll extend its life and analyse and recondition it too. Featuring a special ten-step process, these chargers can check the status of a battery and ensure it’s kept at 95-100%, with the voltage continually monitored. They can even be used on deeply discharged (aka dead) batteries. Available in 2A, 4A, 6A and 10A options, they’ll work with a range of 6V and 12V vehicle batteries – making them a great gift idea for any motorist this winter.

The bright choice

Draper 7W COB LED Rechargeable Inspection Lamp

This bright 7W COB inspection lamp is a top choice for anyone who whiles away the hours working on their car. It makes an especially great gift during the darker months when it can be hard to see what’s being worked on. The lamp is feature-packed with four light settings, a battery power indicator and an SMB LED torch on the tip. Designed to be durable and versatile, it’s made from shock-resistant plastic and fitted with a 180° swivelling hook and nylon hook on the back. Plus, it also comes fitted with three high-power magnets for hands-free operation, perfect for working under the bonnet.

The top tool kit

Draper 100 Piece 1/4" And 1/2" Sq. Dr. Metric Tool Kit

This comprehensive socket set will see plenty of use. It’s tough and durable, with each socket made from chrome vanadium steel that’s hardened and tempered with a matt finish. Each socket also has a knurled ring for extra grip on the job. The set comes with a 72-tooth reversible soft grip ratchet and a host of accessories, as well as a tough storage case to keep the contents organised. Versatile and practical, it’ll delight any car lover to find this set under the tree on Christmas morning.

The superior seating experience

Draper Evolution Work Stool

Know someone who spends all their spare time in the garage working on their motor? Treat them to a little extra comfort and style with the new Evolution Work Stool. Not only does it look good, but it’s padded with high-density foam and has an easy-to-clean, oil-resistant PVC cover. There’s also a handy built-in tools and parts tray with dedicated compartments, for efficiency and ease when working. The stool’s four polyurethane castors ensure quiet operation and rotate 360°, delivering an all-round superior seating experience. Find all of these gift ideas and many more online in the Draper Tools festive gift guide , all available at Draper stockists now.

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