The Top 26 Automotive Tools Every Mechanic Needs ~ If you're serious about being an auto mechanic, you're going to need a lot of tools. This collection is a great start.
The signs of a good mechanic: A place for everything, and everything in it's place. And of course, many thousands of dollars invested in Snap-On
For the greenhorn's starting to wrench this is a good chart to study.
Metric fastener conversions for small diameter fasteners, industrial bolts and machine screws
Top Auto Mechanic Tools | The Family Handyman
Craftsman Ratcheting Wrench Set ($40)
Foam Organizer F1A-00601 Designed for Shadowing 210 Craftsman 1/4-drive and 3/8-drive Sockets from the Craftsman 540-Piece Mechanics Tool Set
Valve spring compression tool