> Socket Set
Ratchet Sockets Set
The basis of any automotive set. You will want to have a set with at least a 3/8 and 1/2 inch drive socket and 70 to 90 other various socket pieces.
How to use a Socket Set:
The sockets themselves can be either 6 or 12 point. Additionally they come in standard and metric sizes. The ratchet can switch from tightening to loosen from a switch and locks the socket in place.
Sockets as seen in Basic Engine Building:
This is a close up of the inside of a six point socket. All six sides would contact flush with the sides of the bolt itself.