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Top 10 Gifts for the Mechanic


Whether you’re holiday shopping for your car-guy dad, mechanic mom, or second uncle twice removed, we’ve got you covered. Need to give your friends and family ideas for gifts to buy for you? Send them this guide. Done.

1. 18V ONE+™ 3/8” Ratchet

Anything that makes garage work easier is a holiday-gift win. A ratchet with 4-position rotating head that lets you get into tight spaces? Definitely. Learn more.

And if you're looking for the 1/4" version, look no further - find it here

2. 18V ONE+™ 5” Variable Speed Dual Action Polisher

Get the car enthusiast in your life a tool that can keep up with their never-ending love for their automobile. This dual action polisher gives you a professional finish every time. Learn more.

3. 18V ONE+™ Hybrid Tripod Stand Light

Great for slipping under the tree (or truck). Adjustable tripod goes from 5 feet in height to just below the car, making it easier to work in those hard-to-reach places. Learn more.

4. 18V ONE+™ HP Compact Brushless 4-Mode 3/8” Impact Wrench

The best gifts come in small packages, especially when it’s 31% more compact and 29% more powerful than the previous model. Ideal for tight spots and overhead applications. Learn more.

5. 18V ONE+™ Dual Function Inflator/Deflator

This may be the one gift you keep for yourself. (Or, at the very least, borrow from time to time.) Compact and convenient for topping off tires and small inflatables—anywhere. Learn more.

6. 18V ONE+™ 10” Orbital Buffer

What to give that special guy who loves babying his car. Works with any RYOBI 18V Battery. Learn more.

7. 18V ONE+™ 1 Gallon Air Compressor

The gift that keeps giving. This compressor inflates a car tire from flat to full in 1 minute and 20 seconds. Works with any RYOBI 18V Battery. Learn more. 

8. 18V ONE+™ 3 Gal. Project Wet/Dry Vac

Make your favorite gearhead swoon. From sucking up wet debris in truck beds to blowing sawdust off the workbench, this lightweight and easy-to-maneuver vacuum holds up to 3 gallons. Learn more.

9. 18V ONE+™ 40W Soldering Iron

Every DIY mechanic knows how useful a soldering iron can be to repair electrical short circuits in cars or to install an awesome new sound system. This one is super easy to use—just pop in the battery and solder away! Learn more.

10. 18V ONE+™ 3-Speed 1/2” Impact Wrench

If the mechanic bug has bitten your loved one, get them this. With 300 ft-lbs. of torque and up to 3,200 impacts per minute, this impact wrench is made for heavy-duty applications. Learn more.

Bonus Stocking Stuffer: 8-10” Buffing & Polishing Bonnet Set

That moment when your car-loving uncle digs down and finds this little treasure. Don’t forget the buffer to go with it! Learn more.

Check out our other gift guides to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!

posted on November 21, 2020

by Gift Guides 2020

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