A factory jack doesn’t make a car easier to work on, and original wrenches aren’t the answer for getting into tight places. That original tire pump doesn’t supply factory air, either. But that’s not the point of assembling and displaying an original tool roll. As Jerry LaBant of Liverpool Motorworks explains, “More and more people want the icing on the cake.” In other words, they want the finishing touch to a complete restoration or well-preserved original, particularly when they plan on showing a car at the highest level. And that’s a factory tool kit.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/09/20/factory-tool-kits