Top 5 Tools: Kenny Younkins, Ken’s Auto Service Center

Top 5 Tools: Kenny Younkins, Ken’s Auto Service Center

Top 5 Tool Kens Feb 2015Kenny Younkins, owner

Ken’s Auto Service Center

Akron, OH


While Ken first said his favorite tool is his fishing rod, he said in the shop he prefers these five:

 

Snap-on 3/8” Drive Impact Wrench

Mastercool Brake Flaring Kit

Mitchell 1 OnDemand 5 (now ProDemand)

Automotive Test Solutions Labscope ­Pressure Transducers

Power Probe

 

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