Finding the right gift for the do-it-yourself mechanic on your list can be a challenge, but there are a few options that are sure to please any automotive enthusiast. If they've been griping about needing a new torque wrench or have trouble staying organized in the garage, there's always something that gearheads could use for their work area.
Tool sets are a great choice, whether your loved one needs a new set of wrenches or their screwdriver collection is dwindling. These also often come prepackaged in cases that make it easier to wrap them and keep them all in one place. If organization is an issue, a toolbox or a cabinet on wheels can do wonders to help amateur mechanics keep track of their tools.
If you're not sure what your loved one already has, it's hard to go wrong with a gift card for an automotive supply store. This way, they can get whatever they need and you don't have to worry about giving them something they already had.
It is always nice to open an actual present, and there are a number of small, inexpensive items that could complement a gift card - such as hex sets, pressure gauges or even goofy keychains.