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Snap-On: The Best in the Automotive Tool Industry

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When it comes to tool selection, Snap-On is the best choice for any job - big or small. Anyone who's worked on cars over the years knows that you can rely on their tools to get the job done without worrying about replacing them nearly as often as you would a cheaper, less reliable brand. From toolboxes to wrenches to scan tools, these quality made tools are worth every penny spent. That's why we at Farm Boy Garage trust Snap-On tools to get the job done. Let's take a look back at how Snap-On came to be one of the top producers in the tool industry.


"Five do the Work of Fifty"
In 1920, the dedication of two determined engineers revolutionized repair and made work easier for professional mechanics leading to the start-up of the Snap-On Wrench company. Joseph Johnson and William Seidemann saw huge success from the inception of their crude demo set. Production was ramped up with the opening of a 2,500 square foot manufacturing facility in Milwaukee, WI, and the first …

Collector Worthy Cars: 1st Generation Ford Mustangs ('64-'73)

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As car people, we'd be remiss to not give credit to one of the most influential classic muscle cars ever designed: The 1st Generation Ford Mustang. According to Ford, the Mustang was the “working man’s Thunderbird.” With the first models carrying an affordable starting price tag of around $2,300, the combination of the automobile’s unique style with affordability and performance resulted in the Mustang taking lead in the auto industry from the moment it was created.


The quickest pony in the stable even made its way to the big screen within its first year of distribution in the James Bond movie “Goldfinger.” Shortly after the 1968 Mustang 390 GT was famously featured in the famous Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt.” Since then, Mustangs have appeared in hundreds of movies, and in millions of homes! Let's take a look at the history and evolution of the 1st generation Mustang
The First Pony Car The Ford Mustang made its official debut at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New Yor…