You need a full set of high-quality hand tools, including a full socket set with 1⁄4-, 3⁄8-, and 1⁄2-inch-drive ratchets. You also need a full set of screwdrivers, prybars, hammers, and a variety of specialty tools that can be rented or borrowed. In addition, use Craftsman, Husky, Rigid, or a similar brand that has a lifetime warranty and a reputation for high quality. You don’t need professional tools, but if you can afford them, why not? Remember, you’re going to be challenged through the entire restoration process, and cheap tools often don’t fit the fasteners, ultimately rounding off nuts, stripping off bolt heads, and making a mess off a job that otherwise could have been accomplished in far less time. A trim removal tool allows you to safely remove windshield moldings without breaking off the delicate retention tabs. A screwdriver used in this operation pretty much guarantees a damaged part.