This will show a list of the tools I used for stripping an MX5 and then building the Healy. This is from the garage builder not from someone with a workshop and extensive tool selection.
Sockets – 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24,29 and 32mm. These could be ordinary, but the 17, 19, 29 and 32 could be high impact for the tougher nuts and bolts. A 19mm double depth socket is also required. All sockets ought to be minimum of 1/2″ drive.
6 and 12″ socket extension.
Combination spanners – 10, 12 14, 15, 17, 19 and 21mm. I used ratchet ring spanner for personal convenience.
Small and medium cross point screwdriver
Small, medium and large flat blade screwdriver.
Pliers – long nose and sidecutter (bullnose)
Breaker bar. I used an 18″ bar
Knife – Stanley, scalpel and/or good sharp version.
Crowbar or similar bar
Oil can or plenty of WD40
Several fuel cans
Engineers Hammer (large ballpeen)
For the strip and refurbishment of parts I have included:-
Reuse of some of the bolts to remove parts and force out other bits.
Files – flat, round and watchmakers
Rotary machine and wire and sanding attachments.
Metric tap and die set.
Etch primer and require top coat paint.
Brake pipe benders, various for differing jobs.
Brake pipe straightener.
Brake pipe flare kit.
Low and medium range torque wrenches.
Drill bit sharpener
lots of various drill bits in multiple sizes