Most non-enthusiasts give car people wash kits, terrible steering wheel covers, “Miata parking only” plaques, etc. Color coded, ball end hex keys? Didn’t know I needed those, but they’ve been surprisingly handy.

Different friend, a week later: “hey, what size for the steering wheel hub screws?”

Me: “yellow”

Friend: “...why are you like this. I thought you wanted help”

Me: “no, really! Look”

Friend: “right. Uhm. I’m going to get started fixing the battery tray, you can do the dashboard removal”

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Me: *sigh*