Originally Posted by tobydeemer
You'll need Campy specific chain, BB, and cassette lock ring tools. Those are all proprietary items.
I wouldn't get a no-name all-in-one kit. Soft metal, imperfect joints/pivots, etc. I'd buy a few select Pedros or Park or some other bike brand kit for the bike tools. Poor quality tools ruin the stuff you're working on and frustrates the mechanic (you).
You'll need the BB tool, the cassette tool, These are Campy specific fit but you can get many different brands of tool. The cassette tool will be turned by a big wrench - the shiny Park uses a 24mm so I went and bought a 24mm wrench just for that. Their chainwhip has the same size socket on one end.
The Campy chain tool is pricey ($100 or more) but it's virtually impossible to screw up the chain. You risk losing the chain with a lessor tool. Or buy another chain and use a more reasonable chain tool (Shimano 10s chain and 10s chain tool).
Although you don't need it to build a bike, you do need a chain whip to remove the cassette.
If you're cutting the fork or setting the star nut for the headset, you should get a self-guiding star nut setter (you can't get it crooked with a self guiding one) - Pedros and Park make them. You'll need a hacksaw as well to do the actual cutting of the fork and a guide so you cut it straight. The kit you list is not set up for such a frame/fork, it is set up for a quill type frame/fork (10 years old).
You have to get a cable cutter - "wire" cutters simply mangle cables. I've used the same Shimano tool for 10 years or more. I can't vouch for Park, Pedros, etc now but I tried them 10 years ago and tossed them. The cable cutter will let you cut housing as well - derailleur housing is a real pain if you don't have razor sharp cable cutters.
For allen wrenches, buy a set at a hardware store. You get all of them for about $12, including a 10 mm.
For open end wrenches (I can't think of where you'd need it but you probably would) try either a hardware store or a car parts place with a lifetime warranty on tools (Autozone - I have a few odds and ends from there, ditto Home Depot and Ace Hardware).
Buy some nice grease for threads and such. Axle grease from a car place works or you can buy some bike shop grease. I like Shimano grease because of its color - I have no clue what makes one grease better than another so I pick the pretty grease. I just bought some Pedros red stuff and promptly found a quart (!) of Finishline in my bike stuff.
You may need cone wrenches eventually (they are very thin open ended wrenches) but not for a build. Maybe in a year or three. If you have a 2008 Centaur group, you can use a 13mm to center the rear brake (it's different than the front).
The kit you link to has a lot of old, unusable tools - headset wrenches, a cheap spoke wrench that doesn't fit anything well, a chain tool that may or may not work on Shimano chains. It's a waste of money and a waste of metal.
If you buy your tools right, you probably won't buy them again. You'll just add to your permanent collection as new tools/fittings are used.
I keep saying Shimano but I have Campy equipped bikes.
got lotsa tools,