Shop owners and technicians read Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) to learn about the latest tools and equipment in the automotive aftermarket, to increase productivity and maximize billable hours.
The MV8500 Silverline Elite Automotive Test Kit from Mityvac performs engine performance diagnostics, brake bleeding, fluid transfer, evacuation, sampling and windshield repair with twice the vacuum and pressure output as previous models.
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San Antonio, Texas
Bodyman Carlos Guzman was looking to replace his toolbox setup with something than had more space. As a regular customer of Cornwell Tools dealer Herman Olds, the choice became...
Ingersoll Rand's 1207MAX standard pneumatic ratchets come in 3/8" (No. 1207MAX-D3) and 1/2" (1207MAX-D4). The 1207MAX features patent-pending collar design for forward/reverse control, 65 ft./lbs. of torque and 200 rpm and 360-degree exhaust with an...
Dent Fix's Stud Welding Pins are the original pins available with the Spitznagel Stud Welder. The pins are soft and flexible with a steel core for pulling strength, and copper-coated for conductivity and corrosion resistance. The heads are...
Channellock's 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set features two wrenches with four different sizes built into each (for eight total applications). The 12-point sockets offer more points of contact; one-handed operation enables them to tighten or loosen nuts and...
Power Bright's Pure Sine Wave Power Inverter, No. APS300, features:
Continued Power (20 minutes): 350W
Output Voltage Range: 115V +/-3 percent
Low Voltage Alarm Level; 12V at 10.7V; 24V at 21.4V.
Short and overload protection.
American Forge and Foundry offers its 565D 22 ton Air-Hydraulic Service Jack that is designed to repair buses, trucks, trailers and farm equipment. The 565D offers a three-piece extension kit for additional lifting options. In-line filter and dryer...
According to Infrared Industries, their FGA4000XD Gas Analyzer provides users with a portable, efficient diagnostic tool that drastically reduces diagnostic and tune-up time. Features include:
Measurements of HC, CO2, CO, O2, and NOx as well as RPM...
SP Tools' GM Duramax Flywheel Lock, No. 69250, works on 2001 and later 6.6L Duramax diesel trucks. Features:
Saves time, no need to remove starter motor.
Holds the engine in place for high torque requirements.
Handle is visible reminder the engine...
SP Tools' Universal OHC Valve Spring Compressor, No. 91400B, is a "must-have" for the Lexus Valve Spring Safety Recall. The compressor eliminates the need to remove engine due to restricted access to valves.
Valve springs can be depressed remotely...
VIM Tools' Swivel XZN set, No. UJXZN100, features stubby XZN triple-square drivers for use on all German vehicles. Features:
4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm and 12mm bits.
4" Magrail TL base.
Universal joint, swivel body.
VIM Tools' Swivel Torx set, No. UJHCTR1040, features stubby half-cut Torx with tamerproof universal joint and swivel body in sizes TT10 through TT40. Features:
1/4” square drive.
4" Magrail TL magnetic base.
Brown Line Metalworks' 1/2"-drive Digital Torque Wrench features 3.5-percent accuracy and buzzer/LED alerts at target torque. Backlit LCD display shows high torque; easily switch between ft./lbs., Nm and in./lbs.