Professional Tool and Equipment News

February 2013

The Independent Tool Authority.

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.

New Year’s resolution: Do things better this year; the OEMs have your number

New Year’s resolution: Do things better this year; the OEMs have your number

Fuel trim issue: 'Mini' problem, but big headache

Fuel trim issue: 'Mini' problem, but big headache

Tool Review: Master Appliance ProHeat LCD Dial-In Heat Gun

Tool Review: Master Appliance ProHeat LCD Dial-In Heat Gun

Big-Time Boxes: Robby Blundell

Big-Time Boxes: Robby Blundell

Kalitta Motorsports: As the bar rises, so does the passion to perform

Kalitta Motorsports: As the bar rises, so does the passion to perform

Tool Q&A: Should you get involved with reflashing?

Tool Q&A: Should you get involved with reflashing?

Tool Review: Murray TriGage Combo Tool

Tool Review: Murray TriGage Combo Tool

Tool Review: Great Stuff RoboReel Power Cord System

Tool Review: Great Stuff RoboReel Power Cord System

UV Phazer Black, Nos. 413065 and 414075

UV Phazer Black, Nos. 413065 and 414075

From UView Ultraviolet Systems
Extra-wide jaw 8 adjustable wrench, No. D509-8

Extra-wide jaw 8" adjustable wrench, No. D509-8

From Klein Tools Inc.
Wheel Hub Grinder Type 1

Wheel Hub Grinder Type 1

From Mueller-Kueps LP
M18 six pack sequential charger

M18 six pack sequential charger

From Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.
Dual-sided universal oil cap removal tool, No. LT-265

Dual-sided universal oil cap removal tool, No. LT-265

From Lock Technology, Inc. (LTI Tools)
TMX-589 Tech Meter Kit

TMX-589 Tech Meter Kit

From Electronic Specialties, Inc.
TA303 Diesel and Gasoline Engine Tachometer

TA303 Diesel and Gasoline Engine Tachometer

From General Technologies Corp.
ATEC bench chargers; Nos. 9015, 9061, 9092, 9431 and 6015B

ATEC bench chargers; Nos. 9015, 9061, 9092, 9431 and 6015B

From Associated Equipment
Riverdale collection of boots, No. G4513

Riverdale collection of boots, No. G4513

From Georgia Boot
Orange Lightning Gloves

Orange Lightning Gloves

From Atlantic Safety Products
12V Cordless Infinium 3/8 Ratchet Kit, No. MUC1238RKIT

12V Cordless Infinium 3/8" Ratchet Kit, No. MUC1238RKIT

From Matco Tools
Ratcheting spline combination wrenches

Ratcheting spline combination wrenches

From Stanley Proto Industrial Tools
Semi-auto tips

Semi-auto tips

From Balcrank Corporation
Gryphon S4

Gryphon S4

From DG Technologies
Major D-12 lift

Major D-12 lift

From Dannmar Equipment
HD fleet tech's electrical terminal maintenance set, No. 8048

HD fleet tech's electrical terminal maintenance set, No. 8048

From Innovative Products of America (IPA)
12V 1/4 power ratchet wrench

12V 1/4" power ratchet wrench

From ACDelco/Durofix
 

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