Professional Tool and Equipment News

March 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.

Big-Time Boxes: William Tichenor

Big-Time Boxes: William Tichenor

Hot spots: Intermittently seizing Honda calipers

Hot spots: Intermittently seizing Honda calipers

Tool Review: OTC Automotive Inspection Camera

Tool Review: OTC Automotive Inspection Camera

Top Ten Tools: CV Automotive in Thousand Palms, CA

Top Ten Tools: CV Automotive in Thousand Palms, CA

Tool Review: GammaTech Durabook with GPS and Barcode Scanner

Tool Review: GammaTech Durabook with GPS and Barcode Scanner

Tool Q&A: Want to do hybrid repairs?

Tool Q&A: Want to do hybrid repairs?

Refrigerant issues reinforce need for long-range business planning

Refrigerant issues reinforce need for long-range business planning

Liquid Wrench Lubricating Oil, Nos. L206 and L212

Liquid Wrench Lubricating Oil, Nos. L206 and L212

From Radiator Specialty Co.
Torx Driver, No. XZN9BMW

Torx Driver, No. XZN9BMW

From Durston Mfg. Co./VIM Tools
PC Dominator X-Long Hook Set, No. 60027

PC Dominator X-Long Hook Set, No. 60027

From Mayhew Tools
4 weight gauge

4" weight gauge

From Mohawk Lifts
BrakeStrip CU+ID

BrakeStrip CU+ID

From Phoenix Systems
MaxiVideo, No. MV208

MaxiVideo, No. MV208

From Autel
Durabook TA10

Durabook TA10

From GammaTech Computer Corporation
PXT touch screen transmission flush machine

PXT touch screen transmission flush machine

From BG Products, Inc.
SOLAR 125 Amp Digital Fixed Load Battery Tester, No. 1850

SOLAR 125 Amp Digital Fixed Load Battery Tester, No. 1850

From Clore Automotive
VT55 TPMS Tool with ID-cloning

VT55 TPMS Tool with ID-cloning

From ATEQ TPMS Tools, LC
Rotary screw air compressor, No. CS1104

Rotary screw air compressor, No. CS1104

From Campbell Hausfeld
N500 Series reels

N500 Series reels

From Hannay Reels
Toughpad FZ-G1 10 Windows Tablet

Toughpad FZ-G1 10" Windows Tablet

From Panasonic System Communications Company North America
PRO-Alert 2791 SAE J2791-certified refrigerant leak detector

PRO-Alert 2791 SAE J2791-certified refrigerant leak detector

From Tracer Products
450Plus Blue LED Inspection Light, No. 450DCPLUS

450Plus Blue LED Inspection Light, No. 450DCPLUS

From Cliplight Manufacturing
Kresto heavy duty hand cleaner

Kresto heavy duty hand cleaner

From STOKO Skin Care
GM Thermostat Wrench, No. 751

GM Thermostat Wrench, No. 751

From Cal-Van Tools
49-Piece 3/8 Drive Socket Set with Universal Joint No. 94549

49-Piece 3/8" Drive Socket Set with Universal Joint No. 94549

From SK Hand Tool, LLC
 

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