In Focus: ProMAXX Tool PowerTech Set - Charlie

March 8, 2023
The PowerTech Set – Charlie, which includes three different guide plates, allows technicians to repair broken exhaust manifold bolts on 20 different engines.

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The ProMAXX Tool PowerTech Set – Charlie, which includes three different guide plates, allows technicians to repair broken exhaust manifold bolts on 20 different engines including Ford 4.2L V6, 4.6/5.4L V8, and 6.8L V10 as well as 6.0L and 6.4L Power Stroke; Dodge HEMI 5.7L and 6.1L; GM 1999-2013: LS 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L, 6.2L, GM 2014-2020: 3.5L, 6.0L, and 6.2L.

Selling points 

  • One compact PowerTech Set – Charlie ProKit repairs broken exhaust manifold bolts on 20 different engines including GM, Ford, and Dodge. 
  • By combining three of ProMAXX Tool’s exhaust manifold bolt repair guide plates into one kit, customers will save up to $300 compared to purchasing the kits separately. 
  • The PowerTech Set - Charlie includes the new generation IV 200 series, which are the smallest and thinnest Exhaust Manifold Broken Bolt Guide Plates available. They fit behind the shock tower, firewall, and just about anywhere else, making the repair easy to complete. 
  • The kit comes equipped with ProMAXX's Extractorless capability, eliminating broken extractors that elongate repair times. 
  • The kit includes the PowerDrive 1/4” Adapter, which converts ratchets to high-power and high-torque drills. It attaches to any 1/4” drive and accepts threaded shank machine drill bit tooling. 

Features and benefits 

  • Makes an on-the-vehicle fix, reducing repair times to approximately 15 minutes per broken bolt.
  • Precision guide plates eliminate the risk of drilling into coolant jackets. 
  • If used correctly, the kit works 100 percent of the time, while welding out broken bolts and attempts to remove broken studs with extractors can be time-consuming and may or may not work at all. 


More than 10 years ago, ProMAXX Tool introduced a first-to-market exhaust manifold repair kit for on-the-truck repairs. 

Manufacturing/engineering specifications 

ProMAXX Tool guide plates are crafted from hard-coated, anodized aluminum for durability. The CNC machined, individual guide holes are engineered with .001” accuracy, .0001” dead flat. The entire kit weighs less than 4 lbs.

Storage and display

The kit is shipped in a 14” x 10” x 5” box.  It is best to display the kit opened on an eye-level shelf.

Suggested retail price


For more information

Contact ProMAXX Tool Productivity Solutions at 724-941-0941 or e-mail them at [email protected].

This information was provided by ProMAXX. 

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