Most Wanted Tools: September 2023

Sept. 29, 2023
The EZ Fit Adjustable Tubing Straightener, EV Diagnostics Upgrade Kit, and Portasol-Patch are some of this month's most popular tools and equipment among auto repair techs.

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The following products are among the most requested tools and equipment from recent issues of Professional Distributor's sibling publication, PTEN. Perhaps you've already received requests about some of these items. Take a closer look at stocking them on your tool truck.

18-pc Combo Turbo Socket Set, No. 29022

The ARES Tool 18-pc Combo Turbo Socket Set, No. 29022, comes with 16 1/4" drive turbo sockets with SAE and metric size markings, a 1/4" drive hex adapter, a knockout pin, and a storage case. Socket sizes include 3/16", 7/32", 1/4", 9/32", 5/16", 11/32", 3/8", 4.5mm, 5mm, 5.5mm, 6mm, 6.5mm, 7mm, 7.5mm, 8mm, 8.5mm, 9mm, 9.5mm, and 10mm.

EZ Fit Adjustable Tubing Straightener

The AGS EZ Fit Adjustable Tubing Straightener is designed to straighten tubing including NiCopp, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, and plastics up to 3/8” in diameter.

Insulated Hand Tools

The Carlyle Insulated Hand Tools range has been developed specifically for electric vehicle service in the automotive aftermarket and offers a full line of tools.

POWERSTACK 20V Max 5Ah Battery

The DeWalt POWERSTACK 20V Max 5Ah Battery is lightweight, weighing in at 1.5 lbs, to provide tool maneuverability, high precision, and reduced fatigue when used in tight workspaces.

SpeedGrip Tongue and Groove Pliers

Designed to meet the ever-changing demands of America’s trades pros, Channellock SpeedGrip Tongue and Groove Pliers combine the dependability of the company's original Tongue & Groove Pliers with an innovative push button for fast and easy adjustments that lock into place.

EV Diagnostics Upgrade Kit

The Autel EV Diagnostics Upgrade Kit adds EV and hybrid vehicle diagnostics without the need of having to purchase a new tablet. It performs a state of charge and state of health analysis for true battery condition.

2-pc VW Roof Grab Release Tool Kit, No. 3033

The CTA Manufacturing 2-pc VW Roof Grab Release Tool Kit, No. 3033, is designed to help Volkswagen technicians easily and safely release the roof panels. The kit includes CTA's VW Roof Grab Release Tool (v2), No.1464, and VW Roof Grab Release Tool (v1), No. 8061.

Electrical Disconnect Pliers, No. 37960

The Lisle Corporation Electrical Disconnect Pliers, No. 37960, are designed to easily remove locking push tab style electrical connectors found on mass air flow sensors, fuel injectors, ignition coils, and other applications. 


The Portasol-Patch from Portasol is an instant, multi-purpose repair patch available in two sizes: 3” by 6” and 6” by 9”. It's easy to use, is self-adhesive, and is a long-lasting solution for a wide variety of applications, including automotive repairs from bumpers, radiators, exhaust leaks, fuel tanks and lines, headlights, and more.

2-Ton Low Profile Long Reach Service Jack, No. LDJ2

The OTC 2-Ton Low Profile Long Reach Service Jack, No. LDJ2, is ideal for general service and high-volume service shops looking to lift midsize cars, trucks, SUVs and compact cars and SUVs. 

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