Up Close: 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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Application 

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.

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. 

Origin

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.

This information was provided by ProMAXX Tool. 

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