Product News

 – Bosch has added new parts coverage in March and April for more than 2.1 million vehicles in operation in North America. The new SKUs fit select vehicles including Audi, Chrysler, Honda, Lexus, Ram Trucks and more.   Thirty-eight new SKUs were added to the Bosch QuietCast™ Brake Pad, Bosch Blue...
Exact same weight as the OE piston- designed for use in either Nikasil or cast iron replacement cylinder sleeves.
Fletcher, NC, (April 8, 2019) - MAHLE Motorsport, a leading manufacturer of forged high performance and racing pistons and rings, now introduces a Porsche 996 & 997 PowerPak Piston Kit for an 82.8mm stroke designed with MAHLE’s unique slipper skirt style forging. Developed for higher...
MCHENRY, Ill. – April 8, 2019 – Raybestos® has added virtual kits to its online catalog, giving distributors the flexibility to go to market to their installer customers with a pad and rotor kit for popular applications. Distributors still purchase the specific brake pad and rotor part numbers as...
Hy-per Lube Zinc Replacement Additive significantly increases lubricity and helps protect engine components against premature wear and hard part failure.
Holly, MI (April 8, 2019) – When it comes to delivering the required extreme pressure wear protection for motorsport and classic cars, today’s standard motor oils fall short. But there’s a reliable and affordable oil additive that can help. Hy-per Lube Zinc Replacement Additive (p/n HPZ212) is...
Chicago, IL - April 4, 2019 – URG and PartsTrader announce the availability of a new integration that allows member yards to automatically see their inventory for each part and reduce manual data entry.  These factors speed up quote response time by yard personnel.  By using this integration, the...
Nashville, TN - April  6, 2019: Kukui Corporation, the maker of the All-in-One Success Platform®, has completed integration with the Tekmetric shop management system which provides users of both products unequaled access to shop performance metrics. With the establishment of this integration...
WHAT: The automotive and motor oil industries have defined the next generation standard for passenger car motor oils, International Lubricant Specification Advisory Committee (ILSAC) GF-6. The industry’s ongoing push for improved fuel economy has driven the need for engine downsizing. This engine...
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., April 1, 2019 – Juggling codes, data, functional tests, special functions, relearns, resets, recalibrations and more can be incredibly time-consuming - and frustrating, too. Snap-on® invests in the latest technology innovations, resources and aftermarket repair relationships to...
Jasper Engines & Transmissions, the nation’s leader in remanufactured products, announces the expanded availability of its remanufactured Ford 6F50 FWD, and AWD, transmissions.  These electronically controlled 6-speed transmissions are available on exchange for the following vehicles:   ·     ...
Next-level tire designed for growing luxury SUV/crossover market
SANTA ANA, CA – (Apr. 1, 2019) – For luxury SUV and crossover owners, there hasn’t been a lot of choices for replacement tires…until now. Yokohama Tire’s new GEOLANDAR X-CV™ fills the need with 23 W-speed-rated sizes, covering nearly all 18- to 20-inch luxury SUV/crossover fitments.  The tire is...

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