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Sacramento, Calif.— Killer Tools’ (www.killertools.com) KT500 Aluminum Weld Station is easy to use and includes everything needed to start repairing aluminum, including a lever puller, T-handle puller, and a variety of 500 M4 and M5 aluminum and steel studs, 20 M4 and M6 pulling tabs, 40 M4 and M6...
Conway, Ariz.—Portable, wireless and battery-powered, the new John Bean Opti-Tread is a diagnostic tool to evaluate and reveal problems using tire tread depth and tire pressure measurements for vehicles with up to six wheels. Fast and easy to use, it performs all inspections and provides a detailed...
Chicago Pneumatic has launched a new line of workshop equipment for the professional automotive and heavy fleet maintenance industries. The new line of workshop equipment includes jack stands, bottle and floor jacks, air-hydraulic jacks and presses, torque wrenches and other accessories. All...
Farmington Hills, Michigan, July 16, 2015 ? MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. introduced 88 new part numbers in May for various types of bearings, gaskets, pistons, piston rings, filters, thermostats, valve guides, and turbochargers, now available for a range of light vehicle and heavy duty applications. New...
IRVINE, Calif. (July 9, 2015) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has announced the launch of Mazda Mobile Start, the only Smartphone Remote Engine Start system engineered and designed specifically for Mazda vehicles. Meeting all of Mazda’s exacting factory standards and specifications, Mazda...
Farmington Hills, MI— Philips Automotive North America, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG), offers an advanced and easy-to-use solution to hazy and yellowed plastic headlight lenses. The Philips Headlight Restoration Kit designed to bring back headlight clarity for improved nighttime vision and...
LITTLETON, COLO. – July 2, 2015 – The true secret to financial success in an automotive repair shop is having the right information at the right time. But, what shop owners really want is to spend time in the shop and with customers, or with family and friends, and not sitting behind a screen...
Lakewood, N.J.—With the aluminum body here to stay, one critical factor that collision repair shops must get right are the tools and attachments used to capture potentially explosive airborne dust.  The dust, created mainly during grinding and sanding, can also affect paint quality due to cross-...
Madison, Ind.—The Forward Lift I10 10,000-pound capacity two-post lift comes with Spot-Rite three-stage front arms, designed to properly lift a wide range of vehicles to help independent repair shops get the most profit out of each work bay. “Most shops service a variety of cars, trucks, SUVs and...
Monroe, Mich.—Tenneco is offering the Monroe Quick-Strut “Ready 2 Sell Benefits” promotion that rewards counterpeople with a $10 Visa Prepaid card for each pair of qualifying Monroe Quick-Strut replacement assemblies sold during the promotional period. The Monroe Ready 2 Sell Benefits scorecard...

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