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Gates Canada donates $15,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities
March 30, 2015 by CARS Magazine

As a corporate partner of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Gates is a proud supporter of their work. After wrapping up the 2014 campaign, Randy Chupka (director of marketing, Gates Canada) and Ray Osika (vice president of operations, Gates Canada), were pleased to

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NAPA Recognizes Gates Canada as its Supplier of the Year
February 7, 2014 by CARS Magazine

NAPA Auto Parts, a division of UAP Inc., has named Gates Canada as its Supplier of the Year with the awarding of the 2013 NAPA Supplier Excellence Award.

For the 14th year riders will suit up and embark on the Brantford Rotary Clubs annual snowmobile trip to raise money for the Lansdowne Children's Centre Foundation.
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Great Northern Ride – Powered by Gates
December 17, 2013 by CARS Magazine

For the 14th year riders will suit up and embark on the Brantford Rotary Clubs annual snowmobile trip (The Great Northern Ride – Powered by Gates) to raise money for the Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation. This ride will be held…

Gates Releases New Micro-V Component Kits
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Gates Releases New Micro-V Component Kits
July 29, 2013 by CARS Magazine

1:1 tesnioner-to-drive belt replacement ratios are vital to keeping the Accessory Belt Drive System operating at peak efficiency because automatic tensioners are designed with the same life cycles as the belt and should be inspected/replaced…

Over a period of 160,000 kilometres, a belt can lose up to 10 per cent of its rib material. While this may not seem like a lot, the consequences can be significant.
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Belt Education
May 1, 2013 by Tom Venetis, Editor

What is the hardest part of automotive service? If you answered ‘Sales,’ give yourself a prize. It is the key to a successful service operation, but the most thankless part of the job. Repairing the most truculent vehicle is…

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Gates Canada Raises $11,000 in Movember Challenge
December 19, 2011 by CARS Magazine

CRP Automotive introduced in 2007 the Pro Series ContiTech Timing Kits. More than 98 kits come complete with a ContiTech timing belt, tensioners (hydraulic when applicable), idlers and a water pump - each part OE-quality.
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How To Prevent A Comeback
August 1, 2011 by Tom Venetis, Editor SSGM Magazine

There is an expression in this industry that all shop owners and technicians know and dread – the job done a second time is one done for free. This happens when the original problem that is fixed persists and the driver of the vehicle comes…

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Taking on the Belt and Hose
February 1, 2011 by Tom Venetis, Editor

Sometimes, we get too wrapped up in the job we are doing to notice a problem that is staring us right in the face. When you have a vehicle up on the hoist for an oil change or even some brake work, how often do you take the time to check the…

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Gates releases at AAPEX 2010 Timing Component Kits (TCKs) with Genuine Original Equipment Components
December 1, 2010 by CARS Magazine

Gates Corporation now offers Timing Component Kits (TCKs) covering over 31 million popular Import applications with actual Original Equipment Tensioners and Idlers. These high- demand TCKs restore syn…

Zerex G-05 antifreeze/coolant can be used with Ford and Daimler Chrysler vehicles. Its HOAT chemistry combines conventional and organic acid-based chemistry to protect against rust and corrosion.
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Winter Blues
September 20, 2010 by CARS Magazine

It used to be easy selling winter maintenance. When the dog-days of summer ended and kids began toiling away i…

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Gates Buys Division of German Company
June 24, 2005 by Auto Service World

Gates Corp. has acquired Eifeler Maschinenbau GmbH (EMB), a division of Heitag Beteiligung GmbH.The company makes hydraulic tube connection systems. Terms were not disclosed. Gates makes automotive and industrial products and systems components, with manufacturing and distribution operations in 20