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Feature   August 1, 2005   by Auto Service World

What’s New… (August 01, 2005)

Colourful Wipers

Trico’s new Oktane blades offer the hottest colours for the tuner market, while also providing the superior wiping performance. Oktane all metal blades from Trico offer a high level of quality that translates into both the styling and performance customers want. In addition, Trico supplies comprehensive marketing tools to support customer awareness and sales. Oktane wiper blades are available in six popular colour choices–white, yellow, red, blue, chrome, and carbon fibre–and feature an aerodynamic spoiler design to prevent wind lift at high speeds. A precision wiping edge with superior caliber natural rubber provides lasting, reliable wiping performance.

Gates Canada

Exhaust Catalogue

The Tenneco Dynomax 2005 catalogue includes some 150 new applications, including the 2005 Mustang Ultra Flow, Dodge Magnum R/T and Chrysler 300C Super Turbo, 2004-2005 Dodge Ram Hemi Super Turbo, 2001-2005 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L and 2.5L Super Turbo, and 2003-2004 Ford F-250/F-350 6.0L Powerstroke Diesel Heavy-Duty System. The new catalogue also includes more than 60 additional header applications including many full-length emissions-compatible headers.

Tenneco Automotive

Leak Detection

The Duracool Clasp Ultra Violet Leak Detection Light (Part Number DC0760) includes 4 long life batteries has a compact design with belt clasp. The unit includes a true ultraviolet LED leak detection light that will cause most UV dyes to fluoresce. The long-life LED’s are rated for over 25,000 hours. The unit has no plugs, no battery clips, and no cords to tangle. Packaged 12 per case.

Duracool Refrigerants

Transmission Filter Wall Chart

ATP-Inc. has released a new wall chart, No. WC-05. The wall chart features application data through model year 2005 where appropriate. Domestic and import automatic transmission identification is aided by illustrations of the filter and gasket as well as helpful tips. The correct transmission fluid, ATP fluid supplement and total fill or refill capacities are also shown.


Diesel Turn-Down Exhaust Tips

ANSA Silverline exhaust product offering now has 4″ and 5″ turn-down diesel truck exhaust tips. Made of highly polished T304 stainless steel, these Silverline truck exhaust tips are designed to direct the diesel exhaust away from the vehicle. The bolt-on feature allows for easy installation.

ANSA Automotive

Vent Filter Wall Chart

ATP-Inc. has produced a new wall chart for its line of interior ventilation filters. This wall chart features product illustrations, installation instructions, approximate installation times and application information for each filter. Four new vent filters have been added to cover various domestic and import models. Application listings have been updated through model year 2005 where appropriate. ATP vent filters feature activated carbon and are statically charged to remove particles and annoying odours.


Finish Restoration

The All-Shield Scratch & Fade Treatment from Dever Enterprises restores and protects scratched or scuffed clear-coat finishes and faded trim. With wipe-on convenience, the self-levelling product needs no buffing, rubbing or wet-sanding. All-Shield Scratch & Fade Treatment cures by sunlight to a non-yellowing layer of clear polymers that provides non-stick technology for easy clean-up. It protects for up to eight years, making it ideal for cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, and recreational vehicles.

Dever Enterprises

Dye Injection System

The Cliplight Revolver Dye Injection system is clean, precise, reliable, easy to use, and made to last. The application costs are low and the system is designed to exceed the expectations of the technician. Swivel hose swivels 360 degrees at both ends for easier access to fittings and storage. The dye is certified to meet SAE Specification J-2297. In addition, sample “drip guards” are included.


Valve Seat Cutting

Goodson has introduced a Neway Valve Seat Cutting System for Motocross and Off-Road applications. The high accuracy, hand-operated valve seat cutters perform the task without a high cost. Tungsten carbide cutter blades are precision-ground to guarantee a flat seat. Applications include: Honda CRF250 and CRF450, Yamaha YZF250 and YZF450, Kawasaki KXF250 and Suzuki RMZ250.

Goodson Shop Supplies

Old Engine Parts Catalogue

The revised 2005 Egge Catalogue provides application information from 1900 to 1980 and includes expanded 1960s and 1970s automotive, industrial and marine engine applications as well as pistons, gaskets, bearings, valve train and timing components. The catalogue also includes an easy-to-read engine kit format.

Egge Machine Company

LED Combination Taillight

The Peterson 840 Series represents the LED equivalent of Peterson’s incandescent combination taillight, the 440 Series. The multi-function 840 Series is all-North-American-made, fully tested and DOT-certified for FMVSS 108 compliance. The M840 provides six functions including stop, turn, tail, rear reflex, side marker and side reflex. An auxiliary license light is also available with the M840L. In addition to super bright Piranha LED optics and 100,000-hour rated life, the 840 Series lights feature the rugged quality of sealed potted circuitry. The new item is available in both individual manufacturers’ packs as well as complete LED Rear Trailer Light Kits. Included in the kits are one each M840, M840L, license bracket, mounting/wiring hardware, and installation guide.

Peterson Manufacturing

Parts Locating Guides

Garden of Speedin’ Parts Locating Guides are the only ones of their kind in the old car hobby. They cover all years, makes, and models of GM, Ford and Chrysler. Listings include hundreds of specialty dealers supplying new old stock, reproduction and/or used parts for particular vehicles. There are 12 editions for classic cars and trucks available in both book and CD formats.

The Garden of Speedin’ Inc.

Oxygen Sensor Catalogue

The Robert Bosch 2005 Oxygen Sensor Catalogue offers extensive 2005 model year coverage as well as new updated UPC cross references, including sensor length. There are 220 new part numbers included in the catalogue. The catalogue includes the latest wideband and air/fuel sensor applications and increased coverage for universal sensors with 10 four-wire and four three-wire universal heated oxygen sensors, including two universal planar type sensors. The catalogue also includes small engine applications coverage.

Robert Bosch

Fan Assemblies

Siemens VDO Automotive has just expanded its radiator and condenser cooling fan assembly line with the addition of 37 new part numbers. The line now has over 200 SKUs and covers over 120 million domestic and import vehicles on the road today. According to the company, fan assemblies eliminate time-consuming fan motor replacements, cut labour, and help prevent comebacks. Labour savings on dual fan systems alone is up to 40 minutes. The units are engineered and built to OE specs for precise fit and vehicle-specific cooling requirements. They feature OE-style motors which deliver quiet operation and longer service life.

Siemens VDO Automotive

Performance Catalogue

AAM announces the release of the 2005 Parts Pro Performance Centres catalogue. This year’s catalogue features more product, technical information, and application recommendations, as well as new Power Point mini-technical articles designed to assist consumers in making product selections. The 2005 catalogue is 15% larger than the previous version and displays more product lines, more product categories, and more part numbers in an easier-to-read and use format.

AAM USA, Inc./Parts Pro

Tool Supplement

The 2005 Mid-Year New Products catalogue supplement from Goodson Shop Supplies features eight pages of time-saving, task-easing tools and supplies for rebuilding import, aluminum and domestic cylinder heads, short blocks, flywheels, crankshafts and brakes. The supplement includes precision ground tool bar and block measuring accessories, diesel super abrasive, AV&V oversize valve guides, valve springs and retainer kits, compression release valves, Lockit Sockit Spark Plug Sockets for Harley Davidson, Neway valve seat cutting system and upgrade kit, Joe Mondello Kreative Flow Tips, and a variety of other new items.

Goodson Shop Supplies

Heat Transfer Catalogue

Visteon Corporation has released its 2005 Aftermarket Heat Transfer Products Applications Catalogue & Illustration Guide. This new guide includes exact-fit, original equipment (OE)-quality radiators, condensers and heater cores for thousands of domestic and import passenger vehicles. The new catalogue includes 37 new radiators and 28 new condensers for a wide range of popular late-model passenger cars, vans, light trucks and sport-utility vehicles. The 2005 catalogue combines updated applications and interchange listings with detailed engineering illustrations and product specifications.


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