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Parts washer
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Hotsy Cleaning Systems has introduced a top-load automatic aqueous parts washer with a cleaning chamber large enough for most automotive parts. The model 7320 features a working height of 18 inches and a rotating turntable of 25 inches. Parts are

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Head stud kits
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

To overcome head gasket failures that can occur in turbo-boosted Cummins diesel engines employed in truck and RV applications, ARP has introduced extra heavy-duty head studs for the popular 5.9 liter powerplant. ARP part number 247-4203 covers 1994-98 (mid) 12-valve

Product Tools & Equipment

Extended tool wagon
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Technicians and racing fans have become accustomed to outfitting their shop with professional equipment that is at home, at the track or in the shop. One of the most valuable pieces in the shop has become the Snap-on Tool Wagon,

Product Tools & Equipment

Compressor protection
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

The Moisture Minder automatic piston drain valves from Suburban Manufacturing are now available in Canada from Canbuilt Manufacturing Inc. These energy-efficient piston drains allow unattended draining of condensate and oil from driplegs and receivers, aftercoolers, and dryers. These piston drains

Product Emissions & Exhaust

Expanded cat line
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Tenneco Automotive has announced it will expand its Walker line of direct-fit replacement catalytic converters by nearly 200 SKUs in 2005. Engineered to provide an exact OE-style fit for trouble-free installation, each unit features a high-quality stainless steel body, OE-style

Product Emissions & Exhaust

Exhaust catalog
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

ArvinMeritor has released a 2005 catalog of its Supreme Performance brand of exhaust products. The new catalog includes a variety of new part numbers and new products and systems, including: 32 new Vortex high-performance muffler kits for domestic trucks and

Product Emissions & Exhaust

Cat-back exhaust kits
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

ArvinMeritor has announced the availability of 29 new Vortex exhaust system kits for a variety of truck applications. The kits are available for both domestic and imported trucks, including the Chevrolet SSR and Colorado/GMC Canyon, Dodge 1500 Hemi, Ford F-150,

Product Visibility

Tuner blade
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Trico Products has introduced a line of Oktane wiper blades, designed with colored superstructures that appeal to the performance and tuner market. The all-metal blades are available in six colors: white, yellow, red, blue, chrome, and carbon fiber. They feature

Product Tools & Equipment

Torque tables
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

The 2004 edition of the Fel-Pro Torque Tables cylinder head torque specification guide for domestic and imported engines is now available through Fel-Pro suppliers. Introduced in the 1970s and updated every other year, it features detailed specifications for engines spanning

Product Chemicals & Additives

Gear lube
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Modern vehicles are designed with more horsepower and torque than in years past, allowing them to haul and tow heavier loads. The result is higher gear loading and hotter running differentials. In addition, factors, such as increased interior space and

Product Engine Management

Drain plug catalog
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

Papco has released its new Oil Drain Plug catalog and application guide DP-1030, which features a greatly expanded listing of parts for up-to-date coverage of passenger care and light to medium duty trucks. H. Paulin & Co. Limited55 Milne Avenue

Product Chemicals & Additives

Car care products
March 31, 2009 by CARS Magazine

The DuPont Teflon Car Care line manufactured and marketed by Tenneco Automotive has nearly doubled in size to 12 SKUs with the introduction of several new interior and exterior appearance products. Among the new products on offer are DuPont Teflon