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Product Chassis and Suspension

XL Wide Universal Crossmember
August 7, 2019 by Renee Montague

American Powertrain has now added XL Wide Universal Crossmembers to their X-Factor product offerings.   Available in silver or black, it adjusts from 40″-46″ wide for wider full frame cars and trucks and fits Tremec 5-speeds T-5, TKO and all

Product Belts & HoseEngine parts

Variable Valve Timing Chain Kits
August 6, 2019 by Renee Montague

Designed for the replacement of worn or damaged timing chains, tensioners, sprockets, guides, and VVT actuators, also known as cam phasers, Cloyes timing chain VVT kits provide a solution when replacing all major components in a timing chain job.  

Product Brakes, Steering & Suspension

Coated Rotors
August 5, 2019 by Renee Montague

Raybestos has increased coverage of its ultra-premium Element3 Coated Rotors with the recent addition of 46 new part numbers. Uncoated rotors can lead to corrosion and rust, eventually corrosion and moisture creep under the friction material layer and cause the

Product Repair Information

Door Lock Actuators
August 2, 2019 by Renee Montague

VDO Door Lock Actuators are engineered to restore OE function and come ready to install. The line includes actuators for vehicle doors, trunk lids, fuel doors and lift gates, and continues to provide enhanced vehicle coverage for all makes of

Product AccessoriesRepair Information

Lithium Ion Tactical Lights
August 1, 2019 by Renee Montague

The Schumacher Electric Corporation Lithium Ion Tactical Jump Starter Light Series includes three units that combine two critical items every vehicle should have, rechargeable lights and a jump starter.   The series offers 400, 800 and 1000 peak amps of

Product Chassis and SuspensionChemicals & Additives

Transmission Fluid Service Kits
July 31, 2019 by Renee Montague

CRP Automotive now offers Pentosin Transmission Fluid Service Kits to help improve the lifespan and performance of the transmissions on popular European vehicles. The Pentosin Transmission Fluid Service Kits include OE-approved Pentosin transmission fluid and Rein Automotive Oil Pan with

Product Climate ControlShop EquipmentShop Software & Computers

AC equipment wireless add-on
July 30, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Robinair has introduced the 80211VCI and 80211TMP wireless add-on kits that provide feature and performance enhancements to all existing new platform AC recovery machines. Both kits give technicians enhanced service capabilities when documenting or confirming an AC service diagnosis and

Product Climate ControlShop Equipment

Refrigerant analyzers
July 29, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Robinair has released its new R-ID (#16990) and R-ID Plus (#16995) Refrigerant Analyzers, which allows technicians to quickly and accurately determine the refrigerant purity of a vehicle’s AC system. The R-ID and R-ID Plus Refrigerant Analyzers are designed for use

Product Shop Software & Computers

Diagnostic software
July 26, 2019 by Renee Montague

The new diagnostic software is available now for OTC’s Encore and Evolve professional diagnostic tools, with new coverage for various Asian, domestic and European vehicles. The update provides technicians and shop owners with major new coverage additions, tests and

Product AccessoriesEngine Management

Active grill Shutters
July 25, 2019 by Renee Montague

Spectra Premium active grille shutters (AGS) part numbers. Located between the front grille and the condenser, the AGS are plastic shutters that open or close to control the inbound airflow, improving fuel economy by helping the engine to warm up

Product Shop Software & Computers

Diagnostic Software
July 24, 2019 by Renee Montague

The latest software features new 2018 factory-level coverage for Acura, Audi, Ford, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi and Volkswagen as well as the ability to handle hundreds of vehicle systems from 49 different vehicle manufacturers. “Everything is moving

Product Brakes, Steering & Suspension

Single Pack Rotors
July 23, 2019 by Renee Montague

Continental now offers European specific ATE Brake Rotors in single packs for aftermarket replacement. The rotors are engineered to deliver exceptional braking performance with ultra-low noise and vibration. Made from the same high-carbon material as the OE part, they also