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Penray has introduced its Direct Injection Fuel System Cleaner, which is designed for both gasoline and diesel-powered cars and light duty trucks. The cleaner is specifically formulated for GDI systems, and this new product ensures thorough valve and injector cleaning. The product removes deposits and other contaminants from the entire fuel system, eliminating injector obstructions while restoring fuel efficiency.

For more information, call 800.373.6729 or visit: www.penray.com


Attention to Detail

Mighty Distributing System of America has announced its new VS7 vehicle detailing product line, available to the automotive aftermarket through its authorized Mighty Auto Parts franchises.

The VS7 vehicle detail product line is comprised of 40 different chemical washes, cleaners, waxes and more. It includes 30 different product applicators to ensure the products’ most effective use.

For more information, call 800.829.3900 or visit: www.mightyautoparts.com


#BossLifts

Herkules Equipment Corporation added a new vehicle lift to its BossLifts line called the BossLift VLA06.

The BossLift VLA06 provides pneumatic lifting power while leveraging airbag technology for a straight vertical lift with a raised height of up to 29 inches.

The VLA06 uses two 31-inch by 67.5-inch platforms, placed on each side of the quick lube pit. It has a lift capacity of 10,000 pounds and a lowered height of 4.25 inches.

For more information, call 248.960.7100 or visit: www.herkules.us/bosslifts


Double Duty

Rain-X recently introduced its new and improved glass cleaner and rain repellent wipes formulated for strong water beading on windshields and car glass. The wipes are easy to use with no buffing required.

Wipes can be used directly on glass to help remove and prevent rain, sleet, snow, ice, bugs and road spray from sticking to the glass.

For more information, call 855.888.1990 or visit: www.rainx.com


Time for Change

Hoffmann released its Monty 8100S Tire Changer. The machine is a traditional center post changer but provides users with unique, innovative features not found on other tire changers.

The Monty 8100S features an exclusive self-adjustable speed system, smartSpeed, that maximizes rotation speed in line with required torque, giving users the highest possible speed for maximum efficiency without damaging the wheel. Another unique attribute is the finger trigger bead breaker that combines the performance of a traditional on-side bead breaker with effortless operation.

For more information, call 800.251.4500 or visit: www.hofmann-usa.com


Valve Installation Made Easy

Ken-Tool announced its new 29850 Tire Valve Installation Tool to aid tire service technicians with the installation of snap-in rubber tire valve stems into automotive, light truck and trailer wheels.

The tool features a notched polymer rim guard to protect the wheel rim from damage and is ideal for aluminum alloy and chrome-plated wheels.  The rim guard features five fulcrum notches to provide the technician with the right leverage point to pull and seat the tire valve in a wheel.

For more information, call 330.535.7177 or visit: www.kentool.com


Seal the Deal

Coxreels announced a seal upgrade to the nitrile 1.5-inch and 2-inch inline swivels with advanced multi-lobe sealing technology.

The enhanced seals are designed to maximize seal integrity, improve overall seal performance and maximize seal life. In-depth testing has shown the performance of the multi-lobe seals exceeds that of the standard O-ring, cup and T-seals for large capacity fluid handling and high volume delivery in both high- and low-pressure applications. Additionally, the new seal geometry has a better resistance to compression set, which is a leading cause of premature seal failure.

For more information, call 800.269.7335 or visit: www.coxreels.com


Get Lit

Sylvania Automotive Lighting offers its selection of more that 150 different LED mini bulbs for interior and exterior lighting applications between two LED product families, Sylvania and Zevo brands.

LED mini bulbs allow drivers to enhance the appearance of their vehicles by replacing the original interior and exterior incandescent bulbs. LED bulbs give vehicles a modern look with longer life, additional durability and enhanced performance.

For more information, call 800.347.3420 or visit: www.sylvania.com


Rust be Gone

CRP Automotive has announced its new Fertan Rust Remover as a quick and cost-effective solution for rust on all types of metals. Fertan Rust Remover is a water-based, non-toxic and non-flammable rust treatment that quickly dissolves rust from all types of metals and leaves a clean metal surface that is ready for a protective coating application. It is ideal for rust-proofing and maintenance on any material that is susceptible to rust.

Fertan Rust Remover is available in a liquid or gel formulation. The liquid formula can be diluted up to a 1:10 ratio and effectively reused several times. Fertan Rust Remover is also available in a gel formula that can be applied directly to metal surfaces. The solution washes away easily with water.

For more information, visit: www.fertan.com


Charged Up

Snap-on introduced its CTC123 High-Current Charger, a one-charger solution for keeping spare batteries ready for use at a moment’s notice.

Equipped to simultaneously charge three 18V batteries, three 14.4V batteries or three of any combination of the two, this charger also features a 1A USB charger for small electronic devices and phones. The CTC123 saves time, money and space by eliminating the need for additional chargers in the workspace.

For more information, call 877.762.7664 or visit: www.snapon.com


Time Management

Mitchell 1 announced its latest release of Manager SE shop management software, version 7.0, which contains a completely overhauled scheduler feature that will significantly improve the way auto repair businesses set customer appointments and schedule shop resources, such as personnel, bays and equipment.

This new generation of shop scheduler/calendar is built into the Manager SE system at no additional charge. The user interface is graphical with drag-and-drop functionality that is intuitive and easy to use. The tool helps shops visually schedule their workload and improve workflow by maximizing available resources, including technicians, bays and specialty equipment.

For more information, call 888.724.6742 or visit: www.mitchell1.com


Dip Strip

Acustrip Company, Inc. recently released its Testing Strip Kit that allows the user to test the condition of vital vehicle fluids.

Once the additive packages are depleted, coolant and brake fluid become acidic. The Acustrip Testing Strip Kit allows fluid conditions to be quickly evaluated so a service decision can be reached.

For more information, call 973.299.8237 or visit: www.acustrip.com


More Miles for Your Money

Prolong Super Lubricants introduced its new premium 5W-30 engine oil.

The 5W-30 motor oil is formulated with a blend of premium synthetic base oils and additives, including Prolong’s Anti-Friction Metal Treatment technology which bonds to metal surfaces and creates a protective layer that reduces friction, provides wear protection and increases fuel efficiency.

The 5W-30 engine oil is available in one-quart and one-gallon bottles, five-gallon pails and 55-gallon drums.

For more information, call 800.540.LUBE or visit: www.prolong.com

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