Products & Services
Racing Series Motor Oil Launch
A new line of motor oil aimed specifically at weekend and professional racers has been launched by ENEOS — a division of JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy. This oil’s formula exploits industry-leading technology accumulated over decades of collaborative research with Japan’s top automakers and worldwide racing partners. The ENEOS Racing Series has been designed to deliver exceptional performance under the relentless stress of motorsports, providing maximum horsepower and excellent protection for racing vehicles.
The Racing Series features two product lines: Pro and Street.
The Street product is API approved for road cars, yet will still offer great protection at higher temperatures for longer periods. Racing Street products start with a higher quality base oil and add an optimum mix of additives such as Mo-DTC and ZDDP to provide high power and rotation rates. They offer outstanding oil film retention, oxidation stability and anti-wear properties, especially under high temperatures and pressures. ENEOS Racing Street is available in two different weights: 0W-20 and 0W-50.
The unique Racing Pro formulation unlocks superior horsepower at higher temperatures while protecting critical engine components. Unique, optimally blended additives Mo-DTC and ZDDP help to offer superior lubrication, power and protection at a wider range of temperatures than most racing oils. ENEOS Racing Pro is available in two weights: 10W-50 and 0W-20.
For more information, visit: eneos.us/racing-series
New Convenience Partnership
CarServ recently announced a partnership with Lyft. Together the two companies will combine CarServ’s optimized repair shop workflow and enhanced shop customer experience with Lyft’s mission to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation.
Facilities using CarServ can easily request Lyft rides for their customers. The facilities can get customers in and out of the door faster while offering their customers a valuable service. By partnering with Lyft, CarServ service facilities can stop purchasing and maintaining courtesy vehicles and save money by using Lyft for courtesy rides. These facilities can then use those cost savings to devote more resources to servicing more cars, faster. Better operations and customer service can drive revenue growth.
As the world moves toward a future of reduced vehicle ownership, growth of rideshare fleets and subscription-based transportation, CarServ will bring service facilities into the mobility ecosystem. This will allow the vehicle service industry to adapt to the evolving landscape.
For more information, visit: carserv.com
New Bead Breaking Tool Set
OTC recently introduced the new 5726 Bead Breaking tool set designed to break down automotive, motorcycle, ATV and small garden tractor tires. The new tool saves technicians time by easily and efficiently separating tires from their rims.
The two-tool set includes a locking plier and pry tool that work together to efficiently break tire beads. The locking plier features a wedged jaw that is forced into the tire bead when clamped on the wheel rim. The pry tool is then hooked with the plier jaw, acting as a second wedge to break the bead and separate the tire from the rim. When the pry tool is pushed down, the tire bead is easily broken.
The 5726 Bead Breaking tool is covered by OTC’s lifetime warranty. For more information, visit: www.otctools.com
Recycle Spent Bulbs
Facilities have a choice when it comes to managing their fluorescent light bulb waste. They can manage it as a universal waste and recycle the lights, or they can dispose of their lights as a fully regulated Resource Conservation Recovery Act hazardous waste. One option that is not permissible is tossing the lamps into a dumpster. The EPA can levy fines up to $93,500 per lamp when they discover them in a dumpster or garbage can.
New Pig recently introduced the Pig Lamp Recycling Program, a mail-back package with everything required to safely and properly collect, ship and recycle spent bulb waste, prevent landfilling and releases of mercury into the environment and stay in compliance with Universal Waste Regulations.
The program’s packaging meets stringent requirements of the International Safety Transit Association’s 3A Standard Shipping Performance Test to ensure no hazardous materials, including mercury powder or broken glass, can escape during shipping. In addition, the program includes a downloadable Certificate of Destruction to demonstrate compliance with Hazardous Waste Regulations during EPA audits.
Ideal for small to mid-sized generators of fluorescent bulb waste, this hassle-free program provides everything needed for safe recycling: easy-to-use mail-back program safely recycles up to 32 T12 or T8 four-foot lamps; collection and shipping containers with prepaid UPS shipping labels to the recycling partner; Tyvek and vapor-seal bonded bag with self-adhesive seal contains lamps, tubes and haz-waste if breakage should occur during shipping; outer shipping box with multi-layered cardboard contains the sealed inner box, providing high strength for shipment to recycling center; reinforced packing tape; and access to customer’s certification of destruction upon completion of lamp recycling.
For more information, call 855.493.HOGS (4647) or visit: www.newpig.com/bulb-recycling-program/c/6065
Extending Line of Products
Starfire’s Tec-A line of products for front-line maintenance and service keeps growing with the addition of three new offerings.
Starfire Tec-A-Carb Carb/Choke Cleaner gets hard-to-reach passages and sliding surfaces to eliminate carbon, gum, sludge, varnish or corrosive deposits that interfere with performance. It’s safe for oxygen sensors and catalytic converters.
Starfire Tec-A-Nut Penetrating Oil cuts through grease and corrosion while dissolving rust to free seized components. It also is effective for water displacement, leaving a protective film in cracks and crevices to prevent rust or corrosion.
Starfire Tec-A-Glass is ammonia-free and quick-drying. It’s clinging foam formula quickly removes fingerprints, smudges, light grease, bugs, dirt and smoke residue from windows, mirrors and other glass surfaces without rinsing. It leaves a streak-free shine and a pleasant, fresh aroma.
The new additions join Starfire Tec-A-Brake Low VOC Brake & Parts Cleaner and Tec-A-Start Starting Fluid in the company’s line of maintenance and service products.
For more information, call 888.258.8723 or visit: starfire1.com
Filter Catalog Now Available
Purolator recently announced that its 2018 PurolatorTech Professional Automotive Filter Catalog is now available. The new catalog is designed specifically for the professional service technician to quickly and easily lookup filter options by vehicle year, make and model. It features 20 years of coverage through to the newest 2018 applications for PurolatorTech oil, air and cabin air filter offerings.
The 700-page catalog provides a comprehensive listing of filters available in the United States, Canada and Mexico — updated with details on 21 new 2018 applications. The new part numbers include 13 air, five fuel and three cabin air filters. The inclusion of a buyer’s guide, competitive interchange and hotline directory make the catalog a one-stop resource for technicians.
The new catalog is available in trilingual print and online versions, providing application listings by vehicle year, make and model. Technicians can explore the digital version of the catalog or experience the complete PurolatorTech product line with cross-references and search capabilities at: www.pureoil.com
Expanded Market Coverage
Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Wagner brand continues to expand its product offering to cover the industry’s most popular nameplates, across a variety of applications. During 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, Wagner introduced 462 new products. This includes brake pads, hydraulics and rotors and drums for some of today’s most popular North American, Asian and European vehicles.
Since November, Wagner has released four new products in its Wagner QuickStop product line, providing first-to-market coverage for four popular models: the 2018 Ford F-150 and Expedition, and the 2018 Toyota Camry and C-HR. Specifically engineered to reduce noise-causing vibration, these application-specific brake pads are designed and tested to restore OE-like performance to customer vehicles. With these additions, Wagner QS provides coverage for 99 percent of North American vehicles in operation.
Wagner also introduced 28 new part numbers for its Wagner OEX brake pad product line, providing patented customized braking designs for millions of trucks, SUVs and CUVs in operation, bringing total coverage to 98 percent.
For more information, visit: www.wagnerbrake.com