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Snap-on has created a 9-Pin Axle Hub Socket hand tool to enable service technicians to better service customers with GM trucks. The new socket helps with the removal and installation of axle hub bearing retaining nuts on GM trucks year models 2011 and later with 11.5-inch rear axles. The tool is a half-inchdrive impact socket that’s been heat treated to lower hardness, add impact and ensure optimum strength and durability.

For more information, call 877.762.7664 or visit:

See the Light

Philips Automotive recently launched a new website featuring its new line of Vision LED lighting.

The website features responsive design for easy viewing on desktop or mobile devices and includes a year, make and model application guide in addition to a where-to-buy retailer locator. The website also explains the Philips Vision LED guarantee and 12-year limited warranty.

Consumers can download warranty registration forms on the website and register their Vision LED purchase.

Vision LEDs are designed as a direct replacement for incandescent bulbs. They are available to replace brake and tail lights, back up, dome and glove compartment lights, side markers, trunk and license plate lights.

For more information, call 800.257.6054 or visit:

Come in Commander

BJE is now carrying the Kaltey Commander Tank Controller, which is a completely automated system that ensures waste oil furnaces, waste oil boilers and used oil recycling centers generate free heat from used oil products and operate like they should.

The Kaltey Commander eliminates the need to manually monitor and refill day tanks that supply waste oil heaters with fuel. A float switch mechanism alerts a control device when the day tank level is low. The control device activates a high or low tank monitor that automatically starts a diaphragm pump to add waste oil to the day tank and then stops the pump at the proper fill level. A second valve control system protects against accidental overflow.

Kaltey Commander can be used for other self-regulating fluid transfer applications involving oil, diesel fuel, antifreeze, water and other fluids with low flash points. Visual and audible alarms warn of potential problems and can test the system for proper continuous operation.

For more information, call 800.325.3558 or visit:

Gather Round the Table

A new generation of tire changer is here thanks to Hunter Engineering Company. Hunter recently added the TCX57 and TCX56 advanced tabletop tire changers to its existing TCX575 line.

The TCX57 and TCX56 have powerful side shovel bead breakers and feature large tabletops with one-touch diameter adjustments. The TCX57 has an enhanced second press arm in addition to skid steers and a swing arm. The TCX56 has a conventional head version of the leverless TCX57.

The bead press system speeds and eases clamping, lubricating, demounting and mounting wheel and tire combinations. The system centers the wheel and tire to ensure maximum service strength and rigidity. The adjustable tabletop with 6-30-inch clamping range and four simultaneously clamping jaws reduces misclamping and measurement marks.

For more information, call 314.716.0467 or visit:

Two by Two

Bardahl Manufacturing Corporation has launched two new product lines of fuel additives. The first line is dedicated to the unique needs of newer vehicles, including solutions to improve performance in GDI and CRDI systems, E85 Ethanol blends and Biodiesel fuels. The second special duty line offers products for the weekend warriors seeking adventure. It includes fuel system conditioners and engine additives for larger vehicles, including big pick-ups, RVs, SUVs and smaller ATVs and UTVs.

For more information, call 888.BARDAHL or visit:

Extreme Mobility

Maha USA recently introduced a Mobile Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Dispensing System. The Mobile DEF Dispenser is able to effectively move around, making adhering to EPA emission standards easier and accelerating the time it takes to refill diesel exhaust fluid. When the maximum fill has been reached, a quad-sensor controlled automatic pump nozzle automatically switches off, guaranteeing the tank doesn’t overfill.

For more information, call 866.624.2872 or visit:

Auto Glass Fast

Together, automotive glass company Techna Glass and a Valvoline Express Care multi-unit owner/operator have developed an auto glass replacement and repair franchise opportunity specifically for quick lube expansion.

Techna Glass offers the ability to capitalize on excess bay capacity and mobile service, cross train employees and increase car counts and ticket averages.

For more information, call 435.656.8358 or visit:

Stick It

The 21st Century Automated Oil Change Sticker System starter package from TPGTEX Label Solutions Inc. includes a smart printer, 500 high-quality, UV-protected stickers, ribbon and a heavy-duty, silicon keyboard.

Updates and changes to the system can be done over the Internet upon request. Smart printer technology makes formatting new stickers easy. Stickers can be customized with shop logos, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and next service date or mileage.

The sticker system comes with a three-year part and labor warranty and 30-day money back satisfaction guarantee.

For more information, call 713.726.9636 or visit:

Recover, Recycle, Recharge

New FX series refrigerant management centers from CPS Automotive quickly recover, recycle and recharge automotive A/C systems.

The FX series has a 7-inch LCD screen with a graphic user interface, oil-less compressor, motor controlled ball valves and ergonomic housing. It’s available in three different models to accommodate all refrigerants.

For more information, call 877.776.8486 or visit:

Clean and Reliable

Global Industrial Solutions provides innovative and timely onsite filtration services to keep your lubrication system clean and reliable. They offer the option to buy or rent equipment and are available for scheduled or unscheduled services to help with demanding applications.

For more information, call 877.336.2199 or visit:

Bleed Blue

CAM2 International recently launched a new line of Blue Blood Elite motor oils. The line includes passenger car, heavy-duty, motorcycle, gear and two-cycle oils.

The Blue Blood line was formulated from the CAM2 Blue Blood Racing motor oil line and uses the same premium base oils. CAM2 Blue Blood Elite synthetic motor oils with engine Detox and fast action additives are suggested for preventive maintenance in vehicles operating under severe driving and temperature conditions.

The full synthetic oil is designed to provide quick flow to critical parts in high-rpm engines that experience extreme heat. It is available in 0W-20, 0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40 and 10W-30. It’s also available in Euro spec 5W-30 and 5W-40.

For more information, call 800.338.2262 or visit:

Pumped Up

Air-operated diaphragm pumps from Piusi MA are designed for reliability and high performance. The sturdy central polypropylene body, lateral half-shells and aluminum or polypropylene suction and delivery manifolds plus the use of high-quality NBR diaphragms make it possible to transfer fluids with high apparent viscosities, even when contaminated with suspended solids, as in the case of used oil.

The pneumatic circuit guarantees safety and the construction principal makes the pumps suitable for severe duty conditions or operation in potentially explosive environments.

The pumps are self-priming and can run dry without damage. They also allow the speed to be fine tuned without pressure loss.

For more information, call 954.584.1552 or visit:

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