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Gold Eagle’s STA-BIL 360° Oil Stabilizer will utilize its proprietary vapor corrosion inhibitor (VCI) to release a corrosion-preventing vapor that protects all internal engine parts both above and below the oil line.

STA-BIL 360° Oil Stabilizer contains ThinKote technology that deposits a microscopic coating of lubrication and protection throughout the engine, including the camshaft, springs, pistons, crankshaft, bearings, engine block, oil pan and valve stems while driving and during storage. The stabilizer works in modern engines, including turbocharged engines, high performance and gasoline direct injection engines.

For more information, call 800.367.3245 or visit: www.goldeagle.com


Go Capless

Gumout Performance Additives unveiled its universally compatible fuel filler bottle for all traditional, capless and obstructed gas tanks.

The bottle is designed to make it easy to add additives regardless of the gas tank design.

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


Be A Part of the AAMCO Family

AAMCO has announced its new interactive franchise website, to provide a detailed overview of the benefits of investing in its franchise. Its new content-driven franchise website features a variety of information for franchisee candidates interested in learning about ownership opportunities. The website helps prospective owners learn more about being an AAMCO franchisee and stay up-to-date on the latest news.

For more information, call 888.977.1419 or visit: www.aamcofranchise.com


Reel ‘Em In

Coxreels recently introduced its Hose Strain Relief Kit, an accessory that protects the hose fittings and connections from potential damage by providing strain relief when the hose is fully extended on the reel. Under use, the clamp takes on the force from the overextended hose. Additionally, with the hose routed and secured with proper bend radius, the opportunity to deform the hose at the connection point is minimized.

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


Wipe Away the Competition

Trico Products Corporation recently announced it has added three new rear blade part numbers to the Trico Exact Fit blade line. Part No. 10-B replaces integral blades equipped on Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Suzuki vehicles. Part number 10-E is engineered to fit snap-claw wiper arms on Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC and Saturn vehicles.

Trico also added part No. 15; a blade that is designed to fit pinch-tab and trunnion wiper arms on Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen models.

For more information, call 1.800.388.7426 or visit: www.tricoproducts.com


Lift Me Up

Madison, Industries released its upgraded version of the Rotary Lift SPOA10. The lift has arms making it more versatile and easier to use. The new arms are standard on the SPOA10TRIO 10,000-pound lift.

They feature a three-stage design that lets technicians choose from a variety of easily adjusted adaptors for any application. Shockwave technology, which cuts rise and descent time in half, is also available.

For more information, call 800.640.5438 or visit: www.rotarylift.com


Hella Good Website

Hella, Inc. launched its new website at myhellalights.com. The new site delivers a complete online guide to Hella’s full line of products. A new home page presents an enlarged product showcase with detailed images of Hella products as well as photo illustrations of key product applications in addition to being available in a variety of languages.

For more information, call 877.22.HELLA or visit: www.hella.com


Repair Kit

Ken-Tool has announced its DIY reCore TPMS Valve Stem Repair kit is available to the automotive industry. The kit allows for repair of damaged aluminum TPMS valve stems and includes two repair stems, a custom stepped drill bit, a tap, a tap holder, a valve core torque tool and thread locker.

For more information, call 855.821.7309 or visit: www.kentool.com


Let There Be Light

Philips Automotive offers its Headlight Restoration Kit as a service solution for yellowed and hazy plastic headlights. The restoration process can be completed in 30 minutes.

The kit works on headlights, taillights, turn signals and reflective lens covers. It doesn’t require the use of power tools and adds a protective UV coating to help the lens clarity last longer and prevent future clouding for up to two years.

For more information, call 800.257.6054 or visit: www.philips.com/e/car-lights


New Numbers

Robert Bosch LLC announced the addition of 17 new part numbers to its brake pads and rotating machine product lines, QuietCast and Blue brake pads.

The new part numbers extend Bosch coverage to an additional 368,000 late-model Mercedes-Benz units in operation.  The QuietCast brake pad part number comes with a hardware kit and covers applications including 2006-2009 Mercedes-Benz E350, 2007-2009 Mercedes-Benz GL320, 2010-2012 Mercedes Benz GL 350, 2010-2011 Mercedes Benz ML 450 and more.

All QuietCast brake pads feature friction formulas specific to the application — semi-metallic, NAO or copper-free ceramic — and include synthetic lubricant in each package.

The three new Blue brake pads add coverage for 119,000 units in operation. Two of the Blue brake pads include a hardware kit and fit applications including 2007-2013 Mercedes-Benz CL550, 2012-2013 Mercedes-Benz S350, 2012-2013 Mercedes-Benz CL 600, 2005-2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG and 2005-2010 Mercedes-Benz SKL55 AMG Performance.

Blue brake pads come towel-wrapped on select applications.

For more information, call 888.715.3616 or visit: www.boschautoparts.com


Smart, Small and Green

Smart-O offers its compact economy kit with its complete oil drain plug range. The plastic carrying case comes with 17 assorted plugs that fit the majority of vehicles in North America. It is lightweight and includes a technical chart for measuring and comparing plugs. Smart-O drain plugs include high-performance sealing technology, patented anti- leak and vibration mechanisms and are environmentally friendly.

For more information visit: www.smartoplug.com


User Friendly

Mitchell 1 has recently introduced updates to ProDemand, its automotive repair and diagnostic maintenance information software. The update includes: an expanded quick links bar for easier, faster navigation, select printing, search highlighting in 1Search and how to videos.

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


Added Storage and Protection

John Bean recently introduced its Aligner cabinets. The cabinets offer space on the inside without taking up too much room in the shop.

Aligner cabinets feature integrated mounting for the steering wheel holder and brake pedal depressor in addition to clamp holders that are closely mounted to increase work surface and decrease size. VIN scanner and other accessories can also be mounted to the cabinet.

Cabinets come in two sizes. The V2200 model has black sides and smaller casters. The V2300, V2400 and V3400 feature chrome sides, drawer accents, a drawer to enclose the printer and improved braking due to larger activation and release pedals.

For more information, call 877.482.4866 or visit: www.johnbean.com

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