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Gold Eagle’s Sta-Bil 360° Performance utilizes its vapor corrosion inhibitor technology to protect all internal engine parts both above and below the oil line.

Sta-Bil 360° Performance helps increase power, prevent ethanol damage, idle smoothly, clean the fuel system and maximize fuel economy. The product will work 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


Print Smart

SmartPrint is the only label printing system specifically designed to meet the needs of the fast-lube industry. The printer formats allow flexibility in setting your own date and mileage intervals, messaging and cross-selling of services on labels.

Contact the customer service team to take advantage of a $20 manufacturer rebate.

For more information, call 800.331.4438 or visit: www.comgraphx.com


Rain, Rain, Go Away

Rain-X recently introduced Latitude Water Repellency wiper blades that combine the proven wipe quality of Rain-X Latitude wiper blades with a water-repellant coating to deliver even better driving visibility.

The wipers include a pre-installed universal adapter and a streak-free, noiseless wipe.

For more information, visit: www.rainx.com


Revolutionary Tire Changer

Revolution, Hunter’s fully automatic tire changer has reduced its footprint by 25 percent. The updated console is now integrated into the unit for improved ergonomics and increased adapter storage. The new flange plate features a wider, stronger clamping range and makes adjustments faster using quick-change pins. Updated software is also included.

A new thick bead kit accessory expands the capabilities of the Revolution to include range H and higher tires as well as off road tires.

For more information, call 314.716.0467 or visit: www.hunter.com


Coolant and Brake Fluid Test Strip in One

Phoenix Systems brings Coolant + Brake Fluid to the market, the first testing strip that tests both coolant and brake fluid. With a double-ended design, Coolant + Brake Fluid provides an affordable and effective way to determine when a vehicle needs fluid flushes or replacement.

The brake strip uses a visual guide for brake fluid copper corrosion levels, and the coolant strip side features a an integrated glycol color metric scale, allowing use with all coolant colors.

For more information, call 888.749.7977 or visit: www.brakebleeder.com


New Mobile Responsive Website

Delta Kits is inviting visitors to explore its new website. The new mobile-responsive site has been designed to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing customers to access detailed product information, videos, worksheets, expert advice and instructional manuals.

For more information, call 800.548.8332 or visit: www.deltakits.com


Rubber Snap-In TPMS Sensors

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has expanded its VDO Redi-Sensor Program with the addition of its VDO Redi-Sensor Multi-Application Rubber Snap-In Sensor, P/N SE10001HPR.

The VDO Redi-Sensor Program replaces over 250 OE sensors with only four sensor SKUs. This continues to reduce the number of SKUs needed to service incoming customers.

For more information, visit: www.redi-sensor.com


Learn From the Professionals

Permatex has released a new application video entitled, “Copper Spray-a-Gasket.” The video shows users how to effectively prepare the application service and apply the product on a gasket using the hi-temp sealant.

The video is a part of Permatex’s “How-to Series,” which includes other simple how-to videos and scenarios you may encounter.

The new video can be viewed on YouTube at: http://bit.ly/1LSWf7c


New Tester

Scully Signal Company is offering a new tester for its terminal loading safety control systems.  It is the first portable, overfill prevention, grounding and vehicle identification rack control tester designed and approved for use in hazardous locations. 

The new Scully Rack Tester allows Scully customers and field personnel to quickly assess any Scully rack controller for proper equipment operation. In the event of a malfunction, it facilitates problem isolation and resolution, thereby reducing downtime and increasing safety.

For more information, call 800.272.8559


Repair Head Gaskets

Bar’s Leaks introduced the strongest antifreeze-compatible chemical tool for head gasket repair available. New Head Seal Blown Head Gasket Repair features a professional-strength formula that permanently repairs blown head gaskets.

 Unlike other stop leak products, Head Seal does not require the vehicle’s cooling system to be drained or the thermostat to be removed prior to installation.

For more information, call 800.345.6572 or visit: www.barsleaks.com


Hotline Link

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association Know Your Parts campaign launched a new resource for service professionals during AAPEX.

The new web app will give technicians a single source to access the supplier’s technical support lines with the touch of a finger.

The Tech Hotline Directory builds on the success of the Know Your Parts Starting & Charging eLearning tool, which guides technicians step-by-step through proper diagnosis and repair of starting and charging repairs.

For more information, visit: www.kyptechline.com


Professionally Better

ACDelco is simplifying the name of its professional brake line to showcase the depth and breadth of the line’s all makes/all models offerings and help installers and consumers better understand the choices within ACDelco’s good, better and best tiers.

Specifically, ACDelco is simplifying its “better” aftermarket brake tier with the name professional. The professional brake line continues to provide aftermarket brake coverage for 95 percent of all domestic and import vehicles in North America.

For more information, call 800.ACDELCO or visit: www.acdelco.com


Game Changer

Petra Oil Company demonstrated its PetraSync technology at AAPEX 2015 in Las Vegas. PetraSync gives users the technology to remotely manage parts and services for increased efficiency and sales performance even from great distances.

PetraSync’s technology provides information that identifies weak points in service offerings; identifies missed sales opportunities; assists in correcting those problems; helps visualize inventory and profits; and shows who is selling and who isn’t.

For more information, visit: www.petraoilco.com


A Cooler Way to Work

Yellow Jacket released its 37840 for R-134a and the 37860 for R-1234yf refrigerant management systems for automotive A/C systems. Both feature a new wireless, touch-button and user-friendly interface.

The advanced interface features a full-color, wireless, touch button control tablet. The easy-to-use interface walks auto technicians quickly through each step of servicing a vehicle’s A/C system.

The tablet also includes the ability to work on one car while monitoring another as well as live support from Yellow Jacket.

For more information, call 952.943.1333 or visit: www.yellowjacket.com


Clinically Cool

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) announced its 2016 MACS Mobile A/C Update Clinic topics.

Topics will include: Logical Thinking Saves Time and Effort, Cyber Repairs: Harnessing the Power of the Internet; Temperature Sensor Strategies and Diagnostics; A Small Question in Airflow Equals Big Impacts on A/C Performance; Clean Air Started Here; A Few A/C Shorts; Do You Need New Equipment; J3030 Multi-Refrigerant Machines; New HVAC Problem is Surfacing; R/R/R Equipment and Service Time; and Update on Refrigerant Regulations R-1234yf, CO2 and 609 Certification.

Working technicians are invited to train on these topics around the United States. Training dates and times begin in March 2016.

For more information, call 215.631.7020 x 304 or email: marion@macsw.org


Loco for Coco

Wilson’s Automotive Service Products and Supplies introduced The Original Coco Sponge, an all-purpose spill absorbent that’s fast, safe, organic and cleans up to nine times more than its own weight.

Made from non-toxic and non-abrasive material, Coco Sponge absorbent eliminates tracking, minimizes downtime and workplace risk as well as absorbs fluids of all viscosities.

For more information, call 385.244.2626 or email: cocosponge1@gmail.com

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