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Fashion Week: Dressing For Success In The Shop

Here’s a look into the many options available in today’s workwear specifically designed for automotive technicians.

New, More Comfortable Shop Chair from Vyper

This 100% American-made premium shop chair is designed to be the tough, stable shop chair your body will thank you for.

How Often Is Lift Maintenance Needed?

Find out the minimum you should do monthly for most two-post and four-post lifts.

Be Your Own Lift Cable Guy

We explore how to maintain your lift cables or “wire ropes,” how to look for damage and when to replace a cable.

VIDEO: Would You Wait In Your Shop?

How welcoming and accommodating is your waiting area? This video is sponsored by the MyPlace4Parts Studio.

Autel Releases 5 New AutoLINK Professional Service Tools

One of the newest features for all five tools is the enhanced Auto VIN Identification to quickly scan and identify the vehicle, then read DTCs and search the definition library for “code breaker” information.

Locate Leaks With Redline Detection’s Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Locator

With the Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Locator from Redline Detection, technicians have the ability to do all types of diagnostic leak detection with a single machine: both low pressure for traditional vehicle EVAP/general repair, and variable high pressure for turbo, diesel and heavy-duty testing; using either visible vapor or air only.

Reelcraft Offers High Operating Temperature Hose Reels

Reelcraft’s new high operating temperature hose reels are supplied with low pressure, rubber hoses for more extreme air temperature applications.

ALLDATA Boosts Shop Efficiency With VIN Decoder Enhancement

Updates to ALLDATA Repair S3000 and ALLDATA Collision S3500 include a VIN decoder for increased shop productivity and accuracy. Entering the VIN into the system will automatically pull up the year, make, model and engine for the specific vehicle being worked on. This can help save time and frustration and help ensure the technician is working on the correct vehicle-engine combination.

New Snap-on Split Lid Roll Cart: Ideal Mix Of Storage, Mobility And Durability

The new Snap-on KRSC43 Roll Cart has more than 22,000 cubic inches of space so technicians have the tools they need, right where they need them. The unique split top design slides out from the center to provide access to a generous 7-inch deep top compartment to organize large sockets or use as a charging station for power tool batteries.

Coxreels Re-engineers Full-Flow Fluid Path For Its 1175 & 1185 Series

Coxreels announces a new re-engineered outlet riser on the 1175 and 1185 Series reels. These two series have been enhanced and now come equipped with a remodeled low-profile outlet riser offering improved full-flow characteristics.

SKF Introduces Separator Filter Dryer For Pneumatic Tools And Devices

SKF has expanded its air system product offering to include the Separator Filter Dryer (SFD), an air dryer ideal for providing contaminant free air to pneumatic devices. Typical applications include point-of-use such as spray booths, works stations and air lines in service bays that use pneumatic tools. The SFD can also be mounted on small air compressors.