Top 5 Tools: Craig Walter, Don’s Auto Ade – UnderhoodService

Top 5 Tools: Craig Walter, Don’s Auto Ade

Hunter, Bartec and Coats products make Craig's favorite tool list.

Craig WalterCraig Walter, owner
Don’s Auto Ade
Warrenville, IL
donsautoade.com

Hunter Alignment Machine, WA440, Hawkeye Elite
Speed of setup, ease of use. Has complete information about the vehicle you’re aligning. The built-in tire inflation system and lighting system on the rack are awesome. Always accurate, never have to worry about head calibration.

The Bartec SD400 Tire Pressure Monitoring ­System Tool
This tool does it all. It identifies the TPMS sensor, gives air pressure, temperature and battery life. Allows for a printable report for the customer.

Coats Tire Machine APX80E
Makes quick work of tire changes and ­excels in the low profile world.

Ingersoll Rand 2135TIMAX 1/2” Impact Wrench
Small, light and powerful. Everything you want in the air tool you use the most.

Matco/Lisle Ford 3V Broken Spark Plug ­Extractor

Maybe we are just lucky, but we have never not been able to remove the broken plugs with this tool. Has not failed us yet!

 

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