Take care of vehicle engines

SAE class oil range from Motrio
Published:  14 August, 2008

/>The Motrio Super is a mineral based 15W40 oil, Motrio Extra is a semi-synthetic 10W40 oil and the Motrio Super Extra is a fully synthetic 5W40 o


Improve power and torque

MPG+ fuel additive from Pro-Long UK
Published:  13 August, 2008

/>It can be used with petrol, diesel or biodiesel and reduces Hydrocarbon emissions by 50%, Carbon Monoxide emissions by 75% and Nitrogen emissions by


Designed for durability

Braking programme from Unipart
Published:  12 August, 2008

/>All of its products have an OE matching quality guarantee, enabling independent garages to service a car without the worry of invalidating the vehicle manufacturer’s warranty by using inferior part


Keep wheels in fashion

Team Dynamics Mode wheel from Rimstock
Published:  11 August, 2008

/>It is supplied with a cast aluminium protective centre cap and the alloy is available in 15” and 17” sizes


Latest calcium technology

Lion batteries from Euro Car Parts
Published:  08 August, 2008

/>The batteries also feature a new pierced grid technology which increases power outp


A 'greener' choice of oil

Carlube Triple R fully synthetic oils from Tetrosyl
Published:  07 August, 2008

/>It can be used on vehicles with catalytic converters and diesel particulate filte


Replace brakes quickly

The PFM9.19 On-Car Brake Lathe from Pro-Cut Europe
Published:  05 August, 2008

/>It works on solid, drilled or vented brake discs and attaches directly to the hub meaning no disassembly is requir


Faster diagnostic access

The Snap-on Solus Pro from Snap-on Tools
Published:  04 August, 2008

/>Information can be displayed on screen, saved to a PC or printed as it is now also easier to connect to a PC and printer via


Optimum starting power

Platinum range from UK Batteries
Published:  01 August, 2008

/>Each Prestige battery features a multi-plate design for increased starting po


Tech data at your fingertips

Tech Data reference tool from Forte
Published:  31 July, 2008

/>It provides an encyclopaedic reference to every make and model of passenger car and provides crucial information on topics such as service intervals, component replacement schedules, repair times and diagnostic d


Easy battery readings

The AK4009 Battery Tester from Sealey
Published:  30 July, 2008

/>The battery capacity level is shown by five LEDS on the top of the tester which are next to a measuring bar for easy readi


Flexible mobile fitting

Tyre changer from Hofmann Megaplan
Published:  29 July, 2008

/>The megamount 401 XL Racing uses the space-saving ‘swing-arm’ principle but unlike previous changers of this type it uses a ‘Quadraclamp’ turntable system, clamping up to 26”. A ‘megafit’ arm accommodates stiff, low profile and run-flat ty


Diesel filter fault tester

The OmiScan from Omitec
Published:  28 July, 2008

/>The tool will also allow you to reset the additive counter after fluid has been replac


Cabin filter range increased

Cabin air filters from Mahle
Published:  25 July, 2008

/>Some of the new applications for its pollen filters include the Renault Clio and Modus, Nissan Qashqai, Jaguar S Type, Range Rover and Toyota Yar


Common vehicles covered

The SACHS range of clutches from ZF Trading
Published:  24 July, 2008

/>New items include dual mass flywheels, clutch modules, clutch kits and concentric slave cylind


Power steering lubricant

Automatic transmission fluid from Tetrosyl
Published:  23 July, 2008

/>It can be used in a wide range of vehicles, covering marques such as Nissan, Chrysler, Volvo, VW, Toyota and F


Accurate and fast results

Battery Testers from Traction Charger
Published:  22 July, 2008

/>All give fast and accurate results using the conductance testing method and come with abrasion and chemical resistant cables and cli


Technician friendly equipment

Updated cabinet designs from Snap-on Equipment
Published:  21 July, 2008

/>A standardised monitor bracket is incorporated into the balancer range, so a retrofitted TFT monitor can be fitted at any t


Improved driving light

Nightbreaker lights from OSRAM
Published:  18 July, 2008

/>According to OSRAM, drivers find the whiter light a more pleasant light to drive with, especially on longer journe


Space saving lifting

Scissor lift from Crypton
Published:  17 July, 2008

/>The lift can be installed in a ground recess or surface-mounted which Crypton says offers “considerable” space savings over traditional four-post li


Quick fault code readings

Automotive fault code reader from Draper Tools
Published:  16 July, 2008

/>The reader only requires one 9V battery which is supplied with


Expert analysis of faults

Digital alternator tester from Sealey
Published:  15 July, 2008

/>The unit checks the condition of alternators with no complicated connections or interpretation of data requi


Fast flushing air con fix

Sun KoolKare Blizzard flushing kit from Snap-on Diagnostics
Published:  14 July, 2008

/>The system is designed to meet VM recommendations and help remove and keep out all contaminants before recharging air con units with refriger


Wiper blades profit

Champion Master Connector technology from Federal Mogul
Published:  11 July, 2008

/>More than 50% of new cars are now fitted with flat blades according to Federal Mogul and the company says garages could profit from selling replacement un


Power boost for Evos

Monster Sport low friction oil cutter from Co-ordSport
Published:  10 July, 2008

/>This oil cutter prevents excess oil sticking to the crankshaft which minimises drag without compromising effective lubricat


Extra safety for LCVs

Handi Towstep from Handistep
Published:  09 July, 2008

/>The company says its range of steps can improve vehicle and driver saf


Controlled and safe van lifting

Trademaster four-post lifts from The Trade group
Published:  08 July, 2008

/>Both lifts feature cold-formed columns for maximum stability and stren


Kit offers clearer view

Headlight polish kit from Frost
Published:  07 July, 2008

/>It contains a mop, microfibre cloth, plastic polish and more to leave a perfect shine and offer improved looks and light clarity on any vehi


Easy storage solution

Oil dispenser stand from Comma
Published:  04 July, 2008

/>Stands can be bolted together to maximise floor space and the oil packs themselves are exempt from storage regulations applying to barrels, to make life easier for worksh


Free valeting giveaways

Cartec wheel cleaner from Kestrel
Published:  03 July, 2008

/>The bucket comes with a free synthetic chamois leather, micro-fibre cloth, Vikan wheel cleaning brush and jumbo spo


Impulse buy profit chance

Wheel trim kits from Ring Automotive
Published:  02 July, 2008

/>These wheel trims are a quick and easy way for drivers to give their vehicles a fresh new l


Added sales venture

Aluminium roof rack from AluRack
Published:  01 July, 2008

/>It is designed to be easy to fit and no drilling is needed to connect it to a vehi


Multi purpose tyres

MA-Z4S Victra tyre from Maxxis
Published:  30 June, 2008

/>The Victra comes with an aggressive V-shaped design and a specially formulated tread compound for improved grip and handl


Shine on alloy, steel or chrome

Wheel Clean Kits from Turtle Wax
Published:  27 June, 2008

/>They are designed to remove brake dust, traffic film, grease, oil and tar with a minimum of eff


Stable control of gas flow

Saffire 300 regulator for MIG welding from Murex
Published:  26 June, 2008

/>To help improve control and accuracy, it features a two-stage diaphragm. The first of these is stainless steel and gives full control of cylinder press


Latest BMW coverage

Water-cooled alternators available from GSF
Published:  25 June, 2008

/>The company stocks a range of rotating electrics components from OE suppliers, including Bosch, Valeo, Remy and I


Extensive air con coverage

Air con replacement parts from Delphi
Published:  24 June, 2008

/>The range covers 1600 part numbers for air con, covering more than 95% of the European car p


Latest VM timing belt data

Timing Belts manual from Autodata
Published:  23 June, 2008

/>This latest edition covers all the revisions, which Autodata says will help independents stay as up-to-date as franchised operat


Provide a touch of style

Arnage wheel from Team Dynamics
Published:  20 June, 2008

/>The City wheel, shown here, has a five-spoke design and is dual-drilled behind the cap helping to reduce weight and broaden the stock prof


Help dismantle bearings

Mechanical pullers from Timken
Published:  19 June, 2008

/>All are designed to give technicians help in working on gears, shaft components, bearings and slee


Pleasingly cherry fragrance

High Shine Car Wash from Turtle Wax
Published:  18 June, 2008

/>The Car Wash shampoo and High Gloss Car Wax are both clearly designed with the female market in mind with their cosmetic appeara


Night-time safety on vans

Spot lamp mounting from Concept Mouldings
Published:  17 June, 2008

/>So, to add yet more safety to light vans, the company has developed a version of its Endura Frontal Protection System with extra headlamp mounting poi


Keeps bolts tight and safe

Blocky locking wheel bolts from Saxon
Published:  16 June, 2008

/>The bolts are designed to play an important role in car safety and security and will be sold alongside Saxon’s existing range of premium Stoplock locking wheel bo


Steering solutions in one

XL Steering pumps and racks from FPS
Published:  13 June, 2008

/>This includes steering rack components for the Ford Transit Connect, Ford Focus II and Vauxhall Astra V. The Volvo S60 and S80 along with the Kia Picanto are also cove


Lift lifts almost anything

The Globaljig Dakota from Tri-Sphere
Published:  12 June, 2008

/>Powered by a 2Kw electric motor it has a total lifting height of 1400mm and can lift up to three tonnes in weig


Advanced spring knowledge

Technical brochure from Lesjofors
Published:  11 June, 2008

/>It also covers more complex issues such as spring geometric parameters, load, deflection, rebound length and more to help give technicians the most up-to-date knowledge and help them with repair wor


Improved coverage less stock

Champion Flo-Max oil filters from Federal Mogul
Published:  10 June, 2008

/>The compact design is designed to reduce stock levels in workshops and keep shelves cl


Extra power in VAG cars

Dbilas throttle bodies from Regal Autosport
Published:  09 June, 2008

/>They are designed to add up to 24bhp to vehicles such as the Mk3 Golf Gti 16v and Mk2 Golf


One-stop timing tool shop

Gates Professional timing tool kits from GP Automotive
Published:  06 June, 2008

/>The company says this will help workshops access the information and products they need to offer a professional OE-equivalent service more eas


Adaptable multi-grip pliers

181 multi-grip pliers from Facom
Published:  05 June, 2008

/>The pliers aim to give technicians a better grip, helping them use higher loads with a reduced risk of slipping during tighten



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