High pressure sealing

Payen gaskets from Federal Mogul
Published:  04 June, 2008

/>The company is actively promoting the Payen brand in the UK for the first time this y


Benefits of bulk buying

Universal boot kit from SKF
Published:  03 June, 2008

/>The boots are designed to be mounted on all types of cars thanks to a special mix of rubber that helps technicians fit them around the joint without having to remove the drivesh


Fast and clean air con fix

Flushing system from TechnoQuest
Published:  02 June, 2008

/>It forms a sealed loop between the machine and condenser or evaporator before using large quantities of refrigerant as the flushing agent to remove debris and oil quickly and without f


Clutch range increased

Clutches from Valeo
Published:  30 May, 2008

/>Among the latest versions are models for the Fiat Bravo, VW Polo and Toyota Au


Ideal amount of tension

DriveAlign tensioners and idlers from Gates
Published:  29 May, 2008

/>The tensioners and idlers now cover 837 applications across 34 car makes, including Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Chrysler and Ford. Volkswagen, Citroen, Fiat and many other marques are also cove


Extra power for air con

Air con compressors from Vauxhall Trade Club
Published:  28 May, 2008

/>Also included in the range are components for the Zafira to 2005 and Vectra Om


Premium power range

Prestige impact wrench from PCL
Published:  27 May, 2008

/>The APP270 1” impact wrench offers 2100 Nm of torque against a weight of 6.


Quick testing system

Digital petrol compression test kit from Draper Tools
Published:  26 May, 2008

/>It is powered by a PP3 size battery, which comes with the kit, and is packed in a sturdy plastic c


Diesel engine protection

Titan Cargo MAXX diesel engine oil from Fuchs Lubricants
Published:  23 May, 2008

/>A special additive package ensures performance under all operating conditions and utilizes low ash-forming components for improved protection against w


Reduce carbon emissions

Exhausted Air Recycling System from Tom Parker
Published:  22 May, 2008

/>Compressed air company Tom Parker claims its new system could reduce energy consumption by up to 40% year on y


Icy glistening paintwork

ICE car care range from Turtle Wax
Published:  21 May, 2008

The company has launched a huge marketing campaign to promote the ICE range among drivers – particularly those that watch Top Gear and are keen to keep their cars glimmering.


Innovative bending solution

Gates Unicoil hose tool from GP Automotive
Published:  20 May, 2008

/>GP Automotive says the deal will make the tool more easily available to garages than ever bef


Hand held tuning workshop

LM-2 air/fuel meter and data-logger from Graham Goode
Published:  19 May, 2008

/>It combines an air/fuel meter with a 32-channel data-logger and powerful softw


One brand for same- day fix

NAP new and reman clutches from FPS
Published:  16 May, 2008

/>The units replace its Ferodo branded clutch programme. The new package will allow FPS to offer both new and remanufactured clutches on a same-day delivery ba


Stylish look for Vauxhall

Euro Tuner rear lights from Essex Racing
Published:  15 May, 2008

/>The units are direct replacements for the originals and come with wiring harnesses and connect


Hands-free car solution

YADA mobile phone holder from Winplus Europe
Published:  14 May, 2008

/>The kit comes with a number of auto-connect features to make installation and setup fast and hassle-f


Parts range increased

Chassis components from TRW
Published:  13 May, 2008

/>The range now includes 337 extra part numbers, including nine brake servos, 17 brake discs, 19 brake hoses and 13 new brake p


Complete care package

Farecla Smart car care range from Autogem
Published:  12 May, 2008

/>The range could prove a hit with customers. It includes everything from advanced nano-technology alloy wheel cleaner and colour restorer to Hi-Gloss wax and polishing clot


Quick glowing plugs

YE12 glow plug from NGK
Published:  09 May, 2008

/>Also out now is the YE14 which uses the company’s unique SRM technology to provide performance on VAG 2.0 litre diesel engine mod


Efficient testing option

Shock absorber tester from JHM Butt
Published:  08 May, 2008

/>It does not need any electrical supply and is controlled by a 32-bit processor and fitted with an LCD display to provide clear resu


Help with alternator repairs

Alternator tool set from Laser Tools
Published:  07 May, 2008

/>The kit comes with an M10 spline in ½” D fittings for Bosch alternators with free-wheel pulleys along with H10, H8, T50 and T40 sockets. M10 and M8 fittings are also include


Fast oil filter removal

Oil filter wrench from Gates
Published:  06 May, 2008

/>It can be used on cars, commercial vehicles and even coach and bus applicati


For hard- to-reach faults

Videoscope investigation tool from Serenco
Published:  05 May, 2008

/>The 900mm-long shaft contains a powerful white LED light to illuminate even the darkest ar


Shine plenty of light

Fog lamp from Valeo
Published:  02 May, 2008

/>A high intensity beam reaches up to 60m and ventilation design features prevent water proble


Diagnostic help in one kit

DDS 100 and 200 diagnostic system from Hella
Published:  01 May, 2008

/>The DDS 200 is a mobile, wireless tool for user-friendly diagnostics, including OBD, OBDII and EOBD connectivity. It can also be used for service light resetting and fault code deletio


Complete parts manual

Annual trade book from Vauxhall
Published:  30 April, 2008

/>More than 360 part numbers join the range of over 3,000 parts for both Vauxhall cars and vans. New items include air conditioning compressors, condensers and turbocharg


Problem detection made easy

Ultrasonic probe from Primalec
Published:  29 April, 2008

/>Faulty insulation on electrical circuits and small leakages of gas or air also emit ultrasonic sound that can be detected by this produc


Quality brake prices

Rossini brake disc refund guarantee from Car Parts Direct
Published:  28 April, 2008

/>The discs are designed to improve stopping power by up to 40% on original discs that cannot cope with long periods of extreme driv


One stop drive belt repairs

Gates Professional tools range from FPS
Published:  25 April, 2008

/>FPS can offer customers laser alignment devices, the Gates Sonic Tension Tester and both universal and engine specific tools for synchronous and accessory belt drive syst


Smart sporty wheels

Wheel designs from Rimstock
Published:  24 April, 2008

/>The outer wheel of the Pro Race 1.2 S features a wide coloured rim, available in red, yellow or blue. The wheel has a classic 12 spoke deign and is supplied in matt black or gloss white in sizes 14” x 7 to 20” x


Lubricant fills market gap

Gear oil from Comma
Published:  23 April, 2008

/>An A4 supplement is available for its Workshop Application Guide, recommending all car and LCV applications for Comma AS


Banish nasty odours fast

Air con tool from Autoclimate
Published:  22 April, 2008

/>The process is designed to eliminate bad odours in around 20 minutes, without drenching the car in over-powering sme


Total protection helmet

TL Predator welding helmet from Jackson Products
Published:  21 April, 2008

/>It is built from a robust shell that the company claims is “almost indestructible” to offer optimum head and face protect


Glowing ratchet wrenches

Cranked Handle Ratchet Wrenches from Sealey
Published:  18 April, 2008

/>What makes them special is a built-in LED that helps illuminate the work area, something that could prove useful for jobs in dark or secluded engine compartme


Helping drivers stay cool

ASC 1000 air con service unit from WAECO
Published:  17 April, 2008

The company is currently promoting its range of high-spec air con machines including this ASC 1000 model.


Versatile diagnostic solution

The Navigator TXS from Texa
Published:  16 April, 2008

/>Further functions are setting and acquiring tyre pressures plus activating the braking system in brake pad replaceme


Drive further spend less

Energy Saver tyre from Michelin
Published:  15 April, 2008

/>Michelin says the tyre can reduce CO2 emissions by 4g per kilometre and that the savings can pay for a new tyre after just 27,000 miles.


Air system gives silent power

The GX 2-11 compressor from Atlas Copco
Published:  14 April, 2008

/>The GA 7-11 Variable Speed Drive range is also available and like the GX 2-11 offers up to 35% reductions in energy costs and savings in installation, operation and maintena


Powerful battery boost

Battery boosters from Rozone
Published:  11 April, 2008

/>They are fitted with pure lead batteries and braided bronze clamps ensure optimum energy is delivered to the casualty vehicle. Surge protection prevents any damage to the vehicle’s electrical system during boost


Protection and leak prevention

Power Steering Fluid from Wynn's
Published:  10 April, 2008

/>It also offers protection against wear and oxidat


Total timing solution

Renault petrol and diesel timing tool kit from Gates
Published:  09 April, 2008

/>The kit can also be used for engines in Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Vauxhall and Volvo vehic


Wear and tear protection

Multiple V-ribbed belt kits from Contitech
Published:  08 April, 2008

/>The kits are primarily for common diesel engines. As of October, they will be listed in TecDoc, the parts ordering information sys


Complete exhaust solution

Hundreds of new parts from Bosal
Published:  07 April, 2008

/>It comprises over 4,700 type-approved systems, 300 of these have been added since the last edition. Almost 600 new exhaust parts include silencers, 138 new catalytic converters, pipes, mountings and accessories


Clear alignment advice

Comprehensive guide from Snap-on Equipment
Published:  04 April, 2008


Complete MOT packages

Garage equipment from V-Tech UK
Published:  03 April, 2008

/>The range includes MOT class 4 and 7 ATL packages, complete with 2008 VOSA-approved and FAST Pass compliant emissions analys


Handy collision prevention

Mobileye 4000 safety system from Brigade Electronics
Published:  02 April, 2008

/>A small display unit fits quickly into a driver’s cab and alerts drivers to potential accidents. The company says this is particularly useful for drivers affected by fatigue on long journey


Rugged computing solution

Xybernaut Atigo mobile computer from DBS Software
Published:  01 April, 2008

/>It is loaded with DBS Software’s latest logistics programmes but could be updated with additional diagnostic or garage management software of your cho


Accurate chassis estimating

EzCalipre wireless tram gauge from Autorobot
Published:  31 March, 2008

/>It was developed in consultation with body shops and crash repairers and comes with rechargeable batteries, a charging unit and wireless base stat


Precise wheel alignment

The HawkEye system from Pro-Align
Published:  28 March, 2008

/>The ‘mini’ Hunter 100 version operates on the low cost Hunter100 console with standard hexagonal targets, enabling tyre bays to use the latest technology at an entry level co


Quick and easy to install

Clutch kits from ACDelco
Published:  27 March, 2008

/>The kits cover the country’s most popular vehicles and are part of a range that also includes replacements for dual mass flywheels and concentric slave cylind



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