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Professional automotive forum for discussion of automotive tools, equipment and products. Although product representatives for tool & equipment companies do participate in a helpful way, this forum (like all areas of iATN) does not permit any advertising, so the discussion that takes place is by and for the users of the products. Discussion of special tool uses, solutions, and best practices. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Tool & Equipment Forum

Carburetor Holder tool
10/21/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I can't find my set of 4 plastic feet that hold the carburetor up an inch or two while reassembling the carburetor. It was a set of 4 plastic items/feet that had large bottoms and were inserted into the base plate mounts. They were probably Lisle,Thexton,...
Radiator pressure tester adapter?
10/21/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Can someone give me a part number for a radiator pressure tester adapter for a 2016 F150 5.0 and the radiator cap adapter?
Circuit Testing
10/20/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I thought I had heard of a circuit tester that you can lay next to a wire to test for power. Am I dreaming or does this tool exist? Shows me I should pay more attention to general conversations I have with fellow mechanics.
What's A Good Amp Clamp For A DVOM
10/17/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I am looking for prior owner feed back before buying an inductive amp clamp for my Fluke 87 DVOM, Mastertech 2 Channel Scope and Snap On Modis. I used to own a Fluke brand amp clamp many years ago but it was pretty big so small wiring and tight quarters m...
Vantage Pro battery issues
10/17/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
My Vantage Pro battery "low warning light" came on, so I swapped in my second battery, which also showed low on the battery meter on the screen and I get the typical message "system will turn off in 4 minutes". I found that odd, as usually I immediately c...

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