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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

snap on mt3750
02/04/2023 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Looking for a replacement Inductive Amp Clamp for our MT3750 AVR. Snap On tells me that the part was discontinued several years ago. Searching online didn't lead to anything. TIA.
Launch scantools
01/18/2023 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I was looking for a new scantool and read about the Launch X431. They have a new one this year that says it has J2534. Can I replace the RAP tool I am renting with the Launch? Does the Launch tools work as good as other tools?
Memory for Autel MS906BT
01/16/2023 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I have a MS906bt that ran out of memory. I purchase 2 San Disk 16 gig class 10 Cards. I have tried a number of times to get them to work with no luck. Has anyone else have a problem with this and if so how do I fix it?
01/15/2023 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I acquired an old Ammco 3000 brake lathe for $400. I see you can upgrade a 3000 into a 4000. Has anyone ever restored a brake lathe like this? Even if I fixed her all up will it be capable of cutting 3/4 & 1 ton pickup truck rotors or drums? Or should...
FDRS won't let me log in
01/15/2023 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I have tried non dealer motorcraft and non-dealer ETIS, using the log in username and password I use for IDS and motorcraft, but keep getting an invalid user / password message. I reset my password thru the FDRS website, but still get the invalid user / p...

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