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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

Scope thoughts
03/31/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I am now looking into a seperate dedicated scope. I have the large screen hdmi, laptop etc for my setup and now I am eyeing the PicoScope either 4 or 8 channel. Autonerdz has kits which seem to be the best way to go. I am not very scope savvy but want to ...
03/31/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
hey guys. i'm interested in making my own power supply set up to keep the cars battery at a steady 13.5ish volts. i thought i came across a post a few years back on iatn that someone built. it was pretty slick and he had the instructions to build it to i ...
Using a tablet for IDS and GM MDI
03/31/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I am planning to update my GM and Ford scan tools from my current Tech 2 and IDS 1st generation. I know, behind the times, but so far getting by. I'm replacing my ancient Win 7 laptop I use for the IDS and GM programming interface as well. There are packa...
snapon eco xtreme ac machine
03/30/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
dont know the model number and wont for a few days. still in isolation. this is a 134 recovery/ recharge station i assumed made by robinair and have since learned it is robinair according to snapon rep. was in the shop when i relocated to there. never lik...
white coolant machine DF1000/ EESE504A
03/27/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I have owned this equipment since new and have always had fairly good results with it. However, one of the hoses broke under the cover and developed a vac. leak. When we raised the cover to find the problem, more hoses broke off. Does anyone know how to r...

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