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Automotive Tool & Equipment Forum

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

Warranty without a weekly tool guy ?
09/23/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
In 2007 I bought shallow and deep standard and metric 1/2" dr impact sockets. I bought them from what I call a tool gypsy, shows up every couple months in a van full of mit atd and Grey pneumatics tools. Pay in full haggle for a cash discount everything h...
4 Or 5 Gas Analyzers
09/23/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Looking for a 4 or 5 gas analyzer. Didn’t find any info on past posts so I’m inquiring. Not looking for a bench unit just something I can use to tailpipe a car that’s reliable and fairly accurate. Thanks.
Air Compressor Troubleshooting
09/23/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
My air compressor at home won't start. It is an 80 gallon Sanborn. It's an older one. 5 horse motor, with a two stage compressor head. I was painting last weekend. I heard a buzz for a few seconds, then the click of a circuit breaker tripping. When you fl...
Snap-On tool Warranty
09/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Is there a faster way to get Snap-On tools warranted than using my local rep. It takes him a month and a half for him to take care of my broken tools no matter what the problem including paid repairs. I don't buy much due to having most of the tools to do...
UV light For Oil Leaks Input Needed
09/20/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
So back when I worked at GM we had a big UV light that would take about 5 mins to warm up. Thing looked like it was from the 80s and was a pain to use but it worked better than any other uv light I\'ve used. Im hoping somebody here is familiar with i...

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