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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

NASTF: Mitsubishi MUTIII rental update
05/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
NASTF has received a number of calls regarding the ability to initialize/reprogram replacement PCMs in K-Line Mitsubishi Motors vehicles. To clarify the situation this group of vehicles does not play well with J2534 programming so EPA gave Mitsubishi a wa...
Re,Diagnostic tool
05/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hi, Looking for opinion on the diagnostic tools. I am looking to get a diagnostic tool for European cars. I am doing research between the AU TEL Maxi sys 908 Elite or the Lunch same as Maximums From Matco tools. Did any body can tell me which way to go. O...
Milwaukee Cordless Soldering Iron
05/20/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Those invested in Milwaukee M12 cordless tools may be interested in the Milwaukee 2488-20 cordless soldering iron. It uses M12 batteries. I bought one and am thoroughly impressed with it. I have LOTS of good soldering equipment and this tool is as good as...
Dyno Removal reccomendation
05/19/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Group, Time to make room for another lift. Can anyone recommend a Dyno removal company or individual that is capable in NJ? Thanks!
Great puller you probably don't have
05/18/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
The J-45019 puller is BEEEEFY. a little pricey at; gmtoolsandequipment.com [iatn won't accept direct link :-( ] but there are a few on eBay for twenty buckaroos. Just used mine to pull the rusted harmonic balancer off of a 1998 Nissan 3.3 L Well, actually...

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