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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

Vin decoding on Nissan Navara
07/09/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
G'day IATN. I think this is the correct forum to use because I'm essentially looking for a resource to assist with Vin decoding a Nissan Navara VIN# [...] I'm trying to get accurate engine and model codes for this vehicle. I wanted to add vehicle informat...
Made the jump into a new Tire Changer!
07/08/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Few months ago I posted a thread soliciting opinions about possibly purchasing a new tire changer. My Coats 5050AX had given us great service for over 20 years but its hey day had passed and not worth it IMO to invest in the upgrades that could have exten...
Shopping for a new refrigerant leak detector
07/08/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Not sure what to buy. Descriptions are all the same. Looking for what you use and how reliable it is? Don't really have a budget in mind. More looking for quality and accuracy than price.
New Inspection Camera
07/07/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I recently damaged one of my inspection camera and needed a new one. The damaged one was a cheap wireless camera that transmitted on a WIFI channel and you connected your phone or tablet to it to use. The camera was a cheap one, if I remember correctly ab...
Piercing Tool
07/04/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Anybody make their own ? Needle & Penny is all you need.Have some with even smaller needles [Piercing Tool].

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