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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

Auro IM600
04/18/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I wanted to show a new tool that's being introduced. (Autel sister company) [Auro IM600] [Auro IM600] [Scan tool, Key programmer, Eeprom reader/writer, key reader.] It can read keys [IM600 reading a BMW key] It comes with a J2534 passthrough device. It pe...
Battery End Crimpers
04/17/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Want to get a decent pair of battery end Crimpers. I don\'t want top of the line ones because of limited use. I also don\'t want the cheapest that\'ll break after the first use. Suggestions please.
Back in biz.sorta
04/17/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hello fellow techs, I will attempt to condense this request. 17 years tech,then15 years telephone tech,now back in auto repair approx. 4 yrs. Got out during 2nd year of OBDII (1997). huge learning curve ,however rapidly catching up. I purchased an Autel M...
techstream cable
04/16/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I'm thinking of trying techstream lite for Toyota Lexus scantool, 2 day pass not flashing just diagnostics what is the type of cable to get between DLC and USB on computer ? dont need bluetooth.
Ford VCM 1 users
04/16/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
For those of you with the VCM 1 all future VCI firmware updates are designed for the VCM2 only. The update process will probably continue in loop mode and not finish like I had happen. I talked to Rotunda as was informed to not allow or cancel firmware up...

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