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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

Android 'elm327' of Trucks
01/23/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Anyone ever play with one of these? Seems similar to the automotive adapters. I'm tempted to waste my money on it.
Changes to GM subscriptions
01/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I just read somewhere that GM is doing away with TIS yearly and short-term subscriptions as of February 15th 2018. Instead moving to '$40 charge per VIN'. Seems they are all heading in the same direction.
John Bean v3400 Aligner
01/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Good Morning All, At the shop I work at we have a John Bean v3400 alignment machine. It has the targets that clamp on the tires and the 2 individual camera posts. We have had it 2 years and 2 months and this thing seems to be a lemon. The Snap On tech guy...
Chrysler StarScan
01/21/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I was talking to a service manager at a chrysler dealer the other day. He buys DRB III parts from me occasionally to keep his DRB III units running. He inquired about StarScan parts. I chuckled and asked him why he would want to invest in a StarScan. He t...
Iscan 3 Platinum
01/21/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Anybody have one? It is exclusive to Precision-Tec so if you didnt buy it there,you probably dont have one. The list of abilities is impressive on paper. For example,if you run into trouble on a Bimmer or Mercedes,they will remotely help you through the s...

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