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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

ERWIN / ODIS Registration
10/16/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hey all, Has anyone outside of North America or EU (specifically Australia or New Zealand) successfully applied for a OrdID - Global ID & GeKo access for erWin/ODIS? How long did the process take? Were their any specific requirements? Cheers,.
GDI Valve cleaning
10/16/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hello all, We are looking into getting a sandblaster and walnut medium for GDI valve cleaning. Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations on a particular brand of machine, also the best grit to work with?
Garage door exhaust ports
10/14/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Not sure which forum this belongs in, so it's here. Looking for some garage door exhaust port recommendations. I have the standard, aluminum ones that has a plate that rotates on one Phillips screw at the 12-o'clock position. They don't seal well at all. ...
Rohde Shwarz osciloscope
10/14/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I was asked by technicians about the functionality related to automotive networks: CAN and LIN. I asked to Rohde for the user guide but they only sent me some brochures that do not answer my question. What I would like to know is: - Where to connect the o...
HIGHLY effective way to chase away coyotes!
10/14/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I came across this after a close encounter with a coyote and trying to wrestle my pitbull to keep from going after the coyote. I had a bright flash light with a strobe that got lost in the process. We have a number of coyotes in this area and they are get...

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