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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

gasoline in waste oil furnace tank
11/14/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I'm sure the official answer is NO gasoline allowed in a waste oil furnace tank, but.... Would a small amount mix or rise to the top ? If it does mix, anyway to measure the ratio ? Can anyone say what, if any percentage is safe ? Say like maybe 2% (10 gal...
PICO 4425 WITH SURFACE PRO USB'S?
11/13/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
hey guys, finally got a new surface pro to use a pico on...only thing is the pro only has a single usb. so for the mouse and key etc. im trying to find out if its ok to just get a splitter? or do i need to purchase something special. thanks for sharing yo...
ADAS calibration equipment
11/11/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Can any one pitch in ADAS calibration bench that one is using?I am in the market for one and would like to hear from actual user, instead of the salesman.I am actually narrow down to bosche,corghi and beissbarth.Autel and launch look promising,except thei...
A new use for cheap scope probes
11/09/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I recently needed to test an injector on a GDI BMW and with the wires all twisted in a bundle could not begin to get amp probe in and wires so small did not want to pierce. I had a couple of the cheap leads with the small hook that retracts into the probe...
JLR SDD won't do configurations or programming
11/08/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
due to "Your browser does not support PAGMCP ActiveX controls". My laptop meets all the minimums EXCEPT it does not show as an "approved" JLR PC. It does everything else related to the software perfectly. If I search PAGMCP ActiveX controls all I get refe...

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