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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

John Bean Alignment Machines, good, bad or ugly?
05/28/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hey guys, we are currently looking for a new alignment machine and was wondering if anyone had any feedback (good or bad) about the John Bean aligners. We are a relatively low volume shop alignment wise , approx. 230 in the last year with myself performin...
Master Fuel Pressure Test Kit
05/28/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hello everyone, I need to invest in a Fuel pressure test kit as where I work now doesn\'t provide one. Any suggestions? Experience with different kits what would cover all vehicles(minus Diesel) and also any experience with Diesel kits would be great...
new G-Scan update available
05/27/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
not sure how many G-Scan users are out there, but if you are current in your subscription you can get the new update, released this past week, via the PC Utility software. It took over four hours to download. I set my computer to sleep "never" and left it...
Foot Wear
05/26/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
If you don't have 'em, I highly recommend CROC's., Yeah, those silly shoes. Laugh if you will. I always swore I'd never be caught dead in them and here I am. When the summer temps exceed 90, I put mine in a plastic bag in the morning and place them in the...
Immo I II and III
05/26/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Looking for software to use with Ross tech for programming immobilizer other than ODIS. And maybe if it\'s allowed what is the expense to get and use ODIS for programming? Worked for VW dealer know how proprietary it can be. Have my own shop and just...

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