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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

R-12 recycling/recharging options
05/06/2021 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Our old Snap-on ACT3000 R-12 recycling machine may have reached the end of its life. It is leaking at one of the storage tank valves and likely in the cabinet. I have seen a few used ones on Ebay, but they are far away, have missing tanks etc. I don't rea...
VCM 1
05/06/2021 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Any value in the VCM 1 anymore? We have 2 that we don't use any longer.
Autel TBE200
05/05/2021 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I was looking at the different video about the TBE200 from Autel, in description it say it's Wi-fi, can we print a report from the tool via a PC or a printer plugged on our shop wi-fi. Or to print a report its mandatory to have the ITS600, can it work wit...
Simu-Tech
05/01/2021 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Looking for software to get my Simu-Tech system up and running. I have the pods and cables,but as I remember,there were floppy disks to load the software. Does any one remember if that's the way it was,it's been a long time.It's a shame to not use somethi...
Data Loggers
04/30/2021 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Is anyone using an OTC 3005 datalogger or something similar? Can anyone recommend one?

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