New diesel injector flow tester

May 8, 2012 • News • Views: 1450

Designed for use on the injector return side of a common rail diesel system, Laser Tools’ Diesel Injector Flow Tester measures the return fuel flow on engines up to ten cylinders. The extra cylinder capacity is very useful on certain commercial and marine applications.

Febi offers advice on steering and suspension components

May 1, 2012 • News • Views: 1224

Steering and suspension components are highly sensitive parts and driving vehicles with worn steering parts can lead to expensive bills for the vehicle owner and puts lives at risk.  

National’s 2012 brake disc catalogue now available

April 30, 2012 • News • Views: 1252

The National Auto Parts 2012 brake disc catalogue is now available.  

Valeo extends lighting range

April 30, 2012 • News • Views: 1801

Valeo Service, the leading automotive component supplier to the independent aftermarket, is re-emphasising the need for high quality lighting solutions as it launches an extension to its OE lighting range with OE quality bulbs. Valeo’s new bulb range consists of 43 references, offering 95 per cent coverage for the UK car parc.

Victor Reinz gaskets available through Mahle distributors

April 27, 2012 • News • Views: 1820

Popular applications for current Ford and Hyundai engines head the list of new Victor Reinz gaskets available exclusively in the UK and Ireland from MAHLE Aftermarket Ltd.

Meyle unveils engine mounts catalogue

April 26, 2012 • News • Views: 1404

Meyle has now organised its vast portfolio of Engine Mounts in a single catalogue. This new catalogue provides technicians with more product details; for example, additional information on the part’s installation environment.

ContiTech expands range of tools

April 17, 2012 • News • Views: 1597

The ContiTech Power Transmission Group has added three sets to its service range for the automotive spare parts market. Specialist shops can now carry a toolbox geared specifically to changing timing belts on Volkswagen engines along with a laser for measuring alignment and tools for installing overrunning alternator pulleys.

febi adds tools to product portfolio

April 17, 2012 • News • Views: 2224

Vehicle mechanics need more than just technical knowledge and experience to precisely locate and repair problem parts – they also need the right tools. This is why febi bilstein has added tried and tested equipment to its range to do just the job.  

Quality in the detail

April 17, 2012 • News • Views: 1504

Late springtime gives independent workshops an ideal opportunity to gain an edge over authorised garages by demonstrating their in-depth repair expertise. It is the time of year when many car drivers have their cars serviced, knowing that the harsh weather and road conditions during the winter season take an extraordinary toll on suspension parts.

Symptom or Cause?

April 16, 2012 • News • Views: 2045

More often than not a clutch change is a difficult and dirty job that requires a day of downtime, so when presented with a vehicle in need of clutch replacement it is imperative that a full assessment or diagnosis takes place to ensure that a worn clutch is not just the symptom of another vehicle …