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Sealey launches new range of pistol grip video borescopes

Sealey have launched a new range of high performance pistol grip video borescopes with 85mm colour TFT screens. Each model features video record and playback, still images and live-stream video via the AV out connection. The borescopes incorporate waterproof probe pods which have an IP67 rating. Videos and images are stored on a 4GB micro SD card, which is supplied and allows up to 4.5 hours of video and 10,000 images. These can easily be transferred to a PC via the USB connection. The Borescopes also feature a digital zoom control and rotate/flip function of the image, and up to...
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Autopaint Supplies confirms Auto Trade EXPO participation

Autopaint Supplies has confirmed its participation at the Auto Trade EXPO, at Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21. Autopaint has become one of the Ireland's leading distributors of automotive coatings, body shop equipment and consumables to the collision repair industry. With a head office in Dundalk, Co. Louth and with depots in Dublin, Roscommon and Cork, the company strives to meet the demands of its burgeoning customer base, offering high levels of customer service and very competitive prices.
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Car-o-liner looks forward to Auto Trade EXPO

Car-o-liner, the collision repair equipment specialist, is looking forward to exhibiting at the Auto Trade EXPO, at Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October, 20-21. Car-O-Liner's Speed frame alignment system for vehicles with light cosmetic damage will be on display at the Auto Trade EXPO. The Speed is one of the most effective lighter weight benches on the market. Packing a 5-ton draw aligner with 2,500 kgs (5,500 lbs.) of lifting capacity, there isn't much that this bench can't tackle in the way of cosmetic damage repair. The Speed’s convenient draw aligner can be turned 180º around the platform at one end...
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Road Safety Alert –Yellow Weather Warning for Snow

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads today and for much of Tuesday as Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for snow. A yellow weather warning is in place for snow which may result in accumulations of up to 3cm, leading to hazardous conditions on roads and footpaths for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, East Cork, Tipperary and Waterford. The RSA is asking road users to check local weather and traffic conditions and be aware of the conditions before setting out on a trip. The RSA has the...
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Schaeffler REPXPERT hails recent LuK Clutch Systems’ training event a resounding success

Schaeffler REPXPERT was delighted with the positive attendance at its LuK Clutch Systems training event, held at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford on Tuesday, January 30. Technicians, many of whom had travelled far to take part, participated in an engaging session, presented by well-known REPXPERT, Alistair Mason. Throughout the day, the group were provided with a thorough introduction to Schaeffler, before immersing themselves in the world of clutch systems. Finally, each member of the group was tasked with installing and testing a Schaeffler dual mass flywheel. It proved to be the perfect opportunity for the technicians to show off what...
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Direct intervention always helps

I was surprised if not shocked quite recently during a direct injection training course @ preston and even more recently over in northern Ireland when I asked delegates how often they deal with petrol injection problems , & more specifically problems with direct injection ?

April
20
2015

MKW Motors explains Selective Catalytic Reduction (Part 1 of 3)

The reduction of pollutant emissions is an important challenge in automotive technology. In the first of three articles, MKW Motors explains Selective Catalytic Reduction.

April
8
2015

ContiTech Expert Tips: Detailed instruction for Ford Focus

Significant errors are frequently committed when changing the timing belt. To ensure that the belt change operation goes smoothly, the ContiTech Power Transmission Group provides fitters with a detailed installation guide. In this, ContiTech experts provide a stepby-step explanation of how to change the belt correctly in a Ford Focus 2.0-liter 16 V with engine …

April
6
2015

Investigations on a BMW X5 Can Bus system

Most technicians grimace at the thought of a Can Bus fault on a modern vehicle and rightly so as there can be many control units connected to the system which can cause the fault. This can make it quite overwhelming for a technician as to where to start in the diagnosis. Here we explain how …

March
24
2015

More scope school tips

This second instalment in an exclusive trilogy of oscilloscope guidance clinics from Steve Smith of Pico and Robert Keith of Woodford Diagnostics and Training who target those that fall into the category of users who are competent, but don’t yet fully know how to get the best from their tool… or, in other words, the …

March
19
2015

The evolution of DENSO’s Starter & Alternator technology

Starters and Alternators have a vital role to play – from starting the motor to keeping the vehicle running – no vehicle is complete without them. True pioneers of leading Starter and Alternator technology for modern cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles, DENSO has become the world’s largest OE rotating machine manufacturers, with 33.4 percent global …

March
10
2015

DENSO offers radiator installation tips

With its original thermal technology fitted to almost 40 per cent of European cars, DENSO is the ideal choice for crash repairers when it comes to replacement Radiators.  The 850, OE quality Cooling Radiator references offered by DENSO Aftermarket Sales UK & Ireland for 4,600 vehicle applications are smaller, lighter and offer greater heat exchange …

March
9
2015

The season of politics

The combustion of diesel is so inefficient it now requires three post combustion processes to meet current emission standards .

March
7
2015

Top tips on A/C servicing from DENSO

As we move towards warmer weather this spring DENSO is highlighting the benefits of regular and effective servicing of air-conditioning systems. Vehicle manufacturers worldwide have come to rely on DENSO – the world’s number one in original thermal products – for efficient, reliable Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) components. DENSO’s outstanding engineering knowledge is …

February
24
2015

Damper pulley fitting instructions from NTN-SNR

The damper pulley has an essential role to play, as it drives all of the engine accessories. Here NTN-SNR offers advice on changing the damper pulley.

February
24
2015