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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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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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Auto Trade EXPO returns to Citywest

The Auto Trade EXPO, Ireland's only trade show for the automotive aftermarket, returns to Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin on October 20-21 after a gap year in 2017. Nine months ahead of the EXPO, organisers Automotive Publications is reporting that 90 per cent of the exhibition space has already been booked, and that this year's event is shaping up to be a wall-to-wall sell-out. The Tech Zone, which proved to be very popular in 2016, is making a welcome return this year, and the list of speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. To enquire about stand availability...
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Change in manufacturer of tensioning pulley V55881 from CT 1148 K1

Change in manufacturer of tensioning pulley V55881 from CT 1148 K1 for various Fiat Ducato / Iveco Daily models; all 2.3 D

February
16
2015

Injecting Some Sense

Developments in automotive technology, driven mainly by emission legislation, have challenged not only the way we approach problems but also how we run, market and develop our skills and invest in what has become a complex, lucrative and rewarding industry. Clint Eastwood put it much better – ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’, ‘A …

February
3
2015

Caution V Common sense.

Diagnostics by nature can be quite repetitive, and I’m tempted to say boring; the obvious danger is omission or complacency in your process. This risk becomes greater with experience, the temptation to pre judge or take short cuts is always there. Sometimes the challenge is down to incomplete information, or the dreaded been worked on …

January
25
2015

ContiTech: 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 step-by-step explanation of the correct change procedure.

January
20
2015

Volkswagen Polo

I have written many times about adapting skills and the choice of tools long before vehicle systems became ever more integrated, I can reflect back over several years where many respected diagnostic organisations scorned the use of the oscilloscope.

January
12
2015

Knowing when to stop

Many of you will know from our training programme and presentations around the country that knowing when to stop is as important as knowing what you are doing. This story hot from our workshop just last week is a tale about both. David my son , has over many years become recognised as an expert …

January
11
2015

CBS Reset E60

Please read these instructions fully prior to attempting any Reset Functions Ignition on Set the odometer trip meter back to zero by pushing it once. Switch the ignition back off again. 1. Switch the ignition on (so that the battery, Oil and Parking brake lights are displayed) and the key is ready to start the engine – …

December
21
2014

Citroen Relay

A second-hand engine, a replacement gear box, and a new egr valve, I’m sure there was more to consider. The owner specialised in transporting vehicles across the country, and offered to drive the vehicle to Preston.

November
5
2014

The next technical era

I was tempted to call this feature new technology, it is however not all that new. What’s remarkable is the way in which the chosen technologies are fully integrated, even in vehicles of a more modest price range.

October
9
2014

Clutching at straws

13 plate Audi 1s don’t often go wrong, when a dual control driving instructors vehicle time is in short supply. Clutch and brake pedal switches have been around for some time. Their purpose has expanded for several reasons.

August
5
2014