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When access is difficult, turn to these ultra-low-profile socket sets

These two new socket sets from Laser Tools are ideal when space is restricted and there is just not enough room to get a socket over the fastener. They both feature super-short sockets combined with the Laser Tools...
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Posted on Thursday 20 September 2018

Split Gear Alignment Tool fits modern Vauxhall 1.3 CD and BMW/Mini B37 engines

Modern engines that use gear drives to drive their camshafts, balance shaft etc. often have a spring-loaded split gear in the gear train. These split gears are used to reduce gear chatter and noise. However, when it...
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Posted on Thursday 13 September 2018

Easy spot-weld removal with these cutters and drills

Spot welds: when replacing a spot-welded panel, whether repairing accident damage on a modern car or fitting new bodywork to a classic car, the spot-weld has to be removed cleanly and quickly, leaving the panel...
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Posted on Friday 07 September 2018

This new twin-head cleaning brush will let you clean your pride and joy like a pro.

Professional car detailers rely on a number of special brushes and cleaning tools in their pursuit of perfection and this new twin-head cleaning brush from Gunson (part number 77151) will let you clean your pride and...
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Posted on Tuesday 04 September 2018

Fast, effective bleeding and priming of diesel fuel systems with this pneumatic bleeding kit

Our new pneumatic diesel bleeding kit enables fast and effective bleeding and priming of diesel fuel systems after a filter change, or whenever the fuel system has been opened for service or repair, perhaps after...
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Posted on Wednesday 22 August 2018

Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicle Workshop Safety

Hybrid and BEV (battery electric vehicles) commonly operate with battery voltages typically from 300v DC to 600v DC — anything beyond 60v DC is classed by H&S as ‘high-risk’ and can cause serious injury or even...
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Posted on Tuesday 07 August 2018

Handy new range of automotive cable in mini reels

In addition to their existing range of automotive cable, Connect Workshop Consumables has recently introduced a new range of mini reels of high-quality cable in a variety of colours and capacities from 5 amp up to 27...
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Posted on Monday 23 July 2018

New engine timing tool and flywheel locking kits for the 5.0 Jaguar & Land Rover V8 engines

Designed by Laser Tools and manufactured at their facility in Sheffield, these new engine timing tool and flywheel locking kits (part numbers 7051 and 7059) are for the post-2010 5.0 litre V8 petrol engines used across...
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Posted on Thursday 12 July 2018

Remove ribbed drive belt pulleys safely and smoothly

If an engine is fitted with a serpentine belt and the associated ribbed drive pulleys, then care has to be taken when removing these pulleys, particularly the main crankshaft pulley. A traditional puller is likely to...
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Posted on Friday 06 July 2018

Remove stubborn and corroded clamping washers quickly and easily

Clamping Washers are used by many manufacturers to hold in place underbody heat shields and sound deadening materials. They are light weight sprung steel washers that push on to and grip a simple, coarsely threaded stud...
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Posted on Wednesday 27 June 2018
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