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  • The MINI
    December 15, 2022

    The MINI

    Designed in the mid-50’s in the midst of the Suez Crisis fuel shortages, the Mini was the answer to what seems like a familiar dilemma. The compact, yet clever design of the Mini kept it in production for nearly 4...

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  • Thread Restoration Tools!
    December 2, 2022

    Thread Restoration Tools!

    What does a thread restorer tool do? Simple, it restores threads… duh! Okay, okay, there is a bit more to it. A thread restorer or thread file like #8185 - 4 Pc. Thread Restoring Kit is a tool used to...

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  • The TORX® Revolution
    October 19, 2022

    The TORX® Revolution

    Before we breakdown why Torx® are regarded as the best fasteners for cam and cylinder head bolts, we first need to understand how they came to be. The Torx® fastener was invented in 1967, by Camcar Textron to improve on...

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  • Porsche Love
    September 16, 2022

    Porsche Love

    The sporty German marque is an outlier among performance car makers. It’s not only the most reliable of its breed, it’s one of the most reliable car brands ever. In fact, J.D. Power ranked Porsche second most reliable marque on...

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  • Hose Clamp Pliers for Constant Tension Clamps
    September 2, 2022

    Hose Clamp Pliers for Constant Tension Clamps

    A constant tension clamp or spring clamp is used to apply clamping pressure quickly and easily. They are similar in design to a clip; the spring clamp provides a strong clamping pressure useful in holding down hoses or pipe lines....

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  • Mercedes-Benz Air Suspension
    August 20, 2022

    Mercedes-Benz Air Suspension

    The air suspension system also known as “Airmatic” first appeared in the 1999 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, but has expanded to other models since. These electronically controlled air suspension components typically include some form of automatic ride height control and adaptive damping...

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  • A Brief History of the Power Stroke Engine
    August 16, 2022

    A Brief History of the Power Stroke Engine

    In 1994, Power Strokes effectively revolutionized the diesel market in terms of power with 210 hp and 425 lb-ft of torque, as opposed to the previous IDI turbo numbers of 190 hp and 390 lb-ft. To further put the mid-'90s...

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  • New Deep Metric Socket Set!
    July 19, 2022

    New Deep Metric Socket Set!

    We are happy to announce the official launch of our largest Deep Metric Socket Set. But before we provide the details, we would like to share how it came to be. Our original Deep Metric Socket set (#1030) was inspired...

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