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Alto introduces filters for GM 6L series

Alto has introduced a series of filters for GM 6L series transmissions. They include:

Shop Profile: AAction Transmissions begins a new era by trying to reach a new generation of customers

AAction Transmissions of Pembroke Pines, Florida (in the Miami area) was founded 43 years ago by Al Petrassi. The shop became one of the largest in the area and acquired a strong reputation over the years. Last year, Al Petrassi decided to retire at the age of 68, and sold the business to Luis Merchan,

Force Control Industries releases transmission fluid for oil shear clutch and brake applications 

Force Control Industries introduced a new private label transmission fluid, which the company says is engineered specifically for oil shear applications. This type F automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is formulated using premium base oils, which the company says it used for thermal stability, viscosity characteristics, and their ability to withstand harsh operating environments. It is

Transtar announces Texas product expansions

Transtar Industries has announced that its Fort Worth, Texas branch will begin carrying an extended product offering. In addition to transmission and driveline-related products, general repair product lines are now available at the Fort Worth branch. This development follows a similar expansion at four other Transtar locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas. “This expansion signifies

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TransGo introduces 62TE high pressure kit for vans

TransGo recently released a high pressure tuneless reprogramming kit for 62TE transmissions, model years 2007 and on. The company says it is specifically suited for work and passenger vans like the Ram ProMaster. According to the company, a recalibrated pressure curve in this kit delivers increased clutch and TCC holding capacity with short, clean shifts

OTC releases TJHP15 transmission jack 

OTC has released the new TJHP15 transmission jack. The jack is air-assisted and has a 1,500-lb. capacity. According to the company, features include rugged wall tubing and an oversized base; foot-operated air pump controls the air-powered hydraulic operation, which lifts the head quickly to the work location; and included safety chains. Specs of the TJHP15

American Powertrain introduces ProTwin disc clutch for GM, Ford and Mopar

American Powertrain announced that it now offers a new ProTwin twin disc clutch kit for GM, Ford and Mopar performance applications. The kit comes with a billet steel flywheel, pressure plate, two drive discs, floater, flywheel crank bolts, pilot bearing and alignment tool. Each clutch kit comes fully balanced and features 1100 ft./lbs. of torque

Transtar promotes Anna Gluck to Chief Human Resources Officer 

Transtar Holding Co. has announced the promotion of Anna Gluck to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer. Gluck has been with Transtar since 2020, where she led the company’s total rewards program and employee engagement efforts, with a strategic focus on employee training and development programs and attracting and retaining top talent.  While at

BendPak founder Don Henthorn passes away

Don Henthorn, owner and founder of BendPak Inc., peacefully passed away at home Thursday, March 28, at the age of 85. Under his leadership, BendPak has grown from a small machine shop to one of the world’s leading manufacturers of car lifts and automotive service equipment. Management and operations of the privately owned company are unchanged. Henthorn

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Shop Boss adds Venmo, PayPal options

Shop Boss has added fully integrated PayPal and Venmo payment capabilities to its shop management software. The new feature of Boss Pay, Shop Boss’ all-in-one payments platform, is exclusively for text-to-pay customers, the company said.  Among the benefits noted by the company are automatic mobile login within the PayPal or Venmo app, and PayPal’s AI fraud

Sonnax introduces Smart-Tech clutch kit for GM 4L series

Sonnax has introduced a new Smart-Tech clutch kit for optimizing clutch capacity and guarding against clutch burnup in GM 4L60, 4L60-E, 4L65-E and 4L70-E transmissions. This kit (part no. 77734-01K) includes eight .067-in. BorgWarner high-energy frictions and seven .095-in. Lindered steels recommended for use with Sonnax Smart-Tech input housings.

Snap-on debuts new general service tool set 

Snap-on has introduced a new 33-piece tool set for general car service. The 233FSMBFR 33-Piece 3/8in. Drive General Service Set offers tools in a closed cell cross-linked foam case. The set includes the following: