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Jasper adds new members to leadership team

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced a series of changes to its production leadership team. Bradley Guy (pictured above left) was named Operations Manager for the Willow Springs, Missouri, gas division. Bradley’s career with Jasper started in 2011 in gas production. He has served as team leader and group leader in production support. Bradley’s most

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Sonnax introduces new pump vane for Ford and GM transmissions

Sonnax highlights its line of pump vanes for GM 6T70/75 (Gen. 1), 10L60/80/90 (Gen. 1 and 2), Ford 6F50/55 and 10R60/80/90 transmissions. Sonnax touts this pump vane (part no. 124533) as a cost-effective alternative to replacing an entire pump rotor assembly.

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Rotary introduces XA12 Alignment Scissor Lift

Rotary announced the release of the new XA12 Alignment Scissor Lift, a small bay alignment lift with a large four-wheel alignment wheelbase range. The lift has a 78- to 164-inch four-wheel alignment wheelbase range and 12,000-pound lifting capacity. It has a minimum bay size footprint of 12 by 23 feet and adjustable radius gauges that

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ILI introduces Lubegard engine oil protectant for turbocharged engines

International Lubricants, Inc. (ILI), makers of Lubegard automotive branded lubricants, announced the introduction of Lubegard Engine Oil Protectant for Turbocharged Engines (LSPI), available exclusively at AutoZone as of this February. According to the company, Lubegard reduces Low-Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) or low-speed engine knock in all turbocharged gasoline direct injection (TGDI) engines. The company notes that

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Sonnax introduces input housing forward sleeve kit for GM 4L series

Sonnax has introduced a new input housing forward sleeve kit (part no. 77733-52K), which the company says can increase input housing torque capacity and maintain OE forward piston apply area in GM 4L60, 4L60-E, 4L65-E and 4L70-E transmissions. Sonnax suggests using it combination with a Sonnax overrun sleeve to greatly increase the maximum strength of

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Schaeffler releases technical and service bulletins for LuK products

Schaeffler Group USA has released a series of technical and service bulletins for the LuK product line. The bulletins feature bleeding instructions, guided bleeding procedures and installation instructions for LuK slave cylinders, and DMF to solid flywheel conversions. In conjunction with its Repxpert service brand, Schaeffler provides technical tips and service information for the LuK

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Valve body and component suppliers: A comprehensive list

Looking for a comprehensive list of the industry’s valve body and valve body component suppliers for 2023? TD has you covered. Below, find a list of suppliers including contact information, addresses, etc. You can find the list here, or right-click the images below to enlarge.

Congress signals support for Right to Repair

The CAR Coalition shares that promising groundwork is being laid for congressional action on automotive right to repair in the coming year.

Are you ready to rock in 2023?

It can be tough to articulate exactly what defines a RockStar. Is it Mick Jagger’s swagger? Eddie Vedder joyously stagediving into a crowd? Eminem’s clever lyrical prowess or Beyonce’s ability to inspire viral TikTok dances? Elvis’ upturned lip? Is it Slash’s iconic top hat and leather jacket? Dave Grohl’s infectious anthems? Perhaps the essence of

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GFX adds new pump for vintage Powerglide models

GFX announced a new pump component for GM Powerglide models, covering several vintage model years: 1950 through 1973.

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TransTec updates 6F35 Gen 1 overhaul kits

TransTec announced that its Ford 6F35 Gen 1 overhaul kits have been updated to include a new Duraprene gasket and aluminum spacer (pictured above). This new gasket and spacer are used in place of the silicone sealant the OEM uses.

12 transmission jack safety tips

A transmission jack is a must to remove, install or move transmissions, transfer cases and transaxles in a shop. These jacks save backs and time, but they are powerful multitask lifting systems so they must be operated correctly, with safety being the first priority. Unlike a conventional hydraulic floor jack or bumper jack that raises

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