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Alto introduces overdrive sun gear snap ring for Chrysler transmissions

Alto has introduced a new overdrive sun gear snap ring for Chrysler transmissions. Models covered include A500 (40/42RH, 42/44RE) model years 1989 and on; A518 (46RE/RH) model years 1990-2002; and A618 (47RE/RH, 48RE), model years 1994 and on.

Autel introduces alignment and ADAS lifts

Autel has introduced new Bay Max 12K and Bay Max 14K lifts, which are flush-mounted hydraulic scissor lifts with twin 6K and 7K Jacking Beams, respectively, and a Floor Lift Table. The new lifts mark Autel’s entrance into the lift market. The company says they can allow technicians to perform re-scan, visual inspection, and mechanical

BendPak introduces new double-wide parking lifts

BendPak has introduced two new double-wide parking lifts: PL-12000DP and PL-12000DPS. BendPak says these lifts will allow shops to securely store four vehicles in two parking spots. BendPak notes that each PL-12000DP and PL-12000DPS platform operates independently, so one can be lowered while the other side remains still. As a result, it’s only necessary to

Alto adds new filter for Toyota CVTs

Alto has introduced a new filter for Toyota K111 and K112 continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), model years 2012 and on. The Alto part no. is 186942B.

TransTec adds new overhaul kit for Honda CVTs

Freudenberg-NOK has launched a new TransTec Honda CVT overhaul kit.  The kit number is 49477913 and it covers the following applications: The company says this overhaul kit includes everything needed for a complete mechanical repair, including all o-rings, metal clad seals, bushings and gaskets.

Vehicle average age hits record high

The average age of cars and light trucks in the U.S. has risen again this year to a new record of 12.5 years, according to the latest analysis from S&P Global Mobility. The growth is in line with the firm’s prediction from last year that constrained new vehicle sales would continue to impact and put

ATI introduces pressure regulator valve for Powerglide valve B

ATI Performance Products has introduced a new OEM-style pressure regulator valve for Powerglide valve bodies. According to the company, this OEM-style replacement and will work with OEM mating parts with no modifications. The part no. is 203181 and the valve was made in America.

BendPak invests in new global headquarters

BendPak has purchased a new global headquarters in Agoura Hills, Calif. The 22,256-square-foot administrative building, built in 2012 for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, is situated on 12 acres in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, just west of Los Angeles. BendPak expects to move from its current Santa Paula, Calif., offices by the end of

Transtar launches new AC ad campaign with Vanilla Ice

Transtar has launched a new ad campaign that features musician Vanilla Ice, the “Ice Ice Baby” hitmaker, promoting its vehicle air conditioning (AC) product line. The Transtar AC product line is the organization’s first entry into non-transmission or driveline parts. “The company has grown and evolved in the past year and is more than just

AAPEX announces Joe’s Garage training schedule

AAPEX has announced the schedule for its technical and business-management training courses in Joe’s Garage, an entire floor of The Venetian Expo dedicated to meeting the needs of today’s service and repair professionals. AAPEX will take place Tuesday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov. 2, in Las Vegas.  Technical training topics include advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) calibration;

Alto introduces new front pump cover for Chrysler RFE models

Alto has introduced a front pump cover for inner and outer o-rings for various Chrysler RFE models. The models covered include:

American Powertrain offers Tremec TR-4050 kit for Chevy/GMC trucks

American Powertrain now offers a Tremec 4×2 TR-4050 five-speed Pro-Fit HD manual transmission kit designed for 1988-98 Chevy/GMC OBS light- and medium-duty trucks. The Chevy/GMC OBS 4×2 kit includes a short throw White Lightning Shifter designed for the TR-4050, a crossmember adapter bracket that works with the original factory crossmember, bell housing, hydraulic bearing, pilot