Beck/Arnley Worldparts Corp. has added the full line of Repco brand brake pads to its line of import vehicle brake parts. The Repco line includes Metal Master semi-metallic pads especially for high-temperature, front-wheel-drive applications, and Deluxe non-metallic, organic pads.
The company said Repco pads meet or exceed original equipment specifications of high performance Japanese and European vehicles.
Contact: Beck/Arnley Worldparts Corp., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 110910, Nashville, Tenn. 37222-0910; (615) 834-8080.
EZ Shim from Specialty Products Co. is a dual-angle, full-contact system that uses three shims to cover all shimable front-wheel-drive cars.
The two-piece design allows 625 combinations with one shim and can change toe and/or camber between -1.5 to +1.5 degrees with 0.03 degree toe and 0.1 degree camber accuracy, the firm said.
Contact: Specialty Products Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 923, Longmont, Colo. 80502; (800) 525-6505 or (303) 772-2102.
Danaher Tool Group has redesigned its lifetime-warranted NAPA Hand Tools ratchets to include its Torque-Wrap' and Quick-Flip' technology.
Torque-Wrap spreads the stress of removing and installing fasteners over more of the ratchet head, the company said, providing greater strength.
Quick-Flip lets users reverse the ratcheting motion with an easy thumb switch, which is recessed to eliminate accidental reversals.
The ratchets come in 1/4-, 3/8-and 1/2-inch drive sizes.
Contact: Dahaher Tool Group, Dept. TB, P.O. Box 3767, Lancaster, Pa. 17604; (717) 898-6573.
Kaeser Compressors Inc. has introduced its KB Series of baseplate-mounted, rotary-screw compressors, featuring an energy-saving airend previously available only on the firm's fully enclosed compressors.
The KB series is available in 25- and 30-hp models with a standard pressure of 125 psi or optional pressures of 110, 145 or 190 psi.
Contact: Kaeser Compressors Inc., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 946, Fredericksburg, Va. 22404; (703) 898-5500. Fax: (703) 898-5520.
The Model CA200 compact balancer from Chrisaron Inc. gives users repeatability, long-term sensing stability and accuracies to 0.01 ounce with its Phase Locked Servo System', the company said.
According to Chrisaron, its Sealed Optical Vector Positioning System' helps insure measurement accuracy for the instrument, which sits in a cast-iron platform.
Contact: Chrisaron Inc., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 872, Lake Forest, Ill. 60045; (708) 234-7205.
The Service Adviser package from ALLDATA Corp. uses a compact disk storing an original equipment parts and labor guide to create estimates for customers.
The program can be used in conjunction with the company's Diagnostic and Repair Database.
The program also uses maintenance schedules to help shops sell additional services, the firm said.
Contact: ALLDATA Corp., Dept. TB, 9412 Big Horn Blvd., Elk Grove, Calif. 95758; (800) 829-8727 or (916) 684-5200.
Signal Software Corp. has debuted its entry-level RightTrack software with point-of-sale, inventory management and accounts receivable programs for tire dealers.
The software, designed to operate on most hardware platforms, also tracks customer histories and account balances, and can accommodate mixed payments and calculate sales tax. It also offers price quotes and provides automatic profit calculations.
The package is offered with free 30-day access to a customer support hot line and a 30-day, full-refund guarantee.
Contact: Signal Software Corp., Dept. TB, 294 W. Steuben St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205-2500; (800) 847-3887 or (412) 937-0119.