Tool Tests

  • AURO OtoSys IM100 Professional Key Programming Tool

    Scan tools are essential in an automotive workshop and as vehicle technology progresses so must scan tools. Now I’ve reviewed quite a few scan tools, but this is my first scan...

  • M7 ½” Air Impact Wrench NC-4650H

    In society we are moving more and more towards rechargeable battery powered devices and the automotive workshop is no different. Whilst battery powered tools have made their way into the workshop...

  • DAYCO HBTK001 Harmonic Balancer Kit

    Sometimes the simplest of jobs requires a specialist tool. For example, when it comes to harmonic balancer removal and installation every manufacturer has their own take on how to this should...

  • Drivetech Engine Oil Filling System UXT-10025

    Carrying out vehicle servicing and changing engine oil is the bread and butter of most Automotive workshops with thousands of litres of engine oil changed daily. Filling or topping up engine...

  • Autel Maxidiag MD808 Pro

    There are many uses for scan tools in the automotive workshop, from serious diagnosis to simple fault code checking, fault code erasing and service item resets. There are so many scan...

  • Steelman Wireless Chassisear

    Diagnosing and pinpointing squeaks and rattles in vehicles has always been a challenge for automotive technicians. Suspension systems have evolved with lightweight components and modified bushings to give the driver a...

  • Autodata Vehicle Technical Info

    As mentioned in previous tool tests, one of the best tools you can have in your toolbox is access to technical data. Cars are constantly becoming more complex and whether it’s...

  • Nitto Kohki-Kuken Impact Wrench

    The pneumatic impact wrench or rattle gun, as it is better known, is one of the staples in the automotive workshop and over time there has been a shift towards the...

  • ASV P-Free Tyres

    We have all been there, stuck on the side of the road in the rain changing a flat tyre or know someone who has. Over the years manufacturers have tried many...

  • ACS Pressure Sprayer

    Keeping things clean when working in an automotive workshop is just good workshop practice, but if you’re like me, you’ve gone through a heap of pressure sprayers that have succumbed to...

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