ACDelco12v Polisher – Headlight Restoration – ARS1207

ACDelco ARS1207R 12v Headlight Restoration Kit The ARS1207 has been around for some time, but ACDelco has plans to take the tool a step further and make it part of a headlight polishing kit. During our trip to SEMA/AAPEX, we got a first-hand look at their plans for this powerful little polishing tool, and we […]

ACDelco ARW1201 12v 3/8″ Ratchet Wrench – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

ACDelco ARW1201 12v 3/8″ Ratchet Wrench – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 The ACDelco booth sure was a hotspot for cool tools at the show, as it is every year. In addition to the ACDelco ARW1201 12v Ratchet Wrench, be sure to check out the other ACDelco tools we got a look at: ACDelco Torque Cube ACDelco Inspection […]

Blazer Wireless Towing Lights – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Blazer Wireless Towing Lights – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 One of life’s great hassles – aside from the actual towing of the vehicle itself – is running the wiring harness from the towing vehicle to the one being towed. At this year’s SEMA/AAPEX Show, we may have found some relief. Blazer Wireless Towing Lights (C6304) come in […]

ACDelco ARM602-3 Torque Cube – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

ACDelco ARM602-3 Torque Cube – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Good things come in small packages, as the saying goes. That’s what makes the Torque Cube so cool. Unlike a standard torque wrench, it can fit easily in your pocket. It’s available in 3/8″ (ARM602-3) or 1/2″ (ARM602-4) drive and has an audible alert when you’ve reached your […]

ACDelco ARZ605 Inspection Camera – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

ACDelco ARZ605 Inspection Camera – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Technology continues to amaze me, especially when it comes to cameras. A few short years ago (OK, it was like 2 decades ago now), my ex worked at a film production company owned by a very paranoid (and rich) man. He always felt someone was after him, so […]

Bosch CAG180 18v Cordless Grinder – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Bosch CAG180 18v Cordless Grinder – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Bosch’s cordless grinder looks like a pretty decent tool to add to your collection, if you’ve got the cash. Quality is never inexpensive, as you know. This tool was on display in the Bosch booth during the SEMA/AAPEX show in Vegas. Kurt Bontemps, Marketing Manager for Bosch,  […]

Exide Battery Technology – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Exide Battery Technology – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 We stopped at the Exide Battery booth at the urging of a very persistent PR agent. It’s true what they say – persistence pays off, because you’re about to see what we saw. And that was his job – to get us there. Kudos. What we learned was that, […]

Smart Hitch Camera System – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Smart Hitch Camera System – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Few things have frustrated me over the course of my life as much as hooking up a trailer. I doubt I’m alone in that sentiment. Sure, there are those who can do it blindfolded in under 10 seconds – and they’ll let you know how good they are […]

Schumacher Battery Extender – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Schumacher Battery Extender It should come as no surprise that along with every other technology in the world today, battery tech is changing as well. What does that mean to you and me? Simply put, we have to spend some money upgrading our set of tools designed to keep batteries charged and maintained. Go figure. […]

TERRACLEAN Mist In-Car Air Quality System 203160 – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

TERRACLEAN Mist In-Car Air Quality System 203160 It’s a mouthful to say the least, but this is a pretty cool tool. In a nutshell, it can do for your vehicle (or your clients’ vehicles, really) what HVAC duct cleaners do for sick houses. The Terraclean Mist System is an ultrasonic unit that disperses a mist […]