ClampTite Wire Clamp Making Tool | Preview

Wire Clamp Tool at SEMA Show It caught our eye at the SEMA Show as we walked the aisles, looking for the latest, greatest tools. Shawn Early gave us a demonstration and we were immediately hooked, or clamped, as it were. The ClampTite Tool is a clever little contraption that helps you create your own […]

Big Ass Fans | Preview

Big Ass Fans For Cows? It’s true, Big Ass Fans, formerly known as HVLS Fan Company (High Volume Low Speed), started off making fans for cows, according to Keith McKay. Keith gave us a quick tour of the now more appropriately-named company at the 2013 SEMA/AAPEX Show in Vegas. One thing’s for sure, they make […]

ACDelco AEI1203 Impact Wrench | Preview

ACDelco Corded Impact Wrench At SEMA, the ACDelco booth was buzzing, as usual. We got a first-hand look at their upcoming AEI1203, a monster of a corded impact wrench. It’s due out in the first quarter of 2014, but you’re getting a look at it first from Tool Skool. While we didn’t get to see […]

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 […]

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 […]