Modern Tire Dealer

DEC 2018

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M T D D e c e m b e r 2 0 1 8 94 P r o d u c t s Falken designs WildPeak H/T02 for all-season durability Falken Tire says the WildPeak H/T02 has a silica- enriched compound designed to provide superb wet performance and superior wear life. An optimized tread pattern with three variable pitches positions the tread blocks to provide an exceptionally quiet ride. Thanks to a rugged upper sidewall, the H/T02 is built to meet and exceed the demands of today's pickup truck drivers, from construction site activities to towing and hauling duties. Falken Tire says the WildPeak H/T02 delivers durability and performance all year long. FALKEN TIRE CORP. Myers Tire Supply introduces VT46 TPMS tool The new VT46 TPMS tool from Myers Tire Supply reads, diagnoses and activates 100% of original equipment (OE) and aftermarket tire pressure monitoring system sensors. Myers Industries says the new tool for TPMS sensor activation, program- ming and ECU reset is versatile, upgradable and provides complete tire management. Users can reset a TPMS system in less than two minutes with the optional OBD II module. The tool supports many programmable TPMS sensors and is frequently updated with new features and vehicle and sensor coverage. MYERS TIRE SUPPLY Cardone expands front and rear drive axle line Cardone Industries is expanding its drive axle assembly product line for light to medium trucks and passenger cars. The drive axle assemblies come ready to install and cut installation time down to about an hour and a half. In addition, Cardone is offering free delivery on core exchanges. Cardone will send the new axle assemble in a reusable crate that the technician can refill with their core part and ship back to the company. Cardone pays for the shipping and takes the value of the core off the total cost. CARDONE INDUSTRIES INC. Amsoil offers flexible gear oil packaging New Amsoil Severe Gear Easy-Packs are designed to allow quicker and easier changing of gear oil for hard-to-reach gear lube installations. Amsoil says the innova- tive flexible packaging allows for improved maneuverability and access to fill holes, even in confined spaces. This results in less mess and less wasted product than commonly seen when using traditional quart containers. Easy Packs are available with Amsoil Severe Gear 75W-90 and 75W-140 100% Synthetic Gear Lube. AMSOIL INC. K Tool adds brake fluid tester K Tool International (KTI) says its new Brake Fluid Tester (part no. KTI70120) takes one second to test the fluid and automatically shuts off after two seconds. In addition to collaborating with DOT 4 and Dot 5.1, the tool tests ACDelco, Pennzoil, Prestone, Motorcraft and Toyota DOT 3 brake fluids. The company says analysis only takes one second to complete and setting changes can be made effortlessly with a push of a button. K TOOL INTERNATIONAL Nokian expands all- weather line to SUVs Nokian Tyres has released the WR G4 SUV for sport utility vehicles and crossover models. Earlier this year, the company introduced the Nokian WR G4 for passenger cars. With the new SUV offering, the Nokian WR G4 all-weather product range covers 78 sizes from 14 to 20 inches with speed ratings from H up to V. The full size selection will be available to consumers in early 2019. The company says the new Nokian WR G4 SUV combines high-performance all-season handling and reliable winter grip with reinforced, puncture-resistant sidewalls NOKIAN TYRES PLC

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