Modern Tire Dealer

JUN 2019

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81 w w w . M o d e r n T i r e D e a l e r . c o m P r o d u c t s Toyo Open Country H/T II has a dual sidewall design The new Toyo Open Country H/T II highway all-season tire for pickup trucks and SUVs features a dual sidewall design and a new wear-resistant compound. Toyo Tire U.S.A. says added technology and design deliver improved wet braking performance and handling, longer tread life, and more consistent traction performance throughout the life of the tire versus the prior model. The Open Country H/T II's dual sidewall design allows owners to customize their truck or SUV with a classic or sporty look. This premium all-season tire comes with a tread wear warranty of up to 70,000 miles. TOYO TIRE U.S.A. CORP. www.toyotires.com Bosch updates ADS scan tool software Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has released software version 3.7 for the ADS 325 and ADS 625 diagnostic scan tools. Additions and improvements in ADS software version 3.7 include special tests across various manufacturers, ADAS dynamic camera calibra- tions on select Asian, domestic and European manufacturers, and pre- and post-scan coverage for a variety of 2019 models. BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS www.boschdiagnostics.com Drew Technologies adds European vehicles to RAP kit The second generation of the Remote Assist Program (RAP) kit from Drew Tech- nologies includes J2534 module programming for European vehicles. The company says the Euro Accessory Kit is available to RAP 2 customers who service BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles to provide a faster connection that is more stable and reliable while programming. The RAP2 kit comes with the same J2534 device found in the original RAP kit. New features include a Windows tablet PC, addi- tional hard drive, 4G modem and 90-amp battery maintainer. DREW TECHNOLOGIES INC. www.drewtech.com Continental introduces VDO seat cooling fans Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has released VDO seat cooling fans designed to restore original equipment performance to improve comfort for driver and front seat passengers. The company says VDO seat cooling fans, which formerly were an OE dealer-only part, are exact replacements for the original equipment and feature the same electrical connections and mounting points for ease of installation. Applications for VDO seat cooling fans are available for popular Ford models, including the Fusion, Mustang and Lincoln Continen- tal, from 2013-2017. CONTINENTAL COMMERCIAL VEHICLES & AFTERMARKET www.usa.vdo.com Amsoil expands 'Easy-Pack' package offerings Amsoil has made five more products available in its "Easy-Pack" package. They are: Signature Series Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid, Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid, Synthetic Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube, Severe Gear 75W-110 Synthetic Gear Lube and Severe Gear 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube. Amsoil now offers nine products in its easy-pack package, which allows for improved maneuverability and access to tough-to-reach fill holes while reducing mess and wasted product versus traditional quart containers. AMSOIL INC. www.amsoil.com Ford adds belts to Omnicraft brand Ford Motor has added a line of belts to its Omnicraft brand of replacement parts for non-Ford/Lincoln vehicles. There are 101 part numbers in the Omnicraft belt line. Ford says Omnicraft belts are precisely designed with application-specific toler- ances. The belts are made from synthetic rubber materials that help minimize cracking and breaking. The advanced technology in the synthetic materials also assists with resistance to grease, oil, dirt and high temperatures, which helps to deliver smooth operation, longer life and decreased noise, slipping, vibration and premature failure. FORD MOTOR CO. www.omnicraftautoparts.com

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