Modern Tire Dealer

JUN 2018

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M T D J u n e 2 0 1 8 78 P r o d u c t s Pirelli releases Scorpion All Terrain Plus The new Scorpion All Terrain Plus tire from Pirelli Tire North America for pickup trucks and sport utility ve- hicles (SUVs) is available in 16- to 20-inch sizes. The tire has a three-peak mountain snowflake symbol and a 50,000-mile tread wear warranty for all sizes. The company says the aggressive tread pattern and upper sidewall design deliver a great look and bal- anced performance on and off road. The new tread compound also provides high resistance to cutting and chipping as well as excellent snow traction. PIRELLI TIRE NORTH AMERICA INC. New VDO TPMS sensor fits Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Continental Commercial Vehicles & After- market has expanded its OE-replacement TPMS sensor program with a new VDO rubber snap-in TPMS sensor specifically designed for late model applications on Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles, including the Jeep Grand Cherokee. New part number SE57777 is OE validated and identical to the dealer. The sen- sor follows the OE vehicle relearn procedures, is compatible with all major TPMS scan tools and ready to install right out of the box. CONTINENTAL VDO Clore offers new flood light Clore Automotive has added the 1500 Lumen COB (chips on board) LED (light emitting diode) flood light, model no. LNC2251, to its Light-N-Carry brand. Clore says the LNC2251 is ideal for Area/Flood/Site (A/F/S) light illumination. The LNC2251 combines advanced COB technology, high lumen output, a removable battery, dust/ water resistant housing and a micro-USB charging system. The LNC2251 has three intensity settings and comes with two removable batteries (each battery enables four hours of run time on the high output setting). CLORE AUTOMOTIVE INC. Chicago Pneumatic adds cordless angle grinders The new CP8345 and CP835 cordless angle grinders from Chicago Pneumatic Tool are designed to combine efficient performance with a highly ergonomic design. The new 4.5-inch (115 mm) and 5-inch (125 mm) models provide up to 8,500 rpm (750W/1 hp) of grinding power. The highly compact grinders feature a thin main grip and tight housing for enhanced handling and ease of operation. A 20 degree side handle enables a greater degree of preci- sion during cutting and grinding. CHICAGO PNEUMATIC TOOL CO. Hunter releases QuickGrip adaptors Hunter Engineering's new WinAlign HD QuickGrip adaptors are designed to speed alignment service and prevent rim damage. Hunter says commer- cial shops using WinAlign HD and HD QuickGrip adaptors can easily measure all three axles of a heavy-duty vehicle simultaneously. The new adapters feature no metal-to-metal contact, which avoids rim damage. Hunter says the new WinAlign HD QuickGrip adaptors speed alignment checks, helping shops to sell more alignment service. HUNTER ENGINEERING CO. S.U.R.&R. has new oil surface cleaner The new Oil Baron product line from S.U.R.&R., a division of Husky Corp., is designed to eliminate hydrocarbon spills and stains, making them nonflammable and nonhazardous in minutes. The company says the active ingredients in Oil Baron are naturally occurring microbes which convert hydrocarbons like oil, grease, brake fluid, transmission fluid and grease into water and carbon dioxide. The liquid form can be applied to horizontal surfaces using mops, automated floor scrubbers and pressure-washers. The aerosol foam spray is ideal for cleaning tools, engine compartments and vertical surfaces. S.U.R.&R.

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