NEW BRAKE PROGRAM
Mighty Distributing System of America recently announced an improved brake program.
The improved program provides a “better” and “best” solution for automotive facilities and their customers. Mighty’s System XL and TecSelect brake pads offer high quality, feature-rich friction to match stringent OE quality standards that customers have grown to expect.
Mighty’s System XL and TecSelect brake program features a 100-percent positive mold production process for consistent braking performance; brakes that are 100-percent scorched for improved initial bite and reduced break-in; chamfers that are geometrically engineered for maximum noise abatement; slots for improved heat dissipation; multi-layered shims to dampen noise; and abutment hardware to ensure proper brake pad support within the caliper.
For more information, call 770.209.4558 or visit: www.mightyautoparts.com
Lumax diaphragm pumps are industrial grade pumps that are made with components that reduce wear. The innovative design provides faster priming, better performance and longer life.
The LX-1360 pump is 12 VDC, has 300W of power and 16A motor amps. The flow rate is 11 gallons per minute (40 liters per minute). The pump’s viscosity is up to 4,600 SSU/1,000 cPs max. The maximum suction lift if 10 ft, and the maximum total head is 23 ft. Net weight is 9 lbs, and cord length is 6.4 ft. The inlet and outlet diameter is one-inch NPT thread.
The LX-1360 is ideal for DEF, antifreeze and other compatible fluids.
For more information, call 844.660.6876 or visit: www.lumax.com
WASH MEMBERSHIP APP
EverWash is a membership sales and subscription management platform designed to help the carwash industry increase wash volume and revenue through the sale and management of monthly wash plans. The free and easy-to-use EverWash app empowers participating washes to easily and seamlessly convert ordinary, occasional-use customers into more profitable, loyal members.
The app gives consumers the simple and personalized ability to securely learn about, purchase, use and manage their carwash membership anytime and from anywhere, right from their smartphone.
EverWash helps attract and keep more customers, increase revenue per customer and improve overall wash profitability. EverWash is rapidly growing its network of carwashes each month while helping to morph countless ordinary customers into more satisfied, loyal and profitable members.
For more information, call 855-492-7477 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLEAN AND DEGREASE
WD-40 Specialist Industrial-Strength Cleaner & Degreaser is low-odor and cleans so well that it outperforms other leading brand degreasers. The water-based formula is safe to use on multiple surfaces, including sensitive metals like copper, aluminum and chrome. Containing unique bio-solvent technology, the biodegradable, non-aerosol spray is also U.S. EPA Safer Choice Certified, which means it is safer for workers and the environment.
WD-40 Specialist Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser comes in a variety of sizes with custom packaging designed to make work faster and easier. The formats include a 24-ounce refillable trigger, 32-ounce non-refillable trigger, gallon container, five-gallon container with spigot and 55-gallon drum.
Other WD-40 Specialist degreaser products include the aerosol Industrial-Strength Degreaser, the only degreaser with a permanently-attached Smart Straw that Sprays2Ways and aerosol Machine & Engine Degreaser, formulated with deep, penetrating foam action for degreasing engines, equipment and larger machines.
For more information, visit: www.wd40specialist.com/products
NEW ALIGNMENT SYSTEM
The new John Bean V-Series of wheel alignment systems are designed to help shops reduce alignment times while, at the same time, increase accuracy. With six options to choose from, the John Bean V-Series has the right system to align with any shop environment. The system includes:
- V3400: The ultimate in mobility, precision and ease-of-use for the unbeatable accuracy that high-volume alignment shops require.
- V3300: Provides fast and precise alignments, and its innovative notification system gives the user beneficial data that helps prevent mistakes.
- V2400: One of the most advanced align-ment systems available — combines OEM features, precision accuracy and user-friendly features with a conventional imaging aligner design.
- V2300: Advanced technology in the smallest and lightweight XD target system ever offered by John Bean improves productivity for high-volume shops.
- V2200: An intuitive interface, easy-to-use software and customizable workflows for advanced alignment service without the need for specialized techs.
- V1200: Installation, measurement, maintenance and service made easy with a compact design that functions in shorter bay lengths with less space required in front of the lift.
- V3450: The portable, lightweight V3450 enables the user to run a quick check in under a minute inside the shop or on the service drive. Features AC400 wheel clamps that attach with a single fast-action adjustment knob and only make contact with the tire, eliminating the worry of damaging rims.
For more information, call 877.482.4866 or visit: www.johnbean.com
SHINING PRODUCT PARTNERSHIP
Turtle Wax and Scrub Daddy have recently combined their automotive and cleaning expertise to deliver an easy-to-use and effective solution — the Turtle Wax M.A.X. Power Hand Cleaning Sponges powered by Scrub Daddy.
The new M.A.X. Power Hand Cleaning Sponges were inspired by the customizable cleaning power of Turtle Wax M.A.X-Power Car Wash and uses Scrub Daddy’s FlexTexture technology. The ergonomic design helps clean every inch of the hand and finger nails, plus can be used for exterior and non-porous interior auto surfaces. Turtle Wax M.A.X. Power Hand Cleaning Sponges powered by Scrub Daddy are available in packs of three on Amazon and can be found at select retailers.
For more information, visit: www.turtlewax.com
GET MORE MUSCLE
Champion Brands LLC recently unveiled a new line of motor oils specifically formulated to maximize the demands of today’s high-performance street vehicles.
Champion Modern Muscle (CMM) Motor Oils are licensed by the American Petroleum Institute (API) with viscosity grades of 5W-30, 0W-40 and 5W-50. These motor oils will fit most types of modern vehicles, including high-performance turbocharged engines, supercharged gasoline engines and multi-valve fuel injected engines found in today’s street performance automobiles and trucks, plus OEM Crate Motors that recommend an API/SN licensed motor oil or that need to meet or exceed dexos 1:2010 and dexos 1:2015.
CMM Motor Oils utilize Champion’s Blue E.T. racing additive and Champion’s TVS performance additive. These proprietary technologies deliver unmatched film strength at high temperature, better piston ring seal for maximum compression and increased horsepower and torque in most engines.
These premium mixtures of synthetic base fluids and additives provide maximum durability and protection from wear and viscosity breakdown by including special lubricity modifiers and premium anti-wear additives.
For more information, call 660.890.6231 or visit: www.championbrands.com
AUTOMATIC LUBRICATION SYSTEM
Graco Inc. recently launched its Electric Grease Jockey automatic lubrication system. The Electric Grease Jockey system stands up to harsh conditions. The system’s new lubrication pump features integrated controls that provide system health and status, low-level alerts and motor burnout protection. The distribution meters were also overhauled, allowing the entire electric-powered system to reliably deliver NLGI No. 2 grease.
Made in the USA with global components, the road-tested pump features an integrated low-level sensor that automatically alerts the operator when lubricant is low. The compact design and single machine lubricant distribution system allow for consistent and efficient installations and service inspections.
For more information, visit: www.graco.com/greasejockey
BEL-RAY COMING BACK
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. recently announced the introduction of three new Bel-Ray product lines for PCMO, commercial and industrial lubricants. These new Bel-Ray products will replace some products that are currently sold under the Quantum brand.
Calumet Branded Products will launch the new Bel-Ray product lines during the latter part of the third quarter of 2017. It is anticipated that the full line of new Bel-Ray products will be available during the first quarter of 2018. Bel-Ray products will replace some of the products sold under the Quantum brand as part of the rolling change.
The new Bel-Ray products, suitable for key industrial and commercial applications will not only deliver the Bel-Ray promise of high-performance lubricants, but it will also deliver the proven track record for added value and superior total cost of ownership.