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Security Filter Products Co. Inc.
Colonial Heights, Virginia
What's New/Best Seller Products include oil filters, air filters, cabin air filters, transmission kits, wiper blades, lighting products, chemicals, PCV valves, breathers, serpentine belts, fuel filters, and a full line of tools and shop supplies.
Advantages/Features Security brand Filters
are manufactured by the Honeywell Product Consumers Group, makers of
FRAM(r), and meet or exceed all original equipment specifications. Call
for your free information package. Customized suggested opening orders
for new stores are available on request.
Contact Security Filter Products Company,
Inc., P.O. Box 250, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. (804) 526-0464. Toll
free: (800) 937-3443. Fax: (804) 526-0465. Toll free fax: (800) 365-4914.
Web site: www.Securityfilters.com.
Castrol North America
Wayne, New Jersey
Castrol North America is focused on the independent fast lube's need for premium products packaged with the quality service, convenience and knowledge operators need to run a successful full-service quick lube facility. What's New/Best Seller o SYNTEC(tm)Bulk Marketing Program.
Advantages/Features Designed to increase
the average per car revenue, Castrol developed a comprehensive program
that helps lube operators to sell Castrol(r) SYNTEC(tm), which is a
full synthetic motor oil and Castrol SYNTEC Blend, a part synthetic
motor oil. SYNTEC Bulk Marketing Program delivers improved consumer
offers, promotions, training and exclusive equipment that allows fast
lube operators the realization of price efficiencies from bulk oil.
Castrol offers generous promotional allowances and customer rebates
to attain and attract new synthetic users through advertising and they
provide high dollar rebate offers for customers who buy Castrol synthetics.
Contact Castrol North America, 1500 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470. Toll free: 888.CASTROL. Web site: www.castrolusa.com.
LUBEGARD by International Lubricants Inc.
What's New/Best Seller The LUBEGARD(r) PLATINUM Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) Protectant.
Advantages/Features LUBEGARD PLATINUM saves
time, space and money by eliminating the confusion of all ATF applications.
It may be used with any required ATF (except Ford(r) Type F ATF) and
in all CVT's that require Dexron(r) ATF. It also enhances the performance
of Dexron/ Mercon(r) ATF to that of a Mercon V ATF or a Highly Friction
Modified ATF (such as Honda Genuine, Toyota Type T/TII/TIV, Mopar ATF
+3 and ATF +4, etc.).
Customer/Operator Support Outstanding operator approval for superior performance and reliability.
Contact LUBEGARD by International Lubricants Inc., 7930 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98108. Toll free: (800) 333-5823. Web site: www.lubegard.com.
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
What's New/Best Seller The DYNA D3G Wiper Blade is a premium OEM product. Available in exclusive Value Pak packaging, it can be purchased only in professional installer locations. The AutoTeX Wiper Blade is an aftermarket blade with a universal adapter for fast and easy installation. It is individually packaged and designed for retail display.
Advantages/Features The DYNA features an exclusive aerodynamic metal frame for superior performance at high speeds, articulated joints for stability, dual stainless steel spline for better load distribution that maintains DYNA's reliable 100% molded rubber formula, and uniform wiping performance with more pressure points. The AutoTeX features steel constructed major frame components, aerodynamic frame to prevent wind life, and plastic bushings for quiet operation.
Contact Wipers Express (Paula Lombard), 216 Little Falls Rd., Ste. 7, PO Box 1129, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009. (973) 857-7870. Toll free: (800) 528-3048. Fax: (973) 857-7749. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.windshieldwipers.com.
East Haddam, Connecticut
What's New/Best Seller The BayNets Safety System is designed exclusively for quick lube operators.
Advantages/Features This lightweight yet ruggedly durable steel cable and netting system was originally designed by a quick lube operator for a quick lube application. It is easily installed, but most importantly, it is simple to use. The BayNets Safety System delivers over three tons of defensive strength, yet because of its open weave design, sight, sound, and air flow to lower bay is not compromised. The same design serves to constantly reinforce the reality that a hazard exists so that employees and customers maintain an awareness of the open bay.
Price Less than $500 per bay.
Gold Eagle Co.
What's New/Best Seller AlumAseal radiator sealers.
Advantages/Features Gold Eagle Company has created new packaging for its AlumAseal brand of radiator sealers that's sure to be a hit with consumers and retailers. The special clip strip pack for this powder product improves retail visibility and encourages consumer impulse purchases. Each clip strip holds six blister-carded 20-gram tubes of AlumAseal powder, and each shipping case contains two strips (12 tubes).
Contact Gold Eagle Co., 4400 S. Kildare, Chicago, IL 60632. (773) 376-4400. Toll Free: (800) 621-1251. Fax: (773) 376-3245. Web site: www.goldeagle.com.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
What's New/Best Seller Cyclo Max44(tm) Total Fuel System Cleaner.
Advantages/Features Cyclo Max44 Total Fuel System Cleaner is a powerful fuel treatment that restores lost power, reduces emissions and saves gas. It is formulated to help solve fuel system problems caused by excessive deposits, which are common in today's engines. It cleans the entire system including injectors, intake valves, combustion chambers and piston tops. It is so powerful that it is an excellent chemical "tool" that can be used by professional mechanics before tune-ups.
Delivery/Installation Distributors may call Cyclo Industries directly for prompt shipment of orders.
Price Competitively priced. Varies
by equipment package.
Santa Ana, California
MotorVac Technologies is a leading supplier of professional fluid system service and diagnostic equipment. MotorVac designs, develops, assembles and markets unique technological solutions for the service and repair of automotive and truck systems.
Advantages/Features This larger and more efficient dealer network will provide shop owners the opportunity to purchase MotorVac equipment at more competitive prices. Independent studies have shown that use of the CarbonClean system will reduce fuel consumption, improve driving performance and control emissions. Also, the company's proprietary detergents are non-carcinogenic and environmentally friendly. Overall, MotorVac products provide many value-added features that can also enhance a shop's revenue and profit potential, while increasing customer satisfaction. Delivery o MotorVac's products are distributed to service shops, fleets and government agencies in more than 70 countries worldwide.
Snap-on Tools Company
Advantages/Features Sun Coolant Exchange helps automotive technicians test cooling systems for leaks and remove and replace all types of coolants with ease. The unit removes up to 95 percent of coolants such as Glycol, Dexcool and environmental coolants. The unit's vacuum fill process removes air pockets, which can potentially damage cooling systems. Sun Coolant Exchange also provides a continuous flush feature that thoroughly cleans dirty systems. With an optional accessory, the system is able to recycle used coolants. The unit also conducts radiator or surge cap pressure tests that display the actual relief pressure in pounds per square inch (PSI).
Delivery Products are sold through its franchisee
dealer van, distributor channels and company direct sales, including
QMI - JAX
QMI is a leading manufacturer of PTFE products for professional use. QMI has developed a new line for profit-minded lube owners.
What's New/Best Seller Full Throttle Fuel
System Cleaners and Oil System Cleaners.
Advantages/Features The Full Throttle line
are commercial strength products for professional install centers only.
QMI manufactures products safe for engines found in today's cars and
trucks. They are also produced for safe handling by the lube tech.
Contact Bob Nifong, QMI - JAX, Lube Center
Division, 2759 Powers Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32207-8005. (904) 737-5222.
Toll free: (800) 345-1227. Fax: (904) 737-2041. E-mail: email@example.com.
Web site: www.qminet.com.
Santa Paula, California
What's New/Best Seller The SP7.
Advantages/Features The SP7 is one of the three new space-saving Service-Pro lift models now available from Bend-Pak/Ranger. The SP7 is a drive-over style 7,000-pound capacity lift with a frame size less than 7 feet square. It maximizes profits by turning precious space into efficient work areas. The lift features a low-profile design, 70 inches lifting height, pneumatic safety locks and a user-friendly power console.
Delivery/Installation It requires no special foundation and installation is simple.
Superior is America's leader in vehicle dryer technology. Superior has manufactured a full line of car wash equipment since 1972, including automatic tunnel equipment, self-service systems and touch-free vehicle dryers.
What's New/Best Seller The Heartland Machine Solutions(tm) line.
Advantages/Features Created especially for fast lube operators, the Heartland Machine Solutions line includes the 007 Oil System Cleaning Center, along with two different flush and filter kits. Heartland offers the strongest "no questions asked" guarantee in the business. If one of your customers is not satisfied for any reason with any Heartland product, it will refund the full retail price.
Contact Cricket Killingsworth, National Sales Director, The Heartland, PO Box 1520, Wheaton, IL 60189. Toll free: (800) 378-7891. Fax: (630) 221-8613. Web site: www.theheartland.com.
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