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Eastwood Line Flaring Tool Review -EricTheCarGuy

Until the end of February 2014 the Flaring tool price will be $199.99 and the pliers will be $19.99, but only if you use the…

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Sunex 7793B 1/2 Ton Transmission Jack Review -EricTheCarGuy

Sunex 7793B $579.99 Link to tool: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/sunex-7793b-1000-lb-1-2-ton-telescopic-transmission-jack#oid=1002_1 When replacing the transmission on the 1998 Chrysler Town & Country, I needed a transmission jack to do…

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Powerbuilt 949006 1/2″ Socket Set & 649977 Ratchet Set Review -EricTheCarGuy

949009 1/2″ Socket Set: $299.99 http://www.carid.com/powerbuilt/1-2-dr-master-socket-accessory-set-69-pc-mpn-949006.html?gclid=CJue9cLhgMUCFQqOaQodiIwAyw Powerbuilt 649967 $66.73 http://www.carid.com/powerbuilt/pro-ratchet-with-contour-handle-set-3-pc-mpn-649967.html?gclid=CIHSnufhgMUCFQEEaQodTGkAAA Powerbuilt/Alltrade Tools: http://www.alltradetools.com Check out the ETCG Tools Page: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/tools#oid=1002_1 I’ll admit to not using…

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Branick 7600 Spring Compressor Review -EricTheCarGuy

Branick 7600 Strut Spring Compressor $744.99 Link to tool: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/branick-7600-strut-spring-compressor#oid=1002_1 Link to Branick: http://www.branick.com I got tired of messing with cheap spring compressors when doing…

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Sunex 2 Ton 5222 Engine Crane vs Harbor Freight 2 Ton Engine Crane -EricTheCarGuy

Link to Sunex 5222: http://www.sunextools.com/index.cfm?s=detail&subcat=116&item=349 Link to purchase crane: $469.99: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/sunex-tools-5222-2-ton-engine-crane-w-dual-pump-pistons#oid=1002_1 Harbor Freight Crane: $229.99: http://www.harborfreight.com/2-ton-capacity-foldable-shop-crane-69514.html I recently pulled the engine from my 1982 Ford…

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OTC Hub Grappler Demo and Review -EricTheCarGuy

Link about OTC Hub Grappler: https://www.otctools.com/products/otc-hub-grappler™ OTC Hub Grappler: $439.99: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/otc-6575-hub-grappler-puller#oid=1002_1 Many people suggested I try a Hub Grappler when I did the bearing on…

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Ironclad Glove Review -EricTheCarGuy

Use Promo Code “MOTOR15” at checkout for a 15% discount through September 30, 2015! EXO Motor Utility: $12.99 http://ironcladexo.com/motor-utility/ EXO Motor Pro: $14.99 http://ironcladexo.com/motor-pro/ EXO…

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Vampliers Tool Review -EricTheCarGuy

Vampliers $28.95: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/vampliers-screw-pliers-w-vertical-horizontal-serrations/#oid=1002_1 Vampliers website: https://www.vampiretools.com Let’s face it, this is a really nice set of pliers. Does it do more than a regular set…

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An Introduction To Beta Tools -EricTheCarGuy

The full line of Beta Tools can be found here: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/search.php?q=beta+#oid=1002_1 Nut Drivers: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/beta-tools-009430320-943-fl-s6-6-nut-spinners-943fl-in-box/#oid=1002_1 Torx T-handle set: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/beta-tools-009530060-953-tx-s8-8-t-handle-wrench-953tx-in-box/#oid=1002_1 Beta snap ring/cerclip Pliers: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/search.php?q=beta+tools+cerclip+Pliers#oid=1002_1 Beta T-handles…

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Sunex 8400 1 Ton Folding Engine Stand Review -EricTheCarGuy

Link to tool: http://sunextools.com/index.cfm?s=detail&subcat=117&item=350 Link for purchase $177.00: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/sunex-tools-8400-1-ton-engine-stand#oid=1002_1 Harbor Freight 1/2 ton stand $59.99: http://www.harborfreight.com/1000-lb-capacity-engine-stand-69886.html There really is no comparison between these 2 tools….

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ETCG’s New 80 Gallon Bendpak TS-5 Air Compressor & Air System -EricTheCarGuy

This compressor is BRAND New (2015). As soon as purchase information becomes available I’ll post it here. For now, here’s a link to the specs…

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Sunex 5720 20 Ton Press Review -EricTheCarGuy

Link to Tool: http://www.sunextools.com/index.cfm?s=detail&subcat=129&item=3297 Link to Purchase Tool $749.99: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/sunex-tools-5720-manual-shop-press-20-ton#oid=1002_1 Sunex Website: http://www.sunextools.com/index.cfm Other Sunex Press Stuff: http://www.sunextools.com/index.cfm?s=products&subcat=129 I got my Sunex 20 Ton press…

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ETCG’s Holiday Tool Picks 2015 -EricTheCarGuy

This is the first ever ETCG Holiday Tool Pick special. I’ve done a lot of tool reviews over the past couple of years and in…

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Merrick Auto Dolly Review -EricTheCarGuy

Link to Tool: $129.99: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/merrick-machine-co-m998002-12-x-16-auto-dolly-6000lb-capacity#oid=1002_1 Merrick Machine Tool: http://theautodolly.com When Merrick first reached out to me about possibly doing a review on their Auto Dolly’s,…

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Ranger R76RTF Tire Machine Review & Demo -EricTheCarGuy

Link to more info about the machine: http://www.bendpak.com/wheel-service/tire-changers/r76atr.aspx Link to BendPak/Ranger Website: http://www.bendpak.com I got my Ranger R76RTF tire machine almost a year ago now….

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The Electronics Special 2015 -EricTheCarGuy

In the past year I’ve been sent a ton of automotive electronic gadgets for review. I’ve had a hard time working them into the review…

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AutoGrip Pliers Tool Review -EricTheCarGuy

AutoGrip Pliers Website: http://www.autogrip.com 8″ AutoGrip Pliers: $19.99: http://www.autogrip.com/8-autogrip-curved-jaw-locking-pliers/ AutoGrip is running a special promotion through till the end of 2015! Use Promo code REDTIP119…

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Resetting TPMS Sensors Using the OTC TPR Tool -EricTheCarGuy

So while I was putting the winter tires on my wife’s van, I destroyed one of the TPMS sensors. Yea, it sucked, but at least…

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Astro Pneumatic Work Light Review -EricTheCarGuy

Astro Pneumatic 40SL (magnet light)$52.95: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/astro-pneumatic-40sl-rechargeable-cob-led-slim-work-light-410-lumens#oid=1002_1 Astro Pneumatic 12SL (Slim Red Light)$56.59: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/astro-pneumatic-12sl-slim-light-rechargeable-led-inspection-light#oid=1002_1 Astro Pneumatic 21LED Waterproof Flex Light $15.49: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/astro-pneumatic-21-led-waterproof-silicone-flex-light#oid=1002_1 Astro Pneumatic Website: http://www.astrotools.com…

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How To Flare Brake Lines on the Car!

Eastwood on the car flare tool: $39.99: http://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-on-car-flaring-tool-for-3-16-tubing.html I’ve been a fan of the vice mounted Eastwood brake flaring tool for some time. However, it…

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