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Induction Innovations has developed a NEW PDR attachment to complement its line of high performance induction heating tools. Unlike traditional PDR, the Invisible Heat® method is the cleanest and fastest way for fixing hail dents, door dings and other minor soft dents. There is no need to meticulously massage out from the backside of vehicle panels, especially in hard-to-reach areas, or areas difficult to get behind. Induction heating is the highest tech method for removing soft dents, the result is a clean dent repair in a fraction of the time compared to a conventional PDR tool.
The ergonomically designed INDUCTOR® PDR Baton is molded in high temp / impact resistant epoxy polymers for additional durability and versatility longevity. Tapered body and beveled edges on this attachment allows for balanced grip. The PDR Baton works in conjunction with either the INDUCTOR PRO-MAX or the INDUCTOR MAX power supplies
• 1 Year Warranty
Induction Innovations has re-engineered their flameless torch into the NEW MINI-DUCTOR® 2 GO! Designed to be completely portable – works with a standard 12-volt battery pack, even runs off a car battery! Leave the generator behind and can take the MINI-DUCTOR 2 GO anywhere you need it – out in the field, across the lot or even out in space!
The MINI-DUCTOR® 2 GO heats ferrous metals without the danger of an open flame using invisible heat and turns a ¾” nut red hot in seconds. HUGE variety of heating applications for operating safer than a torch! Easily release seized nuts/bolts from corrosion or thread lock compounds. Remove/release; steering/suspension components, fuel tank straps, inline connectors, zirk fittings, manifold bolts, truck bed bolts, seat belt bolts, u-bolts, tie rod sleeves/ends, soft hail dents, metal fabrication, soldering, and even heat treating. Easily remove heavy undercoating’s applied over hardware.
• 12v Battery Operated
The NEW Inductor® Pro-Max IQ™ has been engineered with greater intellect that enables programming capabilities, digital readout and enhanced with timed operation capabilities and precise power settings. The multi-function, easy-to-read digital display sets operation time; displays time remaining and act as a timer, and displays power output levels. The linear knob adjusts settings on the display, with push to select mode. These new digital features add greater power control to take advantage of induction heating for curing of bonding compounds and other materials.
STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® Powersports Audio is heating up with new additions to the PS-Series speaker lineup – the potent KICKER PS4 4-inch Coaxial System and the powerful KICKER PS69 6-by-9-inch Coaxial System. The weather-resistant coaxial speakers with removable grilles are specifically designed for motorcycles, UTVs, golf cars, ATVs, marine or outdoor systems, created to resist the harshest elements and handle whatever Mother Nature can dish out. The highest-grade materials and adhesives were used throughout the design process to create completely weather-proof speakers.
STILLWATER, USA – An emphasis on brand-new, specialized mobile audio and a one-of-a-kind ride built from the ground up are the focus for KICKER Performance Audio at the 2013 SEMA Show, Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas. Attendees can see KICKER’s offerings and meet with associates at booth number 11825 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall.
KICKER Vehicle-Specific Audio Upgrades for Chevy, Ford, GMC, Dodge and Jeep cars and trucks will be shown and demonstrated, as will new Marine and Power Sports speakers. Vehicle-Specific Upgrades take mobile audio into the 21st century, providing a solution for consumers who seek high-end sound created specifically for their vehicle. They consist of a powerful subwoofer and high-efficiency amplifiers mounted in definitive locations that give the listener audio satisfaction and a factory look.
INGLEWOOD, CA – (November 1, 2013) – Chemical Guys Mfg. Co., a worldwide leader in the detailing and car care industry, will be showcasing a few new products at the SEMA show 2013 in Las Vegas one of which is a Limited Edition Gold Paste Wax.
We are excited to reveal our Limited Edition Gold Paste Wax at the SEMA show,” commented Mike Scharnagl, VP of Marketing for Chemical Guys. “After spending extensive time finding the right formulation containing the highest quality ingredients we are proud to say that we have found it. This Limited Edition Gold Paste Wax truly defines the image of beauty for any color vehicle.”
Car-O-Liner® To Present “Equipping Yourself For Industry Certifications” At SEMA 2013 - Free Presentation On Collision Repair Main Stage Features OEM Guest Panelists
WIXOM, MI – November 1, 2013 -- Car-O-Liner®, a leading global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, will be presenting the benefits of participating in certified programs as part of the SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series.
The presentation, entitled “Equipping Yourself for Industry Certifications”, will be held on the Collision Repair and Refinish Stage, in the North Hall, Booth #10879 of the Las Vegas Convention Center, on Friday, November 8th at 10:00am. This is a free presentation for all show attendees.
OEM’s have developed Certified Collision Repair networks that provide tangible benefits to the vehicle owner, the collision repair facility, and the car manufacturer. Each certified program has specific program requirements and application criteria. The presentation will explain how and why your shop should get involved.
STILLWATER, USA – The KICKER® PXiBT50.2 Amplified Controller with Bluetooth® was recently tabbed by Powersports Business magazine as a 2013 “Nifty 50” award winner. This award, chosen for the 14th consecutive year, groups together the 50 best products and services available in 2013. The winners were selected by a panel of editors from PSB and its sister powersports publications, and were featured this year in earlier editions of PSB and at the Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, Ind.
Car-O-Liner® To Showcase Solutions for the Repair of New Metals At SEMA 2013 - Presentations & New Products Address The Evolving Repair Needs of the Industry
WIXOM, MI – November 1, 2013 -- Car-O-Liner®, a leading global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, will have a dedicated area of their booth at the SEMA 2013 Show to showcase equipment used to repair new metals in the collision repair industry.
The Car-O-Liner booth is located in the North Hall, Booth #10639, of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Live, interactive demonstrations of solutions for the repair of new metals will include our new PNP90 Rivet Tool, the latest MIG welder CMI3000II, as well as a complete repair bay display.
Gale Banks and Mike Ryan discuss the build and running of Ryan’s Banks Super-Turbo Pikes Peak Freightliner at SEMA 2013 Press Conference
Azusa, California (November 1, 2013)—Gale Banks and Mike Ryan will team up once again at the 2013 SEMA Show to discuss the incredible build and the recent Pikes Peak “Race To The Clouds “ of the Super-Turbo Class 8 Freightliner. This press conference will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 3:30 p.m., at booth #61199, located in the Plaza in front of the Central Hall, near the Car Crazy stage. This a prime location for the race truck, which will surely attract large crowds during the Show.
The Banks Super-Turbo Pikes Peak Freightliner Cascadia 2400 plus horsepower racing machine of Mike Ryan, fresh off competition at the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, is truly like no other Class 8 semi on the road. It competes in hill climb and drift competitions and currently holds records in both the Pikes Peak “Race To The Clouds” and the Mount Washington “Climb To The Clouds” events.