Tools & Equipment

T Mark Tools-Sockets and Wrenches for the finishing touch.

T Mark Tools, located at booth 51310, will be making its first appearance at this year’s 2017 SEMA Show. Mark Carli, the creator of T MARK® Tools, grew up around different car projects as well as his own restorations. After a lot of frustration and not finding anything on the market to fit a craftsman's needs, he started to work toward what is today T Mark Tools; a company providing finishing tools that will NOT scratch chrome nuts and bolts. Come by the Performance Pavilion, booth 51310, and see for yourself the state-of-the-art line of non-metal sockets and wrenches. As a first time exhibitor, T Mark Tools is excited to share its products and solve your problems.

Skull Krushers Offroad, Inc. Launches Full Sales and Distribution of its First Customizable Inner Fender Liners

(Baytown, Texas) July 18, 2017 – SKULL KRUSHERS OFFROAD, INC. announces that they have launched full-scale sales and distribution of their first custom inner fenders for Jeep offroad vehicles. The Company is now fulfilling orders throughout the United States, Canada, and Dubai. Skull Krushers has the ambition to become a premier one-stop shop for all Jeep customization needs, and the launch of their first inner fender is a huge step in their growth process.

“This is a big milestone for Skull Krushers. To see our passion project actually developing into a full-scale custom accessory brand has been a fun ride,” said Skull Krushers’ CEO Ben Port. “When we first started ‘tricking’ out our Jeeps, we knew that we could be heading down a deep rabbit hole, but we had no idea it would lead to this…”

Volkswagen Autoeuropa Taps Ultimaker for Customized Tool Production

By 3D Printing Gauges, Jigs and Fixtures On-Demand and On-Site, Manufacturing Facility Saves an Average of Eight Weeks in Production

AMSTERDAM - (June 21, 2017) – Ultimaker, the leading open source 3D printer manufacturer, announced today that Volkswagen Autoeuropa, specializing in engineering innovations and new car models, is using its solutions to quickly and cost effectively produce a variety of custom tools to aid in manufacturing. With a set of Ultimaker 3 and Ultimaker 2+ printers, engineers and line technicians no longer need to rely on external vendors, instead designing and printing gauges, jigs and fixtures on-demand, reducing tool development time by 95 percent and saving more than 90 percent in production costs.

OptiMATE Lithium 4s 9.5A / 5s 7.5A

The ultimate professional battery charger for 12.8V/16V Lithium batteries
OptiMate Lithium LFP Select is perfect for high performance 12.8V (4s) and 16V (5s) LiFePO4 / LFP batteries that demand fully automatic, fast and accurate temperature controlled charging. Perfect for 12.8V / 16V LiFePO4 / LFP batteries sized from 2.5 to 200 Ah. Power saving stand-by mode. Full electronic protection against errors.

Special features:
Battery SAVE mode with BMS reset : starts from 0.5V with continuous monitoring / testing of charge acceptance or bad / shorted cell condition. Unnecessary (and unsafe) charging of a bad battery is prevented.
safeTº :Automatic charge rate adjustment to ambient temperature sensed at the charger. Reduced charging below freezing, no charging if temperature is below -20ºC/-4ºF (can damage lithium batteries).
Ampmatic : Microprocessor adjusts current to ideal LiFePO4 charge curve to match battery size / condition, for fastest and most complete charge.

GEN-Y Hitch Continues to Revolutionize With Industry first, Frame Mounted Torsion Suspension Hitch

INDIANA- A brand new trail is being blazed by Northern Indiana's GEN-Y Hitch this week as they unveil their industry changing, frame mounted, bolt on torsion suspension hitch.
GEN-Y, who is known for having the toughest, most versatile drop hitches on the market, is upping the ante again with a hitch that not only deals with the up and down of towing, but the forward inertia as well.

"It's not even a game changer...it's a new game altogether," said GEN-Y National Sales Manager, Joel Helmuth. "The Torsion Suspension Hitch is taking the inertia out between truck and trailer by up to 90% which greatly decreases wear and tear on your vehicle and trailer, not to mention drastically improves your ride quality and decreases driver fatigue."

Quickest 3D Chassis Measuring system "AccuVision-3D" to be introduced at SEMA (Booth 15127)

The least complicated, accurate and fastest 3D Chassis measuring system "AccuVision-3D" will be introduced at SEMA Booth 15127.
There are no calibrations, no lasers, no targets, no magnets, no arms or extensions, no adaptors, no wi-fi, no wires, no levelling, no need for mounting on jigs, car can be on floor, on lift, on bench . Floor can be uneven, it does not matter even if car is on its side. Just place the camera on its heavy duty sturdy stand and with the hand held pointer, just point and measure.
Once all points you wish to measure are done, click on the print button and you will get a full 3D report.
No time wasted setting things up, work done in less than 10 minutes, upper body in less than 3 minutes. Quickest ROI on the market.
We guarantee accuracy of 3mm or less. Program can be adjusted to "0" tolerance if requested. (ex. for Ferrari)

Aftermarket Automotive Accessories Supplier Pilot Appoints Scott Webb as New CEO and President

Aftermarket Automotive Accessories Supplier Pilot Appoints Scott Webb as New CEO and President

City of Industry, CA, June 2, 2017 – Pilot, Inc., a leading supplier of aftermarket automotive accessories and mobile electronics, today announced that it has named Scott Webb as CEO and President.

Calvin Wang, previous CEO and President of Pilot, established the company in 1984. He grew the company with an insatiable drive for innovation and by leading his team as family. Wang will remain on board as an integral part of the company leading its sourcing efforts overseas as well as serving as Pilot’s Chairman of the Board.

“Scott has demonstrated leadership, loyalty, and passion both in how he manages our business and in how he cares for our people since he joined Pilot two and a half years ago.

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