Snap-on Essentials for the Shop - Engine Builder Magazine

Snap-on Essentials for the Shop

Tools matter when it comes to getting the job done right, and Snap-on continues to be at the forefront of innovation, developing new solutions to ensure engine builders are ready for even the most challenging task.

Tools matter when it comes to getting the job done right, and Snap-on continues to be at the forefront of innovation, developing new solutions to ensure engine builders are ready for even the most challenging task. Whether the job is a simple oil change or a complicated electrical issue, Snap-on has the essential tools hard-working engine builders can rely on.

To kick start the summer, here are a few new Snap-on tools that will benefit techs and shops:

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      1)    Snap-on OFS2432 Oil Filter Housing Flip Socket

The dual size flip socket is designed for versatility in removing and installing filter caps on various U.S. and import 2001 to 2014 vehicles including Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Audi, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen.

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      2)    Snap-on PLP300 3-Piece Precision Plier Set

The PLP300 plier set is designed to minimize hand fatigue with an internal torsion spring that returns the pliers to the opening position. The oval head diagonal cutting pliers (P87150), serrated jaws snipe nose (P91045) and needle nose pliers (P92055) in the set have minimal friction and maximum jaw alignment. These pliers are made of ball-bearing grade steel and built to withstand greater impact than competitive models.

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      3)    Snap-on SO86_Series Gasket Knives

A Trac-Tec grip in the handle of the SO86_Series gasket knives makes them a sure fit for wet working conditions. The black DLC coated N690 steel blade measures 2 5/8-inches and is available for right- or left-handed carry with Speedsafe smooth, one-handed opening. The knives come in red, blue, bronze or black and have a lanyard hole at the end of the handle. When closed, the SO86 measures four inches to store easily in a pocket.

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     4)    Snap-on WINS100R, WINS100O and WINS100G Wire Insertion Tool Set

This five-piece set makes working with wires easier for techs. The radius handle end allows wire sheathing to be pulled smoothly without damage. This wire insertion tool set is a must-have for work on RVs, trailers, aviation and marine equipment, remote starters and alarm systems.

For more information: www.snapon.com

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