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iATN Auto Pro Reviews
Automotive Product & Service Guide

Auto Pro Reviews is an automotive service industry product & service guide curated by the members of iATN. It features their expert reviews of the products and services in use every day in repair shops around the world, along with un-biased biographical information about the companies, products and services that serve our industry.

Product Reviews

R.O. Writer Progressive Automotive Systems
I would have to mirror the comments stated by Danny from Canyon Automotive. We changed from NAPA TRACS and have had RO Writer for 12 years. We changed because TRACS was NAPA specific and RO Writer was supposed to handle any s    —Norm Spurgeon Read more...
Direct-Shop IDENTIFIX
The standard direct shop isn't very cool. You can't link it to your parts suppliers and so it's not a very good shop management program.I can't get Direct-Shop Elite in Ohio for some funky reason. Since I'v got it bundled wit    —Gregory V Martin
*****UPDATE***** THERE HAS BEEN MULTIPLE UPDATES SINCE THIS FIRST WRITTEN. I NEVER GOT A CHANCE TO GET INTO WHAT ALL WAS ADDED AND RECENTLY LEFT THAT SHOP, 07/09/18***** I haven't had as much time I wanted with this tool     —Matt Herold Read more...

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  • Install or replace SKF wheel hub assembly on Nissan Versa/ Sentra/Rogue/Juke by SKF

    Lean from an ASE technician how to properly install or replace the SKF wheel hub unit on select application of a Nissan Versa, Sentra, Rogue or Juke. The full list of vehicle applications is available on the automotive tech tip at end of video. More Information
  • Car Parts: Value vs. Premium Grade Wheel Hub Bearing Units by SKF

    Join Mark Phillips, with Counter Intelligence, for a discussion on quality differences of wheel hub bearings. Is the difference between premium and value grade hub bearing replacement cost worth it? For information about SKF hub bearing units visit: www.vsm.skf.com SKF hub bearing units are engineered to meet or exceed OE specs and are tested to OE specs per part number. More Information
  • Krown Corrosion Protection - Animation by SKF

    Get an in-depth look at how Krown can protect critical components on your rig. More Information
  • Truck U: Benefits and applications of SKF U-joint parts by SKF

    Watch the hosts of Truck U, Bruno and Matt, highlight the benefit of each of the U-joints offered in SKF's newly expanded U-joint parts line. Find the right universal joint for your car or truck from the part experts at SKF! More Information
  • SKF Scotseal Hybrid Installation by SKF

    This heavy duty tech tip video is a step-by-step review on the removal, inspection, and installation of the SKF Scotseal Hybrid. Starting with a visual review of the Scotseal Hybrid removal, Mike identifies which wheel end components require inspection for burs, etching, or wear. This includes the wheel bearing, hub, and spindle. More Information