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PowerClean Flush Tool Gates - Jeffrey Buckley, Owner/Technician at My Fathers Shop
This is a great tool to finish the proper repair of a cooling system. This pulses to break loose contamination in the cooling system. Easy to use - great for flushing out the heater core with included adapters. Use a bucket or large pan to capture waste fluid.
Maximus Matco Tools - Robert Rathbun II, Technician at Robert Rathbun II
This scanner is based off of Launch X431 software but uses a Windows platform. At the time I purchased mine, bluetooth connectivity was just starting to become mainstream. Compared to the earlier launch scanners its not half way bad. I like the fact there is a browser so I can leave it in the cradle at my toolbox and search for information on IATN or google while I am scanning the vehicle. The sensorbox option is great as it is a sensor emulator. Read more...
Verdict Snap-on - Lee Abel, Technician at Lee Abel
Picked this unit up to replace a stolen Solus Ultra. It came from Ebay and actually was 1 step higher in software. I have been using Snap On scanners since 06. So far I have had very few disappointments. I have been hoping Snap On would make one with an updated motherboard and newer Microsoft operating system. The unit for its size is useful and works just fine. It does need more memory but if your patient generally works fine. And the bluetoo Read more...
Maximus Matco Tools - Bob Haines, Owner/Technician at Bob's Garage
Maximus 1.0. Also, the worst I have ever purchased. It roughly imitates the Verus in size and looks. I was excited at first because it was Windows 7 and Verus was still XP. I thought it was going to be fast and easier to use. No way. The updates came for a year and didn't fix much. Read more...
MaxiSys Pro Autel - David Hemingway, Owner/Technician at 19th Street Auto Inc
This tool works great for my shop as we see a lot of European vehicles, which is what it works best on. We do a lot of programming/coding with this tool which is why it was purchased, that was the selling point for us. Updates are a little pricey but compared to other scanners it is competitive. I gave it 4 stars mainly because of the lack of customer service, other than that it is our go to scanner.
Maximus Matco Tools - John Lee, Consultant/Manager at Alldata
If i could give less stars, i would. The worst investment I ever made. It looks cool, and pricing is great for initial purchase and updates but that's where it stops. Slow, clunkie and worthless. Iv been using various scan tools over my 31yrs as a tech and this is by far on my list of bad scan tools. BUT in its defense, it does have some pretty cool ad-dons. I purchased the Scope leads, Bore scope and charging system leads, All work well. Again Read more...
MVDS - Multi-Vehicle Diagnostics Farsight - Steve Brotherton, Consultant/Technical Information Specialist at Continental Imports
iATN members who have been around a while will recognize my name as a strong proponent for factory OE tooling. Our shop Continental Imports is a European specialty shop and our main specialty is MB and BMW. Since NASTF opened up the independent world to access to factory tooling and software, we have had it. Our biggest problem through the years has been Jaguar and Land Rover. We had went with Autologic to handle those brands because aside fr Read more...
Model 10 Screw Extractor Set 35585 RIDGID - Larry Bloodworth, Consultant at Larry Bloodworth
I like this kit because it doesn't expand the bolt you're trying to remove like the tapered bolt extractors do. Moreover, this kit comes with everything needed to extract a bolt. A set of 5 properly sized drill bits for the 5 sized bolt extractors, plus drill bit guides. The kit also comes with a lifetime guarantee which in my experience, is unheard of. You can buy this complete kit online for about $91.

(iATN Note: At the time of review, this product was titled "Model 10 Screw Extractor Set 35585 by RIDGID - Ridge Tool Company").
Earthquake XT Impact Wrench EQ12XT Harbor Freight Tools - Andrew Gibson, Technician/Educator/Instructor at DJ Auto
I picked one of these up just to see if it would perform as claimed. After 6 months of use here are my findings: Pros: This impact produces an incredible amount of torque. It has very little recoil so it doesn't try to rip your arm off a the limits of what it can do. Read more...

(iATN Note: At the time of review, this product was titled "Earthquake XT Impact Wrench by Harbor Freight").
Verus Pro Snap-on - James Mason, Owner at All Car Shop
At first the Verus appeared to be an asset, since it contained wireless internet, wireless communication to the vehicle module, 4 channel lab scope, image capture and so many other features. But it soon became apparent the typical $300 cell phone offers the same capabilities, so that doesn't justify the expense itself? Then considering the outdated processor, 500k memory capability and ancient hard drive system? Long boot up times, constant glitc Read more...