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New heavy-duty wrench features three fixed sockets
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Compact, Foldable Ken-Tool Multi-Lug Wrench

stow ad4d0Ken-Tool's new Stow & Go heavy-duty lug wrench (No. 35636) offers a fold-away design that allows the wrench to be compactly stowed when not in use. The moveable arms easily swing and lock into the 90-degree position, plus the arms can be slid within the locking hub to create greater leverage when removing and tightening a lug nut. The Stow & Go features three fixed (17mm, 19mm and 21mm) lug-nut sockets, plus a 1/2" square-drive adapter to use other sockets. It also doubles as a heavy-duty, high-torque wrench for removal of other bolts or nuts.

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Fuel-Saving Toyo Super Singles

toyo 8765aToyo Tire USA Corp. recently launched two fuel-efficient super singles, the Nanoenergy M675 long-haul drive tire and the Nanoenergy M175 long-haul trailer tire. Both feature new low-rolling resistance tread compounds. The M175 and M675 super singles feature proprietary Nano Balance Technology that minimizes fuel consumption while improving grip. The M675 drive tire has a six-groove design and 24/32" tread depth, while the seven-groove M175 free-rolling trailer tire has a tread depth of 13/32". These two tires also incorporate Toyo's e-balance technology that the company said reduces irregular wear and increases overall longevity.

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Ramsey's 25K, 50K Hercules Redesigned for Synthetic Use

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2copy f5775Ramsey Winch Co. recently launched its improved Hercules 25K and 50K winches. These Hercules models purposely were redesigned and tested for use with synthetic rope. (Specifically recommended by the company per owner's manual.)

Targeted for heavy wrecker and industrial applications that demand upwards of 50,000 lbs., Ramsey said the Hercules Winch's innovative design reduces overall weight, improves cable speed, and includes better rope management via roller tensioners. The units are designed for high boom angle, compression spring and dual drag brakes.

Capacity is 250' of 3/4" synthetic rope on the drum; the fabricated drum features higher tolerances and an additional drum flange increases freeboard.

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AMSOIL Adds Three Cleaners

pro1 be8dcAMSOIL recently added three new products with professional-strength cleaning capabilities. Mudslinger is a pretreatment specifically formulated to leave a non-stick surface that provides a protective layer of armor against the accumulation of mud, dirt and snow. Available in 12-oz. spray cans. Engine Degreaser is a professional-strength formula that removes the grease, dirt and grime from engine surfaces. Spray on and wash off with water. Available in 15-oz. spray cans. Glass Cleaner cuts through grease and grime quickly and effectively, is ammonia-free and safe on all glass including tinted windows. Available in 19-oz. spray cans.

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