The new Rein Automotive Oil Pan Kit (P/N ESK0172) comes complete with oil pan, gasket, drain plug, and aluminum torque-to-yield bolts, along with the torque specs.
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New Rein Oil Pan Kit Simplifies Service

The new Rein Automotive Oil Pan Kit (P/N ESK0172) from CRP Automotive is designed to simplify service on a wide range of European vehicles by allowing technicians to place one order and receive all of the necessary parts for a complete oil pan replacement.

Sullivan Tire's multi-year agreement with the Bruins includes a partnership with defenseman Torey Krug. (Photo: Brian Babineau NHLI via Getty Images).
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Sullivan Tire Contest Rewards Bruins Fans

Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. is offering Boston Bruins fans a chance to win two tickets to the final preseason game of 2019 and the opportunity to meet defenseman Torey Krug after the game.

Gustavo (Gus) Lima, CEO; Linda Bassitt, president; and Marco Zigni, vice president of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo, had the honor of cutting the opening ribbon to start the show. 
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Latin Tyre Expo Turns 10: New, Retreaded Tire Markets Were Examined

The Latin Tyre Expo celebrated its 10th anniversary in late June at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City, Panama. The Expo has become the leading event for suppliers and manufacturers to connect with leading tire distributors and dealers from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean regions (LATAM).

Simon Tire was started by Harry Simon (seated above) in 1914.
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100 (or More!) Years Selling Tires

Is it possible to stay in the tire business for 100 years? Nearly two dozen independent tire dealerships have overcome the challenges of change to grow for a century or more.

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Meineke Expands in North Carolina

Meineke Car Care Centers LLC has opened a location in Holly Springs, N.C. It is the first Meineke outlet for new franchisee Darrick Finan.

The average shop in North America has a labor or “door” rate of about $100/hour. Simple financials dictate technicians earn 30% of door rate by productivity. Special thanks: Tyler Utley, Conrad’s Tire
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It’s Time to Raise Your Labor Rates!

Politics. Religion. Alldata vs. Mitchell 1. Flat rate versus any other pay plan. Yes, I’m going there. I want to address pay plans, but not in a way you’re probably expecting.

Figure 1: Identifying the TPMS steering wheel controls. All artwork courtesy of Toyota, License Aagreement TMS 1002.
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TPMS: Lexus RX Series, 2016-19

In Lexus RX Series vehicles (2016-2019), a tire pressure warning valve and transmitter (equipped with a tire pressure sensor and a transmitter) is installed in each tire and wheel assembly. 

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