The Rescue Bit is a drilling bit that’s kind of a cross between a drill bit and a grinding burr. It’s unique because it can drill though broken tools that normally CANNOT be drilled. Tools have a very hard metal compound that is much harder than even Titanium drill bits. This usually means that if there’s a broken EZ-Out the chances of getting it out is NOT very good. The Rescue Bit provides a very good chance to drill out broken easy outs, taps, drill bits and hardened bolts that are very difficult to drill into.
I loved my Lisle 48500 pushrod remover when doing intake gaskets on GM 2.8, 3.1 and 3.4 Liter engines found on a variety on GM vehicles like Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Chevy’s. The tool was thin and sometimes the spot welds would break if excess force was applied. Now Lisle has updated the tool to be much stronger and have a wider range of engines that it will work on. It saves thread wear on aluminum heads.
The water pump is a crucial part of your vehicle. It endures constant use and when working properly prevents your engine from overheating. A leak here can cause serious damage to your vehicle’s engine. Some signs that you might have a problem would be finding coolant or water pooled under your vehicle. Water pumps have a weep hole that water can leak out of when the pump is failing. Another obvious sign of overheating, is seeing your temperature gauge reading go above normal. Continue reading Lisle LIS14440 Water Pump Socket for GM Northstar
Broken bolts and studs are one of the most frustrating things to deal with when working on a vehicle. Well, here we go. The truck isn’t running like it should and all fingers point to the manifold gasket. Not the most difficult job to do, so you set aside the time to get this repair done. You think, this shouldn’t take long and then I’ll have the rest of the day to do something fun; Sound familiar? Now, you have the truck on the ramp, tools out, everything needed right at your finger tips to begin. All necessary items have been removed and your down to the crux of the problem.
The old saying “Work smarter not harder” certainly applies in the automotive repair industry. If you do any kind of automotive repair especially brake pad replacement , the Lisle LIS 24300 Speedy Brake Pad Spreader is an absolute must have. Sure you can use a C-clamp or a large pair of pliers but having the correct tool when working on your customer’s car will make you appear more professional. It will may also help prevent marring the piston or brake caliper which could lead to brake squeak. This Lisle LIS 24300 specialty brake tool makes squeezing and pushing the pistons back in a breeze.
Did you pickup on the puddle left in the drive way where you were parked? You smell oil burning on the hot manifold? Now, there is a noise coming from the engine and the diagnosis is not what you want to hear. You need to replace the cam shaft bearings!
The Camshaft Bearings support the cam shaft (this component provides rotation) and this repair sounds like a huge undertaking. Well it doesn’t have to be, the Lisle 18000 Universal Camshaft Bearing Tool can simplify this task tremendously. This American Made tool is very beefy and can withstand rigorous use time and time again. The LIS18000 is extremely easy to use and has an almost foolproof design. The Lisle Corporation is proud to say made in the USA on their products and the LIS 18000 is made of Lisle’s high quality materials not only in the tools themselves but the protective case as well. Continue reading below for further information on this superior product.
Oh by the way, yes you’ve guessed it. Time Sert is made in America and is one of our best selling tool brands. Made in America, means that the thread repair kits that Time Sert makes are consistently the best quality available. That’s exactly what you want when you’re about to drill into an engine block or cylinder head! We are are impressed with the quality and are happy to sell tools whenever possible that are made right here in the USA.