New Tires & Service Products We Saw at SEMA & AAPEX
Editor’s Note: This story will be updated throughout the 2022 SEMA Show and month of November to highlight new products launched at the 2022 SEMA Show. Check back for live updates on new product releases and more! If you were at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show held in Las Vegas during the
Hunter Engineering Named Finalist for SEMA Manufacturer of the Year
Hunter Engineering Co. has been named a finalist for Manufacturer of the Year as part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) industry awards.
Hunter Engineering Updates Road Force Elite Wheel Balancer
Hunter Engineering Co. has updated its Road Force Elite wheel balancer with Automatic CenteringCheck technology to have new 4.0 software that checks assembly centering on every spin and notifies the technician of improper centering.
Hunter Engineering Introduces Lift Rack Integrated with Alignment Capabilities
Hunter Engineering has released its new RX14 Scissor Lift, which the company says provides massive capacity with a small footprint.
Hunter Releases Quick Tread Console
Hunter Engineering Co. has released a new console for Hunter’s Quick Tread inspection technology that automatically measures tire tread depth and captures vehicle identification in seconds.
Hunter’s AutoComp Elite Approved by OEMs
Hunter Engineering’s AutoComp Elite brake lathe has been approved by several OEs including Acura, BMW/Mini, Fiat Chrysler Automobile, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Kia, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen.
Hunter, Bolt On Partner
Hunter’s Quick Check and Quick Tread inspection systems now integrate with Mobile Manager Pro by Bolt On Technology.
Hunter Releases Brochure to Help Motorists ‘Drive Green’
Hunter Engineering Co. has created a brochure to show vehicle owners how to “drive green” with maintenance tips that can help reduce driving expenses and help the environment.
Hunter Alignment Courses now Serve as ASE Test Prep
Hunter Engineering has modified its alignment training classes to include test preparation material for ASE exams. Hunter said its Alignment Fundamentals Level I and Heavy Duty Truck Level I classes now serve as test preparation courses for the ASE A4 Automotive Steering and Suspension and T5 Heavy-Duty Steering and Suspension exams, respectively. Hunter operates 43
Hunter Installs Collet-Manufacturing Cell
Hunter Engineering Co. has installed a collet-manufacturing cell in a St. Louis-area facility, allowing the company to support its growing high-precision wheel balancer business. According to Hunter, its dual-taper collets provide centering performance to ensure a better balance than traditional cones. This cell includes two twin-spindle lathes, induction heat-treating device, laser etching and a machine-tending
Hunter Updates Heavy-Duty Tire Changer
Hunter Engineering Co. has launched an updated TCX625HD tire changer that combines compact size with a mount/demount roller mechanism to service heavy-duty truck assemblies. The heavy-duty tire changer features a drop down, pedal-controlled inner roller to save the operator time by eliminating the need to manually position the inner bead roller before loosening the outer
Efficient by Design
A tire shop’s struggles to capture extra service sales aren’t always due to bad customer service or a disorganized business plan. Keeping your shop’s outdated layout because you’re afraid to gut your shop or simply because “it’s always been that way” could be creating a sales-service disconnect that’s hurting business. But what if you could rework