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Video: USAG Revolving Grip Ratchet

Video: USAG Revolving Grip Ratchet

  In addition to traditional lever action torquing, this innovative USAG Revolving Grip Ratchet features a revolving grip that turns the socket when you twist the grip. This video does a great job explaining how this revolving grip function works.

by 02/11/2019 2 comments Tech, Videos
Video: USAG COMBIDRIVE Screwdriver & Bits

Video: USAG COMBIDRIVE Screwdriver & Bits

Here’s a garage must-have! This tool is so versatile it will become your trusted wingman for every project. It’s an amazing 3-in-1 tool. It’s a long-reach 11-inch bit holder. It’s a handy 7 1/4-inch T-Handle bit holder. This video illustrates how the USAG COMBIDRIVE is a solidly built bit holder, how it can be operated direct-drive style or with a forward or reverse ratcheting action for use in tight quarters… and how it’s three tools in one. You’ll see how the base of the handle unscrews, revealing six bits and how the handle base itself to serve as a stubby […]

by 02/07/2019 0 comments Tech, Videos
Tech: Battery Manager V Explained

Tech: Battery Manager V Explained

Our Battery Manager V does more than sit there and trickle charge your battery, it employs multi-phase charging technology to also improve battery performance, longevity, and overall health. We have received questions about how to best set-up the manager and what all the lights on the unit represent. Here’s a quick explanation of the Battery Manager V’s capabilities, what its LED lights mean, and some tips and tricks on how to use it.

by 01/25/2019 0 comments Tech, Uncategorized
Video: King’s Pneumatic Creeper II

Video: King’s Pneumatic Creeper II

King’s Pneumatic Creeper has been a great friend and in in the name of Sir Henry Royce’s famous quote that states, “Take the best that exists and make it better” we created the King’s Pneumatic Creeper II. This new generation creeper will allow you to focus in on low-hanging projects without stressing your back or knees.

by 01/21/2019 0 comments Videos
The Toyota Supra is Back!

The Toyota Supra is Back!

For decades every Lexus concept with a wedgy look and high performance ego was hoped to be the new Supra. As time marched on the denials became less convincing and the messaging from Toyota took on a more promising tone. Somewhere around 2014 the rumors gained traction and one of those ‘unnamed sources’ let it slip that the Lexus FT-1 concept could contain styling cues that hint at what a new Supra could look like.

by 01/16/2019 0 comments Car Culture, Cars
Video: Winter Washing: Visibility

Video: Winter Washing: Visibility

The elements are the biggest variable in car care. The elements you and your car face are dictated by the weather of the season. Of course a clear line of sight is always critical, but winter poses a multitude of unique challenges. This video addresses how to care for your glass from basic cleaning to machine polishing and sealing.

by 01/14/2019 0 comments Videos
Pure Brilliance – Michael Petramalo’s 1954 Chevy Pickup

Pure Brilliance – Michael Petramalo’s 1954 Chevy Pickup

The pickup was born as a farm hand. Destined to spend its entire life in the fields, it was the bare basics… built for durability with a mundane powertrain, a sparse interior, and very little flash in the styling department. This segment of the automotive market evolved and the pickup eventually became an urban social climber. The utilitarian aura of earlier pickups make them great hot rods, and the fat-fendered Chevy’s of the ‘50s are among the most desirable of these platforms.

by 01/11/2019 0 comments Featured Car
Corvettes On Point At Caffeine & Gasoline®

Corvettes On Point At Caffeine & Gasoline®

We welcomed the New Year at Griot’s Garage and rebel rousing Corvettes of every era took center stage. Rumbling V8s were the order of the day as Chevrolet’s halo performance marque was the theme of our Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in car show.

by 01/09/2019 0 comments Car Culture, Event Coverage, Events
Video: USAG Torque Wrenches

Video: USAG Torque Wrenches

Turning serious bolts? Here’s a serious wrench ready for jobs where precision tightening is mandatory. These fine USAG torque wrenches feature reverse ratcheting for fine tuning and each individual wrench is tested and certified for accuracy before it leaves the plant. This video covers the 1/4″ drive, 3/8″ drive, and 1/2″ drive wrenches we’re offering and you’ll see how to use/operate the wrenches, how they are certified, and learn the torque range of each wrench.

by 01/07/2019 0 comments Tech, Videos
Tech: Winterizing Convertible Tops

Tech: Winterizing Convertible Tops

Drop tops are great when the air is warm and the sun is shining, but in regions that have four real seasons convertibles have a lot of top-up downtime. So as the seasons turn and the dark months approach, it is wise to prep your top for the harsh conditions at hand. This thinking ahead also ensures your top will be ready to perform when the sun makes its comeback.

by 12/04/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech