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Workshop oil absorbent drip pads Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Workshop oil absorbent drip pads

These new oil absorbing pads from Gunson (part no: 77130) absorb oil, brake fluid and petroleum-based fluids but repel water based fluids to ensure efficiency in your clean-up operation and keep the workshop floor tidy. These large pads are 100% polypropylene construction, strong, durable and... more >>

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Whitworth Tap & Die set from Gunson Tools

Classic car enthusiasts are familiar with the world’s first national screw thread standard, BSW (Whitworth), devised and specified by Joseph Whitworth in 1841. By mid-century the Whitworth standards of measurement were thoroughly recognised and established throughout the UK, the standard being used... more >>

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New 2014 Catalogue from Gunson Tools Monday, 03 March 2014
New 2014 Catalogue from Gunson Tools

Spring is in the air and as the better weather approaches it’s time to think about getting that project completed or bringing the cherished classic car out of hibernation and fully prepared for the season ahead. Classic car enthusiasts in particular will be interested in the newly released 2014... more >>

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Traditional leather tool rolls — Range includes imperial, metric and Whitworth!

Look at these terrific traditional oiled leather tool rolls, extremely durable yet supple, holding eight, excellent quality combination spanners, manufactured in satin finished chrome vanadium. Part no 77124 displays Gunson’s commitment to continuing the supply of Whitworth tools: spanners are... more >>

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New from Gunson: Classic leather tool bag

There’s something about a proper leather tool bag that just adds to the classic car experience. New to the Gunson range is this beautiful classic leather example, part no 77127, generously sized, strong and robust, and a perfect addition to any classic car enthusiast’s collection. The approximate... more >>

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Handy and convenient automotive fuse tester Wednesday, 05 December 2012
Handy and convenient automotive fuse tester

Ideal for both the toolbox and the glovebox, this handy automotive fuse tester from Gunson (part no. 77121) quickly and conveniently checks for blown fuses. The adjustable pins allow it to be used on mini, standard and maxi sized automotive fuses. If the fuse is ‘good’ the LED illuminates. If the... more >>

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Gunson’s new dial type battery tester Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Gunson’s new dial type battery tester

If your car battery has detachable cell caps and you have access to the battery electrolyte (acid), the new Gunson dial type Battery Tester (part number 77104) offers a quick and easy solution to checking both state of charge and battery condition. Ideal for classic cars, and suitable for 6, 12... more >>

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Monitor your battery condition Saturday, 05 May 2012
Monitor your battery condition

Don’t be let down by a flat battery on your classic car stored over winter or on any vehicle that is not used regularly, the new Gunson Smart Battery Alert (part number 77119) simply fits on to the battery terminals and constantly monitors the battery voltage. It doesn’t wait until the battery... more >>

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New Press Stud Kit Thursday, 12 January 2012
New Press Stud Kit

This new kit from Gunson (part number 77116) offers a quick and easy method of fitting the traditional metal press studs to a variety of materials and is ideal for classic cars, tonneau covers, boat cratch covers, or any application that needs a quick, reusable fixing. The kit includes a punch and... more >>

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Diagnose the automotive maladies Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Diagnose the automotive maladies

Accurately pinpoint trouble spots anywhere there’s movement of mechanical parts: noisy valves and followers, worn or broken gears, clogged fuel injectors, bad bearings, air leaks and more. The new Gunson automotive electronic stethoscope (part no: 77109) amplifies the sounds of trouble so the fault... more >>

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The New Gunson Solar Powered Battery Charger

Solar power is continuously gaining momentum and popularity and this new solar powered battery charger from Gunson (part no: 77108) is an effective way to charge and maintain 12 volt batteries rated at 30Ah and above. Ideal for cars, caravans, tents and boats. A solar power charger works well on a... more >>

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Easy Wheel Alignment with Laser Beam Accuracy

Easy and accurate wheel alignment for the car enthusiast and home mechanic has never been more affordable. New to the dependable and affordable Gunson specialist tool range is the Trakrite Laser System (part no: 77113), which provides quick and easy diagnosis of front wheel alignment (tracking) on... more >>

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Don't take chances - correctly identify that thread

The new Gunson Thread Gauge set (part no: 77106) enables identification of a large range of threads on bolts, set screws pipes and spark plugs. The gauges are manufactured from aluminium so they won’t damage fine threads and allow quick identification of bolt thread diameter, thread pitch or... more >>

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Keeo the shiny bits shiny! Wednesday, 11 May 2011
Keeo the shiny bits shiny!

With the show ‘n’ shine season well and truly underway, Gunson have recently introduced two buffing and polishing kits suitable for a variety of metals and sure to appeal to the enthusiast car, classic car and motorcycle owner. The 18 piece Polishing Kit (part no: 77097) is designed for use with... more >>

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Gunson Thinking of You Thursday, 28 October 2010
Gunson Thinking of You

For all of Gunson's brand enthusiasts, Gunson has introduced a handy Folding Work Matt (77096). This handy mechanics folding mat can be used folded for kneeling or for under car protection and comfort. The mat comes complete with a head rest, handles and waterproof fabric making this an ideal... more >>

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Gunson goes cordless! Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Gunson goes cordless!

Gunson has introduced two new products to help the general car enthusiast with cordless tools! The first is the new Gunson Cordless Glue Gun (Part number 77079) which is a must for any DIY or Hobbyist. The glue gun comes complete with 2 glue sticks and works with 2 x AA batteries and can be... more >>

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A Boost for Gunson Thursday, 21 October 2010
A Boost for Gunson

Introducing a new Booster Cable (Part Number 77072) from Gunson. This 3 metre length by 16mm diameter copper Booster Cable comes complete with insulated clamps to reduce the risk of shorting. Suitable for most vehicles and marine applications and meets GS | TUV | PAHS Regulations. For... more >>

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Memory Saver EOBDII Tuesday, 05 January 2010
Memory Saver EOBDII

This EOBDII memory saver holds the data codes from the vehicles ECU when the car battery is disconnected. Simply plug straight into the 16pin EOBD socket and attach the battery clips to a slave 9v or 12v battery using the 200cm of battery lead supplied. This socket is found beneath the... more >>

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Trakrite Camber Gauge Tuesday, 22 December 2009
Trakrite Camber Gauge

This new tool from Gunson measures the Camber and Caster angle on the wheel hub or brake disc and allows adjustment to maintain correct wheel alignment and even tyre wear. Camber is defined as the inward or outward tilt of a wheel at the top relative to the vertical position The Caster... more >>

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Children In Need Friday, 20 November 2009

The Tool Connection Ltd has been involved with raising money for Children in Need 2009. Organisers Samantha Shearsby and Lesley Scott have arranged week long events to support and raise money for Children in Need. Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday and Friday saw the bake cake sale and Thursday... more >>

Automotive Fuse Adaptor Test Leads Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Automotive Fuse Adaptor Test Leads

This handy tool from Gunson is for testing and measuring the amps at the vehicle’s fuseboard and is designed for use with a multi-meter Specification: 12-48volt/ 0-20amp more >>

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Automotive Current Tester Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Automotive Current Tester

For the rapid safe and accurate testing of DC current on 12v vehicles. The tool simply plugs straight into the vehicles fuse board and displays the current reading on the large LCD display Specification range 0-48volt max 20 amps. 12v Battery included For further information please contact... more >>

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Electrical Connection Kits from Gunson Tuesday, 27 October 2009
Electrical Connection Kits from Gunson

Two must have kits for anyone working on Classic or modern vehicles. Whether it’s maintaining existing wiring or fitting in a new Audio system, these kits hold most of the essentials for ensuring a complete and tidy electrical connection. Firstly the Gunson Electrical Connector Kit (Part... more >>

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Paint Thickness Tester Monday, 19 October 2009
Paint Thickness Tester

This innovative gauge tests the amount of body filler or sub-standard repair on any motor vehicle. It is an ideal tool for checking the state of the car before it is bought. Simply hold the tool against the vehicle's bodywork - the green light will indicate the paintwork is to an acceptable... more >>

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Gunson make wiring protection and joining easy

Gunson have followed up the successful launch of their 180-piece heat shrink tubing set with two new sets to make protecting and joining a vehicle’s electronic wiring easier. The Gunson Heat Shrink Kit has 110 pieces and long lasting connections can be made quickly and simply by using a heat... more >>

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Gunson's Cure for Memory Loss Friday, 20 June 2008
Gunson's Cure for Memory Loss

A big problem to be faced when disconnecting the battery of a modern vehicle is the fact that the vehicle’s settings memory can be erased. Overcome this with Gunson’s new Intelligent Memory Minder (part 77052). It can be charged from the vehicle’s 12volt output socket or from 240volt mains... more >>

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ECU Faults Identified and Reset in VAG Vehicles

Reading and clearing faults in the ECU for a broad range of systems is the function of Gunson’s latest diagnostic tool, compatible with CAN protocol. As well as reading and clearing faults in the unit controlling airbags, ABS, automatic transmission, climate controls, radio/immobilizer, central... more >>

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New Diesel Flow Meter and Adaptor Kit from Gunson

Common rail diesel engines now feature in most manufacturers’ diesel ranges giving higher performance with less emission. By increasing the rail pressure to 2000 Bar (29400 PSI) and with each injector able to operate on demand from the vehicle’s ECU, fuel is injected up to 3 times on one... more >>

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A New LED Digital Multimeter from Gunson Tuesday, 22 January 2008
A New LED Digital Multimeter from Gunson

Gunson, UK suppliers of automotive diagnostic equipment have launched a new digital multimeter (part 77038). The meter comes with two alligator clips and a 12-volt output adaptor and has auto power off and auto range features as well as overload protection. Readings are presented on a large,... more >>

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Protect Exposed Wiring with Heat Shrink Tubing

Protect exposed wiring and electrical connections from exposure to moisture and water with Gunson’s handy insulating tubing set (part 77041) with sheaths that heat shrink to provide a watertight seal. Specifically designed for automotive use the contents include 15 sheaths in each of the... more >>

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Thanks for the Memory Tuesday, 19 June 2007
Thanks for the Memory

Remembering vital vehicle computer codes when a vehicle’s battery is disconnected is the role performed by Gunson’s Intelligent Memory Minder (part 77029). It enables all user defined settings such as radio pre-sets and satellite navigation settings to be safely stored and it works by plugging... more >>

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Rechargeable Illumination Where and When it's needed

Gunson’s 36 LED super-bright lamp (77040) is designed to throw light on car breakdowns, domestic emergencies, camp site usage or in fact anywhere where strong illumination is required. CE certificated, it is compact and rechargeable from both 12v and 240 volt output sockets and has a magnetic back,... more >>

Don't Blow A Fuse With Brown Fuses Wednesday, 16 May 2007
Don't Blow A Fuse With Brown Fuses

Modern car fuses are usually reliable, but when they go the problems start. Which fuse has blown? Where is it in the fuse box? Have I got a replacement? Do I need to call the AA or RAC, or worse, face a garage bill. The answer is simple. Invest around £11.99 in a new Gunson Car Fuse Kit (Part... more >>

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Leak Detection Tool Will Diagnose A Multitude of Problems

Gunson, brand leader in automotive diagnostic tools, know that the cylinder leakage test is the simplest way to identify damaged valves, worn piston rings, blown head gaskets or a cracked cylinder head. Their new dual-gauged Leak Detection unit (Part 77005), priced around £80 has a 3/16" Flexi... more >>

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Glowing Report (77028) Friday, 09 March 2007
Glowing Report (77028)

With the introduction of their new Glow Plug Tester (part 77028) Gunson continue to bring innovative and time saving ideas to the market first. The tester can accurately identify if a Glow Plug is not performing correctly and instantly alert the user. Perfect for testing 7A and 16A plugs, the... more >>

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A Mind of It's Own (77029) Friday, 09 March 2007
A Mind of It's Own (77029)

Gunson further develop their impressive range of easy to use diagnostic and maintenance equipment with the introduction of their new Intelligent Memory Minder (part 77029). With the ability to maintain vital vehicle computer codes while the battery is disconnected, the new memory minder enables... more >>

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Service Reset Tool for  Rover / MG  (77022)

The fate of Rover opens up a great opportunity for non-franchised garages to extend servicing to Rover and MG vehicles. But the right tools need to be widely available. Gunson, the diagnostic specialists, can help with their new Service Light re-set tool (Part No 77022), vital for performing... more >>

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Increase Multi-meter Versatility with Gunson’s Accessory Set (77019)

Gunson has built its reputation on automotive diagnostic tools including multi-meters and this addition to the new generation of Gunson products makes using meters easier in difficult situations. The Multi-meter Accessory Set consists of extension leads designed to reach hard to access areas... more >>

Three High Tech Battery Testers from Gunson (77015/16/17)

Three new, lightweight battery testers from Gunson bring the latest technology to the market. Two have built–in printers for hard copy verification and the third is a hand held digital version. The first tester (Part 77016) has been innovatively designed to carry out both battery and system... more >>

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 CAL/CAL Automatic Battery Chargers (part 77026 and 77027)

Gunson Chargers for the Latest Calcium/Calcium Batteries New cars are increasingly being delivered with batteries using the latest calcium/calcium technology that demands a completely different form of battery charger. Proven in America from the late 1970s, the new batteries are needed to... more >>

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Gunson's Key Fob Tester Cutsthe Risk of Being Stranded (77013)

Is your infra-red or high frequency key fob losingpower and about to let you down? How would you know, unless you had a GunsonKey Fob Tester (Part 77013) which will check thefobs on most vehicles, as well as remotes forgarages, gates, TV and stereo systems. The tester comes complete with a... more >>

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The Versatile Gunson Polarity Circuit Tester (77001)

Gunson, manufacturers of simple, effective diagnostic tools have launched a polarity circuit tester, safe for using around engine management systems. Retailing at around £9.99, it has many uses. Instantly locating short circuits without wasting fuses, tracing bad ground / earth contacts,... more >>

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