TECH-TORQUE
Your technical Guide to using Gunson Tools
Maintaining Car and Motorcycle Batteries
Maintaining Car and Motorcycle Batteries
Gabby Gunson says:If your vehicle is not used regularly or stored over the winter months, maintain the battery with two useful Gunson products: the 77117 Battery Charger and the 77119 Smart Battery Alert.If the battery voltage drops below 12.2V the 77119 triggers an audible warning.The 77117 is a fully automatic, microprocessor controlled unit, maximum charge rate of 10 amps. Once the battery... Read More
Gunson Trakrite Wheel Alignment Gauge
You don’t need reminding of the importance of proper wheel and suspension alignment and geometry in terms of handling, safety, and the unnecessary expense of replacing badly worn tyres, but how can you check it yourself?  The Gunson G4008 Trakrite Wheel Alignment Gauge is a simple drive-over gauge that indicates by means of a pointer if there is any sideways scrub of the tyre against... Read More
Gunson Trakrite Wheel Alignment Gauge
Colortune See inside the combustion chamber
Colortune See inside the combustion chamber
Colortune is a unique mixture setting device and a detector of other mixture related problems. It is a spark plug, which runs the engine like any normal spark plug, but because it has a glass insulator, it allows the colour of the combustion flame inside the cylinder to show through andindicate the strength of the mixture.How Colortune works:Combustion at its most efficient produces a clear blue flame, various colours result in inefficient mixtures. Inside an internal combustion engine those same colours are present though not normally seen. With Colortune fitted in place of a spark plug, the... Read More
Using the Gunson Spark Plug Cleaner
Using the Gunson Spark Plug Cleaner
Remember!When finished, remove the clamp and cloth bag and return the abrasive grit media to the plastic bag. Pay particular attention to keeping the abrasive grit media dry.Always keep fresh, unused abrasive media ready for use. After an amount of use, the grit media will break down and lose its abrasive properties. Do not be tempted to use if the grit media is in this condition.Dispose of the media responsibly and refill with fresh media. Replacement grit is available - Part No: 77112It is not recommended to clean or regap modern Iridium spark plugs. In this case refer to the plug... Read More
Automatic Hydraulic Brake and Clutch Bleeder
Bleeding the brakes by pumping the brake pedal repeatedly has one big disadvantage: the piston inside the master cylinder can travel past the slight lip that has formed with normal usage, possibly damaging the seal. This does not happen with a pressure system such as the Gunson Eezibleed as the master cylinder piston will not be moving. If new components have been fitted, or the fluid is... Read More
Automatic Hydraulic Brake and Clutch Bleeder