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OTC Tools

OTC Tools

OTC Tools – originally Owatonna Tool Company

OTC is a tool and equipment manufacturer founded in Owatonna, Minnesota by Godfrey Kaplan. OTC was selling a variety of mechanic’s tools to farmers and service stations by 1934 and when World War II broke out in 1939, the U.S. Army and Navy bought large quantities of OTC tools. By 1945, the company had doubled its staff.

By 1985, OTC had an extensive line of tools and systems for both OEM and aftermarket customers. That success led to its acquisition by Sealed Power Corporation (now SPX Corporation) of Muskegon, MI. In December of 2012 SPX was purchased by Robert Bosch GmbH and OTC became part of their Bosch Automotive Service Solutions division.

OTC is a global supplier of vehicle electronic diagnostic instruments; fuel systems service tools; special service tools; general purpose tools; pullers; heavy-duty tools; shop equipment and hydraulic components.

Bristol Automotive Parts, Inc carries over 300 OTC tools, including some hard to find discontinued tools still used on older vehicles. We continue to add more OTC products to our on-line store, If you don’t see what you need, contact us and let us know what you are looking for.

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SK Professional Tools

S&K Tools

S&K Tools

 

Bristol Automotive Parts, Inc. carries an extensive line of SK tools, many of which are now on sale for up to 35% off through the month of June, 2015.  Five socket sets are featured on this site: a 14 Piece 1/2″ Drive Fractional Impact Socket Set, part number 4014;SK 4014 kit2 an 8 Piece Metric 1/2″ Drive Deep Impact Socket Set, part number 4018M;SK kit 4018M a 12 Piece Metric 1/2″ Drive Deep Impact Socket Set, part number 4022;S&K Tools kit 4022 an 8 Piece 1/2″ Shallow Fractional Impact Socket Set, part number 4008;S&K Tools Impact Fractional Socket Set kit 4008 and a 3 Piece Impact Swivel Extension Set, part number 4003. S&K Tools swivel impact kit 4003 All five sets have been discontinued by the manufacturer and come in their original packaging.  Quantities are limited so act quickly. If you are looking for quality S-K tools at a good price, contact us through our contact page or call us and let us know what you are looking for.

SK Professional Tools was founded in the early 1900s as the Sherman-Klove Company by Mason H. Sherman and Roger Klove. The company specialized in screw-machine products and spent the early years operating as a contract company that manufactured quality tools and parts for other companies. They quickly earned a reputation for quality and innovation that’s endured for over 100 years.  SK manufactures nearly 3000 products in the United States, with forging facilities in Colorado Springs and a brand new manufacturing and distribution center in Sycamore, IL. SK is commitment to providing quality, American-made innovation to the toughest tradesmen in the world.

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Rupes Random Orbital Polishers

Rupes Random Orbital Polishers

 

Bristol Automotive carries a varietyRupesBigfoot of Rupes Random Orbital Polishers. These precisely engineered polishers provide several superior features to help you get your finishing RupesBigFootDuettoPolisherjob done. You will achieve excellent results in up to 40% less time while going through less compound. These polishers are easy to use and are more energy efficient than traditional polishers. Rupes random orbital polishers will not leave micro scratches behind (known as holograms), and eliminate the risk of “burning” the clear coat by maintaing the superficial temperature within acceptable limits.

 

The Rupes company has been around since 1947, and launched their first electric sander in 1951. With a desire to protect the health of users, the company began adding a dust removal system to all of their sanders in 1969, and has been improving on the system ever since. In 1995 they introduced the LH 16E compact, high performance polisher. In 2008 they came out with the LHR 150 Orbital polisher with a 10 mm orbit, and in 2010 they introduced the Big Foot brand of Orbital polishers. The LHR 75 was the first Big Foot marketed, a pneumatic polisher with a 15 mm orbit. The LHR 75 was followed by the LHR 21E featuring a 21 mm orbit. The company built on the Big Foot brand and came out with the Duetto, smaller than the LHR 15ES the Duetto features a 12 mm orbit allowing it to be a sander and a polisher.  You can order your Rupes polisher and polishing products at BAPICarCare.com.