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[Product Review] Odyssey Battery Charger

Odyssey Battery Charger

Odyssey Battery Charger by Hib Halverson I have Odyssey Batteries in most of my cars including one which the V-Net uses to evaluate products, the 2016 ATS-V Coupe we call the “Blue BMW Buster.” Click here to read an evaluation of the Odyssey Performance Series Battery we use in that car. Odysseys are premium, absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries known ...

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[Product Review] AutoMeter Battery Extender

Autometer Batter Extender

AutoMeter Battery Extender by Hib Halverson If your V is not a daily driver, it may spend long periods parked or stored. If that’s the case, it’s possible you’ve had a dead battery. Even the best battery, when not connected to anything, slowly discharges because of the chemical processes at work inside it. Once hooked to your car’s electrical system ...

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[PRODUCT REVIEW] Gear Wrench ½-inch Drive Electronic Torque Wrench

We do wheel nuts in three passes and a start pattern. This is the first pass. Image: Author.

Gear Wrench ½-inch Drive Electronic Torque Wrench by Hib Halverson This is our first experience with an “electronic torque wrench”. Admittedly, that’s a bit odd considering the amount of coverage the V-Net’s product evaluation staff has given technology in tools such as scan testers, wideband oxygen sensors, tuning software and the like. Up to now, when we needed to torque ...

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[REVIEW] Odyssey Battery for Your Cadillac ATS-V

Image: EnerSys Odyssey Battery

by Hib Halverson At the Cadillac V-Net, one of the Torque Network family of web sites, when we put the “Blue BMW Buster,” our 2016 ATS-V six-speed in service, I began to think about an Odyssey Extreme Battery for the car. We have them in other Torque Network’s test cars and they have been great products. When we contacted EnerSys, ...

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