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PRODUCT REVIEW: Diamond Tipped Screwdriver by GearWrench

by Hib Halverson Why does anyone need a “diamond tipped screwdriver”? Is it because the diamond tips are stronger and more durable? Not exactly. The tip on a GearWrench diamond tip screwdriver is actually a plasma-sprayed, diamond-powder, tip and there is good reason for the coating. Industrial diamond powder is extremely hard and quite abrasive. […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: GearWrench 3000 Lumen Rechargeable Area Light

Product Review: GearWrench Multi-Function Ratchet Set

by Hib Halverson At the SEMA Show in November of 2015, the GearWrench people released several new tools. An interesting item in that release was the “Multi-Function Ratchet Set” (PN 81020) consisting of a pair of unique “two-headed” ratchets, a four-inch extension, metric sockets and a plastic case full of hex bits. The Cadillac V-net […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: Diamond Tipped Screwdriver by GearWrench

[PRODUCT REVIEW] Gear Wrench Electronic Torque Wrenches

Gear Wrench Electronic Torque Wrenches by Hib Halverson This is our first experience with “electronic torque wrenches”. 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 […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: Diamond Tipped Screwdriver by GearWrench

Is the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Worth Over $100,000? You Bet It Is!

One of the Cadillac V-Net’s Site Sponsors, MacMulkin Cadillac of Nashua, NH recently took delivery of a brand new 2018 Cadillac CTS-V with a total price of $106,130.  Wow, how the times have changed! The first generation CTS-V debuted in 2004 with a starting MSRP of $49,300 and hit approximately $58,575 when the second generation […]

Could A Sport Wagon Version of the Cadillac CT5-V Return?

[Product Review] Better Bulbs for the Cadillac ATS

Better Bulbs for ATSes. Our Review of Headlamp Bulb Upgrades for Compact Cadillacs by Hib Halverson, Editor, V-Net Product Evaluation Pages All Cadillac ATS headlamps have only one bulb. If the car was ordered with the “Luxury Package” they have D3S HID bulbs. Cars without Luxury Packages have conventional, 9012 quartz-halogen bulbs. In either case, […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: MSD Pro Power Coils for the 2006 – 2015 Cadillac CTS-V

[Product Review] 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 […]

PRODUCT REVIEW: MSD Pro Power Coils for the 2006 – 2015 Cadillac CTS-V

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