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V8 Tools Comes Out With New Super Thin Wrench

Posted by Sherry Gillis on

Our friends at V8 Tools just released a fantastic new wrench that will really please automotive enthusiasts and mechanics - the V8 629 Super Thin Adjustable Wrench. This super thin adjustable wrench is 9 inches long and has a .36" thickness on the jaw and handle.

V8 629 Super Thin Adjustable Wrench

The new V8 629 Super Thin Adjustable Wrench comes with two jaws. One of the jaws opens from 9/16 to 1 9/16" and the other jaw opens from 1 1/6 to 2 1/16". To change the jaws you just pull back the screw to switch or you can adjust the jaws in less than a second, for ease of use.

They also made a video of it and you can check out the video and see this new product by clicking here.  

Onsite Installer Magazine Features Skyway Tool Center Friend

The February, 2017 issue of "Onsite Installer" magazine features longtime Skyway Tool Center friend, Nick Herrera.  Nick has been a friend of Skyway Tool Center owner Doug Gillis for the last 30 years.  He owns a company that builds and repairs wastewater systems, referred to as the "Septic Surgeon" in Northern California.  Herrera began his [...]

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1956 Jeep Willys Truck Rat Rod

Del Conroy brought his 1956 Jeep Willys rat rod truck to our tool store today.  It is a very unique masterpiece with his individual stamp on it.  

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Brake Bleeding Kits from CTA Tools just started carrying CTA Tools brand brake bleeder kits and we are impressed with their quality.  We are carrying both the brake bleeding systems for professional auto repair shops, plus all of the accessories and adapters, and we also have a nice DIY set for home use.   CTA Tools brake bleeding kits are competitively [...]

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Olson Band Saw Blades

Skyway Tool Center, the brick and mortar tool store that is the parent to, has been selling Olson Band Saw Blades for about ten years now.  We used to have the band saw blades made up by a local tool sharpening service that made band saw blades, but the welds didn't hold well enough [...]

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1937 Truck Comes To Visit

Our friend Jason from Renew Kitchen and Bath Refinishing of Chico came by last week for a visit in his 1937 Dodge Rat Rod Pickup Truck.  Isn't it cool?  Thats a Skyway Tool Center barrel in the bed of the truck - Jason is going to make it in to a smoker.   Skyway Tool [...]

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Draw Knives

Woodworking Draw Knife CollectionDoug has a draw knife in his antique tool collection that was made by Greenlee in Rockford, Illinois. It is stamped Greenlee in the center with the words "Rockford" above and the words "Ill. U.S.A" on the bottom. It has wooden handles and the blade wraps around the tops of the handles. [...]

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Ernst Socket Rails

Ernst Socket RailsDo you have trouble keeping your tools organized, whether it is in your home shop, your work shop, or on your service truck? has a solution for some of the trickiest organizational situations you may be encountering when it comes to keeping your stuff together. Mechanics hate to reach for a wrench [...]

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Solar Smart Chargers (tm)

Smart Chargers from SolarBig or small, summer or winter, no matter what type of lead acid battery it utilizes, you can charge it using one of these Smart Chargers from Solar. Charge It! is your go-to battery service tool for everything from motorcycles and jet skis to carts, trucks, SUVs and more.The Solar Smart Chargers have [...]

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Vim V230

Vim V230 U Joint Snap Ring PlierU Joint Snap Ring Plier Vim V230 are specially designed to easily remove and replace universal joint snap rings used on Hotchkiss drive shafts.Designed by an experienced automotive technician, the Vim V230 U Joint Snap Ring Plier breaks loose even highly corroded rings, then grips the ring and lift [...]

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