Gates Announces Release of New Products to Serve Automotive Aftermarket

Sep 18, 2013

Gates expands its aftermarket coverage with the addition of 394 SKUs across its product line, including new turbocharger hose, branched radiator hose, timing component kits with water pump, and small I.D. & molded hose.

Contact: Kent Van Oort


  • Gates releases 394 new automotive part numbers covering late model vehicles.
  • Gates announces new turbocharger hose, branched radiator hose, timing component kits with water pump, and small I.D. & molded hose.
  • More information about Gates automotive aftermarket products can be found at


DENVER, Colo. –  The Gates Corporation, a global, diversified manufacturer of industrial, automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket products, recently announced the addition of 394 new parts to its catalog of quality automotive products. This addition further broadens its comprehensive range of offerings for the automotive aftermarket.

The new parts include turbocharger hose for VW and Audi applications, branched radiator hose, timing component kits with water pump, and small I.D. & molded hose.

  • Two Turbocharger hose for a total of 15 SKUs
  • 23 new Branched Radiator Hose for a total of 282
  • 23 new Timing Component Kits with Water Pump, bringing the total number available to 163
  • 302 Small I.D. & Molded Hose for a total of 4,414
  • 16 BladeRunner® Lawn & Garden Belts for a total of 201
  • 11 FleetRunner® Micro-V®Belts, totaling 432 SKUs
  • Nine DriveAlign® Tensioners/Pulleys for a total of 491 SKUs
  • One new DEF Hose for 30 total SKUs

Highlights of the announcement include:
More parts for the fast-growing turbo systems market. Gates is expanding its first-to-market new line of hose for turbocharger applications to add two new numbers for VW and Audi vehicles, raising its coverage to one million vehicles in operation. More makes will be added in the next six months.

Branched radiator hose. Gates is expanding the largest range of OE exact branch radiator hose coverage with 23 new branched assemblies. This includes 15 new numbers for popular BMW applications with OE exact quick-connect ends.

Timing component kits with water pump. Gates adds 23 new TCKWPs with many containing OE components for the most complete timing system repair solution, and remains the industry leader in kits including hydraulic tensioners.

Small I.D. & molded hose. Gates adds 302 OEM style small I.D. & molded hose for late model domestic and import applications.

The Gates announcement also features two products for cold weather stock-up season:

Carbon tensile cord CVT belt for snowmobiles. Gates G-Force® C12® belt represents a revolutionary breakthrough in CVT belt design. The first belt of its kind, it uses a carbon tensile cord for exceptional strength, flexibility, and durability. It delivers high performance throughout the most demanding snow conditions. Gates now offers a total of 26 G-Force C12 belts to cover the most popular CVT applications, including snowmobiles, ATVs, and UTVs.

SCR hose assemblies with carbon fiber heating system. Gates DEF Hotline SCR Hose Assemblies feature a patent-pending carbon fiber heating system to keep vehicles running in cold weather. This technology works with a dense, closed-cell EPDM cover to resist abrasion for longer life in harsh environments.

“We’re constantly expanding our OE-quality automotive aftermarket product line and application coverage,” said Dave Miller, Gates Vice President of Marketing, Automotive. “We’ve added more than 1,200 new SKUs in just the last nine months.”

For detailed information about Gates new automotive products, please visit

For more information about Gates Corporation, please contact Kent Van Oort at 303.744.4393.

About The Gates Corporation

The Gates Corporation is a global, diversified industrial company that provides advanced power transmission and fluid transfer solutions by engineering products and services that reduce the total cost of ownership for a wide variety of applications. Our products and services serve customers in five key end market segments: Energy/Exploration/Extraction, Infrastructure & Agriculture, Transportation, Automotive, and Process & Specialty.

As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries.

If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it. Gates. Powering Progress.

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