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Compiled by Eric Kaminsky - November 03, 2011 10:00 AM

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Hemi supercharger

Increase both horsepower and torque in your 2005 to 2010 6.1L Hemi-equipped Dodge Challenger, Charger, Magnum or Chrysler 300C with this supercharger system from Edelbrock. It features an Eaton TVS 2300 GEN VI rotor assembly, an intake manifold with seven-inch long runners, cold air intake, fuel injectors, air-to-water intercooler and flash tuner. The wiring harness is a plug-and-play assembly, meaning no cutting or crimping wires. Optional powertrain warranties (three year/36,000 mile or five year, 100,000 mile) are available. The company claims horsepower is increased to 556 and torque is 501 lbs-ft.

Edelbrock

(310) 781-2222

www.edelbrock.com

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Corvette rivet tool

Replace missing or damaged rivets on 1953 to 1982 Corvettes with this handy device from Man Machine Interface, Inc. Made from CNC-machined 6061-T6 billet aluminum and hardened steel for durability, the patent-pending tool, called the Aero-Rivet-II, permits users to set aluminum, steel and brass rivets (tubular and semi-tubular) without damaging the material. Rivets are found in air vent doors, vent windows, window channels and heater boxes. It comes complete with three depth-adjustable bases and four interchangeable tips.

Man Machine Interface, Inc.

(440) 871-6496

 

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Oil stabilizer

Reduce engine noise, oil leaks and oil burning with the use of Prolong Super Lubricant’s Super Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer. The additive works by creating a seal around an engine’s piston rings, slowing down exhaust blow-by and thus reducing exhaust smoke. It includes the company’s Anti-Friction Metal Treatment, which reduces metal-to-metal contact and wear. The stabilizer helps to prevent sludge and varnish deposits, works with either gasoline or diesel engines, and is compatible with synthetic and petroleum-based oils. It will not void engine warranties. It is available is quart and gallon size bottles.

Prolong

(800) 540-5823

www.prolong.com

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Camaro ZR1-style hood

Give your 2010 or 2011 Camaro a distinctive look up front with a ZR1-style hood from RK Sport. Modeled after the Corvette ZR1, it has been sized to fit the Camaro, and features two faux air extractor ducts as well as a clear Lexan window over the engine. The hood’s shape allows for clearance over most superchargers, and utilizes the factory latch and hinges. It is available in either hand-laid fiberglass or

carbon fiber (shown).

RK Sport

(800) 214-8030

www.rksport.com

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Boss 429 lifters

The 1969-’70 Boss 429 Mustang’s V-8 had unique pushrod clearance and oiling requirements when roller lifters were used. Crane Cams has introduced its Ultra Pro roller lifter set to help address those issues. The lifters are made from one piece of carburized steel, and they feature heat-treated steel locking bars and the company’s Monel pin and flange assemblies. The design provides oiling to the needles and axles, assuring proper lubrication.

Crane Cams

(866) 388-5120

www.cranecams.com

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Nitrous bottle heater

Heat your nitrous bottle safely and help control pressure with this system from Ny-Trex, a division of Design Engineering. The Accu-Pressure Bottle Heater includes a Mica-Band heating element in a stainless steel band, switches, relay, wire and weatherproof connectors, plus detailed installation instructions. The company notes that heating nitrous helps achieve optimum bottle pressure of 900 to 1,000 psi, and the Ny-Trex system does this in half the time of silicone, blanket-style heating elements.

Ny-Trex

(800) 264-9472

www.designengineering.com/nytrex

 

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Camaro/Nova steering package

Improve the geometry of the front suspension system on 1967-’69 Camaros and 1968-’74 Novas with the TruTurn Steering Package from RideTech. The package consists of taller spindles, which improve caster and feature a raised spindle pin which lowers the car by two inches; steering arms designed to correct bumpsteer and that allow clearance for wheels up to 10 inches wide with a 5¾-inch backspacing; a draglink bracket that bolts on to the OEM draglink, relocating the inner tie rod end; and new tie rod assemblies that attach to the kit’s new steering arms. The system is also available without the spindles.

RideTech

(812) 481-4787

www.ridetech.com

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Wheel polish

Make your wheels sparkle with Meguiar’s All Metal Wheel Polish. For use on uncoated, polished or chromed metals (cast aluminum, magnesium or billet alloy), its formulation removes oxidation without scratching, leaving wheels looking factory new. It is not for use on painted or clear-coated wheels, or on chrome-plated plastic. The polish comes in an eight-ounce container.

Meguiar’s

(800) 347-5700

www.meguiars.com

 

 

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Mustang traction bars

Help eliminate wheel hop when downshifting and braking with a set of traction bars from Cobra Automotive. The spring-loaded rods feature a 900-pound rated compression spring, with rod-end mounting points. The spring pre-load can be adjusted, and rods are available as direct replacements for early Shelbys, or as a complete kit (with all brackets and hardware) for early Mustangs. Components are made from aircraft-grade aluminum.

Cobra Automotive

(203) 284-3863

www.cobraautomotive.com

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Valve spring micrometers

Accurately and quickly measure the height of valvesprings with this set of micrometers from Powerhouse Products. Four different micrometers are available (.600 to .950-inch, 1.400 to 1.800-inch, 1.600 to 2.200-inch and a model specifically for measuring beehive springs, 1.600 to 2.200-inch). White markings contrast with the black anodized finish, making them easy to read, and the tools are accurate to .001-inch.

Powerhouse Products

(800) 872-7223

www.powerhouseproducts.com

 

 

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LS-series accessories

Get more out of your LS-series engine with these accessories from Racing Head Service. They include torque plates, multi-layer steel head gaskets, a main cap puller and intake spacer kits. The torque plates help align boring and honing machines, and work with all LS engine blocks, including thse with the six-bolt LSX pattern. The multi-layer gaskets feature three layers of stainless steel with a high-temperature rubber coating, and are designed specifically for RHS blocks. The main cap puller makes removing doweled main caps easier, with the caps being removed with one swift motion and held tightly so they do not fall and get damaged. Intake spacer kits are available for the cathedral port LS1, the rectangular runner LS3 and raised rectangular runner LS7. All are CNC billet machined, and come complete with hardware and gaskets.

Racing Head Service

(877) 776-4323

www.racingheadservice.com

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Mini-Tub frame kit

Get wider tires under the rear of your 1964-’67 Chevelle or other GM A-body with a mini-tub frame kit from ABC Performance. The do-it-yourself kit moves the rear frame rails inboard two inches, and consists of a 3/16-inch outer plate, 1/8-inch C-channel inner section and reinforcing gussets, and a new upper shock mount crossmember. Frame sections and gussets are laser cut. The crossmember has been formed in a CNC tubing bender.Once installed, you can fit 335/30ZR18 tires.

ABC Performance

(810) 614-3730

www.abcperformance.net

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Coyote transmission package

Performance Automatic has a package to complement Ford’s new 5.0L “Coyote” V-8 engine. It consists of a C4 Super Comp transmission (rated to 1,000 hp and covered by a lifetime warranty), SFI Pro Fit bellhousing, SFI-certified flexplate, matching block plate, and lock top dipstick and filler tube, and a 10-inch Pro Launch torque converter, built to customer specs with ballooning plates and a billet cover.

Performance Automatic

(301) 963-8078

www.performanceautomatic.com

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Oil filters

NAPA has launched a new family of filters for all types of drivers. The filters are designated as Silver, Gold and Platinum. The Silver filter is the standard for the do-it-yourselfer who prefers a more traditional oil change interval. Gold filters are available as a premium line for drivers who maintain their vehicles based on original equipment recommendations or individual driving conditions. The top-of-the-line Platinum filter is designed for vehicles that are using synthetic oil. The Platinum filter stands as NAPA’s most robust and durable filter, a natural partner to precision engine machinery in an engine. Consistent use of a premium filter can produce a lower engine wear rate and extend the life of an engine. All products are available in the retail section of the NAPA Auto Parts locations.

NAPA Auto Parts

www.napaonline.com

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Wheel trim rings

Add a touch a class and elegance to your 1932 or 1933 Chevrolet with this trim ring, recently reproduced by The Filling Station. The company manufactured this piece using a perfect 79-year-old original as a model. Made from stainless steel and then polished to a show-quality shine, the trim ring will fit any 18-inch wheel that has the valve stem in the center of the wheel.

The Filling Station

(541) 258-2114

www.fillingstation.com

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Space saver bottle

Finish off the restoration of your 1970-’71 E-body car with this non-functional space saver bottle from Dante’s Mopar Parts. For visual effect only, it is a reproduction of the original, with two date codes stamped on the bottom, one for 1970, the other for 1971. The unneeded code may be removed with lacquer thinner and a rag. The company also sells the matching die-stamped bracket, painted the correct turquoise color.

Dante’s Mopar Parts

(609) 332-4194

www.dantesparts.com

 

 

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Mustang interior kit

Dress up the interior of your 2010 to 2012 Mustang with the Predator Interior Kit from MRT. The made-in-the-U.S.A. kit, which features a diamond pattern, includes front and rear seat covers, door inserts and a center console lid. It was showcased in a 2011 Mustang GT at the 2010 SEMA Show, where it earned a Product Excellence Award from Ford. The company also offers an optional matching adjustable headrest.

MRT

(734) 455-5807

www.shopmrt.com

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Torque wrenches

The Eastwood Company offers a new digital electronic torque wrench. Available in 3/8-inch and ½-inch drives, it allows users to precisely set and measure torque values to +/- two percent clockwise or counterclockwise. They measure from 7 to 100 lbs-ft (or 10 to 135 Nm – Newton Meters). It features an easy-to-read LCD display, and an audible warning sounds when a pre-set torque level is reached. The wrench can store up to five regularly used torque settings, includes a slip resistant grip, and comes with a calibration certificate and storage case. 

Eastwood

(800) 343-9353

www.eastwood.com

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Hemi supercharger

Increase both horsepower and torque in your 2005 to 2010 6.1L Hemi-equipped Dodge Challenger, Charger, Magnum or Chrysler 300C with this supercharger system from Edelbrock. It features an Eaton TVS 2300 GEN VI rotor assembly, an intake manifold with seven-inch long runners, cold air intake, fuel injectors, air-to-water intercooler and flash tuner. The wiring harness is a plug-and-play assembly, meaning no cutting or crimping wires. Optional powertrain warranties (three year/36,000 mile or five year, 100,000 mile) are available. The company claims horsepower is increased to 556 and torque is 501 lbs-ft.

Edelbrock

(310) 781-2222

www.edelbrock.com

Wheel trim rings

Add a touch a class and elegance to your 1932 or 1933 Chevrolet with this trim ring, recently reproduced by The Filling Station. The company manufactured this piece using a perfect 79-year-old original as a model. Made from stainless steel and then polished to a show-quality shine, the trim ring will fit any 18-inch wheel that has the valve stem in the center of the wheel.

The Filling Station

(541) 258-2114

www.fillingstation.com

Corvette rivet tool

Replace missing or damaged rivets on 1953 to 1982 Corvettes with this handy device from Man Machine Interface, Inc. Made from CNC-machined 6061-T6 billet aluminum and hardened steel for durability, the patent-pending tool, called the Aero-Rivet-II, permits users to set aluminum, steel and brass rivets (tubular and semi-tubular) without damaging the material. Rivets are found in air vent doors, vent windows, window channels and heater boxes. It comes complete with three depth-adjustable bases and four interchangeable tips.

Man Machine Interface, Inc.

(440) 871-6496

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Camaro ZR1-style hood

Give your 2010 or 2011 Camaro a distinctive look up front with a ZR1-style hood from RK Sport. Modeled after the Corvette ZR1, it has been sized to fit the Camaro, and features two faux air extractor ducts as well as a clear Lexan window over the engine. The hood’s shape allows for clearance over most superchargers, and utilizes the factory latch and hinges. It is available in either hand-laid fiberglass or

carbon fiber (shown).

RK Sport

(800) 214-8030

www.rksport.com

Oil stabilizer

Reduce engine noise, oil leaks and oil burning with the use of Prolong Super Lubricant’s Super Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer. The additive works by creating a seal around an engine’s piston rings, slowing down exhaust blow-by and thus reducing exhaust smoke. It includes the company’s Anti-Friction Metal Treatment, which reduces metal-to-metal contact and wear. The stabilizer helps to prevent sludge and varnish deposits, works with either gasoline or diesel engines, and is compatible with synthetic and petroleum-based oils. It will not void engine warranties. It is available is quart and gallon size bottles.

Prolong

(800) 540-5823

www.prolong.com

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Nitrous bottle heater

Heat your nitrous bottle safely and help control pressure with this system from Ny-Trex, a division of Design Engineering. The Accu-Pressure Bottle Heater includes a Mica-Band heating element in a stainless steel band, switches, relay, wire and weatherproof connectors, plus detailed installation instructions. The company notes that heating nitrous helps achieve optimum bottle pressure of 900 to 1,000 psi, and the Ny-Trex system does this in half the time of silicone, blanket-style heating elements.

Ny-Trex

(800) 264-9472

www.designengineering.com/nytrex

Boss 429 lifters

The 1969-’70 Boss 429 Mustang’s V-8 had unique pushrod clearance and oiling requirements when roller lifters were used. Crane Cams has introduced its Ultra Pro roller lifter set to help address those issues. The lifters are made from one piece of carburized steel, and they feature heat-treated steel locking bars and the company’s Monel pin and flange assemblies. The design provides oiling to the needles and axles, assuring proper lubrication.

Crane Cams

(866) 388-5120

www.cranecams.com

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Camaro/Nova steering package

Improve the geometry of the front suspension system on 1967-’69 Camaros and 1968-’74 Novas with the TruTurn Steering Package from RideTech. The package consists of taller spindles, which improve caster and feature a raised spindle pin which lowers the car by two inches; steering arms designed to correct bumpsteer and that allow clearance for wheels up to 10 inches wide with a 5¾-inch backspacing; a draglink bracket that bolts on to the OEM draglink, relocating the inner tie rod end; and new tie rod assemblies that attach to the kit’s new steering arms. The system is also available without the spindles.

RideTech

(812) 481-4787

www.ridetech.com

Wheel polish

Make your wheels sparkle with Meguiar’s All Metal Wheel Polish. For use on uncoated, polished or chromed metals (cast aluminum, magnesium or billet alloy), its formulation removes oxidation without scratching, leaving wheels looking factory new. It is not for use on painted or clear-coated wheels, or on chrome-plated plastic. The polish comes in an eight-ounce container.

Meguiar’s

(800) 347-5700

www.meguiars.com

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Valve spring micrometers

Accurately and quickly measure the height of valvesprings with this set of micrometers from Powerhouse Products. Four different micrometers are available (.600 to .950-inch, 1.400 to 1.800-inch, 1.600 to 2.200-inch and a model specifically for measuring beehive springs, 1.600 to 2.200-inch). White markings contrast with the black anodized finish, making them easy to read, and the tools are accurate to .001-inch.

Powerhouse Products

(800) 872-7223

www.powerhouseproducts.com

Mustang traction bars

Help eliminate wheel hop when downshifting and braking with a set of traction bars from Cobra Automotive. The spring-loaded rods feature a 900-pound rated compression spring, with rod-end mounting points. The spring pre-load can be adjusted, and rods are available as direct replacements for early Shelbys, or as a complete kit (with all brackets and hardware) for early Mustangs. Components are made from aircraft-grade aluminum.

Cobra Automotive

(203) 284-3863

www.cobraautomotive.com

partsshopper   way cool new stuff

Space saver bottle

Finish off the restoration of your 1970-’71 E-body car with this non-functional space saver bottle from Dante’s Mopar Parts. For visual effect only, it is a reproduction of the original, with two date codes stamped on the bottom, one for 1970, the other for 1971. The unneeded code may be removed with lacquer thinner and a rag. The company also sells the matching die-stamped bracket, painted the correct turquoise color.

Dante’s Mopar Parts

(609) 332-4194

www.dantesparts.com

Mustang interior kit

Dress up the interior of your 2010 to 2012 Mustang with the Predator Interior Kit from MRT. The made-in-the-U.S.A. kit, which features a diamond pattern, includes front and rear seat covers, door inserts and a center console lid. It was showcased in a 2011 Mustang GT at the 2010 SEMA Show, where it earned a Product Excellence Award from Ford. The company also offers an optional matching adjustable headrest.

MRT

(734) 455-5807

www.shopmrt.com

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Mini-Tub frame kit

Get wider tires under the rear of your 1964-’67 Chevelle or other GM A-body with a mini-tub frame kit from ABC Performance. The do-it-yourself kit moves the rear frame rails inboard two inches, and consists of a 3/16-inch outer plate, 1/8-inch C-channel inner section and reinforcing gussets, and a new upper shock mount crossmember. Frame sections and gussets are laser cut. The crossmember has been formed in a CNC tubing bender.

Once installed, you can fit 335/30ZR18 tires.

ABC Performance

(810) 614-3730

www.abcperformance.net

LS-series accessories

Get more out of your LS-series engine with these accessories from Racing Head Service. They include torque plates, multi-layer steel head gaskets, a main cap puller and intake spacer kits. The torque plates help align boring and honing machines, and work with all LS engine blocks, including thse with the six-bolt LSX pattern. The multi-layer gaskets feature three layers of stainless steel with a high-temperature rubber coating, and are designed specifically for RHS blocks. The main cap puller makes removing doweled main caps easier, with the caps being removed with one swift motion and held tightly so they do not fall and get damaged. Intake spacer kits are available for the cathedral port LS1, the rectangular runner LS3 and raised rectangular runner LS7. All are CNC billet machined, and come complete with hardware and gaskets.

Racing Head Service

(877) 776-4323

www.racingheadservice.com

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Coyote transmission package

Performance Automatic has a package to complement Ford’s new 5.0L “Coyote” V-8 engine. It consists of a C4 Super Comp transmission (rated to 1,000 hp and covered by a lifetime warranty), SFI Pro Fit bellhousing, SFI-certified flexplate, matching block plate, and lock top dipstick and filler tube, and a 10-inch Pro Launch torque converter, built to customer specs with ballooning plates and a billet cover. 

Performance Automatic

(301) 963-8078

www.performanceautomatic.com

partsshopper   way cool new stuffOil filters

NAPA has launched a new family of filters for all types of drivers. The filters are designated as Silver, Gold and Platinum. The Silver filter is the standard for the do-it-yourselfer who prefers a more traditional oil change interval. Gold filters are available as a premium line for drivers who maintain their vehicles based on original equipment recommendations or individual driving conditions. The top-of-the-line Platinum filter is designed for vehicles that are using synthetic oil. The Platinum filter stands as NAPA’s most robust and durable filter, a natural partner to precision engine machinery in an engine. Consistent use of a premium filter can produce a lower engine wear rate and extend the life of an engine. All products are available in the retail section of the NAPA Auto Parts locations.

NAPA Auto Parts

www.napaonline.com  

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