If you’re like most of the aftermarket industry, spooling along the fast lane at an uneasy high rpm for long distance drives can leave you wincing most of the trip, rather than enjoying it. Gear Vendors has cured that with their latest component, which allows manual 3-speeds to gain three extra gears!
by Sean Haggai on November 14, 2012
Recent advances in synthetic base-stock oils have led to thinner race and street oils that still provide exceptional bearing-oil thickness. Joe Gibbs Driven offers a number of formulas, including those specific to the LS engine and different types of racing.
Redesigned roller shafts, a high-flow fan for the eddy brake and an undercarriage convenience LED light are the latest upgrades to the Dynocom 5000 Series chassis dyno. The Texas-based company also announced at SEMA the introduction an entry-level Dyno X model with a starting price of $10,995.
The LSX-DR is the highest-flowing cylinder head available for the LS engine, and Ferrea Racing Components helps drag racers take advantage of that airflow with a titanium/stainless-steel valve package. Ferrea is touting its line of tool-steel retainers that are almost as light as titanium but cost less.
Kicker is celebrating its 4oth Anniversary, and what better way to celebrate four decades in the performance stereo market than with a complete new line of factory upgraded stereo components. Kicker partnered with Ford on a few projects this year, including the “Powered By Women” Mustang, check it out!
by Rick Seitz on November 13, 2012
Back in the ’60s and even today, musclecars had it all. Class, timeless styling, power… apart from today’s standards of handling the only thing they really lacked was proper braking systems. What was thought to be “good” or “adequate” back then is barely considered safe by modern standards. SSBC has the answer.
When news spread that Tom Medley’s famed 1940 Coupe had been involved in a garage fire, some of the industries top brands joined forces to help rebuild an iconic hot rod and bring it back to life – even better than the original. Kicker comes to the rescue with upgraded tunes, check it out!
For over 100 years Bilstein has been leading the industry in damper technology in both the OE and aftermarket segments. The latest innovation, Bilstein Clubsport suspension, is a fully street legal, TÜV certified premium coilover suspension system that is designed for performance both on and off the track.
by Rick Seitz on November 13, 2012
At this year’s SEMA show, there was no shortage of anything automotive being unveiled at the show, and that includes tools and shop supplies. BrakeQuip was on hand to show off their latest offerings of tools for the shadetree mechanic. This included their patented tube and pipe benders.
by Mark Gearhart on November 12, 2012
When it comes to making a lot of power through an automatic transmission, a Powerglide is typically everyone’s first choice. But what if you want a third gear for your track combination or street/strip car?
MSD Ignition has brought their years of ignition experience to the LS market with it’s own brand of Multiple Spark Coils (MSC). MSD adds their experience to the Chevy line of LS motors at this year’s SEMA.
MSD ignition takes the fear of EFI wiring out of LS engine swaps with its new Atomic LS EFI swap kit. Winning SEMA’s Best new product in the Street Car/Custom Car category, the Atomic LS EFI should be as popular as the original Atomic EFI kit.
by Mike Magda on November 11, 2012
JE Pistons is now offering its asymmetrical pistons for LS engines, and JE is also introducing a new line of multi-layer stainless-steel gaskets produced under strict manufacturing processes. JE will announce hundreds of new piston applications over the next in different categories.
by Mike Magda on November 10, 2012
The Brad Penn line of Penn Grade 1 High Performance oils has two new viscosity blends: 5W-30 for classic engines and crate motors and SAE 60 for racing applications.
by Paul Huizenga on November 9, 2012
In this business, you get to meet a lot of talented people, and see a lot of artistry – folks who might not be working in oil paint on canvas or unlocking the graceful figures trapped inside a block of marble, but who are artists just the same.
by Sean Haggai on November 9, 2012
Any gearhead (pun intended), if you’re paying attention, would have realized one vital component is missing from an all-purpose muscle car: a bulletproof rearend to take all the punishment. And that’s exactly where Eaton’s Detroit TrueTrac reigns supreme. It’s the ultimate King. Now available for Ford 9-in
Mechanix Wear’s popular M-Pact style gloves get a new design for 2013. See the newest look and design in hand protection right here!
While SPEC Clutch can’t do too much about the rearward visibility out of a Lamborghini, they can definitely build a clutch that can take the heat, and that’s a good start (pun intended).
When SCT released their Livewire TS tuner just a few short weeks ago, it promised to pack the latest in flash tuner technology from SCT. This is the first, big update we have seen in awhile – check it out!
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by Bobby Kimbrough on November 8, 2012
Disc Brakes Australia simplifies rotors by offering a universal slot pattern for mounting on either side of the vehicle without giving up any performance.