Archive for January, 2010

Panning Out

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Installing A Dynacorn Floor Pan

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In our humble opinion, Neil Young was spot-on when he said that rust never sleeps. Vintage muscle cars are going on 40 years old, and given that they weren’t very tight fitment-wise, water had a way of seeping into them and sitting, thereby causing rust.

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Corsa Performance

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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CORSA Performance Exhausts, a TMG Performance Products company, has engineered a premium performance exhaust system for the all-new Chevrolet Camaro SS 6.2L. The latest exhaust system fits the 2010 Camaro LS3 with a six-speed manual transmission (PN 14951), as well as the L99 with automatic transmission (PN 14952). CORSA’s patented Reflective Sound Cancellation (RSC) technology works in conjunction with the L99′s Active Fuel Management system to eliminate drone even when the Camaro is in 4-cylinder mode. CORSA’s cat-back Camaro exhaust features a dual rear exit with Single 4-inch Pro-Series tips. The XO-pipe is included with the exhaust, which has a straight-through, 2.5-inch non-restrictive design specifically created for the 2010 Camaro. Complete installation hardware and instructions are included with the Camaro exhaust systems, which can be purchased from your local dealer and through select retailers/distributors nationwide.

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Speedway Motors

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Speedway Motors now offers beautiful, all-new Split Wishbone-Style Radius Rods that make it easy to give your street rod’s front suspension a classic, traditional look, and feature all-new construction with a design modeled after original Ford wishbones. They are crafted from heavy-gauge steel and have forged front yokes. Each wishbone measures 40 3/4 inches from the front perch bolt centerline to the end of the 11/16-18 threaded rear bung, which makes them direct replacements for Speedway’s Curtis-style radius rods. A 1/2-20 threaded insert just behind the yoke allows the installation of a shock mount or spring perch, providing an easy way to set up a spring-behind axle front suspension on cars with I-beam axles. Available plain or with lightening holes.

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Be Cool

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Coming down the midway, Be Cool introduces an extended-life, super duty coolant and antifreeze that is ideal for all applications. Be Coolant features a new-generation earth-friendly biodegradable, propylene-glycol formula that protects cooling systems and aluminum components down to 26 degrees below zero (F). Be Coolant is said to provide 300,000 miles of extended coolant protection and is can be used for all performance and severe-duty applications including American, European and Asian high-performance cars, as well as diesel-powered tow vehicles and RVs. Additionally, Be Coolant features a self-sealing capability ideal for sealing hairline cracks in aluminum engine blocks and cylinder heads.

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BBK Performance

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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BBK’s latest cold air intake kits for the popular 2005-2009 Ford Mustang delivers as much bang for the buck as our 2005-2009 Throttle Bodies. Testing on dozens of stock 2005-2009 Ford Mustang GT models has shown consistent gains of 15-to-16 rear-wheel horsepower with no other add-ons and the stock computer program. This compares to the 8-to-9 horsepower that BBK engineers noted with other brand units and a power programmer. This high level of performance with the stock program is achieved by utilizing a custom integral mass air housing, which is machined into BBK’s new aluminum casting, and features a calibration of the factory mass air. The new cold air intake kits are designed to work with the factory computer or aftermarket programmers.

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Lokar

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Lakester hot rod pedal styling is a continuation of the many nostalgic items offered in the Lokar family of products. The pedals have the same quality you have come to expect from its sister steel spoon throttle pedal and round brake/clutch pad. The removable lower arm is splined for versatility in mounting to the right or left of the mounting bracket. Lakester pedals feature curved pads and arms. These new nostalgic style pedals are available in chromed, black and raw. The throttle pedal is designed using Delrin bushings for smooth operation when throttling up or down during daily use. Made in the USA and backed by a lifetime warranty.

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Centerforce

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Centerforce is proud to introduce its new 10.4-inch Dual Friction clutch assembly for 1965 to 1973 Ford Mustang 4.7L/302 engine with a 26-spline transmission. This new clutch assembly replaces the stock pressure plate with a more reliable assembly with a higher holding capacity designed as a direct bolt-in for perfect fit and function. The Dual Friction disc has a full facing on the pressure plate side for drivability and longevity, while a carbon composite puc-style (segmented) facing is used on the flywheel side for a positive engagement and increased holding-capacity. The Dual Friction part number is DF611739 (Pressure Plate and Disc Included).

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Detroit Speed

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Detroit Speed, Inc. introduces its new Performance Handling Kit for the new 2010 Camaro, which includes Front and Rear Drop Springs and a Front and Rear Sway Bar. The Drop Springs lower the ride height to give your car a more aggressive stance. The increased progressive spring rates provide improved performance handling while retaining excellent ride quality. They are a direct replacement to the factory 2010 Camaro springs. The DSE Drop Springs retain the factory isolators. The Front and Rear Sway Bars have a larger diameter than the OEM bars with an increased rate for improved performance handling. The Front Sway Bar also includes high-performance fully adjustable aluminum end links. These end links are a great way to upgrade from the small factory end links that are in your stock Camaro. The Sway Bars are powdercoated gloss black. The Sway Bar bushings and custom heavy-duty end links are also black for a clean uniform finish.

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American Racing Headers

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Now available is American Racing Headers’ 100-percent American-made long tube 304 S/S header systems, which are designed to fit great, install easily and produce outstanding horsepower and torque. Recent dyno testing of A.R.H.’s 1-7/8″ system with cats produced gains of 32 RWHP without a tune and 50 RWHP with a tune. RWTQ was up 45 lb-ft after the tune. The system comes with everything you’d expect from American Racing Headers. This includes 3/8-inch-thick flanges with TIG welded and hand-ported inlets, merge collectors with scavenger spikes, 200 cell metallic substrate cats, OEM-style band clamps, Grade 8 hardware and Flat Out Racing Gaskets. The exhaust system is all 3 inches, and extends to the rear axle where it reduces to 2 1/2- inch I.D. and mates to the factory exhaust. Primary sizes available are 1 3/4, 1 7/8 and 2 inches. Collectors come standard at 3 inches, but can be ordered at 3 1/2 or 4 inches for race application.

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Heidt’s

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Heidt’s has released its new ’66-’67 Ford Fairlane/Mercury Comet Superide II IFS System. This state-of-the-art suspension system is designed to accommodate big- and small-block Ford motors. Kits include tubular A-arms in plain steel, power rack and pinion, 11-inch plain rotors, dropped spindles and 10 position adjustable billet coil-overs with chrome springs. Available options include: 12- and 13-inch disc brakes, polished stainless steel A-arms, polished billet coil-overs and polished stainless tie rod ends. In addition, Heidts now offers a Bolt-In Triangulated Rear 4-Link Kit for the ’66-’67 Fairlane/Comet. The kit includes chassis and axle brackets, adjustable links, full upper coil-over crossmember, panhard bar, adjustable Heidts coil-overs and all hardware.

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