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Performance & Hotrod Business February '14

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Smartphone-Adjustable Suspension Bilstein, Poway, Calif., presents its B16 iRC System that combines the unique monotube technology of its B16 kit with an innovative smartphone app that provides complete control of the suspension system from the driver's seat. Now available for iPhone, and coming soon for Android, the BILSTEIN iRC app allows users to choose between one of three preset factory modes (comfort, normal and sport), which can be customized. Adjustments can be made in real time to accommodate any driving style, changing road conditions or passenger requirements. www.bilstein.com Ultra-High-Performance Tires Yokohama Tire Corp., Fullerton, Calif., presents two new additions to its ADVAN line of ultra-highperformance tires: the ADVAN Sport V105 and ADVAN Neova AD08 R. The tires feature race-inspired engineering and design, as well as innovative new compounds that improve wet and dry traction. They are offered in 55 sizes, with 13 sizes initially rolled out at launch. The lineup will range from 17-inch to 20-inch sizes and will be applicable for high-end luxury/performance vehicles, in addition to Mercedes Benz original equipment fitments. www.yokohamatire.com Portable Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner OTC Tools, Owatonna, Minn., offers a new Portable Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner. The portable, sturdy cleaner is designed for use in the shop or on the road. Fully automated operation enables a technician to perform other work while the cleaning process occurs. An innovative ash disposal system makes for quick and easy disposal of waste in accordance with environmental regulations. The system is up to 20-percent more efficient than traditional pulse-based cleaners and up to 5-percent more efficient than other "air knife" systems. www.otctools.com Switch Panel Mount with Helmet Hook S&W Race Cars, Spring City, Pa., introduces its new Switch Box Mount with Integral Helmet Hook that safely secures electronics and helmets. To ensure the fit, finish and integrity of the units, all pieces are precision water jet-cut from 1/2-inch-thick aluminum. The dual-purpose mount is lightweight yet stout and is designed to be installed onto 1-5/8-inch-diameter roll cage tubing. It will accept Painless brand switch boxes as a direct-fit application, while other brands may require minor modification. www.swracecars.com New Air Springs Air Lift Co., Lansing, Mich., introduces Goodyear Engineered Products air springs to its line of air spring kits. The company offers a variety of suspension solutions, from load support systems for standard pickups, SUVs, CUVs and RVs, to systems for lifted and lowered pickups. The Goodyear Engineered Products air springs will be manufactured to Air Lift's specifications using Air Lift's molds, while end-cap crimping, kit assembly, testing and shipping will be handled at Air Lift's facility. www.airliftcompany.com Diesel Motor Oil Champion Brands, Clinton, Mo., offers its SAE 5W-30 Blue Flame Performance Diesel Motor Oil that provides increased wear protection, enhanced durability, improved horsepower and torque efficiency, and fuel economy benefits as well. The diesel motor oil is formulated with a patented friction modifier system that reduces internal drag within engines, resulting in increased horsepower and torque. It also has a 50-percent faster time to pressurization than a traditional SAE 15W-40, leading to faster lubrication of critical valve train hardware and reduced wear. www.championbrands.com February 2014 PHBFEB.indd 93 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 93 1/3/14 12:27 PM

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