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Performance & Hotrod Business May '14

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May 2014 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 89 New Products for Hotrod & restoratioN ProfessioNals. Model A FrAMe Kit Speedway Motors, Lincoln, Neb., presents its all-new U-Weld-It Model A Frame Kit that allows do-it- yourself rodders to construct a solid, well-engineered chassis on a budget. The kit features all of the compo- nents featured on Speedway Motors' popular Model A Frame in one ready-to-weld package, including: boxed Model A frame rails with drilled and tapped body mounts; 2-inch dropped front crossmember; front hairpin and rear four-bar suspension brackets; front and rear shock mounts; and more. www.speedwAyMotors.coM UniversAl cleArcoAt Southern Polyure- thanes Inc., Blairs- ville, Ga., presents its Universal Clear, a 1:1 High Solids Polyure- thane Clearcoat that's designed to be easy to spray. Featuring chemical resistance, it maintains its easy buffing tendencies even after sev- eral months. Universal Clear works in high-heat, high-humidity environments. www.soUthernpolyUrethAnes.coM 1965 coMet tilt steering colUMn ididit, Tecumseh, Mich., introduces its all-new 1965 Mercury Comet Tilt Steering Column. Features include an eight-position tilt, Ford top shaft, Ford wiring and choice of finish. Each 100-percent American-made column comes complete with a new floor mount and Ford era knobs and levers. It utilizes the original dash mount and plugs directly into original or aftermarket wiring harnesses. It also attaches to the stock box with an ididit installation kit, and accepts the stock Comet wheel with no adapter required. www.ididitinc.coM n n n n rod shop AUdio enhAncer Current Inc., East Haven, Conn., presents its Silent Running SR CAR, designed to improve stereo quality when listening to music in a vehicle. Simply spray SR CAR inside the trunk, on door panels, firewalls or anywhere to create a more solid audio sound. The viscoelastic coating dampens vi- bration and helps eliminate unwanted noise. The coating adheres to small crevices and has a smooth finish for a pleasing appearance. www.sr-cAr.coM MUstAng slide BAr rAdio Custom Autosound, Fullerton, Ca- lif., presents a Slide Bar Radio that fits 1964.5-'73 Ford Mustangs. The radio appears analog—users simply slide the selector to reveal the digital display, with a choice of seven different display col- ors. The radio is 300 watts AM/FM and includes subwoofer out, iPod dock, USB port, auxiliary in/RCA pre-outs, and RDS that displays song title/station/artist. The radio is CD changer-compatible, and a Bluetooth adapter is available. www.cAsMFg.coM exhAUst BUilder coMponents Hooker Headers, Bowling Green, Ky., a Holley Performance Prod- ucts brand, presents its new Builder Series Exhaust Components for custom fabricators. Both 3/8-inch mild steel and investment cast stainless steel warp-resistant flanges are available for LS engines. Proprietary 304 stainless steel merge collectors with an internal attenuation spear are suitable for LS and other engine applications, and 304 stainless steel stamped X-crossover assemblies are available for both 2.5- and 3-inch tubing styles. www.hooKerheAders.coM clAssic BrAid wire looM Painless Perfor- mance Products, Fort Worth, Texas, presents its new Classic Braid Wire Loom for wires, hoses and lines. Classic Braid features a tighter woven pattern than the company's PowerBraid, with a satin black finish for a cloth- like appearance. The durable material is lightweight and flexible, offering pro- tection against abrasion and heat up to 250 degrees. The lateral split down the loom has an edge overlap of 25-percent material for a secure fit around wires without extra tape or tie-wraps. www.pAinlessperForMAnce.coM solid wheel Rocket Racing Wheels, Chattanooga, Tenn., pres- ents its new Solid Rocket Wheel, designed for tradi- tional hot rods and open- wheel roadsters. Taking styling cues from the orig- inal Indy Roadster wheels, the Solid Rocket features the same smooth, sol- id-design front and ribbed design on the reverse side. The wheel is constructed of durable high-tech aluminum. It recreates the orig- inal appearance of a six-pin pressure plate and knockoff attachment, but with the safety and security of a 5-lug bolt-on wheel. www.rocKetrAcingwheels.coM replicA gAUges VDO, Allentown, Pa., presents its new VDO 356 Replica Gauges designed to match classic rides. Built with precision and quality for superb fit, finish and appearance, a 120-mph speedometer features built-in LCD with odometer and trip odometer. A combo water temp and fuel gauge includes built-in tell- tale indicators for battery, high-beam and oil pressure. Meanwhile, an 8,000- rpm tach includes built-in telltale indicators for turn signals, parking brake and fog light. All gauges are offered in standard 4-inch diameter. www.vdo-gAUges.coM PHBMAYp58-91.indd 89 4/2/14 2:11 PM

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