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14 n Performance & Hotrod Business n July 2015 Wheels & Tires PRODUCT FOCUS: Cragar S/S Wheels The Carlstar Group/Cragar Wheel, Ontario, California, presents the iconic Cragar S/S Wheel, celebrating its 50th anniversary. Several S/S models are available in a variety of sizes and finish options. Cragar began with a collection of fine composite hot rod and muscle car wheels, and is now found on vehicles all over the world. Wheel designs incorporate speed, performance, good times and adventure. www.cragarwheel.com Drag Tire Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Stow, Ohio, offers the next generation tire from the ET Street Radial line, the ET Street R, engineered for the drag strip, but DOT-approved for the street. The ET Street R (R is for race) delivers improved traction for high-powered applications and utilizes ET Street Radial Pro technology and the proven R2 compound in the radial tire sizes. Bias ply options for hardcore manual transmission and Pro Street applications are specially engineered with the track-tested M5 compound, with a few exceptions. www.mickeythompsontires.com/strip.php 100-psi Tire Pressure Gauge Auto Meter, Sycamore, Illinois, presents its all-new 100-psi Tire Pressure Gauge, suitable for heavy-duty applications. The high- precision, professional tire pressure gauge offers a large 2.25-inch dial face with bold race- inspired artwork. Major and minor tick marks every 2.5 psi make it easy to read. The gauge comes with: a 10.5-inch braided stainless line; a ruggedized, shock-dampening, easy- grip housing; thumb-operated pressure bleed for easy air-down adjustment; and a carrying case. www.autometer.com Tri-Five Steel Wheel Wheel Vintiques, City of Industry, California, presents its new OE Tri-Five authentic steel wheels for Tri- Five Chevrolets. A reproduction of the original wheels with added clearance for disc brakes, the wheels feature the original-style dimples that retain the hubcap, and a 5x4-3/4-inch bolt pattern for direct fitment. The wheels are made in the USA and feature satin black powder-coating with six sizing options available. www.wheelvintiques.com Installation Kits McGard, Orchard Park, New York, offers Installation Kits featuring everything needed to install new wheels in one convenient package. The kits combine wheel and tire theft protection with high-quality, fully machined, chrome-plated lug nuts. Available with Tough Nut hex lug nuts, SplineDrive tuner lug nuts or Lug Bolts, most kits include wheel locks and key tool, ID card, storage pouch and chrome sleeve valve stems. They are designed and manufactured in the USA. www.mcgard.com

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