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November 2015 The Shop 89 presented By Booth #25023 November 2015 The Shop 89 This ground-up 1967 Chevy C10 build by Speedtech Performance took a sharp turn from doing what has already been done, becoming the original test bed for an entirely new line of Speedtech ExtReme suspension products. Ron of Ron Sutton Race Technology teamed up with Speedtech's research and development team to take Pro-Touring handling to the next level of street, auto - cross and road course performance. Along with the new ExtReme C10 chassis, brand-new narrowed frame rails have been outfitted up front with ExtReme high- clearance tubular control arms, new ATS ExtReme spindles, Viking Crusader race- valved coilovers, Speedway Engineering splined front sway bar, power rack and pinion steering and Baer Brakes Pro Plus custom monogrammed six-piston calipers on 14-inch rotors. Out back, the suspension consists of Speedtech's Torque Arm suspension, supporting a 9-inch Ford rear axle with matching Baer brakes, Speedtech Artic - ulink trailing arms, custom Speedtech Panhard bar, Viking Crusader coilovers and Speedway Engineering splined rear sway bar. Motivation comes from over 550 horses of Texas Speed and Performance LS3 backed by a Hughes-built 4L80E trans- mission. Rolling stock consists of 19x10 and 20x12 Forgeline wheels wrapped in 295-30-19 and 345-30-20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. Outside of the tailgate, every panel on the truck has been modified, including shaved drip rails, flush-fit glass and vent window delete, custom 2015 C1500 hood styling, custom grilles and shaved emblems. Stitchcraft sewn interior upgrades include custom seats, door panels, center console using 2015 GMC truck components, and topped off with Speedhut custom gauges in Speedtech's new custom billet aluminum C10 gauge and center HVAC bezels. Participants include: American Autowire, Classic Industries, Dutchman Motorsports (axles), Eddie Motorsports, Mark Williams Enterprises (driveline), PRC, Rick's Tanks, SPAL, SpinTech and Vintage Air. See the C10 with Speedtech's new ExtReme suspension at the SEMA Show booth #72004. Scott McIver, president of Kaizen Tuning located just outside of Boston, sends info on a 2012 Nissan GT-R that's been converted to a wide body and is headed to the SEMA Show. Backed by Motovicity, HKS, Varis Japan and Kaizen Tuning, the road course HPDE car sees 10 track events a year, as well as trips to the office. "It was challenging to build a car that looks and acts like a race car, but retains its street car temperament," McIver explains. "The car was built with the very best components sourced from all over the world, but a majority of the parts came from Japan's largest aftermarket tuner, HKS. This car will have the legendary HKS splash livery over its Bayside blue paint." HKS components include: the HKS/ Varis wide body setup; HKS stroker crank; rods; pistons; valve springs; camshafts; retainers; head gasket; GT1000 turbo kit, intercooler and intercooler piping; SSQV (sequen- tial blow-off valve); intake manifold; custom oil cap; GR6 transmission kit; transmission pan; Legamax exhaust; un-resonated mid- pipe; and Hipermax SP coilovers. K a i z e n Tu n i n g b u i l t t h e V R 3 8 , sleeved to stock displacement, and a d d e d c u s t o m tow hooks. Varis supplied the wide body kit including f e n d e r s , f r o n t bumper and side skirts, plus carbon rear bumper with vents, carbon lip, Varis Hyper Canards, rear diffuser, carbon VSDC hood, carbon GT wing, carbon wing uprights, carbon VSDC trunk and carbon over-fenders. Participants include: ARP (head studs, wheel studs); TSM (race-ported VR38 heads, valve job); Ferrea (stock- sized valves); Sakura Performance Engineering (intakes); T1R (transmis- sion brace); Driveshaft Shop (front & rear axles); ASNU (brushless fuel pump, 1,650cc injectors, FPR, fuel rails); Visconti Tuning (direct pump wiring kit); AMS Performance (race cooling kit, coolant overflow bottle); SPL Parts (rear trailing arms, traction arms, front arms); Eibach (sway bars); AP Racing (J Hook rotors); Carbotech (XP12 brake pads); Goodridge (stain- less brake lines); ADVAN (wheels); Rowen (carbon door handles); Top Secret (F1 brake light); Recaro (seats); and RPM Roll Bar (six-point roll bar). Kaizen Tuning specializes in building Nissan GT-Rs, Mitsubishi Evos, and Subaru STis. The GT-R's owner is Keith Taylor. 1967 Chevy C10 2012 Nissan GT-R

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