By Amanda Gubbins
HRIA Education Day takes place Friday, March 5, at the Detroit Autorama.
There is still time to register for the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Education Day, which will take place tomorrow at the Detroit Autorama.
Education Day will be held in Cobo Hall from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and will consist of 24 sessions, led by some of the biggest names in hot-rod parts manufacturing. These product specialists will demonstrate their parts and train attendees about product features, benefits and installation guidelines. Aside from this product exposure, it is a chance for dealers, installers and builders to get up close and personal with new products and the representatives who can answer their questions. The presenters will also be prepared with selling tips and techniques related to their product lines.
The full Education Day schedule follows so you can plan your day before registering online.
2015 Education Day Schedule
|9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. ||10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. ||11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ||1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.||2:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m. ||4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. |
|Ron Francis Wiring|
Plan Your Wiring Project Start to Finish
Electrical Devices: How & Why They Work
Proper Fuels & Lubricants for Classics
Cams and EFI: How They Work Together
The Future in Drivetrain Technology
Everything You Wanted to Know About EFI
Drive By Wire and 6-Speed Solutions
New Products From Edelbrock
10 Things to Know About Alternators
Plating Without Limits: Options Beyond Chrome
Brake System Basics: Function & Design
|Fat Man Fabrications|
Hot Rod Suspension and Chassis Design
|Steele Rubber Products|
All About Weatherstripping & Rubber Parts
Steering Column Installation Do's & Don’ts
Options, New Products, Tech Support
Power Steering Conversion for Classic Cars
Fuel Systems for the Hot Rod
|Powertrain Control Solutions|
Modern OD Automatic Transmissions
Steering System Solutions
Basics of Performance Air Conditioning
Choosing the Right Wiring Solution
A Driving Force in Performance Transmissions
Holley EFI: Installation and Tuning
Award-Winning Builders Join Panel Discussion
HRIA will also host a Builder’s Panel at Autorama, Saturday, March 7, at 3:00 p.m., in Room 140 A&B of Cobo Hall. Bobby Alloway, Jesse Greening, Dave Lane, J.F. Launier, Andy Leach and Troy Trepanier will discuss their secrets to success and what they’ve learned from setbacks, along with some great stories. Council members and prospective members alike are invited to attend and learn about the reality of hot-rod building from this impressive lineup.