By Fredy Ramirez
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MAHLE Motorsport introduces Porsche 911 2.7L and 2.9L Piston Kits designed to pair with Nickies Performance Air-cooled Cylinders. One is a standard bore 90mm that retains the stock 2.7L displacement, and the second is a 93mm big bore piston cylinder kit that equals 2.9L of displacement. Both piston and cylinder kits are engineered to incorporate deeper valve relief to accommodate performance camshafts, while the big-bore 2.9L piston also has larger valve reliefs to accommodate bigger valves. Each combination is constructed for durability for street or for SCCA and PCA legal race applications. The pistons also feature hard-anodized top ring grooves manufactured for durability to protect against micro-welding.
Holley announces the release of its Gen III Hemi alternator relocation bracket. The alternator bracket is constructed to move the factory alternator higher and further from the engine block for extra clearance. Designed for Gen III Hemi engines with both VVT & non-VVT “car style” factory accessory drive systems, it features a steel construction with a black powder coated finish.
Hooker’s RacingHeart launches its big-block Chevy three-step dragster headers. It features stepped primary tubes designed to improve exhaust flow over a broad rpm range. The 4.5-in. merge collector with its integrated spear design is constructed to improve the transition of exhaust pulses from the primary tube to the collector, increasing the overall scavenging effect. The headers are engineered for big-block Chevy engines making over 1,000 hp.
Hellwig Suspension Products announces the release of its helper springs and installation kits for the ’20 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD pickup trucks. The helper springs are designed for 3/4-ton and one-ton applications. The LP-25 springs are rated for up to 2,500 lbs. of load-leveling capacity, and the LP-35 springs provide up to 3,500 lbs. of load-leveling capacity. The LP Mounting Kit is the installation kit for the LP-25 and LP-35 and is required to complete the installation. The Pro-Series helper Hellwig’s Silent Ride feature and are rated for up to 2,500 lbs. of load-leveling capacity.
Red Line Oil
Red Line Synthetic Oil announces the launch of its 15W50 Powersports Oil, which will be available for order beginning in September. The oil is formulated for high-performance engines in a variety of applications including ATVs, motorcycles, UTVs and additional powersports vehicles. The motorcycle and powersport lubricants are designed to resist the chopping and shearing action of powersport transmissions, while ensuring the viscosity meets the desired specification. The oil is manufactured to provide wear protection under adverse conditions and extreme temperatures.
Design Engineering Inc. introduces its Stainless-Steel Thermal and Acoustical Floor and Tunnel Shield. The floor is designed to be a high-temperature solution for controlling heat and sound in hot rods, street rods, classics, trucks and just about any vehicle. The flexibility allows the shield to be constructed to be formed and tightly shaped around firewalls, transmission tunnels, floorboards and anywhere for total protection from the potential harmful effects of heat. The shields start with a stainless-steel reflective surface backed with a high-temperature resistant glass fiber manufactured to block heat.
BMR announces the launch of its Front Upper A-Arm Mount for ’93–’02 F-Body. The arm is designed to add camber adjustability and provide strength and durability required for high-performance applications. The arm mount is manufactured to allow for the adjustment of roll center and camber. BMR has designed the arm for street performance applications. Installation time is about 3-4 hours.
ORACLE Lighting launches its new fiber-optic dash kits. The integrated edge is designed to hold the fiber-optic cable tightly without the use of any adhesive. The single-color kit is available in six options (white, blue, red, green, amber and ABL). Specialized fiber-optic cable is also required for install ($4.95), which can be cut with scissors and be re-used.
Mishimoto announces the launch of its Borne Off-Road brand direct-fit snorkel for the 2018+ Jeep Wrangler JL and ’20+ Gladiator JT. This is the first snorkel to be developed by Mishimoto. Designed for strength and durability, the snorkel features the use of a rotational-molded tube made from durable, UV-resistant cross-linked polyethylene secured with 2.5mm-thick steel brackets. The top of the snorkel includes a 6-in. inlet with a steel mesh cover to protect the intake from large debris.