SEMA News—December 2012

NEW PRODUCTS

Snap-on Equipment
Diagnostic Wheel Balancer—John Bean RFV 2000

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive According to Snap-on Equipment, the new John Bean RFV 2000 Automated Diagnostic Wheel Balancer is a one-of-a-kind machine that redefines the way tires are balanced and provides immediate improvement in productivity and performance. The John Bean RFV 2000 incorporates “stripe-of-light” technology that provides advanced measuring processes to eliminate the need for mechanical measuring devices used in other wheel balancing systems. With 3-D data obtained from optical cameras, the RFV 2000 provides a 3-D scaled color display of the tread, sidewall and wheel along with a graphical representation of data to allow pinpoint location of localized runout.

Snap-on Equipment
501-450-1500
www.snaponequipment.com

  Lingenfelter Performance Engineering
5th Gen Camaro Drag Race Suspension Kits

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE) announces 5th Gen Camaro Drag Race Suspension Kits have been developed to improve 60-ft. and 1/4-mile performance of stock to heavily modified ’10–’12 Chevrolet Camaros.

Available in two package levels, the new Camaro Drag Race Suspension Kits have a lightweight design and feature front and rear shocks that are independently adjustable for both rebound and compression and can work with almost any vehicle combination.

Lingenfelter Performance Engineering
260-724-2552
www.lingenfelter.com

     

SPA Turbo USA
Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive New 90-degree Universal T3 Downpipe

SPA Turbo USA now offers a tight radius (90-degree) cast-iron downpipe (PN 090918) that will help you retain full use of all your accessories, such as power steering and AC, while removing the need for a costly, or sloppy, fabrication. According to SPA Turbo, what could become a complicated installation is now an easy bolt on. The downpipe inlet mates to any T3 turbine housings with a 4-bolt, 2.5-in. exducer outlet flange.

SPA Turbo USA
800-264-9472
www.designengineering.com

 

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PlastiKote
Wheel Paint

Keeping a vehicle’s wheels looking like new can be a constant challenge. According to PlastiKote, its newly reformulated wheel paint can meet that challenge, making a car’s tires and hub caps look the way they did when first driven off the lot. In addition, these great aerosol paints can also give your wheels a custom look and feel. Available in four colors, steel (618), semi-gloss black (620), silver argent (621) and charcoal gray metallic (626), PlastiKote’s new wheel paint features a highly durable resin system for “The Perfect Finish.”

PlastiKote
866-222-8714
www.plastikote.com

     

EngineQuest
GM 6.5L Diesel Package

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive EngineQuest has announced its first-ever GM 6.5L diesel package, which includes a brand-new 6.5L diesel bare block, a center-mounted turbo, pair of cylinder heads, crankshaft and set of head bolts. The package covers numerous Chevrolet and GMC van applications.

EngineQuest
702-649-7776
www.enginequest.com

 

H3R Performance
5-lb. Fire Extinguishers

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive H3R Performance has added four new 5-lb. models to its line of dry-chemical and “clean agent” fire extinguishers. Available in red, black and chrome finishes, the units leave no messy residue, making them ideal for classic and collector vehicles, according to the company.

H3R Performance
800-249-4289
www.h3rperformance.com

     

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Rein/CRP Automotive
Automotive Hoses for European Makes

The new Rein Automotive hose line includes high-quality hose assemblies engineered to deliver the exact form, fit and function of OE parts. These hose systems feature integrated thermoplastic couplings, O-ring seals and multiple connections branching to various engine components.

Rein/CRP Automotive
800-526-4066
www.reinautomotive.com

 

Holley Performance Products
LS Valve Covers

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Holley says that its new valve covers for GM LS engines are designed to provide a fresh, refined look without the need to relocate the coils. The covers incorporate a radiused shape, angle coil mounting and a billet fill cap, and they sport black krinkle, satin, natural cast and polished finishes.

Holley Performance Products
800-HOLLEY-1
www.holley.com

     

Mast Motorsports
Mast Racing LS Tunnel Ram

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Ever-increasing LS V8 engine sizes and higher-flowing heads have spurred development of intake manifolds capable of feeding 450-plus cubes to more than 7,000 rpm. To accommodate such advances, Mast Motorsports now offers a new line of LS cast tunnel-ram intake manifolds for both standard-deck and tall-deck engines outfitted for either carburetors or EFI. The company says that the intakes can feed more than 1,500 naturally aspirated hp and 2,500 hp in boosted applications.

Mast Motorsports
936-560-2218
www.mastmotorsports.com

 

Oro-Tek
Application and Relearn Data by Cell Phone

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Oro-Tek is now printing QR symbols on its sensor packaging, making it possible to get application and relearn data via smartphone. The customer simply points the smartphone’s camera at the QR code and instantly gets a list of all the vehicle applications and matching procedures to pair the sensor with the vehicle’s ECU.

Oro-Tek
877-738-9990
www.orotekusa.com

 

     

Bestop
Rear Bumper With Tire Carrier

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Bestop delivers a true rock-solid bumper with a swing-out tire carrier that takes the weight off the Jeep body—and the consumer’s shoulders. According to Bestop, this bumper will get you past the toughest obstacles, while providing superior craftsmanship for the ultimate in protection. Both TJ and JK models can hold up to a 40-in. tire on the height-adjustable spare-tire plate, allowing the tire to stay as low as possible on the Jeep. Also included are 1-in.-thick D-Ring attachment points, a brake light relocation bracket, antenna mount, Hi-Lift jack mount and a fire extinguisher mount.

Bestop
800-845-3567
www.Bestop.com

 

Rugged Ridge
PowerTop for the ’07–’012 JK Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Rugged Ridge, a division of OMIX-ADA, has announced the introduction and availability of its first-ever PowerTop for the ’07–’12 JK Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The result of extensive research and development, the patent-pending Rugged Ridge PowerTop design allows the convertible soft-top structure to be lowered or raised in as little as five seconds with the simple push of a button, effectively eliminating the need to exit the vehicle during the onset of inclement weather.

Rugged Ridge
770-614-6101
www.Omix-Ada.com

     

CORSA Performance Exhausts
Cat-back Systems for the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro V8 Coupe and Convertible

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive CORSA Performance Exhausts now offers its cat-back systems for the ’11 Chevrolet Camaro V8 coupe and convertible.

The company’s dual rear exit exhaust systems for the Camaro feature a straight-through, 2.5-in.nonrestrictive design to maximize airflow, improving performance and fuel economy.

According to Corsa, the Camaro exhaust systems have an average performance increase of 6 hp and 7 lb.-ft. of torque. The units are available with sleek 3.5-in. or 4-in. polished Pro-Series tips, laser etched with the CORSA logo.

CORSA Performance Exhausts
800-486-0999
www.corsaperformance.com

 

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Equipto
Vehicle Parts Storage

According to Equipto, reducing downtime in servicing new and existing vehicles in auto, truck and farm-equipment parts rooms and maintaining efficient parts availability—from tiny screws to bulky fenders to heavy engine blocks—is critical. Now a new flexible type of storage system, that starts from raw shelving and evolves as one’s business does, is allowing parts managers to create denser, more space and labor-efficient parts-storage capacity as business, budget and storage needs change. The V-Grip storage system begins with heavy-duty uprights, and top, bottom, back and side panels. Shelves with up to 400 lbs. capacity can be added and adjusted at 3-in. increments for storage of bulk items and items of different sizes.

Equipto
800-323-0801
www.equipto.com

     

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Spies Hecker
Permasolid Low VOC Clear Coat 8098

Spies Hecker announces the introduction of Permasolid Low VOC Clear Coat 8098—a low-VOC finish from the company’s “2K-Acryl-System.” According to Spies Hecker, this clear coat is easy to apply and buff and is designed to deliver excellent results over solvent-borne and water-borne base coats.

Spies Hecker
888-371-3313
www.spiesheckerusa.com

 

Superlift Suspension Systems
OE Replacement Steering Stabilizers

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Superlift introduces three new stabilizer options for the 2007-12 Jeep Wrangler JK: an OE replacement, a high-clearance single kit and a high-clearance dual inline kit. All are offered with a choice of Superide cylinders or Superide SS cylinders (monotube gas by Bilstein).

Superlift Suspension Systems
888-299-4692
www.superlift.com

     

TruXedo
TruXport ’05–’11 Toyota Tacoma Tonneau Cover

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive TruXedo’s TruXport tonneau cover is now available for ’05–’11 Toyota Tacoma models. According to the manufacturer, the cover easily clamps on for installation in less than 20 minutes and completely rolls up and stores in seconds without any loose parts. A preset tension-control feature keeps the cover latched tight in any climate.

TruXedo
877-878-9336
www.truxedo.com

 

Valvoline
NextGen Motor Oils

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Valvoline has introduced two new NextGen motor oil products for both commercial and industrial customers. Now available in bulk and drum sizes, the NextGen Premium Blue SAE 15W-40 and NextGen All Fleet Plus SAE 15W-40 products are made from 50% recycled oil and deliver what the company hails as “100% Valvoline engine protection.”

Valvoline
800-832-6825
www.nextgenmotoroil.com

     

Kurgo
Car Door Guard

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Kurgo, a manufacturer of pet travel and safety products, is pleased to introduce the new Car Door Guard. Protecting car door interiors from scratches, dirt, mud and slobber, the waterproof Car Door Guard easily fits to large and small vehicle door panels and includes a large interior pocket for storing Fido’s traveling necessities. Available in black and khaki, the Car Door Guard easily attaches with simple tabs that slide between windows and door panels.

Kurgo
877-847-3868
www.Kurgo.com

 

Volant
Ford F-150 5.0 V8 CAI Kit

Automobile Events, Automobile Trade Show, Auto Show, Automotive Trade Show, Automotive Volant’s new CAI kit for 5.0L V8 Ford F-150 pickups replaces the factory air-filter box and radiator coolant-overflow tank to deliver more air. The kit comes with a Pro-5 cotton gauze reusable filter and is also available with a Volant filter, using Donaldson PowerCore Filtration Technology that the company says will provide up to 99.97% filtration efficiency, no maintenance and last up to 100,000 miles.

Volant
909-481-3888
www.volant.com



 

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