By Chad Simon
Restyling & Car Care Products
Some of the Latest Innovations on Display at the 2018 SEMA Show
Technological advancements in restyling and car-care products and accessories enable this sector of the automotive aftermarket to continue to thrive. The launch of new vehicle models and the shift from smaller cars to trucks and SUVs provide additional opportunities for customization. In order to survive in this marketplace, manufacturers must be innovative and keep up with the latest trends and evolving vehicle technology. The following pages highlight many of the new restyling and car-care products that were showcased at the 2018 SEMA Show.
Adam’s Polishes Inc.
Adam’s H2O Guard & Gloss with hybrid technology delivers even longer-lasting protection and increased gloss in a brand-new, hybrid, water-activated formula that is fast and easy to apply/remove. Add an awesome shine and protection while drying, or use as a quick detailer to treat small spots or the entire vehicle.
Got stink? Auto Shocker CLO2 odor eliminator for maximum strength odor elimination. Nothing can compete with the super power of chlorine dioxide. Gets rid of cigarette, pet, mold, mildew and even gasoline odors. Guaranteed or money back.
Ceramic Pro Squall is a clear, nano-ceramic coating designed to be used on all types of glass. When cured, it protects the vessel’s interior and exterior glass surfaces and make cleaning easier.
The original oil and tire mat is designed to keep floors clean during automotive maintenance. This customizable mat allow users to showcase their brand while protecting showroom floors from tire marks, grease spots and other messy situations.
The GiantGear heavy-duty step hitch cover/bumper protector has slip-resistant rubber tread and supports up to 300 lbs. Exclusive GiantGear artwork makes this an attractive accessory (or have the company create custom artwork to the user’s specifications).
Trudge door guards and side window panels are designed and engineered for both style and functionality for the Jeep Wrangler JL. These CNC-laser-cut aluminum panels are available in different styles and finishes. Proudly designed, engineered and built in the U.S.A.
Reactive is a pH-balanced, non-caustic, ready-to-use cleaner formulated for fast and effective removal of iron deposits and brake dust on painted finishes and clearcoated wheels. Reactive sprays on clear but turns purple when it comes into contact with iron particles. The purple coloration is Reactive forming a bond to the iron on the treated surfaces.
Sherwood Innovations Inc.
Sherwood Innovations’ hybrid body side molding combines bright chrome and real carbon fiber. The contrast of materials is a unique style added to the protection and functionality of the product. There are 20 lengths available to fit all vehicle applications, reducing reseller inventory. The product is available now to sell and is shipped worldwide.
Sto N Sho
Big Mike’s Performance Parts’ Sto N Sho is a vehicle-specific, quick-release front license plate bracket. Now available for off-road vehicles, this new Sto N Sho is designed for vehicles equipped with a roller fairlead. While this particular Sto N Sho is designed for off-road vehicles, the Sto N Sho is available for several makes and models.
Trulers are temporary adhesive rulers that conform to curved and flat surfaces. If it’s custom car painting, fabrication or component installations, Trulers can speed up the process. This one is 1 ft. long and only 1/4-in. wide. Points and circles every 1/4-in. to help in symmetrical tape lines, riveting or fastening. Trulers save time. (Ten pack.)
The Wax Shop
Slick Stuff spray detailer gives vehicles a showroom-like finish in just minutes. The formula contains encapsulating polymers that surround soils so that contaminants such as dust can be easily pulled away from the surface into microfiber cloths. Its gloss-enhancing formula extends the life of the protectant and leaves the vehicle with a dazzling, slick finish.
View all of the restyling products featured in the 2018 SEMA Show New Product Showcase.