SEMA eNews Vol. 11, No. 43, October 23, 2008

TURBO OPTIMIZATION? TRACTION MATH? CLICK HERE FOR TECHNICAL SEMINARS OFFERED BY SEMA SHOW EXHIBITORS

In addition to the educational seminars featured during the 2008 SEMA Show, several Show exhibitors are offering technical seminars that provide an in-depth perspective of product applications and insight on how to maximize various company services.

For a listing of all of the educational seminars offered during the 2008 SEMA Show, visit www.SEMAShow.com/education.

Here are the times and brief descriptions of the technical seminars offered by Show exhibitors.  

Tuesday, November 4

Title: eBay Motors: Selling Basics Workshop

Time: 10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241

Description: Learn how to sell your parts and accessories in the world's largest online marketplace. A part or accessory sells every second on eBay Motors. eBay Motors can help you move your inventory online, grow your business and reach new online customers. Come join us to learn the basics and to meet the eBay team! Note: This is an introductory-level session. Advanced users should go to the eBay Motors booth for questions.

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Title: Unlocking the Mysteries of the ARB Air Locker

Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241

Description: Join the discussion on why LSDs don't actually do what people want. Factory-equipped electronic traction control, its limitations and its integration with Air Lockers. Technical discussion on the features of CCKMA12 & CKMP12 diff covers traction math. 

Wednesday, November 5

Title: eBay Motors: Selling Basics Workshop

Time: 10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241

Description: Learn how to sell your parts and accessories in the world's largest online marketplace. A part or accessory sells every second on eBay Motors. eBay Motors can help you move your inventory online, grow your business and reach new online customers. Come join us to learn the basics and to meet the eBay team! Note: This is an introductory-level session. Advanced users should go to the eBay Motors booth for questions.

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Title: Garrett by Honeywell: Turbo System Optimization

Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room  N239

Description: Honeywell engineers have spent numerous hours working with race teams and on their own project vehicles to increase power while optimizing the turbo system. This seminar will focus on sharing key concepts, including what you need to know about complimentary components to support a turbo system, exhaust backpressure and its effect on volumetric efficiency and what tests you can perform on your system to maximize performance.

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Title: Amsoil: Understanding Aftermarket Gasoline Additives

Time: 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241

Description: The early history of gasoline additives; the business side and market; the definitions of individual additives; examples of building additive compounds for specific purposes (i.e. Octane boost, Performance improvers, etc.). Benefits and warnings. Q&A.

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Title: Hondata: Tuning with Hondata Products

Time: 1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room  N239
 
Description: Information on how to tune Honda engines using Hondata products as well as technical details on newly released and upcoming products.

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Title: Old Man Emu Customized Suspension: Why It's Not All About Ride Height, Handling Matters Too!

Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241

Description: OME development process, interpreting valving rates, various shock and spring combinations. The benefits of custom combinations and why weight is centric to the spring rate. Mono tube vs. twin tube.

Thursday, November 6

Title: eBay Motors: Selling Basics Workshop

Time: 10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241 

Description: Learn how to sell your parts and accessories in the world's largest online marketplace. A part or accessory sells every second on eBay Motors. eBay Motors can help you move your inventory online, grow your business and reach new online customers. Come join us to learn the basics and to meet the eBay team! Note: This is an introductory-level session. Advanced users should go to the eBay Motors booth for questions. 

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Title: Rockett Brand Fuel: Octane Quality?

Time: 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N239

Description: This seminar will cover octane quality of gasoline and its effect on race engine performance. Other aspects of gasoline will be covered in an extensive Q&A session. 

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Title: Unlocking the Mysteries of the ARB Air Locker & Old Man Emu Customized Suspension
 
Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. 
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, room N241 
 
Description: A discussion on why LSDs don't actually do what people want. Factory equipped electronic traction control, its limitations and its integration with Air Lockers. Tech discussion on the features of CCKMA12 & CKMP12 diff covers traction math. OME development process, interpreting valving rates, various shock and spring combinations. The benefits of custom combinations and why weight is centric to the spring rate. Mono tube vs twin tube.

Complete information on the 2008 SEMA Show is available online at www.SEMAShow.com.

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