THE SHOP

Recognized Supplier Guide ‘18

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2 THE SHOP AUGUST 2018 CONTENTS // August 2018 // Volume 21 Number 3 17 CELEBRATING THE THIRD PEDAL The clutch market continues to show impressive holding power. 24 JACK STAGGS: THE GO-TO 356 GUY Longtime California shop serves a loyal niche of Porsche & VW owners. By John McCabe 28 PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS A roundup of go-fast parts. 32 HOLLYWOOD HOT RODS GETS A NEW HOME With plenty of projects & a new TV show, Troy Ladd is still going strong. By Tony Thacker 6 BYOP—BRING YOUR OWN PARTS? Strategies for dealing with customers who find their components elsewhere. By John Carollo RESTYLING & AFTERMARKET ACCESSORIES 36 HAS YOUR PACKAGE ARRIVED? Deliver value to dealership clients by bundling accessories. By Josh Poulson 44 IN WITH THE OLD The market is primed for pre-owned vehicle upgrades. By Dino Perfetti 48 CREATING THE WAVE A mix of quality parts & service serves Arizona's SDHQ Off-Road well. By Jason R. Sakurai 56 RESTYLING PRODUCTS Accessorize any ride. 62 VISIBLE LEADERSHIP Interaction is a necessary com- ponent of a vibrant workplace. By Timothy F. Bednarz FEATURES \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ PERFORMANCE DEPARTMENTS \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ DRIVER'S SEAT ..................................................4 AFTERMARKET ALLEY .....................................158 AD INDEX ......................................................159 ONE MORE THING ..........................................160 ON THE COVER The 2018 SHOP Guide is the issue to keep around all year long, serving as a starting point for finding the parts and accessories you need, when you need them. Find more than 500 industry suppliers alphabeti- cally in the Company Contacts beginning on page 65, and comprehensive lists of Product & Service providers beginning on page 130. (Photo courtesy Jason Sakurai/ SDHQ Off-Road) THE SHOP GUIDE 2018 AUGUST 2018 THE SHOP covermain.indd 1 6/28/18 1:53 PM COMING NEXT MONTH \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ • Off-Road • Towing & Hauling • Sport Compacts • Women In the Industry LAST MONTH'S HIGHLIGHTS \\\\\\\\ • Made in the USA Products • Precision Engine • Showroom Builds • Powersports Part III NEVER MISS AN ISSUE! THE SHOP GUIDE 2018 Recognized Industry Suppliers 65 COMPANY CONTACTS 129 CATEGORY INDEX 130 PRODUCTS & SERVICES 12 TOOLS & EQUIPMENT ROUNDUP A collection of products to get things done. SHOP TOOLS & EQUIPMENT 40 GROUP HUG ADAS products make fleet service a crossover market worth exploring. By Jared Cohen TECHNOLOGY & ELECTRONICS

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