November '19

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102 THE SHOP NOVEMBER 2019 Heat & Sound Protection. Thermo-Tec, Greenwich, Ohio, offers lightweight, durable Thermo Guard FR heat and sound control shields that provide complete in-vehicle protection by reducing sound, absorbing vibration, blocking radiant heat up to 1,500 degrees and providing an extra layer of insulating padding. Trim the shields to fit an infinite number of applications in cars, trucks, RVs, buses and more. The shields feature 100-percent synthetic fiber felt that delivers sound and comfort control, and a high-tech foil heat barrier that blocks more than 90 percent of radiant heat. Throttle Optimizer Hypertech Inc., Bartlett, Tennessee, introduces the React innovative throttle optimizer that offers fully customizable control over a vehicle's throttle response. The simple control knob allows users to switch between multiple modes and control the intensity of each mode on-the-fly. Three versions are available to fit particular driving needs: Off-Road, Performance and Tow. More than 5,000 vehicle applications are available. Stainless Exhaust Tips Jones Exhaust Systems, Adamsville, Tennessee, offers its line of high- polished stainless Exhaust Tips. The exhaust tips come in multiple inlet sizes from 1.5 up to 5 inches for diesel applications. The line includes angle cuts, rolled-edge angle cuts and many hard-to-find specialty tips. Most are weld-on applications, but bolt-on necks for DIY projects are also available. 9-Inch Rear Ends John's Industries, Caspian, Michigan, offers its new Quiet Zone Series of 9-inch ring and pinion-driven third members. The quiet 9-inch rears utilize US Gear's newest Stealth Series gears that feature advanced gear-cutting technology known as face hobbing. The method creates a continuous and more consistent cut on all teeth of the ring and pinion at the same time, maximizing tooth contact and giving a wider pattern for an easier setup and reduced noise. Battery Charger TecMate North America, Oakville, Ontario, introduces its OptiMate Lithium 4s 9.5A (model TM-275) high-performance battery charger with TUNE mode. Developed for high-performance street and professional motorsports that use 12.8/13.2-volt Lithium Ferrous Phosphate batteries to save weight, the charger optimizes performance of LiFePO4 batteries and its three-step Save mode can bring a dead flat battery back safely from as low as 0.5 volts. The TUNE mode provides steady 13.6-volt battery support for troubleshooting/tuning. Ram 1500 Direct-Fit Performance Mufflers AERO Exhaust, Benicia, California, introduces an all-new lineup of Direct-Fit Performance Mufflers for 2009-'19 (2019 Classic model only) Ram 1500 pickups. Utilizing patented Airfoil Cone Technology, the easy-to-install units instantly increase power, torque and fuel economy while delivering a deep, throaty exhaust note. Available in three different sound levels, each system is constructed entirely of 304-grade stainless steel inside and out. They are coming soon for 2019-up Ram 1500 applications. QUIET ZONE SERIES PLUS Now Offering NEW STEALTH SERIES 9" Ring & Pinion Driven Third Members John's Industries, the leader in 9" rear development and manufacturing, has done it again. By working with US Gear and their new STEALTH ® SERIES of high performance ring and pinion gears for the 9" , John's Industries has been able to create one of the quietest 9" rears available for the performance industry. WELCOME TO THE QUIET ZONE US Gear's newest STEALTH ® Series gears utilize the most advanced gear cutting technology, known as face hobbing. It's a revolutionary new gear cutting method that creates a continuous and more consistent cut on all teeth of the ring and US Gear is launching its new Ford 9" STEALTH ® SERIES gear, manufactured to fit one of the most Available in Standard and Lightning ® finishes PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS

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