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March '20

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46 THE SHOP MARCH 2020 Ford Ranger Locks BOLT Lock, Milwaukee, introduces a complete set of its patented Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology locks for Ford Ranger pickup applications. Available products include padlocks, 5/8-inch receiver locks, 6-foot cable locks, coupler pin locks, collar-kingpin locks and off- vehicle coupler locks. The company uses patented technology to create tumblers that permanently memorize a vehicle's ignition key upon the first insertion and rotation. By utilizing the vehicle's ignition key, the locks reduce key clutter. Truck/Van Bumpers Throttle Down Kustoms, Moore, Montana, offers signature Bumper styles for late-model trucks, including 2019-'20 Chevrolet 1500, 2020 Chevy 2500/3500, 2019- '20 Ram 1500 and 2015-'20 Ford Transit van applications. Handmade by a team of certified fabricators, the bumpers are designed for precise fitment with provisions for OE options such as adaptive cruise control and parking sensors. The bumpers bolt directly to stock frame mounts and can be customized to include powder-coating, lighting holes and winch and/or LED mounts. Smart Entry Technology VAIS Technology, Englewood, Colorado, introduces the SEER (Smart Entry Exit Recognition) product line that combines automated door-locking at the driver's departure, automated unlocking when the driver is approaching, hands-free liftgate opening, illuminated entry and four auxiliary inputs and outputs that are fully customizable to trigger any electronic accessory in the vehicle—all based on driver proximity. The system uses LF and RF communication to determine the driver's proximity to the vehicle while software analyzes behavior. Urethane Chip Guard SEM Products, Rock Hill, South Carolina, offers its 50-state- compliant 2K Urethane Chip Guard for replicating OE textured chip guards on lower vehicle panels. New 2K Urethane Chip Guard is OEM recommended, tintable and delivers extensive texture variation with two- component technology to ensure maximum durability for impact and chemical resistance. It allows technicians to reduce repair times by rapidly duplicating an array of difficult-to-match textures including those found on Impalas, Tundras and 2019 Silverados. Welding Simulators Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, introduces innovations to its VRTEX virtual reality arc welding simulators. The products provide a powerful, cutting-edge solution for cultivating welding talent quickly and resourcefully. Superior graphics create realistic and responsive welding puddles and are accompanied by accurate sounds and movements. A dual-user option lowers the cost per student and creates a more effective use of training budget dollars. The product line includes a VR headset that fully immerses the user in the environment. Wireless Charging Vent Mount Scosche Industries, Oxnard, California, introduces the MagicGrip Auto-Grip Wireless Charging Vent Mount. When the MagicGrip senses that a Qi-enabled phone is perfectly aligned over its charging coil, its arms automatically close to securely hold and charge the phone as you drive. The auto-grip enclosure ensures perfect placement of the phone for optimum charging as well as full device visibility. The charging head easily rotates to portrait or landscape orientations. The mount delivers 7.5W of charging power to support Apple Fast Charging. RESTYLING PRODUCTS SMART ENTRY EXIT RECOGNITION Puddle Light Illuminated Entry Approach Unlock Departure Lock Visual Confirmation Welcome Light Audible Alert

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