Performance & Hotrod Business - December '14

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December 2014 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 79 C10 Bolt-on ReaR toRque aRm SuSpenSion Total Cost Involved Engineering, Ontario, Calif., presents its 1967- '72 Chevy C10 Bolt-On Rear Torque Arm Suspension. The American- made system is engineered for everyday driving, cruising, autocrossing and Pro-Touring applications. It includes: heavy- duty rear coil-over crossmember and brackets, 7-inch rear end drop, 1-1/2-inch trailing arms with adjustment capabilities, 2-inch Johnny Joints, 1-1/4-inch Panhard bar, 1-1/4-inch torque arm tubes, torque arm differential plate, C-notch plate, RideTech 5-inch shocks and more. www.totalCoStinvolved.Com Billet Hood HingeS Ringbrothers, Spring Green, Wis., presents its patent-pending, precision-machined Billet Hood Hinges for 1970-'74 Mopar E-body applications. The hinges add style, improve functionality and solve a common geometry problem with existing hinges, all in a 100-percent bolt- on package. Precision-machined from aerospace-grade 6061-T6 billet aluminum for an attractive look and maximum durability, the hinges feature an integrated gas spring that is calibrated for either a steel or composite hood. They can be ordered in either a natural or black anodized finish. www.RingBRotHeRS.Com volkSwagen SpRing plateS Mid America Motorworks, Effingham, Ill., introduces its Drop/Raise Spring Plates that are designed to give classic VWs a custom cruising style. Made of laser-cut, grade 50 tool steel and 1.75-inch-diameter, 1026 carbon steel spline stubs, the spring plates provide a 1- to 3-inch drop or raise. They work with both swing axle and IRS suspensions. www.mamotoRwoRkS.Com Soft-CloSe dooR SyStem SLAMSTOP, Los Angeles, introduces its Soft-Close Vehicle Door Device, designed to silently and mechanically close a partially-open car door to ensure maximum safety. Compatible with all vehicle makes and models, SLAMSTOP works with all standard driver and passenger doors, as well as sliding doors. It uses a unique sensor that automatically monitors when a vehicle's door reaches a specific distance from the car frame. As soon as the space is detected, a sensor is triggered and transfers the information to the operating system to secure the door. deBuRRing tool Heck Industries, Hartland, Mich., introduces its upgraded Turbo-Burr Deburring/Chamfering Tool. Now 20-percent lighter, the new tool weighs 3 pounds and offers all the same features and benefits. The Turbo-Burr uses a standard carbide burr to remove burrs from sheared, plasma or laser-cut edges. It can be used on very thin materials up to large blocks, and cutter depth is adjustable from light burr removal up to 1/16-inch chamfers at speeds to 10 feet per minute. glaSS poliSHing padS Shurhold Industries, Palm City, Fla., present its Magic Wool Polisher Pad and Hand Pads that are designed specifically with delicate glass surfaces in mind. Both versions are made from a high-grade, bronze metallic wool, similar to steel wool except it is ultra-fine and rust-resistant. When used with Shurhold's Buff Magic, the pads easily remove water spots and hard water stains from glass, and can also be used to remove rust and oxidation or polish chrome, stainless steel, copper and brass surfaces. www.SHuRHold.Com/auto

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