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Performance & Hotrod Business - January '15

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January 2015 n PRECISION ENGINE n 17 gaskEt MakEr tuBEs Permatex, Hartford, Connecticut, offers easy-to-use tubes for its Ultra Series RTV Gasket Maker line. The line includes: Ultra Grey Rigid High-Torque RTV Silicone Gasket Maker for rigid torque and high- vibration applications; Ultra Black Maximum Oil Resistance RTV Silicone Gasket Maker for heavy- duty oil applications and maximum gap coverage; Ultra Copper Maximum Temperature RTV Silicone Gasket Maker for high temperature and performance applications; and Ultra Blue Multipurpose RTV Silicone Gasket Maker for older vehicles. www.permatex.com chEvy Big Block hEads Trick Flow, Tallmadge, Ohio, offers its PowerPort 365 Cylinder Heads for big-block Chevrolet engines. The aluminum cylinder heads offer a combination of big flow and cost effectiveness, and are designed to extract as much power as possible for racing applications. They feature Trick Flow's CNC Competition Ported runners—a top-of-the-line CNC machining process that gives the runners a smooth, high-resolution finish to maximize airflow. Peak airflow is 424 cfm intake/337 cfm exhaust at 0.900 inches of valve lift. www.trickflow.com Ford FE gaskEts SCE Gaskets, Valencia, California, presents a special Head Gasket Set that features individual right and left designs and is sold only in pairs. The gaskets are designed for use in Ford FE engines with compression ratios up to 12.5:1. Features of the new metal-core gaskets include extra-thick fire rings and a special sealant coating with bead seals around all oil and coolant passages. The additional localized clamping force facilitates a superior seal, and the gaskets have a 4.250-inch bore opening and a compressed thickness of 0.040 inches. www.scegaskets.com racE BEarings King Engine Bearings, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, presents its complete Race Bearings lineup. Features include the company's pMax Black metal construction for 24-percent greater load capacity, U-Groove for increased load surface, Elliptix for better oil distribution, Eccentrix to minimize wear, Radialock to ensure ideal crush height, and Bull's Eye Tolerance for accuracy. Available products are available in King's new Race Bearing Application Guide. www.kingracebearings.com 97 carBurEtors with PortEd vacuuM Stromberg Carburetor, England, offers its Stromberg 97 Carburetors, now compatible with vacuum advance distributors. The ported vacuum source for vacuum advance distributors is available on the full range of Stromberg 97 carburetors, including the OE finish, chrome, black and Barn Find models. The added capability is also available in a new replacement base casting (throttle body), complete with all-new throttle shaft and plates, idle needle screws, kicker linkage and choke lever. www.stromberg-97.com nEw gaskEt Packaging Magnum Performance Gaskets, Bannockburn, Illinois, introduces new packaging for its line of Performance Gaskets. Designed to combine functionality with retail display appeal, the new packaging can increase in-store visibility. Detailed gasket specifications on labels allow street performance and racing enthusiasts to select the gaskets and seals they need from more than 80 new Magnum Performance Gasket sets, covering the most popular Chevy, Ford and Chrysler small- block and big-block V-8s, as well as the late-model GM LS family of engines. www.magnumgaskets.com

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