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Performance & Hotrod Business - January '15

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January 2015 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 107 Expanded Street Comp Tire Line Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Stow, Ohio, offers its ultra-high-performance (UHP) Street Comp tire, now available in three new sizes for today's muscle car, tuner and European sport sedan applications. The wide 305/35R20 rear size, first introduced as original equipment on the 2012-'13 Camaro ZL1, is also a staggered rear fitment for 2005 and newer Ford Mustang and 2010 and newer Chevy Camaro models. The new 235/45R17 is a popular OE fitment for tuners and European sport sedans including Subaru Impreza WRX. www.mickeythompsontires.com Compact Battery AAMP of America, Clearwater, Florida, presents its expanded lineup of Stinger batteries, now featuring the SPP Power2 series. Compact, powerful and dependable, the SPP Power2 series offer an efficient plate design utilizing pure lead plates to provide the most power output per pound available. Stinger batteries use copper alloy terminals for superior current transfer and no worry of corrosion. Steel mounting cases improve heat resistance and extend battery life, while providing a convenient mounting solution for custom installations. www.stingerelectronics.com Winter Tires Yokohama Tire Corp., Fullerton, California, presents the latest addition to its winter tire line, the iceGUARD iG52c. The tire, designed to handle all wintry conditions, is now available in the U.S. in 39 sizes for a wide variety of vehicles. A tread compound with aggressive grip provides confident handling on slick roads and dry pavement, while an extra-wide center rib and large control blocks maximize road contact for greater stability in wet, dry and icy conditions. Triple 3D sipes enhance block rigidity for improved stability while creating more biting edges. www.yokohamatire.com Carbon Intake Manifold Performance Design, Troy, Michigan, introduces its new Carbon TR Intake Manifold, a modular tunnel ram with common carbon plenum tops and lower runner/plenum assemblies that are produced for multiple applications. Featuring carbon runner bell mouths and plenum for reduced heat soak, reduced weight and structural stiffness, the manifold is suitable for use on any street/strip engine. Features include a 7.8-inch runner length, rear or under-throttle MAP port and 5-axis CNC head flange for perfect port matching. A variety of finishes are offered. www.performancedesign.com Muscle Car Wheels Boze Forged, Laguna Hills, California, presents its new Hi Gear wheel design that incorporates a machined ring gear accent with stylish directional spokes. Created with the gearhead and muscle car enthusiast in mind, the aluminum wheel is offered in a large selection of finish options such as ceramic satin colors and powder-coat colors, high- luster polish, brushed satin two-tones and more. Hi-Gear sizes range from 17- to 24-inch diameters, and rim widths of 7 to 15 inches are available. Each wheel is made in the USA. www.bozeforged.com Corvette Intake CORSA Performance, Berea, Ohio, introduces Air Intake applications for 2008-'13 6.2-liter, 2006-'09 7.0-liter Z06 and 2005-'07 6.0-liter Chevy Corvette models. The air intakes feature Pro 5 five-layer filtration technology that removes harmful particulates and channels more clean air to the engine. They also provide colder air, resulting in significant horsepower and torque improvement. Construction of the closed-box intake includes an air duct and multiple air scoops that pull clean, cool air from under the vehicle and are sculpted to funnel more volume. www.corsaperformance.com

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