Performance & Hotrod Business - January '15

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108 n Performance & Hotrod Business n January 2015 n Performance Products Vintage-Style Wheels American Racing, Cerritos, California, presents the VF499, the latest in its new Vintage Forged product line. The lightweight, forged wheel offers a combination of performance and style, with an open, 10-spoke design that accommodates upgraded brake packages and encourages airflow. The two-piece wheel is forged from lightweight 6061 aluminum, made entirely in the USA and built to order by the Wheel Pros Custom Shop. Floor-Mount Chute Release S&W Race Cars, Spring City, Pennsylvania, introduces its new Floor-Mount Parachute Release and Cable Kit. Designed to fit most door cars, quickly and easily mounting to the floor or tunnel using basic tools, the kit includes a 7-by-2-inch floor mounting plate, parachute handle, 168-inch parachute cable and necessary installation hardware. Kit ships unassembled, and no welding is required. In addition, the new floor mount will also be an available option when purchasing S&W's popular Parachute Combo Kit. Billet Aluminum Master Cylinder Baer Brakes, Phoenix, introduces the Remaster Billet Aluminum Master Cylinder. Engineered with a compact design to make fitment easier in a variety of applications, the Remaster is available with right-hand or left-hand port configurations. An integrated mount for a Baer billet adjustable proportioning valve is machined into the bottom, and the master cylinder also features unique screw-on billet caps, making checking and adding fluid easier and cleaner. A direct-replacement for other master cylinders, it is available with Ford, GM and Mopar bolt patterns. New Wheel Sizes Rocket Racing Wheels, Chattanooga, Tennessee, offers its Rocket Fire wheels in the original 16x5 and now in a new 18x6 size. The wheels feature a classic ribbed design front and smooth reverse side, and are constructed of durable high-tech aluminum. Styled on six-pin Indy Roadster wheels of the 1950s and '60s that were held on by a pressure plate and knockoff, the Rocket Fire recreates the appearance of a six-pin pressure plate and knockoff attachment but with the safety and security of a 5-lug bolt-on attachment. Racing Motor Oil Royal Purple, Porter, Texas, introduces its XPR 10W-60, a specially designed motor oil for use in race engines under extreme conditions. XPR is designed to provide an extra layer of protection, and the new 10W-60 viscosity comes as a result of Royal Purple's close relationship with several professional race teams and the feedback the company received in competition during the 2014 season. Prior to being commercially available, XPR 10W-60 was rigorously tested in a number of professional race series including Red Bull Global Rallycross. Nissan Twin-Turbo System Advanced Automotive Manufacturing & Competition (AAM Competition), Annapolis Junction, Maryland, introduces its Nissan and Infiniti Twin Turbocharger Systems, featuring BorgWarner EFR twin turbochargers. Based on two years of research, the forced induction kit fits Nissan 350Z/370Z and Infiniti G35/ G37 applications. It is designed to offer superior reliability, maximum power and OEM-style fitment, while utilizing the most advanced and innovative technology in an affordable package.

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