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Performance & Hotrod Business - January '15

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80 n Performance & Hotrod Business n January 2015 HOTROD New Products for Hotrod & restoratioN ProfessioNals n n n n Rod Shop AM RAdio AdApteR Brew City Engineering, Delafield, Wisconsin, offers its redesigned RediRad radio adapter for AM-only radios in collector vehicles. The RediRad model AM/N works on all negative-ground vehicles with 6- or 12-volt electrics, and the RediRad model AM/P combines the applicability of RR106P and RR100P and works on all positive-ground vehicles with 6- and 12-volt electrics. The adapters use high-quality, all-copper interconnect cables, feature 5ppm carrier frequency stability and have superior noise suppression and broader audio output bandwidth. www.bRewcityengineeRing.coM tube-Style Fuel Sending unitS Classic Instruments, Boyne City, Michigan, presents its Tube-Style Fuel Sending Units, suitable for hot rod or classic car applications where conventional swing-arm senders will not fit due to clearance issues. The units are less likely to cause erratic readings due to fuel slosh in tanks without baffles. They are available for a variety of tank depths and OHM ranges. The length of the sender tube requires at least a quarter-inch between the tube bottom and the tank bottom. www.clASSicinStRuMentS.coM coRdleSS toolS Chicago Pneumatic, Charlotte, N.C., introduces a new range of Cordless Tools for the vehicle service industry. The new tools include impact wrenches and drivers, designed to provide the operator with more power and an extended run time. The advanced technology of the 20-volt/4Ah CP20XP and 12-volt/1.5Ah CP12XP lithium-ion batteries deliver the power and performance of an air tool while providing the mobility of a battery tool. The company is also offering a new line of workshop equipment including jacks, stands and more. www.cp.coM duAl-wheel VAlVe cAp ReMoVAl Ken-Tool, Akron, Ohio, introduces its ValveCapperPRO that serves as four tools in one: a valve cap remover and installer as well as a valve core remover and installer. The valve core end features a patent-pending design that grips and holds the valve core to keep it in the tool safely until it is ready to be reinstalled. The tool is 11.8-inches long and molded from glass-filled nylon. The length allows the tool to reach to the inside dual tire's valve stem without discomfort or risk of burns from hot wheel components, and features a flexible thermoplastic rubber grip. www.kentool.coM tiRe-chAnging pRoductS Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders, Winona, Minnesota, presents its expanded line of Replacement Parts for Tire Changers. The backbone of the line is a wide assortment of mount/ demount heads (aka duck heads) for most popular tire changers on the market including AccuTurn, All Tool, Coats, Corghi, Hoffman, Hunter, FMC, Ranger, John Bean, Sice and Snap-on. The company also offers Replacement Inflator Hoses, Hold-Down Cones and more. The newest additions are an assortment of Jaw Protectors, Duck Head Inserts and Rim Protectors. www.goodSon.coM/tiRe-chAngeR-toolS-And-SupplieS/ SeMi-gloSS cleAR SEM Products, Rock Hill, South Carolina, presents its Mid-Gloss, Aerosol, Acrylic Clear for body or paint technicians refinishing under-hoods and other OEM lower gloss panels. The semi-gloss clear offers reduced cycle times and new efficiencies, enabling technicians to apply clear on the shop floor and eliminating gun cleaning. SEM recommends using 1K HS Semi-Gloss Clear with its OEM Refinishing System for refinishing support parts, cut-ins, jambs and trunks. The system includes Ez Coat and Factory Pack basecoat aerosols. www.SeMpRoductS.coM/oRS

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