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Performance & Hotrod Business - February '15

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February 2015 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 77 High-Performance Brake Fluid Red Line Synthetic Oil Corp., Benicia, California, offers its RL-600 DOT4 High-Performance Synthetic Brake Fluid for street/track use. Engineered to maintain viscosity and lubricity at extreme temperatures, the fluid safeguards against vapor lock and brake fading. It blends with and meets specifications of DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5.1. It is available as a six-pack for easy inventory management. www.redlineoil.com Gasser-Style Wheels American Racing, Cerritos, California, introduces the VN474 Gasser style to its performance wheel lineup. Featuring a timeless, five-spoke appearance that recalls the vintage gassers of the golden era of hot rodding, the wheels are designed with staggered, deep-concave rear fitments in mind. The two-piece wheels are built-to-order at the Wheel Pros Custom Shop in a wide range of sizes, with custom backspacing available in 1/8-inch increments. The wheel is available for five-lug applications in popular vintage sizes ranging from 17 to 20 inches in diameter. www.americanracing.com Performance Gauge Line Bosch, Warren, Michigan, introduces the company's first-ever Performance Gauge Line, including tachometers, pressure and temperature gauges, hour meters, gauge cases and accessories in a contemporary style and design. The analog gauges are offered in 2-inch sizes for restoration, custom projects or direct replacement, in Sport, Custom, Style and Retro models. The line is accompanied by a new website highlighting the gauges and accessories for custom applications. www.boschperformance.com Portable Compressor VIAIR Corp., Irvine, California, presents its 88P Portable Compressor. VIAIR reconfigured its durable air compressor as a portable tire inflator. The company makes tire inflators for vehicles of all sizes, from two-door coupes, four-door sedans, SUVs, off- road trucks and tractors. www.viaircorp.com/85P.html Diesel Exhaust Fluid Hoses Husky Corp., Pacific, Missouri, offers Dispensing Hoses for Diesel Exhaust Fluid, rounding out a DEF product line that includes Husky nozzles, spouts, swivels, adapters, Safe-T-Breaks and Benecor DEF dispensing and storage systems. The DEF hose is designed for durability and flexibility, including a hose tube and cover with black customized peroxide- cured EPDM—an extremely durable synthetic rubber that will avoid contamination. Other features include a 3/4-inch NPT and brass external crimp ferrule. www.husky.com Drag Tires Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Stow, Ohio, presents its expanded ET Drag Pro Drag Radial tire line, now with two new sizes for heads-up racers. The 26.0/8.5R15 is a tubeless design featuring the Mickey Thompson R1 compound especially for Outlaw 8.5 Class competitors. The 29.5/10.5R15 also includes the R1 compound and is specially designed for true Outlaw 10.5 and NHRA Super Stock competitors. Both are engineered for maximum traction, consistent elapsed times, low rolling resistance and zero growth for predictable gear ratios. www.mickeythompsontires.com/strip. php?item=ETDragRadial

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