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20 n Performance & Hotrod Business n March 2015 Mustang Adjustable Arm & Caster Rod SPC Performance, Longmont, Colorado, presents its Mustang Adjustable Arm and Caster Rod. The adjustable upper control arm and strut rod modernize the front suspension of first-gen Mustangs. The arm features 3 degrees of caster to improve return to center with today's radial tires. The camber curve has been optimized by building Shelby drop geometry into the billet aluminum cross shaft. The arm can be used with OE-style springs/shocks or aftermarket coilovers, and the system comes with a stock-style ball joint and mounting hardware. www.spcalignment.com Hot Rod Chassis Parts Fatman Fabrications, Charlotte, North Carolina, offers its complete line of Suspension and Chassis Parts for hot rods. Available components include IFS kits, dropped spindles and tubular control arms that can be used to improve the handling and stance of nearly any 1928-'81 car or pickup. A Front Frame Stub line allows the installation of modern IFS on nearly any '30s to '60s car, and complete new chassis are available for 1932-'66 pickups and 1932-'57 Ford and Chevy cars. www.fatmanfab.com Adjustable Shock Absorbers GAZ Shocks Ltd., Basildon, Essex, U.K., offers adjustable GT Shock Absorbers for classic Chevrolet applications including the Nova, 1964 Corvette Stingray and El Camino pickups. The company also offers custom shocks for other hard-to-find classic models, using technical drawings or an original equipment shock absorber. GAZ GT Shock Absorbers will provide variable bump and rebound rates, which can be adjusted to suit conditions and driving style. Damping rates can be altered by means of an easily accessible knob on the side of the units. www.gazshocks.com Tuned Adjustable Shocks Hotchkis Sport Suspension, Santa Fe Springs, California, presents its all-new Hotchkis-Tuned Adjustable Performance Series aluminum shocks. The road-, lab- and track-tested units feature valving fine-tuned on the shaker rig to offer a smooth, comfortable ride on the shock's softest setting and a more aggressive, race-oriented ride on its stiffest setting. Utilizing the latest monotube shock technology, they include a lightweight, smooth-bore, type III hard-anodized aluminum body, digressive disc technology, a high-flow piston, special oil and more. www.hotchkis.net Self-Adjusting Shock System Viking Performance, Lakeville, Minnesota, introduces its award-winning Berserker ASM (Active Shock Management) system. The revolutionary, all-new smart suspension management system monitors chassis input and reacts to it by automatically adjusting shock valving up to 1,000 times per second, providing performance handling and ride control right out of the box. In addition, an optional upgrade allows advanced unlimited tuning and suspension data acquisition for drag racing, autocross, road racing or other applications via a laptop plug-in. www.vi-king.com Electric High-Pressure Master Cylinder ABS Power Brake Inc., Orange, California, presents its Electric High- Pressure Master Cylinder. The unique, powerful brake system is designed for optimum performance. The disc brake kits of today have become larger and are more demanding, increasing the importance of the power source. The Electric High-Pressure Master Cylinder is designed for efficient, powerful braking and fits custom vehicles. www.abspowerbrake.com

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