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86 n Performance & Hotrod Business n March 2015 n Performance Products Turbo Heat Shield DCI Performance, Australia, offers the XT- 5000 Turbo Heat Shield Kit. The kit is suitable for applications up to 1,832 degrees and is customized to fit most GT30-sized turbine housings. Designed to be a universal fitment across a range of turbochargers, the turbo shield offers protection to the surrounding components, utilizing the air surrounding the turbo as insulation while still allowing the system to breathe. The kit contains four generic brackets and rivets, along with simple instructions. www.dciperformance.com.au Plasma Cutting System Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire, presents the Powermax30 XP, a new plasma cutting system that delivers high performance in a small, portable package. The new machine is designed to make cutting easy and doesn't take up space in the garage. It is 50-percent more powerful than its predecessor, yet maintains the Powermax30's light weight and small size. It features a two- in-one design for high-power cutting on thick metal and detailed cutting on thin metal using FineCut consumables. The recommended cut capacity is 3/8 inches (10mm). www.hypertherm.com Synthetic Motor Oil Royal Purple, Porter, Texas, introduces a new 10W-40 viscosity to its HMX motor oil line. HMX is high- mileage synthetic motor oil specifically designed to minimize wear and restore lost performance in engines with more than 75,000 miles. Formulated with robust zinc/ phosphorus anti- wear compounds combined with Royal Purple's proprietary additive technology Synerlec, HMX is chemically enhanced to revitalize hardened seals, reducing oil consumption common in high-mileage engines. Stout detergents remove engine buildup and deposits. www.royalpurpleconsumer.com New Street Tire Size Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Stow, Ohio, presents its ultra-high-performance (UHP) Street Comp tire, now available in the 295/35R18 size for today's new-model muscle cars and sports cars. The wider size fits 1994-2004 Ford Mustang, 1993-2002 Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird, and 1984-1996 Chevy Corvette models, as well as vintage Pro-Touring muscle cars. It can be part of a staggered fitment, pairing well with Street Comp 245/40R18 and 275/35R18 sizes. It has a wider footprint and an asymmetric tread pattern. www.mickeythompsontires.com/street.php?item=StreetComp Aluminum Filter Cleaning Tools Mikise Filter Tools, Gilbert, Arizona, introduces the Power Pic and Power Pic Pro sturdy aluminum hand tools with patented nozzles specifically designed to clean all types of reusable filters in several major markets, especially automotive. The tools simply attach onto a standard garden hose. Each unique nozzle creates an even-broadcast spray and air/agitation action for a thorough filter cleaning; the ergonomic handle and easy on/off valve offer comfort and flow control with less mess. The end cap doubles as an unclogging pin. www.mikisefiltertools.com Transmission Packs Performance Automatic, Frederick, Maryland, presents its new Smart Packs featuring all the accessories needed for an automatic transmission. Smart Packs are available for Ford C4, AOD, AODE and 4R70W, and GM 350,400, 700R4, 4L60E and 4L80E transmissions. Each pack is transmission- specific, and includes: hardware, block plate or dust cover, dipstick and filler tube, trans mount and a trans cooler kit with braided steel lines. Depending on the transmission, it may also contain a TV cable, shift linkage or vacuum lines. www.performanceautomatic.com

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