Performance & Hotrod Business - April '15

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April 2015 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 105 Carbon Black Ceramic Intake Manifold Coating Holley Performance Products and Weiand, Bowling Green, Kentucky, introduce a new Carbon Black Ceramic Coating option for intake manifolds. The coating provides an aggressive-yet-subtle look that goes with today's popular understated build styles. The coating is heat- and corrosion-resistant, providing maximum durability under the hood. It is designed to provide an easy-to-clean surface, and is currently available for Weiand Street Warrior and Speed Warrior intakes, the Holley SysteMAX intake and the Holley Hi-Ram, with more to come. Portable Air Plasma System/ Compressor Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire, introduces the Powermax30 AIR, a new portable air plasma system and internal compressor in one. With the built-in compressor and the ability to operate on both 120- or 240-volt lines, the Powermax30 AIR is a highly versatile system that enables metal cutting just about anywhere. Weighing 30 pounds, the Powermax30 AIR provides 30 amps of output. It has a recommended cut capacity of 5/16-inch (8 mm) and a severance capacity of 5/8-inch (16 mm), and can easily cut a variety of metal types and thicknesses. Late-Model Coil Packs MSD Ignition, El Paso, Texas, presents its expanded line of Street Fire ignition components, including new coils for late-model trucks and modern muscle cars. Street Fire coils are based on the OEM form but have been engineered with improved winding materials to improve the efficiency of the inductance process, which promotes improved energy and performance. They are available for late-model V-8 engines from GM, Chrysler and Ford as singles or in a complete set. The coils are spec'd by the R&D team at MSD. Ultra-Duty Race Starter Quarter Master, Lake Zurich, Illinois, part of the COMP Performance Group, presents its Ultra-Duty Race Starter. Made with premium components that are blueprinted, hand-assembled and tested, the starters are durable and reliable. They are available for popular Chevy, Ford and Chrysler applications, and utilize a heavy-duty solenoid and ball bearing construction that can withstand the temperatures and demands of high-compression engines. Performance Driveshafts QA1, Lakeville, Minnesota, offers Carbon Fiber Driveshafts for performance vehicles in a 3.2-inch diameter with a variety of lengths and slip yoke options to fit the most popular Ford and GM applications. Made with an exclusive 3M Matrix Resin, QA1's driveshafts are designed to be lighter, stronger and safer. All of QA1's driveshafts are engineered, wound and balanced in-house. Aluminum Valve Covers PROFORM/Specialty Auto Parts USA, Warren, Michigan, presents its unpolished Slant-Edge Aluminum Valve Covers with raised Chevrolet emblems. The covers are ready for powder-coating and are an officially licensed GM product. Completely customizable and sold in pairs, the premium die-cast aluminum covers offer added internal clearance, and valve covers with baffles include grommets.

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