The Smoothie
The Fairlane Company now has a new grille valance pan to give '53-56 Ford trucks the smoothie look. The fiberglass replica is designed and produced to reflect the same quality as the original part. The new pan is designed for trucks without a bumper. The new grille valance pan mounts in place of the bumper. For more info, contact the Fairlane Company at 248-676-9293,, or e-mail

DIY Exhaust
Create your own exhaust system with Classic Tube's large-diameter stainless steel tubing. Classic Tube's stainless steel exhaust tube parts are available in straight lengths, mandrel-bent U-bends (180 degrees), J-bends (180 degrees), and 90-, 45-, and 15-degree bends. The 16-gauge (.065) tubing is made from 304 stainless steel. The straight-length stainless tubes are offered in 3/4-inch to 5-inch outside diameters. Straight lengths are sold by the foot and cut to the length you specify. Bends are available in diameters from 3/4 inch to 5 inches depending on the angle and various leg lengths. And for the custom touch, these stainless steel parts can be buffed and polished to a high luster by the end user. Classic Tube exhaust tube parts can be ordered individually, or in a 12-piece DIY Exhaust Kit that contains two 5-foot straight lengths, two 15-degree bends, two 45-degree bends, four 90-degree bends, and two 180-degree U-bends. This kit can be ordered in 2 1/2-inch, 3-inch, or 3 1/2-inch diameters. For more information, call 800-882-3711, or visit

Ice, Ice, Baby
Tired of sweating as you drive your classic truck? Classic Auto Air can solve that problem. Their Perfect Fit series of climate control systems has been expanded to cover '47-73 Chevy trucks and '48-72 Ford trucks. These systems are easy to install, fit great, and provide the fastest cooldown in the industry. All claims by manufacturer. For more information, contact Classic Auto Air at 813-251-2356,