Clean Hidden

New from Mar-K are hidden tailgate latches specially made for stock Dodge '53-85 Highside Stepside tailgates. These hidden tailgate latches are designed to fit in the tailgate end structure, so that only the knob is visible on the inside of the tailgate. These spring-loaded latches have the unique Mar-K latching system that allows them to stay in the open position for convenience. This latch can also be used in conjunction with Mar-K's tailgate link assemblies that eliminate the original tailgate chains, and provide a smooth custom look to the tailgate area.

MAR-K Quality Parts
(405) 721-7945
www.mar-k.com

Vaporize Vapor Lock

Race Pumps regulators are now available with an optional idle bleed to prevent vapor lock with today's fuels. The idle bleed is simply a -4 (1/4-inch) AN fitting that installs in the side of a Race Pumps regulator to return fuel to the tank. The carbureted versions have a #70 Holley jet installed to meter the flow and the EFI versions have a #40 Holley jet.

Race Pumps
(336) 476-9720
www.RacePumps.com



Grip It And Rip
Keisler Engineering now has a complete custom hydraulic system with master cylinder, hydraulic bearing, and all of the installation parts you need to replace the antiquated mechanical linkage, fork, and throwout bearing. The Keisler Hydraulic Clutch system is engineered to use the factory clutch pedal, but can work with aftermarket pedals having integrated master cylinders. The new Keisler Hydraulic Clutch Kit features a proprietary OEM design hydraulic release bearing rated for 7,000 rpm, 1 million cycles durability, single high-pressure stainless flexible line high with integrated bleeder, forged aluminum housing, silicon dust boot, piston wiper seals, and blow-out stop protection. Keisler has also redesigned the master cylinder portion of the kit, which now includes a Wilwood pressure die-cast master cylinder and Keisler vehicle-specific clutch pedal installation mounting kit.

Keisler Engineering
(888) 609-0070
www.keislerauto.com

The Cooler

Dakota Digital has introduced the PAC-2700 Electric Fan Controller. The PAC-2700 was designed for the ultimate in flexibility, and to be a simple add-on in any application using an electric fan. Fully programmable, the PAC-2700 will work with your existing water temp gauge, operating from the temperature sending unit already installed. A dedicated sending unit can be installed for applications without a water temp gauge.

The PAC-2700 also features fully programmable "fan on" and "fan off" temperatures to suit any application, or personal preferences. Not to mention, the PAC-2700 has the capability to leave the electric fan operating after the engine has been shut down for a user-adjustable time, and it has a full digital LED readout for displaying temperature readings. Included in the kit is a 70-amp relay.

Dakota Digital
(888) 200-8969
www.dakotadigital.com

Line Drive

Al's Liner has announced its new acrylic/polyurethane do-it-yourself bed liner coating system. The new liner is a urethane coating that can be sprayed right at home. This system is not reduced, which is why it must be spray applied, unlike many roll-on coatings. Al's provides the ability to apply it as thick, or as thin as you like, with a variety of textures and colors of your choice. The liner is also great for undercoating, interior coating, chassis lining or just general applications around the shop.

Al's Liner
(800) 999-6841
www.alsliner.com

The Deco
Steve's Auto Restorations, Inc. has come up with another unique look for louvering, the Deco Louver. The new Deco Louver is a three-inch, peaked-tip top style reminiscent of the art deco era of the thirties. SAR also offers a matching Rootlieb Dry Lakes Round Top, and Hot Rod Flat-Top louver for your ride. The Deco Louver is only $4 per louver on clean metal surfaces, while the others are $3 each. One can also order their own set of SAR Deco Louvers.

Steve's Auto Restorations
(503) 665-2222
www.realsteel.com

PlastX
Meguiar's latest advancement in polishing technology removes scratches and oxidation from all clear plastic. PlastX Clear Plastic Cleaner and Polish utilizes Meguiar's exclusive Microscopic Diminishing Abrasive Technology (MDAT) to safely remove fine scratches, chemical degradation, and surface contamination without scratching. Specialized water-resistant polymers provide durable protection to keep clear plastics clear longer. Meguiar's recommends applying PlastX using their High Tech Applicator Pads, and using Supreme Shine Microfiber towels for removal. For large surface areas, PlastX can also be applied using Meguiar's Dual Action Polisher. PlastX is available at all major automotive outlets.

Meguiar's
www.meguiars.com

Spin And Win
Art Morrison Enterprises and Wilwood Engineering have joined forces to develop a state-of-the-art replacement for the venerable Mustang II front spindle, the Wilwood Pro/AME spindle. There are several important features that set the Wilwood Pro/AME spindle apart from the OEM Mustang II. For starters, the spindle's design has been refined to greatly reduce roll center migration, and it is taller than the original for improved geometry. Another key feature of the Wilwood Pro/AME spindle is that it can accommodate radial mount calipers and brake rotors up to a 14-inch diameter. The new spindle is precision CNC-machined from a high-strength steel forging, and it can be retrofitted to any front suspension currently using Mustang II type components.

Art Morrison Enterprises
(800) 929-7188
www.artmorrison.com

Three-In-One

The latest creation from The Original California Car Duster Company is a multi-purpose device, the Versa Duster, which features interchangeable elements and a switchable handle position. This new tool is excellent for cleaning vehicle windows from the inside, and also keeping it free from dust. Included is a washable string microfiber pad for general cleaning and dusting; a special microfiber glass cloth bonnet for cleaning windshields, interiors, and windows; and a dusting unit with baked-on wax-treated cotton strands for removing dust. The Versa Duster's handle can be positioned to focus on reach or pressure by simply popping it out, rotating it 180 degrees and snapping it back in. The handle can also be left loose to facilitate glovebox storage. Both the red duster and white microfiber pads are attached to the base with Velcro closures, while the blue microfiber glass cloth bonnet has an elastic band to secure it around the base. All three elements can be cleaned and reused, with the microfiber being machine washable.

The Original California Car Duster Company
(818) 998-2300
www.calcarduster.com

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