Keep On Truckin'
Comp Cams now offers the chance to be part of their valvetrain performance team with their new signature, trucker-style hat. Support the company whose winning valvetrain combinations have helped you outrun the competition for years. The Comp Cams Trucker Hat is designed from black twill material with gray stitching and gray mesh material on the back. Perfect for the hard-working racer, engine builder, or performance enthusiast at the track or in the shop, the black twill material won't show any signs of dirt or grease stains. A one-size-fits-all, adjustable back strap sports the company website and ensures the popular style will fit and perform just like all Comp Cams components.
Taste The Rainbow
If you're looking for period-correct seatbelts for your classic truck, check out these early GM-style Starburst belts from Juliano's. The satin-metal pushbutton is right out of the '60s and the available rainbow of colors is ideal for that period-correct restoration or custom build. Available in lengths of 60 and 74 inches, they can be ordered for either bench or bucket seat applications, as lap belts or as OE-style three-point restraints, and with or without original factory-style floor retractors. Like all Juliano's seatbelts, the Starburst line meets or exceeds the government's FMVSS 209 and 302 safety standards.
Instructions, special seatbelt anchor bolts, and anchor plates are supplied to ensure that your installation is proper and safe.
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More Tech For Vortec
Diamond Pistons announces the release of its direct replacement forged piston for Chevrolet Vortec 8.1L (496ci) big-block truck and marine engine applications. Unlike the GM piston, which is a cast-aluminum hypereutectic construction, the Diamond offering is a forging with side reliefs that accommodate a shorter, lighter piston pin which results in increase stability under high load. The forging is hewn from 4032 alloy, weighs 515 grams, and incorporates a single 0.107-inch-deep pocket for the 2.19-inch diameter intake valve. Like the factory casting, the new Diamond forging retains a 9.1:1 compression ratio and the standard ring pack. Premium 8620 case-hardened chrome molybdenum wristpins are supplied and optional 9310 endurance alloy pins or H13 Tool Steel pins are also available. Diamond forged pistons are amenable to standard-grade gasoline and are a great platform for a nominal shot of NOS or a low-boost forced-air induction system.
Pump Up The Jam!
Concerned about transmission or differential lubrication on your off-road, racing, or extreme-duty street machine? Weldon Racing Pumps introduces the 9200-A series external oil transfer pump. With a flow rate of 30 gallons per hour of 300-degree 80-90W differential gear oil or ATF while drawing only 5.5 amps, the 9200-A is more than capable of providing a constant and adequate supply of oil to vital drivetrain components. Weighing in at only 3 pounds and measuring 2.50x5.40 inches, its dimensions are compact, while its exclusive use on a number of front-runners in NASCAR, sprint, oval track, and off-road racing vehicles ensures its reliability and performance.
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The new RacorPro+ large folding workbench is constructed of heavy-duty aluminum with no table legs to bump into or bags of fasteners to install. This legless workbench allows the user to mount the work surface directly to the wall at the most comfortable working height and folds down flush against the wall when not in use. Topped by a work surface of anodized aluminum, the RacorPro+ bears loads up to 100 pounds and is great for any garage.
With the resurgence in popularity of the Chevrolet "W" engines, PerTronix announces their new plug-and-play billet distributor, available with or without vacuum advance, for the 348, 409 and Z11 427 engine family. Designed to provide maximum ignition performance and easy installation all at a price you can afford, this Flame-Thrower distributor allows you to upgrade your outdated points or worn-out aftermarket components with a performance proven distributor. Featuring the patented Ignitor II electronic ignition module and a CNC-machined 6061 T-6 polished billet housing, the two wire hookup is as simple as they come with no external components required. The PerTronix electronics are also compatible with any inductive ignition system coil, but high-rpm performance can be improved when used with their low-resistant (0.6 ohm) Flame-Thrower II coil. The PerTronix distributor is also compatible with multi-spark CD ignition boxes. Additional features include a tempered 0.500-inch diameter shaft with low torsion displacement; an upper ball bearing and lower self-lubricating oil-impregnated copper powder metal bushing and a durable, machined, heat-treated gear. The distributors come with a factory set performance curve, a mechanical advance limiting adjustment, and small-diameter, high-dielectric strength cap and rotor for installations with a tight firewall clearance.
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Classic Instruments new gauge panel for '67-72 Chevy trucks is one of the latest in a long line of bolt-in-style gauge packages from the Michigan company. Available in nine different series, each set consists of a 5-inch 140-mph speedometer and 8,000-rpm tach, a 3-inch clock, and 2-inch fuel level, water temperature, oil pressure, and voltmeter gauges. Featuring polished stainless bezels and flat glass, the gauges are mounted in a reproduction '67-72 Chevy truck housing with stock turn signal indicators mounted and wired and precut holes for the headlight and wiper switch.
'Stang II 6-Lug Whoa
Finally, a brake kit specifically designed for '47-70 Chevrolet trucks with a Mustang II frontend! Classic Performance Products Inc. has designed an all-new 6-lug wheel kit using 11.7-inch rotors (available plain or slotted and cross-drilled) mounted to forged, CNC-machined, anodized hubs. New, metric calipers are also part of the kit and are lighter, stronger, and with an increased size that offers more than a 20 percent increase in stopping power. CPP's new 6-lug wheel kit works with either stock or dropped Mustang II spindles and similar style IFS kits including Total Cost Involved, Heidts, FatMan Fabrications, and Chassis Engineering. Accepting original production wheels, this brake kit is the ultimate choice for those truckers who want to return the stock 6-lug wheels to their Mustang II-equipped cruiser.
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Cover Your Diff
PML's new sand-cast aluminum cover for front and rear Dana 44 differentials features classic straight fins and follows the shape of the stock cover. The thick walls and gasket flange provides a secure, leak-free seal while the aluminum material and fins allow for heat dissipation out of the differential fluid. A drain hole for less messy fluid changes and a magnetic drain plug to collect any metal bits helps keep the differential fluid clean while a level check hole allows easy maintenance of the fluid level. Made in the USA, this differential cover is available in three finishes; as-cast, black powdercoat with shaved fins, and polished.
The Green Machine
The Everlast Power Master TC205AC/DC combination unit can be used for various purposes like AC/DC multi-function TIG welding or plasma cutting. Whether one is interested in fabrication, general repair, HVAC, or any other type of work, they will find the combined features of the Everlast Power Master TC205AC/DC are suited to just about any welding or cutting task. Aluminum, stainless steel, or mild steel are not a problem for the Power Master TC205AC/DC. Thin sheetmetal, aluminum, and exotic metals can be easily welded in the TIG mode. The pulse feature can be selected while in the TIG mode to control heat input on heat- sensitive metals. The Power Master TC205AC/DC's built in plasma cutter will cut through any metal, including expanded metal, thanks to the pilot arc.
Classy Chrome Valve Covers
Tuckers Classis Auto Parts offers a new line of highly polished and chrome-plated ribbed valve covers for '58-86 Chevy V-8s emblazoned with either "327" or "350" and '65+ Chevy big-block with "454" stamped on the surface. An inexpensive way to dress up that mouse or rat motor in your classic!
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Vintique's latest reproduction part for classic Ford trucks is a high-quality reproduction stainless steel hubcab for '61-66 Ford trucks. Polished to a high luster, these exact reproductions also fit '40-48 Ford passenger car wheels and all Ford pickups, from '40-66. They also make a great alternative cap for painted hot rod "steelies."