Ready FOR Bed
For Chevy fans who've been looking for repop bedsides for '37-40 short- and longbed trucks, their dream has come true. Mar-K is now filling the void for this demand with complete bedsides comprised of the bedside panel, the front and rear stake pockets, and steel angle strip. These bedsides are made of 16-gauge electro-galvanized steel and the chain bracket is riveted and spot-welded to the stake pocket. Also, holes are included in the bedsides for fender installation and the front bed panel. Angle strips are punched with square holes, using the correct hole pattern, according to the manufacturer. Includes a free teardrop piece for welding onto the curl of the bedside. Custom upgrades are also available.
Mar-K Quality Parts
Now available for 327 to 400-plus-ci Chevy small-blocks, EngineQuest now offers cylinder heads with modified combustion chambers designed to accept either flat-top or dome pistons. These heads feature a thicker 0.4375 deck, hardened DuraBond exhaust seats, and Phospor bronze guides. Available with 180cc, 200cc, 220cc, or 235cc intake runners, the EQ heads feature a 64cc combustion chamber and angle plug. No matter how heavy your foot is, these heads are versatile enough to meet a wide range of road and track applications. All EQ 23 degree performance heads are also available with the smaller 50cc combustion chamber size to provide even more options in your engine building preferences.
We know how it goes. You're so focused on the big stuff that sometimes you forget to allow space for the little stuff. OTB Gear feels your pain. That's why they designed these new remote oil and fuel filters to not only look sharp, but to fit in small spaces. Available in both polished and unpolished versions, they project only 33/4 inches from the mounting surface and are made from A-356 aircraft grade aluminum. Both filters are the same diameter, with the oil filter only 3/4-inch longer than the fuel filter.
Fill 'Er Up!
Being period authentic is tough when all that's available is hard-to-find OEM stuff and no one has begun remanufacturing that one part you're interested in. If you've got a 390FE and are just waiting on a correct original-style oil fill cap to finish it, the wait is over. Scott Drake Enterprises offers these chrome, twist-on caps with double filtration for your '64-67 Ford or '68-and-up big-block motors without emissions controls. With the FoMoCo logo on top, it's just one more touch on your restoration the judges will appreciate.
Scott Drake Enterprises
Don't Slam The Gate
Power tailgates are often one-off jobs and many of us are left wondering how to duplicate such a mechanism on our own trucks. Pro's Pick has eliminated the need to create your own version with an electric power tailgate kit constructed from aluminum and stainless components. The unit can be operated either remotely or through a switch that can be installed in the cab. If you want a nice, clean look without worrying about troubling latches and chains that scratch paint, take a look at this impressive unit.
Hotter Than Helmet
You may have felt like a dork in shop class wearing goggles, but Hobart goes out of its way to make sure safety doesn't look embarrassing. The Bonehead and Hothead are two recent additions to its XVS line of auto-darkening helmets that meet ANSI Z87.1 - 2003, CSA, and CE standards. With killer graphics and lightweight, durable construction, these helmets darken in 1/12,000 of a second after arc start and feature an internally adjustable auto-darkening shade (#9-12), lens sensitivity, and delay controls, according to the manufacturer. Offered as part of a Bonus Buy package, the XVS Bonehead comes complete with a protective cloth helmet bag and headgear comfort cushion.
Hobart Welding Products
Getting sick of seeing the same old aftermarket knobs on truck dashes? Watson's StreetWorks has created these "Chess" design dress-up knobs to fit 3/16- and 1/4-inch shafts for those looking to do something a little different. They also feature a set screw for easy installation.
By The Book
Sometimes catalogs have plenty of parts listed, but not enough info to tell you what exactly you need. RHS has made an effort to help both the novice and experienced cylinder head builders find the right parts with this new 48-page, full-color catalog. With a helpful cylinder head reference guide, a frequently asked questions section, and lots of additional references, this catalog was published to help you find just the product you're after. Available in either printed or downloadable format.
A new engine, whether a crate motor or rebuild, is temperamental and needs a special diet. After all, it's still an infant. That's why Comp Cams and Endure Performance Lubricants teamed up to formulate just the right blend. Comp Cams Engine Break-In Oil was created for that critical period when your engine's internals are establishing their long-term wear patterns. This unique combination of zinc, phosphorus, molybdenum, detergents, and high-grade base oil eliminates the need for additives and improves the surface mating of components. According to the manufacturers, Comp Cams Engine Break-In Oil is fully compatible with gasoline, methanol, and high-octane racing fuels.
Grind The Beans
The Busted Knuckle Garage, purveyor of unique automotive gifts and collectibles, is debuting a new limited edition coffee mug for java-loving truck guys, just in time for Christmas. "Grind the Beans, Not the Gears" is the theme for this BKG tire tread-encased 16-oz mug with vintage comic book-inspired graphics. Their full line of automotive gifts and collectibles also includes garage signs, garage/bar stools, T-shirts, hand salve for mechanics, and an array of goodies under $10. Guys, do yourselves a favor and make sure your lady has www.bustedknucklegarage.com on their shopping list, or you might just regret it when Santa brings you an electric toothbrush ... again.
The Busted Knuckle Garage
There's a lot the gearhead in your family may have on their holiday wish list. Thankfully, Summit has a cornucopia of gifts for you, from novelty to practical. If you're interested in the old-school feel, some 29-gauge metal signs would be a nice addition to your garage and are available with such classic names as Texaco, Gulf, GMC, Mopar, and numerous others.
Whether it's as a cool paperweight or just an interesting conversation piece to put on your shelf, these Speed Freaks resin sculptures have got the vintage look to them with a more contemporary attitude. Available in numerous designs, these are sure to win over both the old and new hot rodder.
You never know. They might just become tomorrow's Rat Fink, but you have a chance to get one today while they're still available. Brent Gill's Hotrod Hardware prints will liven up your walls with some four-wheeled flare. These 16x10-inch prints come matted for an overall size of 20x16.
If you're ready to dress up that die-cast car collection in your display cabinet with some high-end machinery, Summit's inventory runs the gamut. Whether it's a sandblasting cabinet, parts washer, tool cabinet, tire mounting station, wheel balancer, or other shop staples, these 1:18 scale mini garage accessories are a great addition.