Speedy Stories
Anyone who spends more than 60 years pursuing his passion for automotive performance is certain to generate a few interesting stories. "Speedy" Bill Smith, the colorful founder and president of Speedway Motors, has done just that, and his tales have finally been collected in a new book: Fast Company: Six Decades of Racers, Rascals, and Rods. Penned with famed racing writer Dave Argabright, Fast Company chronicles the more than 60 years and millions of miles traveled and raced by one of the most intriguing people in the automotive performance world. More than 350 pages cover the many roads "Speedy" Bill has journeyed, from his early days of motorcycle and roadster racing, through the start and rise of the Speedway Motors empire, to the dozens of racers who've competed under the Speedway banner. You'll be amazed at what "Speedy" Bill Smith has done and all the people he has met and influenced.

Speedway Motors
(800) 979-0122
www.speedwaymotors.com

Shifty
This Gearstar Street Performance transmission and torque converter package is designed to work behind a small-block engine producing up to 400 hp with 360 lb-ft of torque in a street-driven truck. This transmission will provide firm positive shifts that are not abusive and is not intended for a racing application. All GearStar Transmissions are custom manufactured one-at-a-time by a single technician who will be specially assigned to your performance package. Your TH350 transmission and converter will be extensively dyno tested as a package and will then be shipped with 7 quarts of 100% synthetic ATF inside the transmission and 3 quarts of Dextron 3, along with a transmission mount and a 20,000 gvw Haden Cooler, packed in a fluid-proof plastic bag placed in a wood crate on an integrated pallet.

Gearstar Performance Transmissions
(330) 434-5213
www.gearstar.net

Time To Rebuild
Performance Online, Inc. (POL) has come up with a common sense frontend rebuild kit for your project vehicle. These kits are available for most popular GM trucks and contain the polyurethane bushings and chassis items needed, as well as your choice of stock height or lowered coil springs and 3-way adjustable shocks. Giving you the first true frontend rebuild kit all in one package, and all in one price! When rebuilding the frontend of your vehicle make sure not to miss these 'Super Deluxe' frontend rebuild kits. These kits will not only update your old worn-out bushings, tie rods, ball joints, and bump stops; they will also increase your performance and handling!

Performance Online, Inc. (POL)
(800) 638-1703
www.performanceonline.com

What Mat-Ters
Brothers reproduction rubber floor mats are identical to the factory-style rubber mats that came with many '47-87 Chevrolet & GMC trucks. Now you can bring back that factory fresh look and feel by replacing your old worn-out, tattered, or missing floor mat with one of Brothers high-quality replacements.

Brothers Trucks
(800) 977-2767
www.brotherstrucks.com

En-Gauge-Ing
Classic Instruments has added a new business within their company, known as Classic Distribution, and they are pleased to announce that they have become the master distributor of Veethree Instrumentation and sending units to the aftermarket industry. Veethree recently acquired Teleflex's Gauge Division located in Sarasota, Florida, and will continue to supply previously existing product along with Veethree's complete offering of gauge and sender products. Initially, four series of Veethree branded gauge sets are available through Classic Distribution. They are known as Premier Black, Premier White, Amega, and Genesis; all featuring domed glass lenses and polished stainless steel bezels. Each gauge kit includes a 3 3/8-inch 120-mph speedometer and 2 1/8-inch fuel, temperature, voltage, and oil pressure gauges. The kits come with all the necessary sending units for installation in a GM application and include an adjustable 240-33 ohm fuel sending unit as well as a GM-style pulse sensor. An optional tachometer is also available to match each kit.

Classic Instruments
(800) 575-0461
www.classicinstruments.com