Weld Safe
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has just launched their WeldX line, a revolutionary new apparel line for personal welding protection that is lightweight and breathable, yet provides exceptional flame and spatter resistance. Sixty percent lighter than most leathers and also lighter than many flame resistant cotton garments, WeldX represents the next generation in protecting welders from the hazards of heavy-duty welding, while also reducing the potential for heat stress-related injuries. Flame resistance is inherent to WeldX laundering will not degrade its performance over time. WeldX is based on a fabric technology that has proven its performance and durability in iron production, race car driving, high-voltage electrical work, firefighting and other potentially catastrophic applications. The fabric consists of a blend of oxidized acrylic fibers and modern strengthening fibers, which are then treated with a proprietary compound that allows the resulting material to shed spatter and sparks upon contact. The proprietary compound is embedded into the individual fibers rather than being applied topically, allowing the garment to retain a high degree of pliability and maneuverability. In even the most extreme environments, WeldX will not burn, melt, ignite or shrink.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
(800) 426-4553
www.millerwelds.com

Platinum Pedals
Wilwood's new Adjustable Reverse Mount Pedal assembly or the new Forward Mount Pedal Assembly that combines the brake and clutch pedals together in one unit are perfect for those projects who call for custom pedal assemblies. The Reverse Mount Pedal Assembly positions the master cylinders inside of the firewall, while the Forward Mount Pedal Assembly positions the master cylinders outside, on the firewall. Both units feature an all-aluminum frame and forged-aluminum pedal arms with ladder-style construction. The frame and pedal arms are Platinum-E coated for protection and an attractive appearance. The pedal pads are of a special adjustable lightweight design that allows fine-tuning of the pedal location and clearance. Included with the assembly of your choice are the mounting studs, hardware, and clevis and pivot pin balance bar that is designed to provide smooth and accurate settings of the brake pedal bias. The balance bar can be set and locked down with the jam nut or attached to a remote cable for quick on-track adjustments. The units provide a 6.25 to 1 ratio on both clutch and brake pedal.
Wilwood Engineering
(805) 388-1188
www.wilwood.com

Flake
Make a turn toward cool '60s styling with these colorful Metalflake Steering Wheels from Speedway Motors! These high-quality Metalflake Steering Wheels will add sparkle and nostalgia to the cabin of any classic truck. The classic three-spoke design features three stylish lightening holes in each spoke and brilliant chrome plating. The easy-grip vinyl rims are available in vibrant red, blue, green, and silver hues each with sparkling metalflake molded into the durable grip material. Three sizes are available: 93/4-inch diameter with a 51/2-inch dish; 111/2-inch diameter with a 4-inch dish; and 13-inch diameter with a 31/2-inch dish. All styles have a common three-bolt mounting pattern that will fit directly on a Speedway Motors Hot Rod Column or most other columns using an adapter.
Speedway Motors
(800) 979-0122
www.speedwaymotors.com

Get Fit
Summit Racing Equipment has taken some of the guesswork out of automotive plumbing projects with its new Summit Racing Equipment AN and NPT Auto Plumbing Gauge. Precision laser cut from 304 stainless steel, this handy tool can help determine exact sizes of AN fittings and wrench sizes from -4 to -16 as well as NPT plugs and fittings from 1/8- to 3/4-inch. The Summit Racing AN NPT Auto Plumbing Gauge is easy to use-simply match fittings, pipes, and hoses to the proper notch or hole in the gauge to quickly determine the correct size.
Summit Racing Equipment
(800) 230-3030
www.summitracing.com

Heidts Headlines
Heidts Hot Rod & Muscle Car Parts is pleased to announce new ownership as of September 16, 2010. Wallace (Wal) Leyshon has purchased Heidts and will assume the role of President/CEO from Frank Happ who is returning to support his former business. Mr. Leyshon indicates, "I am excited about growing the original Heidts brand and products and expanding its markets." Gary Heidt, founder and former owner of Heidts, welcomes Wal "as a fellow car guy" and looks forward to working with him in growing the Heidts hot rod, muscle car, and performance product lines again. Gary will rejoin the management team and support new product development and market efforts.
Heidts Hot Rod & Muscle Car Parts
(800) 841-8188
www.heidts.com

Apex
The newest addition to the Boze Forged wheel line-up is the new ZE forged Apex multispoke design. This stylish and lightweight wheel provides the ultimate in performance enhancement and elegant curb appeal to your ride. Accented with precise ball-mill cuts at each spoke, the Apex design has a bold, detailed machine look. Constructed in both two-piece and three-piece configurations from the finest 6061-T6 forged aluminum. Designed to fit big brake kits and available in diameters 18 to 24 inches with a variety of finish options such as two-tone brushed satin, chrome, powdercoated colors, and a high-luster polish. All wheels made with pride in the USA.
Boze Forged
(866) 634-4626
www.bozeforged.com

Bolt-on Rear Pan
MAR-K Quality Parts of Oklahoma City now makes a rear pan for 1934 to 1936 Chevy and 1937 to 1939 Stepside trucks. The rear pan is made of 18-gauge electro-galvanized steel and will bolt or weld on depending on your desired look. MAR-K's Stepside rear pan is so unique that it mounts up on the face of the rear sill instead of beneath it and includes extensions on the sides to fill the space between the rear cross sill and the fender. MAR-K predrills the mounting holes in the pans and a "bolt-on" hardware kit is included at no charge. Rear pans are available with or without the license plate box and can be made smooth or with louvers. MAR-K also makes rear pans and a wide assortment of restoration and custom parts for Dodge, Chevy, GMC, or Ford trucks.
MAR-K Quality
(405) 721-7945
www.mar-k.com

Bullet Beehive Revival
Fifties styling with 21st century technology describes Watson's Bullet Beehive LED Taillights with Billet Base. Each light has 13 Super Bright Red LED's in a beehive light that has a brilliant star pattern. The machined billet base provides a high-tech finishing touch. Easily mounted to a flat surface using the hardware provided-only three holes are needed to install. Overall dimensions are 23/4 inches diameter x 27/8 inches tall. Use as a pair or in groups of four or six for a classic taillight look. It is also available in amber for park and turn signals.
Watson's StreetWorks
(860) 859-0513
www.watsons-streetworks.com

OE Repro
Tuff Stuff Performance Accessories new line of OE As-Cast Replacement Water Pumps feature new aluminum or iron factory finish castings, which are ideal for truck restorations that require OE-style water pumps. Most pumps are also available with the SuperCool pump impeller that provides 30 percent more coolant flow to reduce engine temperatures by up to 20 degrees Fahrenheit. The OE As-Cast Water Pumps also feature heavy-duty ball/roller bearings, a high-strength steel center shaft and premium seals for maximum dependability. The water pump castings have OE ports and connections and are complete with water pump gaskets. Applications include all popular performance engines including Chevrolet, Ford, Chrysler, Olds, and Pontiac V-8s.
Tuff Stuff Performance Accessories
(800) 331-6562
www.tuffstuffperformance.com

Be Progressive
Jim Inglese Weber Carburetion released the new "staged" dual Weber DCOE sidedraft setup. The system allows you to cruise around on two small barrels until you call in the second carburetor via progressive linkage. The primary two-barrel carburetor is calibrated for cruising at light throttle. The secondary two-barrel looks identical, but is fitted with larger venturis and jetting for extra kick. It fits any standard Holley four-barrel pattern. Available options include two types of air cleaners, and decorative red velocity stack covers for car shows. The price for the outfit is $1,599, shipped fully assembled and "ready to run". Included, but not pictured, are a fuel pressure regulator, fuel pressure gauge, and new base gasket.
Jim Inglese Weber Carburetion
(203) 623-0659
www.jiminglese.com

Viva La Radio!
Your car is only original once-that is important to remember when you're thinking about either "converting" your collectible vehicle's radio or cutting up its dash just to listen to music using modern portable formats. Conversions are costly and many aftermarket radios are of poor quality. Both options destroy originality. Fortunately, options opened up with the invention of the RediRad AM band radio adapter; a less expensive, noninvasive and completely universal method of enjoying music through your original radio and speakers.

The all-new RediRad-FM is fully compatible with either mechanically tuned (analog) or quartz/PLL tuned (digital) radios. As the name implies, RediRad-FM operates on the FM band and provides rich, stereophonic playback. Because the signal is conducted directly into the radio and not wirelessly transmitted, the RediRad-FM seamlessly routes music from your portable media player into your car's existing radio tuner without broadcast radio station interference. The RediRad-FM installs easily; there is no confusing wiring and no need to cut or drill holes. Unlike other direct-connected modulators, RediRad-FM automatically toggles between broadcast and portable music player modes, eliminating a separate on/off switch. It also saves hundreds of dollars over replacing an aftermarket stereo system that lacks the increasingly popular AUXiliary input jack. RediRad-FM combines the latest in electronic design technology with high-quality interconnect cables to provide unbeatable performance, reliability and durability at a popular price.
Brew City Engineering
(877) 223-0203
www.rediscoveradio.com

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