Auto Service World
Feature   December 1, 2003   by Auto Service World

Special Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week Edition


Pick-Up Tailgate Tent

Napier Enterprises’ Sportz Camo Tent II fits virtually any pickup cargo area and tailgate, giving extra space for sleeping and storage, a larger entrance door and an access sleeve for running cords from the cab.

Napier Enterprises

Piston Assembly Kit

The Mahle Powerpak is a complete, race-proven assembly kit composed of hand deburred, forged performance coated pistons, high quality steel pins, round wire locks and low-drag performance rings.

Mahle

Flat Top Piston for 350 Chevy

Mahle’s 350 Chevrolet flat top piston kit is forged from high silicone, low expansion aluminum alloy for high strength and reduced piston-to-wall clearance.

Mahle

High-Performance All-Season Tire

A revolutionary new tread compound allows the Yokohama AVID H4s/V4s to deliver superior grip on wet, dry, or snow-covered roads, while extending the tire’s useable mileage.

Yokohama

22″ Performance Tire for SUVs, Light Trucks

Yokohama’s Geolander H/T-S tire line, offering OE, commercial, and performance applications in a single tire line, is now available in a 22″ size for modified full-size, light trucks and SUVs.

Yokohama

Sport Suspension Kits

Koni’s Sport Suspension kits feature four adjustable shocks and four springs. The springs drop the vehicle to a performance stance, while the shocks provide ultimate adjustability handling, and comfort.

Koni

Performance Shock Line Expanded

Koni’s newest additions to its performance shock absorber line now include applications for Nissan 350Z, BMW Z4, Mazda 6, Hyundai Tiburon, Acura TSX, Audi S4, Dodge Neon and SRT-4.

Koni

Carbon Fibre Hoods, Trunks

JSP hoods and trunks feature class “A” carbon fibre and hi-tech resins, a proprietary clear coat with a wet mirror finish, UV protective coating, and a one-piece backing finished in high gloss.

JSP America

OE, Specialty Spoilers

JSP America has one of the largest lines of OE, specialty and custom spoilers, and Terminator, Apache, Mach II and Scorpion lines of specialty wings.

JSP America

Performance Tire Line

Bridgestone/Firestone recently unveiled the Fuzion ZRi performance tire, specially designed for the enthusiast and tuner market, featuring a directional tread pattern for great looks and optimum handling.

Bridgestone/Firestone

A/C Service Tool Box

The Neutronics Automotive A/C Tool Box is a complete collection of A/C service tools in one kit, including refrigerant identifier, temperature probe, digital pressure gauges, and diagnostic vehicle database.

Neutronics Inc.

Refrigerant Identifier

Neutronics Inc.’s new Ultima ID refrigerant identifier uses infrared technology and state-of-the-art software to identify common refrigerants and print results on an on-board printer.

Neutronics Inc.

Truck Bed Liner in A Can

Plasti-Kote’s innovative Bed Liner in a gallon can provides maximum durability without mixing separate components. The formulation has virtually no VOCs and can be applied with a brush, roller or sprayer.

Plasti-Kote

Special Effect Paints

Kustom Effex is a new line from Plasti-kote featuring Kameleon Kolors which change colours as light reflects off them, in three pigments: Gold to Green, Green to Blue to Purple, and Copper to Green.

Plasti-Kote

Light-Up Work Gloves

Mechanix Wear’s Light Glove is specially designed for mechanics working under the car, hood or dash. The glove features a small battery operated built-in flashlight between thumb and index finger.

Mechanix Wear

Tire Changing Gloves

Mechanix Wear’s Mpact T/M is a specialized glove for racing or retail tire sales workers, featuring specially tanned goat leather palms that are soft and flexible yet 25% more durable than other leather gloves.

Mechanix Wear

Performance Exhaust for Mazda

Bosal’s new line of performance exhausts for Mazda 6 (2003) and Mazda Protg 5 (2000-2003) were developed with Mazda’s performance division for precision performance and street-legal sound.

Bosal

High Performance Muffler Line

Bosal’s new High Performance muffler line features free flow design for aggressive, high performance tone, straight-through 304 stainless steel core, polished mirror-like appearance and high durability.

Bosal USA

Pocket Lube

Push-N-Lube is a disposable, pocket-size plastic delivery system designed to allow operators and technicians to carry and deliver lubricant without using a grease gun–great for hard to reach areas.

Alemite

Battery-Powered Grease Gun

The Alemite Model 575 battery-powered grease gun offers twice the life of batteries as competitive battery-powered grease guns, as well as improved balance and ease of use, and twice the cartridge capacity.

Alemite

Reman Caliper Brackets

Cardone Industries’ extensive line of remanufactured caliper brackets now covers over 28 million vehicles on the road, and complements the company’s line of remanufactured brake calipers.

Cardone Industries

Wiper Motor Pulse Boards for GM

Cardone Industries’ remanufactured wiper motor pulse boards for GM cars, minivans, trucks and SUVs improve upon the original design for longer life.

Cardone Industries

Swing-in Place Crossbars

JAC’s “convertible” roof rack includes functional side rails that pivot to become crossbars, with the rear crossbar adjustable. When not in use, crossbars pivot back into roof rails to reduce wind resistance and noise.

JAC Products Inc.

Load Management System

JAC’s Load Management System increases work efficiency and facilitates loading and unloading, with slide-out worktable, rail-mounted cargo bins, adjustable cargo gate, load bars and tie down cleats.

JAC Products Inc.

LED Flashlight

The Lightwave 4000 flashlight features 10 super-bright solid-state LED lights that don’t burn out, battery life as long as one month per set of 3 D cell batteries, and waterproof shock-resistant construction.

Lightwave

Jobber Management System

Activant Jobber Management System is an easy-to-use Windows-based distribution management and point of sale system that offers distributors an effective way to optimize operations and increase profits.

Activant

Import Engine Components

ITM Engine Components offers a complete line of internal engine components for import vehicles, including piston assemblies, piston rings, gasket sets and individual pieces, oil pumps, and much more.

ITM Engine Components

Intercooler for Mustang Cobra

Easy bolt-in installation and the performance of an Afco Aluminum heat exchanger are now available for the ’03/’04 Ford Mustang Cobra, featuring epoxy-free all aluminum construction.

Afco Racing Products

Aluminum Radiator for ’67-’69 Chevy Camaro

The winning race performance of Afco’s all-aluminum radiators is available in an easy, bolt-in model for first generation ’67 to ’69 Chevy Camaro BB or SB with air.

Afco Racing Products

High Performance Cooling Fan

Flex-A-Lite’s new high performance Syclone 16″ electric cooling fan works as a puller fan behind the radiator, replacing the original belt-driven fan for more horsepower, more torque, and better gas mileage.

Flex-A-Lite

27″ Electric Fan for Chevy/GMC/Full Size Trucks

Flex-A-Lite’s new 27″ electric fan for Chevy/ GMC/Full Size trucks with a 28″ radiator improves performance up to 17 hp and up to 2 miles per gallon, while reducing fan noise, improving a/c output and more.

Flex-A-Lite

Adjustable Cam Gears

Fidanza custom gears are made from the highest quality 6061 T6 aluminum, are CNC machined to more exacting tolerances, and the outside ring is coal blasted for a textured, slippage-free surface.

Fidanza

Short Throw Shifters

The shorter the throw the faster you go, and F
idanza’s innovative, unique short throw shifters are precision made, with features like roller bearing enhanced pivot points, to get you to the finish line first.

Fidanza

Innovative Gear Ratchets, Sockets

The GearRatchet’s ultra compact ratcheting handle interchanges from the pass-through Vortex socket system to a 1/4 or 3/8″ drive traditional ratchet that is quick release and locking.

Danaher Tool Group

Innovative Gear Wrench

The Flex Gear Wrench is designed to provide 180 degrees of continuous head tension. The ratcheting box end needs as little as 5 degrees of sweep, and is designed to virtually eliminate rounding of fasteners.

Danaher Tool Group

Rear Air Deflector

Lund’s Windflow Blade rear air deflector features a sleek aerodynamic design that helps keep rear window clear of road grime and is available in smoke colour for most popular SUVs and vans.

Lund Industries

Fastback Cab Fairing

Lund’s Tubular Fastback for trucks creates a sleek, aerodynamic look, made with heavy-duty tubular construction, welded mount tabs that bolt securely into bed rail, and optional rail extenders.

Lund Industries

Improved Storage Boxes

Deflecta-Shield’s improved Seal-Tite Storage Boxes with new push-button locking system feature an industry-first, inside latch release system, and a unique, highly polished or diamond plate body.

Deflecta-Shield Aluminum Products

Low Profile Storage Boxes

Deflecta-Shield’s new Seal-Tite Low Profile storage boxes feature a new T-handle rotary locking system and inside latch release system, with a design that improves rear truck window visibility by almost 50%.

Deflecta-Shield Aluminum Products

Base Body And Flare Kits

AVS’ new Base Body and Flare Kits for today’s top selling sport compact vehicles offer a complete ground effects package, for the professional installer or DIYer who wants a custom high-end look.

Auto Ventshade

Downdraft for Sport Compacts

AVS’s new Downdraft is a cost-effective, stylish component for sport compact vehicles made of ABS polymer blend that is easy to install, lighter than fibreglass or polyurethane and requires less prep and paint time.

Auto Ventshade

UEGO Controller

AEM’s integral Gauge-type Wideband UEGO controller features an LED readout and sweeping LED “needle” that changes colours as air/fuel ratios change from lean to rich, and fits most gauge pods.

AEM

Musclecar Intakes

AEM’s Brute force intakes for popular late model musclecars provide maximum intake without sacrificing low- and mid-range power. AEM has significantly increased its truck and SUV Brute Force applications for 2004.

AEM

Air-Moving Machine

Blue Blower is a powerful, adjustable, compact and quiet 8 lb. air moving machine with a 12 foot cord that travels with you, producing powerful cooling air up to 30 feet away, for drying, removing odours and fumes, and more.

Blue Blower

Battery Tester for Scan Tools

AutoXray and Midtronics have combined to introduce the EZ-Charge Check line of battery conductance testers, designed specifically for use with new EZ-Scan diagnostic scan tools.

AutoXray Inc.

Polished 304 Stainless Tips

Jones Exhaust Systems has launched a new line of 20 different polished 304 stainless steel exhaust tips, including single and double outlet tips in a wide range of sizes and configurations.

Jones Exhaust Systems

Coil Over Suspension

H&R Coil Over suspensions feature a fully-threaded shock body that allows you to precisely dial in height adjustment to achieve optimum weight, for enhanced performance and cornering and a smooth ride.

H&R Special Springs

Sway Bars

H&R Sway Bars are designed to reduce body roll, increase lateral stiffness and improve handling, and are made with 55Cr3 alloy that is stronger and more resilient than competitive sway bars.

H&R Special Springs