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Feature   June 1, 2006   by Auto Service World

What’s New… (June 01, 2006)

Sealant Warranty

Cliplight has announced the addition of the Super Seal Premium (SSP) Warranty. SSP is the only air conditioning sealant product to offer a warranty covering damage to mobile a/c system components. Cliplight offers the warranty to a/c technicians who use professional a/c service equipment and correctly follow the product’s step-by-step installation instructions.

Cliplight Manufacturing Inc.

Wire Set Catalogue

The new Bosch Premium Spark Plug Wire Sets Catalogue for domestic and import cars and trucks features coverage of 99% of vehicles in operation, with applications through model year 2005, including 15 new wire sets. The catalogue includes product and warranty information, wire set applications, VIN data, cross reference, and UPC cross reference as well as information on universal wire sets.

Robert Bosch

New Flywheel for 350Z

Fidanza’s aluminum flywheel is designed for 2002-2006 model 350Zs (part # 143351) and is made from lightweight, high-quality machined 6061 T6 aluminum. It features a 1050 steel friction surface with CNC-machined fastener holes and chamfers. It can be paired with virtually any currently available clutch disc material. The product is finished with a heat-treated ring gear and military grade fasteners.


F-450 Suspension System

Kelderman’s bolt-on air ride system is custom-engineered to make the F-450/550 ride a full 2″ lower than the stock suspension. The kit comes standard with an electronically controlled automatic height control unit. The system uses the factory sway bar, a parallel trailing arm system that eliminates axle twist, minimal pinion angle movement, and a low profile 4 bag design.


Case Packing Machinery

Standard-Knapp’s Versatron Active Product Transport (APT) case packer is designed for packaging applications in a variety of industries, including automotive. Especially designed for high-speed packing of non-round containers, the Versatron APT excels at packing reverse-tapered, locking shape, and personal-care containers, trigger and unstable bottles, flasks and other containers that are traditionally difficult to handle.


Spark Plug Catalogue

NGK Spark Plugs Canada Limited is pleased to announce the release of the 2006 Spark Plug Master Catalogue. The new Master Spark Plug Catalogue includes updated applications, new part numbers, and expanded coverage on Automotive, Sport, and Small Engine applications.

NGK Spark Plugs Canada

Car Wash Kit

Docap introduces the Six-Piece Car Wash Value Pack. This premium set is a convenient all-in-one compact set that stores easily in your car. The kit includes a chamois, microfibre cloth, a window squeegee, a stiff bristle brush, and a mini broom with an attached dustpan. The squeegee, brush, and broom/dust pan have soft grip handles to make car cleaning easy on both the user and the car.


New Detailing System

Gagliano’s Image 10 premium automotive finish system is sold as a kit composed of four products: surface wash, surface cleanser, finish cream, and instant image. All are developed to work together to ensure that the vehicle keeps its new car, freshly painted look. On the professional show circuit, Image 10 has excelled in key areas such as clarity, depth of shine, and longevity.


Exhaust Catalogue

Maremont’s 2006 Supreme Performance Exhaust Catalogue is graphically illustrated with helpful tips and information throughout. It contains information on Vortex performance mufflers and systems, Volt sport compact performance exhaust systems, Supreme GT High-Performance Mustang Exhaust, Supreme Diesel, Eliminator Turbo, Metal’Cat and CMX high performance converters, as well as the classic Cherry Bomb product line. It also covers Supreme Performance’s extensive line of exhaust accessories.

Maremont Exhaust

Import Ride Control Parts

Tenneco Inc. has announced an expansion of Monroe ride control components for foreign-nameplate vehicles, with immediate availability of dozens of new part numbers for late-model Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Volkswagen, and Land Rover applications. Tenneco has also added Monroe Strut-Mate strut mounting kits for Hyundai Sonata, XG300 and XG350 models, 1998-02 Toyota 4Runner applications, the 2001 Honda Civic, and 2002 Acura RSX Coupe.


New Caliper Packaging

Morse Semi-loaded Caliper packaging maintains its usual visual appeal, but is now more informative. Upon examining the box, users will know that the Morse part comes completely pre-assembled, ready for the friction of choice. All hardware needed, including brackets, is pre-assembled where applicable. There is also a disc pad wear chart to help the installer identify problems with the brake system that may be contributing to abnormal wear.


Chevy Rotating Assemblies

Lunati has announced the availability of its small block Chevy Sledgehammer rotating assemblies. These kits are available with 3.480″ or 3.750″ two-piece rear main seal crank, with 5.700″ or 6.000″ rods with either 4.030″, 4.040″, or 4.060″ flat top pistons, for a total of 12 different combinations. Each kit is internally balanced ready to bolt in.


Mustang Muffler System

Flowtech has announced the availability of the 2005-06 Mustang GT After Axle Terminator Muffler System. Inlet pipes are constructed of lightweight aluminized steel tubing. Also, the mandrel-bent inlet pipes are fully welded to the Terminator mufflers, making the system a direct bolt-on replacement. The system is made of polished 304 stainless steel with 3.5″ slash cut tips.


Custom Bendable Hoses

Featuring a stainless steel coil with a metal spine, Gates Unicoil allows technicians to configure custom-bent hoses using straight heater hose. Designed for making quick repairs and for out-of-stock situations, Gates Unicoil can maximize hose sales and profits by increasing service bay turnover. Gates Unicoil is available for 1/2-, 5/8- and 3/4-inch ID hoses.

Gates Canada

New Performance Wire Set

Prestolite Wire Corporation has introduced its new Tuner Series wire sets for the sport compact performance/tuner market. Prestolite’s exclusive design offers lower electrical resistance, allowing Tuner Series sets to provide up to 22% more millijoules of energy to the spark plug when compared to OEM carbon core or wire wound products. The Tuner Series cable jackets also allow the wire sets to hold a charge in a wet environment.

Prestolite Wire Corporation

Glasspack Exhaust Tips

Maremont’s Cherry Bomb bullet-style glasspack from Supreme Performance is compact and extremely efficient. The design incorporates a special conical perforated core internal tube surrounded by high-density long strand fibreglass for extended life. Cherry Bomb’s outer shell is constructed from tough-as-nails heavy gauge steel. The finishing touch is a bright red high-temperature powder coating, a look that clearly identifies the original Cherry Bomb glasspacks.

Maremont Exhaust

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