Announcement

Attention Lovers of All Things Performance and Aftermarket: YOUR Social Media Site Has Arrived: Boltups.com Delivers the First Social Media Platform Designed Explicitly For Motor and Vehicle Enthusiasts

Santee, Calif., July 29, 2015 – Gearheads, car lovers, vehicle geeks and performance and aftermarket enthusiasts! There is a new social media destination for people exactly like you: Boltups.com.

Boltups.com is the social media platform for like-minded motor aficionados and the parts and accessories makers that bring their vehicles and vessels to life.

The Pinterest-style site allows powersport fans to connect with one another and professionals in the industry, promoting online social collaboration and enhancing aftermarket industry commerce.

“With millions of motorsport enthusiasts throughout the U.S., we recognized that there was no comprehensive social sharing website for this industry,” says Tony Bilancia, spokesperson for Bolt Ups, LLC. “Our goal is to build a wide-ranging online community where aftermarket and performance lifestyle fans can interact with other users and share their own content.”

Much More Than Pictures

Steele Rubber Products at SEMA

Steele Rubber Products is excited to be gearing up for this year’s SEMA Show. Steele has been working hard for over 50 years designing and manufacturing weatherstripping and other rubber parts for classic and antique American cars, trucks, and hot rods. They have a team devoted to researching and developing new parts and are always working with customers to develop custom pieces. All of their parts are designed from original pieces for a factory look and superior performance. They are a proud American manufacturer with their facility located in Denver, North Carolina.
The goal for Steele Rubber Products is to help their customers restore the car of their dreams. This year at SEMA they will be showcasing new products, hosting celebrity Dennis Gage, and so much more. Make sure you stop by and see them at Booth 22885 in Hot Rod Alley and ask them how they can help YOU restore the car of YOUR dreams.
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T-REX Grilles Launches Brand New Website and Distribution Interface

For Immediate Release
Corona, CA: T-Rex Grilles, market leader in quality and innovation, has launched a brand new, state-of-the-art website that boosts the customer online experience. The new website features includes a stylish modern design and a secure e-commerce shopping cart with heavy emphasis on retail purchases through distribution. The robust geographic dealer locator is present at every consumer inter-face. Simple & convenient search by part number or Year/Make/Model functions provide easy access to the full T-REX product line. This new website also features a dealer only access portal with customer specific pricing, up to date product availability, secure online ordering system, and much, much more.

Experience the new www.trexbillet.com and make yourself familiar with the features of this great new website.

SKF to showcase X-Tracker performance hub bearing units at 2015 SEMA Show; Velocity’s “All Girls Garage” host Bogi to appear at SKF booth

Elgin, IL – SKF has announced that it will display its latest performance hub bearing units at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas. In addition, “All Girls Garage” host and master technician Bogi will visit the SKF booth on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

SKF’s display at the SEMA Show will showcase its line of X-Tracker™ hub bearing units. SKF’s X-Tracker hub bearing unit provides precision handling and braking characteristics, ultimately delivering improved handling and comfort. The SKF X-Tracker Hybrid hub bearing unit is designed to provide increased performance to pickup truck and SUV applications. Combining the strengths of the ball and tapered roller hub units, the hybrid hub bearing unit offers less rotor and flange deflection which helps withstand harsh
off-road environments.

ProRYDE introduces new LIFTmachine patented on-vehicle ADJUSTABLE front lift leveling kit for Ram HD2500/3500 with new Radius Arm Suspension

ProRYDE patented technology has now been applied to new Radius Arm Ram 2500/3500 4WD pickups. This new ADJUSTABLE front Lift Leveling Kit provides live ON-VEHICLE front ride height adjustment from 1.5" to 2.5" to accommodate up to 35" tire/wheel packages.

FEATURES:Patented design allows front lift options from 1.5" to 2.5"
Does not require replacement of any original OEM components
On-vehicle ADJUSTABLE for seasonal & commercial applications, such as snow plows
Steel components are black e-coated for a durable, lasting finish
Priced comparably to "non-adjustable" competitive products
Retains original OE ride quality & driving comfort
Completely reversible if kit removal is ever desired, such as a lease return
Lifetime Warranty
Installation Time; approx. 2.0 hours per kit

In stock and available now from fine distributors throughout the U.S.A. & Canada.

Pro Comp Gears up for the 2015 SEMA Show

Compton, CA (July 28, 2015) - As the annual SEMA Show draws closer, Pro Comp is preparing for their largest
on-site presence yet, returning with a huge booth complete with new products in the Upper South Hall (Booth #30139) with the addition of the Pro Comp semi-truck and trailer outside the South Hall (Booth #62112). The semi-truck display can be found in the SCORE Baja 1000 Experience Area (Located in the Silver Lot) and will play host to Transamerican Auto Parts’ “Life Is Better Off-Road™” award presentation. The “Life is Better Off-Road™” SEMA Vehicle Build Award is a new industry prize awarded by Transamerican Auto Parts to the most capable and best presented truck, Jeep, or SUV with genuine off-road authenticity that is on display at the SEMA Show. At a show known for excess, the premise of this award is to recognize function and form, an idea that is the foundation of every Pro Comp product, from suspension systems and lights to tires and wheels.

Introducing Manatec CE Certified Truck Wheel Aligner and Truck Wheel Balancer designed & produced indigenously.

Truck Wheel aligner – Model JUMBO 9000 is capable of aligning up to 5 Axle in Bus/ Truck and 8 Axle in Trailer with a maximum wheel base of 16 meter. Unlimited memory for vehicle specification, data protection during power failure, data manager software for alignment results, easy to understand 2 colour bar displays and with an accuracy of +/- 2' makes this aligner more productive to users with accurate alignment results.

Truck Wheel Balancer – Model WB- DH- 200 DSP is capable of balancing wheels from 10” to 26” rim diameter, 1.5” to 20” rim width and wheel up to 200 Kg. There is also a videographic variant Model WB- VH- 200 DSP LX which comes with user friendly LINUX based operating system. The machine has many interesting features like self-diagnostis, On-line error display facility, self-calibration etc.,.

$500 Cleo award will be presented at the SEMA Show 2015

Malcolm Johnson, CEO of ColorBond Automotive Finishes is pleased to announce the second annual Cleo Interior Restoration Crystal Trophy and $ 500 to be presented at the 2015 SEMA Show

The Cleo Crystal trophy and $ 500 is awarded to an individual who has shown excellence utilizing ColorBond finishes to restore the interior of any type of automobile including, trucks, muscle cars, classics, hot rods and antiques. This years winning entrant will exhibit the vehicle in the ColorBond booth at SEMA. The winner of the Cleo will be announced in September.

Last years winner, Mr Ken Bolen restored a 20 foot long 1969 Cadillac Deville. View pictures of the Caddy at Colorbondpaint.com/blog.

The Cleo was established in 2014 to honor Mr Leo Kagan

3D Printed Molds and Cores for Your Custom Restoration and Performance Projects

With one of the largest 3D printers on the market, Hoosier Pattern can bring your project to life quickly and accurately.

Doing a restoration or remodel?

Hoosier Pattern can print sand castings and molds direct from CAD files! Unlike conventional casting methods, our 3D printer eliminates the need for fabricating a pattern for the core or mold, printing geometrically complex designs for only 17 cents a cubic inch. To top it off, our 3D printer boasts a job box of 1800 x 1000 x 700 mm, making it the ideal choice for developing and testing new parts and prototypes of all sizes.

Pictured is a scaled down casting and mold for a 1923 Packard Indy Race car. For this restoration project, Hoosier Pattern took a drawing that had been turned into a CAD file and 3D printed the molds needed for the engine block to be poured.

Never poured into 3D printed sand? Contact Hoosier Pattern or visit hoosierpattern.com today to request free sample molds that are pour ready.

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