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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 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.
Pace Edwards, has updated its line of high-performance tonneaus for pickups, with new models for the 2015 Chevy Colorado, Ford F-150 and GMC Canyon. The new products include:
Pickup owners, including ATV enthusiasts, can install and remove Switchblade in minutes with only a wrench and screwdriver. Switchblade retracts in seconds and remains out of site, never obstructing rear visibility. Made with ArmorTek™ – a weather-resistant, padded polymer bonded to rigid aluminum panels – Switchblade provides hard cover security with a sleek “soft top” look.
LEER Introduces 750 Sport Tonneau with Sophisticated, Muscle-Car Design Available Exclusively for 2015 Ford F-Series
LEER unveils the most visually striking tonneau on the market, the new 750 Sport. Exclusive to 2015 Ford F-Series pickup trucks, the new fiberglass tonneau fuses style with superior functionality. The 750 Sport is available now from authorized LEER dealers.
The new tonneau’s most striking visual features are a recessed element and a tailgate flare. The recessed portion of the cover adds a sophisticated, aerodynamic look to the tonneau. The subtle flare over the tailgate complements the angled design of the F-150 cab.
750 Sport features that add convenience and aesthetics include:
• LEER FlexSeal barrier which efficiently channels water away from the truck bed
• LEER SuperLift system with gas-propelled lifters for near effortless opening and closing
• Interior headliner
• Automotive-style rotary latches
• Inside release for opening the cover from inside the pickup’s bed
• Trimless, finished edges that complement the pickup truck’s lines
Performance Automatic takes a state of the art approach to putting a “Ford in a Ford” for those who choose the “5.0 Coyote” engine or the new “3.5 Eco Boost” engine. Performance Automatic has created a sophisticated Ford 4R70W Street Smart System to partner with each of these new engines.
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
Performance Distributors has applied their ignition expertise to the Nailhead Buick engines with their new D.U.I. Distributors for these applications. This new D.U.I.(Davis Unified Ignition) is specifically designed for the Nailhead Buick engine. Performance Distributors calibrates the advance curve on a distributor machine to accommodate the timing requirements of these unique engines. The optimized curve provides instant throttle response and maximum performance throughout your rpm range, while protecting your engine from detonation. 2 versions are available. The Street/Strip version fires to a strong
7000 rpms, while the Racing version fires to 10,000 rpms.
The distributor comes complete, including the dependable Street/Strip D.U.I. Coil(or Racing Coil) and Dyna-Module
which allow you to open up your plug gaps to .050”-.055”, burning your fuel more
completely. Magnetic pick-up coil power is insured by aligning the teeth on the pick-up
Bulldog Lighting will be adding a new line of accessory lights to their product line this year, they are small, versatile, and completely waterproof! Their new line has been given the nickname, "The Claw", during testing due to the mounting abilities and the durability of the light itself. Boasting 500 raw lumens, the Claw has been in testing over the last year at legendary Jeep events such as the Easter Jeep Safari. The Claw has also been in the testing cycle under numerous boats and marine equipment to show off the 100% waterproof build design. The light draws less than half an amp and can be powered by voltages ranging from 9-36v! This makes the Claw perfect for a wide range of uses such as transom lighting for boats, rock lights for off road rigs such as jeeps, bed lights, accent lights, under body lights, and much more. The Claw mounts using two small self tapping screws (supplied) or it can be mounted by using 3M adhesive tape (supplied).
Silent Running’s new distributor program will be introduced at this year’s SEMA show.
Insulation manufacturers, Silent Running has finalized their new distribution program to provide distributors with a hands on display stand, literature, and marketing support. The company plans to increase their distribution network within the next year to allow for easier shipments to customers. The new distributor page allows customers to easily get in contact with their local distributors and and information tab for potential distributors to find out more about the opportunity.
Silent Running plans to initiate their new distribution program at this year’s SEMA show where there will be sign-up sheets and information packets for potential distributors. Visit their booth, #34323 in the Upper South Hall or www.silentcoating.com for more information.
Performance Automatic has added a new Transmission Overflow Tank to its ever growing selection of transmissions and components. Even though all your trans fluid is supposed to stay in your trans, sometimes excessive heat or high RPM’s encourage the fluid to escape through the transmission vent. Performance Automatic is now offering a solution, PA99300, Transmission Overflow Tank. The PA99300 is a polished aluminum canister that measures 8” x 3.5”, and weighs 1.36 pounds. Our Transmission Overflow Tank comes complete with an easy to operate drain valve, mounting hardware, clamps and rubber hose. Performance Automatic’s Transmission Overflow Tank is as good looking as it is useful. Eliminate spraying AFT on the undercarriage of your car and dripping on your driveway, get your Transmission Overflow Tank, PA99300, from Performance Automatic today!