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Mechman Alternators’ Special Edition150amp Black Billet Alternators
Mechman has just released a new 150 amp Black Billet Alternator built specifically for 1996 to 2013 GM full-size trucks and S10 Blazers with gasoline V6 or V8 engines. This special edition alternator produces 100amps of power at idle and reaches full output at 1800 RPMs.
Pleasant Grove, UT (September 8, 2014)—From Palmer Performance Engineering, the creators of the innovative DashCommand™ app, now comes DashLogic, awarded “Best New Interior Accessory Product” at SEMA 2013. A step beyond DashCommand’s™ virtual dashboards that display a vehicle’s performance numbers and engine parameters on its user’s smartphone, DashLogic incorporates the existing driver information center (DIC) and heads-up display (HUD) of late model Chevrolet/GMC cars and trucks (applications below) to display data seamlessly on the factory dashboard.
Pleasant Grove, UT (September 4, 2014)—Performance enthusiasts and racers looking for more in-depth communication with their vehicles can turn their iPhone or Android smartphone, their iPad, or their iPod touch into an advanced in-car computer. Palmer Performance Engineering’s DashCommand™ app provides your vehicle with a virtual dashboard that puts all the vital performance numbers and engine parameters in one place. Its virtual gauges display detailed data on horsepower and torque, boost/vacuum pressure, air/fuel ratio, engine coolant temperature, instant and average fuel economy, and much more. DashCommand™ also integrates the smartphone’s GPS and accelerometer to include specialized features such as racetrack mapping and acceleration data, an inclinometer (for off-roading), and a skid pad feature for measuring g-forces.
CURT Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer and marketer of top-quality towing products, offers the latest technology in brake controls. The TriFlex brake control rises above the rest with its features and compact design. When towing a large trailer, it is essential that the trailer be equipped with brakes and a brake control. Without a brake control, a trailer’s brakes will not activate, creating a potentially hazardous situation for the tow vehicle and others on the road. CURT’s TriFlex brake control significantly reduces a tow vehicles stopping distance while ensuring a smooth stop.
VISIT Beckett Media Booth # 22697 FOR AN AUTOGRAPH SESSION WITH Tom “Mongoose” McEwen & Aaron “The Bearded Wonder” Kaufman
Yorba Linda, CA – Sept 2, 2014 – Beckett Media is proud to announce that we will have two autograph signings at the Beckett Media SEMA Booth #22697. Both TOM “MONGOOSE” MCEWEN & Aaron “ The Bearded Wonder” Kaufman will be available for autographs on Wednesday November 5th:
Drag Racing legend Tom “Mongoose” McEwen
Wednesday November 5th - 12 pm to 1 pm
From the Discovery Channel hit show Fast N’Loud Gas Monkey Garage’s Aaron “ The Bearded Wonder” Kaufman
Wednesday November 5th - 2 pm to 3 pm
Tom “Mongoose” McEwen is a legend. The Mongoose first started drag racing in the early 50’s. His legendary match racing between himself and Don “the Snake “ Prudhomme were so wildly popular that just this past year the Snake and The Mongoose movie was released. The movie depicts one of the greatest rivalries in NHRA history.
The game has certainly changed for those of us who like to tinker with our cars and especially for anyone who has decided to make a career of it. The invasion of computer technology into the automotive world has been a blessing and a curse. Join MagnaFlow for a class designed to solve some of the problems incurred when modifying an exhaust. We’ll cover Air Flow, Scavenging, Back Pressure, O2 Diagnostics, Converter Efficiency, Tuning and MORE!
Date: Wednesday November 5, 2014
Time: 10:00 – 11:00am
Place: New Products Stage, LVCC South Hall Upper Level
And, don’t forget MagnaFlow booth #23543 is your destination for what’s next in aftermarket performance during the SEMA Show!
Avon Lake, OH…Boom Mat™, top choice of pro builders, has the most complete range of products to improve automotive interior insulation and acoustics. Boom Mat’s product line, is tested and proven to reduce noise and add additional insulation in hot and cold temps. Popular products include: Damping material, Under Carpet (UC™) and UC LITE™, Leather Look™ Sound Barrier, Heat Moldable™ Noise Barrier, Under Hood Acoustic Lining, Floor & Tunnel Shield II (F&T II™), speaker baffles, and more.
This year Boom Mat is offering many of their most popular products in new sizes, quantities or kits for added convenience like Boom Mat’s 12-1/2” X 24” damping material now available in a 30 sheet pack, or Boom Mat’s thermal and acoustic interior kit that includes: 27 sq. ft. of UC Lite, 25 sq. ft. damping material and an 18 oz. can of Boom Mat Spray-On.
Twinsburg, Ohio – CTEK Power, Inc. has released the first two in a series of 10 educational articles on battery technology for consumers. The series is designed to help take the mystery out of batteries, battery chargers and battery maintenance.
The first article, “Why Do Vehicles Have Batteries?,” helps consumers understand all the functions that a battery performs. The second article answers the question: “How Do Batteries Work?” The third article will talk about “Different Types of Batteries.”
“Until they are stranded with a malfunctioning battery, many consumers do not realize how critical batteries are to the electrical system in their vehicle,” explained Matt Ingram, regional sales manager for CTEK. “Part of our objective in publishing these articles is to help drivers understand the advantages of using a state-of-the art battery charger and maintainer like the units that CTEK manufactures and how it can extend the life of their battery and help keep them on the road.”
Bus 360 Bird View DVR Sysem
New Intelligent Eye for buses, trucks, long vehicles come out now! Now Yincaa is releasing the Bus 360 surround-view DVR system, it provides the driver with a ‘bird’View’ around the vehicle, Real-time view & Recording of the vehicle’s surroundings. The system uses Panoramic images with fisheye lenses, mounted on the sides, the rear end and the front end of the vehicle. An electronic control unit then merges the four high-resolution camera images and automatically optimizes them into one image view. Partial images are joined into a whole, showing the driver their vehicle and its immediate surroundings from a bird’s-eye perspective.The images synthesizes immediately&continously thus it can show a Panoramic view for the driver inside the car.
STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® Performance Audio is unveiling its newest Vehicle-Specific System (VSS™) upgrades for 2015 Ford® F-150 trucks, purchased, installed and precisely tuned at Authorized KICKER Dealers nationwide. KICKER VSS upgrades are currently available for 2009-and-newer F-150 Super Crew and Super Cabs. KICKER VSS can be seen at the 2014 SEMA Show in the KICKER Audio booth, number 11825 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall.
Consumers can purchase the VSS PowerStage™ full-system upgrade (powered subwoofer enclosure and speaker-enhancing amplifier) for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $1,249.95. The VSS SubStage™ upgrade (powered subwoofer enclosure only) retails for $699.95.