Racing & Performance

QA1 Expands Spring Rate Offering for GM Pro Coil Systems

QA1 is excited to add 600 and 650 lb. spring rates for its GM front Pro Coil Systems.
Designed for GM A, G and F-Bodies, Chevy S-10’s and Tri-5 Chevys, QA1’s 600 and 650 lb. made in the USA springs provide performance-style handling and support vehicles with heavier front end weights. These 10 inch, conical springs can be purchased separately or with QA1 GM Pro Coil Systems, making it easy to upgrade a GM style front suspension set up. The 600 lb. spring will support vehicles with a front end weight between 2201-2300 lbs. and the 650 lb. spring will support vehicles with a front end weight between 2301-2400 lbs.

QA1’s GM Pro Coil System springs are silver powder coated for excellent longevity and the ultimate in appearance. They are manufactured using the highest quality materials for high strength, consistency and durability. QA1’s springs are lifetime guaranteed to remain within 2% of their original free length under normal operating conditions.

QA1 Releases New 53 Series Stock Mount Shocks

QA1 is pleased to announce the addition of its new 53 Series stock mount twin tube shock absorber to its circle track line of products.

QA1’s new 53 series features a stronger, larger diameter body than the popular preceding FC Series. This larger body provides for easier gas bag installation and larger oil capacity for increased shock cooling. QA1’s 53 Series is manufactured in our Lakeville, Minnesota facility, allowing us to provide custom valvings to suit specific performance needs. The 53 Series is a perfect choice for Southern Sport Mods, stock cars, street stocks, mini stocks and limited modifieds.

Team Toyo® Off-Road Stars to Hold Driving Demo at the 2013 SEMA Show

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tires® will present an adrenaline-pumping driving demonstration November 6, with Team Toyo® stars Robby Gordon, BJ Baldwin, Kyle LeDuc and Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg. The event will take place during the 2013 SEMA Show in front of the Las Vegas Convention Center’s Central Hall. The action will begin at 5pm when the 600-horsepower Stadium SUPER Trucks® start their engines and take off on Toyo Open Country tires.

Spectators will see the talents of two desert racing champions, Robby Gordon and BJ Baldwin. In addition, Lucas Oil® Off Road Racing Series 2012 Pro 4 Unlimited class champion Kyle LeDuc; and X-Games Gold Medalist and Pro 2 Unlimited short course driver Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg will also demonstrate why they are the best in their sport. Each driver will take multiple runs on the course.

TopTechFinder.com Expands Job Board to Include Mechanical Repair Jobs

Boulder, CO, October 29, 2013 – TopTech Finder expands to help mechanical repair shops find qualified employees, becoming the only job board specifically designed for mechanical and collision repair shops. TopTech Finder is officially launching the expanded website at the 2013 SEMA Show (booth 10747).

"After expanding in August to support all body shop jobs, we heard from our customers that they wanted to add mechanical jobs to the site. In response, we quickly expanded the job board to handle skills and certifications specific to mechanical repair jobs,” said Jeff Herman, CEO of TopTech Finder.

“Launching support for mechanical jobs at SEMA is perfect timing. Not only does the show have growing support for the collision repair industry, but traditionally it is the place to be for racing, tuning, and repair techs.”

K&N Engineering Launches New Product – Blackhawk Induction Systems

Riverside, CA, June, 18, 2013 – K&N Engineering, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and performance air intakes proudly announces the launch of its newest product, Blackhawk Induction Systems.
Designed for select muscle cars, SUVs and trucks this black on black induction system not only looks impressive under the hood, but is designed to reduce restriction and improve air flow while providing outstanding filtration to protect the engine. Each K&N Blackhawk air intake design has undergone rigorous testing and the resulting power and torque gains have been impressive.

WELD EXPANDS SUCCESSFUL RTS PERFORMANCE WHEEL LINE

(Kansas City, MO) – WELD Racing announces a major expansion of its most popular street car product line, the RT-S series with the S75, S76, and S77.

The three new models are the latest in cutting edge designs and modern nostalgia. Whether it’s a clean modern look or classic style, WELD’s new RT-S styles will look right on your muscle car.

Specifically designed to maximize the performance potential of modern muscle cars, the RT-S offers the precise fit. WELD Racing has fitments for all of the popular modern muscle cars, each created uniquely for each car to maximize the stance.

RT-S is designed to the same race quality and precision standards WELD requires for its 330mph drag race wheels. All WELD RT-S wheels are made from high quality cold forged aluminum to reduce weight and increase strength.

The S75, S76, and S77 will be on display at WELD Racing’s SEMA booth 24959 beginning on November 5, 2013.

PPG Featuring Custom Car and Motorcycle Celebrities at 2013 SEMA Exhibit

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – October 30, 2013 – The 2013 SEMA show is on November 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and that means it’s celebrity time at the PPG Automotive Refinish exhibit. The most colorful superstars of the custom car, motorcycle and drag racing world—Charley Hutton, Bobby Alloway, Tom and Mitch Kelly, Dave Perewitz and Kenny Youngblood—are set to appear at PPG booth 24501, and they’ll be ready to discuss their work, sign autographs and talk about why they prefer using PPG products.

These talented painters are known for their creative use of color, placing their work light years away from the ordinary. Each has his own distinctive style and flair, earning acclaim, respect, even a little bit of envy within the industry.

Procomp Electronics proud to announce our NEW GM LS1 ELECTRIC WATER PUMP, Polished Billet Aluminum

Our beautifully polish BILLET ALUMINUM GM LS1 ELECTRIC WATER PUMP features the following:

40+gpm, 6-7 drawing amps, 12 volt

Mounts directly to the stock water pump location

More compact, save horsepower, while providing maximum circulation for cooling efficiency
Compatible with 12 and 16 volt systems

JO CODDINGTON TO MAKE CELEBRITY APPEARANCE AT THE INTERNATIONAL AERO PRODUCTS’ BOOTH AT SEMA 2013

Los Angeles, Calif. (Oct., 2013)— International AERO Products, AERO, is excited to announce that television icon, Jo Coddington, will be appearing in the AERO booth, #50322, on November 6th and 7th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM for autograph signings and interviews. Coddington, who has appeared on “American Icon,” NBC’s new show “Bidding Wars with Vicari Auto Auction,” and “American Hot Rod,” has been an automotive enthusiast since she started racing at six years old.

At this year’s SEMA Show, Coddington will be attending with her film crew filming the pilot of her new show, “The Coddington Girls.” The show will revolve around women in the male dominated, automotive industry and their success in the industry. During Coddington’s first day at the AERO booth, she will be interviewing AERO’s Communications Director, Michelle Knight, about being a woman in the automotive aftermarket.

WyoTech to Unveil Custom 1964 Ford Truck on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 1:00pm, Booth #12573 in North Hall

WyoTech is proud to announce the unveiling of a custom 1964 Ford truck that was built by WyoTech students and faculty at the Blairsville, Pa. campus. The truck will be revealed for the first time at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5 in the WyoTech booth #12573. Sarah Burgess will be on hand to assist with the unveiling. Burgess races a 750 horsepower Ford Mustang in the Xtreme Drift Circuit and is sponsored by WyoTech.

“This project showcases the skills and training that WyoTech offers at several of our schools across the United States,” said Michael Stiglich, division president of WyoTech. “We’re excited to unveil the truck to the SEMA show attendees.”

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