Restyling & Car Care Accessories

Colorful PPG SEMA Exhibit Features Elite Painters, Cars, Bikes and New Products

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – October 23, 2013 – Visitors to this year’s SEMA show--November 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center--will have plenty of good reasons to head over to the PPG exhibit in booth 24501.

PPG is pulling out all the stops and bringing in the top painters from the custom car, motorcycle and drag racing worlds, exhibiting radically painted cars and motorcycles, and displaying spectacular artwork by more than 30 talented automotive artists. In addition, PPG will highlight several new refinish products that can take professional and amateur painters to the next level of color and design imagination.

An all-star lineup of painters will greet visitors to the PPG booth. The group includes Charley Hutton (Charley Hutton’s Color Studio), Bobby Alloway (Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop), Dave Perewitz (Perewitz Cycle Fabrication), Kenny Youngblood (Youngblood Art) and Tom and Mitch Kelly (Kelly & Son Crazy Painters).

Dr. Beasley’s Creates First VOC Free Paint Protectant

[Chicago, IL]-- Dr. Beasley’s, Inc. announced that it has formulated the first ever 100% Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Free automotive paint sealant. This water based sealant is formulated to bond with automotive paint surfaces without the use of chemicals which could harm your health, or the environment. It also provides an extremely durable barrier which outlasts other, more harmful paint protection products.

“By utilizing cutting-edge surface science engineering, we were able to impart this new coating with three unique, important benefits,” said Jim Lafeber, President and Founder of Dr. Beasley’s. “PlasmaCoat was designed to have very high fracture toughness which allows for incredibly long lasting, durable protection. Its hydrophobic formula imparts low surface tension which keeps the surface highly dirt and water repellent.

EZ_ON Hose press

Group Therapy
Koultools Is releasing it's latest tool to assemble
push on hose assemblies. The tool will install -4 thru -16 push on hose in seconds.
The best news is it will install any angle fitting. Go to booth 23682 and check it out in person.

Truck bumpers come alive with BumperShellz - Durable, customizable protective covers feature backlighting to promote your message

NEWCASTLE, Calif. – Every day, pickup truck bumpers take a beating as they are exposed to all types of wear and tear from weather, rocks, road salt and the like. Now, ecoological, a California-based company devoted to creating simple, functional and environmentally responsible solutions to common automotive problems, has developed a durable cover that not only protects the bumper, but can be customized and backlit with any color or design desired.
BumperShellz™ consist of a cover made from a recycled thermoplastic that is formed to fit over the exposed steel truck bumper like a protective shell. The shells are wrapped with a high quality, decorative film and can be easily installed over the existing bumper. The cover allows the truck owner to create a customized look for his or her bumper, with the customer’s choice of carbon fiber, camouflage, black out, or many other colors and patterns.

Announcing BILSTEIN Media Event at 2013 SEMA Show: Press conference on Wed., Nov. 6 at 1:30pm, Central Hall Feature Vehicle Area next to the Ford booth will include presentation of BMW 335i and introduction of new B16 iRideControl system

Poway, Calif. (October 16, 2013) – BILSTEIN, the leader in monotube gas pressure shock absorbers, is proud to announce an exciting event for the media and SEMA attendees on Wednesday, November 6 at 1:30pm at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Located in the Featured Vehicle Area of the Central Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center, the BILSTEIN press conference will include the presentation of the BMW 335i to the winner of their consumer sweepstakes and introduce the new smartphone adjustable B16 iRC suspension system. Look for the BMW on the ramp next to the Ford Motor Co. booth.

“We’re thrilled to present the customized BMW 335i to one of our lucky fans,” said Scott MacDonald, BILSTEIN director, marketing and product management. “We appreciate our loyal customers and this BMW is just one of the ways we can give back. The iRC system is a great new addition to our product line and we look forward to sharing its unique capabilities with the SEMA show crowd.”

Covercraft® releases Carband™ Parking Guard

Finally – 360 degree ding/dent protection for use in all parking situations.

Constructed using band of impact absorbing breathable stretch fabric Carband emcompasses all sides of the vehicle with a layer of thick, tight-fitting, self-securing protection.

Carband is easily installed by placing one end over either the fornt or rear bumper area, then stretching the other end over the opposite bumper area. Adjust along the sides to assure the best protective coverage.

Fully breathable Spacer Fabric material allows air to circulate. For maximum protection use with a car cover.

Carbands are offered in 10 sizes to fit most cars, SUV’s, crossovers and wagons. Check out Covercraft’s application guide for the correct size needed.

Covercraft: www.covercraft.com / 800-426-8377 / sales@covercraft.com

Covercraft® releases Custom-Patterned Carhartt® Seat Protectors

Carhartt famous rugged durability is now available in custom-patterned seat covers for most popular models of pickups; SUV’s and cross-over vehicles. (Seat covers for current Ford models are sold exclusively through Ford authorized dealers and www.accessories.Ford.com)

These seat protectors are tough as nails, made with heavy duty firm-hand Carhartt duck-weave fabric and triple stitched main seams. Your butt might wear out before these seat protectors do!

Available in Carhartt Brown and Gravel colors, seat covers are available custom-patterned for both front and rear seats, and feature signature Carhartt rivets and a durable, water-repellent (DWR) finish.

Protection for what you drive!

Covercraft: www.covercraft.com / 800-426-8377 / sales@covercraft.com

2014 Chevrolet Silverado Framed Wire Mesh Grille- Overlay (Chrome)

Brand New for all 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 trucks!!

This 2 piece framed Wire Mesh grille is made out of high quality materials, and triple chrome plated for that show chrome look. The woven mesh is formed to give it an extra dimension and looks stunning from any angle, it is all surrounded by a half inch chrome frame. Installs as an overlay so no need for drilling or cutting, but professional installation is recommended. Installation time is about 45 min
Also available in Black Powder Coated Finish

Manufactured in Norco, California by Ablaze Grilles Inc

“Covers for Causes” by Covercraft Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Covercraft enters its second year supporting their Covers for Causes program which contributes a percentage of profit from the product sales to breast cancer research programs.

Marty Lichtmann, President of Covercraft, noted sales are growing and the company vowed their continuing support saying, “Almost everyone I know has been touched by cancer, or knows of someone who has had to battle this horrific disease. Research has made great strides, but needs much more support in the effort to find a cure.”

It goes without saying that women have a tremendous impact on the automotive industry, purchasing over half of the new cars sold in the U.S. and influencing 80 percent of all family car-buying decisions (forbes.com).

Women also play key roles within our automotive industry, with positions in management, design, sales and the aftermarket, along with ownership of repair and parts facilities and dealerships.

Covercraft releases new Fleeced Satin Indoor Cover Fabric

Covercraft now offers Fleeced Satin fabric, their newest addition for indoor storage vehicle protection.

Fleeced Satin features a woven polyester outer shell with a super soft white nylon fleece finish inside to provide a gentle touch to fine car finishes.

Fleeced Satin fabric has a slight stretch for a more contoured fir (but not the body-hugging stretch of their Form-Fit® covers).

An excellent value for indoor use (and limited outdoor use – like a weekend car show), Fleeced Satin is offered in three colors – Black, Red and Gray

Covercraft currently has over 80,000 custom patterns in their library, and covers can also be made for one-of-a-kind custom built vehicles using Covercraft’s dimension sheet which specifies all the required measurements.

Covercraft: www.covercraft.com / 800-426-8377 / sales@covercraft.com

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