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Auburn Gear Engineers New, Super-Reliable Electronic Open-to-Lock Differential for Dana 60 Front and Rear Axles
Superior strength, dependable electronic operation and exceptional torque transmission characteristics make Auburn’s new Dana 60 differential an intelligent choice.
AUBURN, Ind., (Oct. 22, 2013)—Auburn Gear, Inc., a leading U.S.–based manufacturer of high-performance differentials, revealed that it will present its new patent-pending electronic open-to-lock differential at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The new differentials’ case strength and unique gear geometry will make it the toughest and most efficient aftermarket diff on the market. Dependable electronic operation allows the driver to conveniently transition from an open to a locked differential mode as the need arises, all without leaving the driver’s seat.
B&W Trailer Hitches Boosts Load Capacity of Whisper-Quiet Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch to 20,000 Pounds
New Companion hitch meets consumer preferences for heavier RV payloads and
accommodates changing truck beds while keeping its convenient, single-point attachment design
and smooth, quiet ride.
HUMBOLDT, Kan., Oct. 15, 2013—B&W Trailer Hitches, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of heavy-duty, engineered trailer hitches and aftermarket truck/trailer accessories, introduced its new RVB3500 Companion fifth wheel aftermarket trailer hitch today. The new Companion hitch employs B&W’s unique Turnoverball mounting design that promotes quick, single-point hitch installation. The quiet riding hitch is designed to handle today’s heavier trailers and pickups with varying truck bed configurations.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – October 24, 2013 – PPG will introduce the Charley Hutton Ridler Color Collection at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The collection is a spectrum of exclusive automotive colors created by Hutton, a three-time winner of the prestigious Ridler Award and one of the custom car world’s most respected and sought-after master painters.
The Charley Hutton Ridler Color Collection features colors from Hutton’s Ridler Award winners as well as unique formulations used on some of his other standout rides. Developed with PPG at Charley Hutton’s Color Studio in Nampa, Idaho, the collection covers 15 distinctive tones ranging from Madysen Gold and Checkered Red to Kalalau Lime and Indy Blue. Each is a special Hutton creation.
The collection is intended to inspire other custom car builders and painters to unlock their imaginations and bring their designs to life.
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).
[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.
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.”
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.
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!