Tools & Equipment

DashLogic Displays Chevrolet/GMC Performance Data Right Before Your Eyes

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.

DashCommand™ App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Virtual 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’s TriFlex Brake Control Provides Peace-of-Mind Towing

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.

CURT Develops RAM OEM Compatible 5th Wheel Legs

CURT Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium towing products, has developed OEM compatible 5th wheel legs made specifically to fit RAM 2013-2014 truck beds that contain the towing prep package. New in the 2013-2014 models, RAM created a towing prep package, designed to make 5th wheel and gooseneck installations easier and smoother. With this in mind, CURT saw a need for its consumers and developed RAM OEM compatible 5th wheel legs. The legs mount directly into the under-bed mount locations and convert any CURT 5th wheel hitch head to RAM’s under-bed hitch platforms; including CURT’s Q16, Q20, Q24 and E16 hitch heads.

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.

Training Session: Solving Engine Management Problems After Modifying An Exhaust

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!

Vision Engraving & Routing Systems releases the High Speed Spindle

VISION ENGRAVING & ROUTING SYSTEMS PRESENTS THEIR HIGH SPEED SPINDLE

Phoenix, AZ) – Vision Engraving & Routing Systems, is pleased to introduce their High Speed Spindle using an unprecedented 50,000 RPM ability, cuts through metals like a knife cuts through butter. The High Speed Spindle takes advantage of its low maintenance and world class bearing capabilities. Strap one of these on your vision cnc machine and see its ease of use and time saving aptitude. The Spindle can be used in tandem with Vision’s Misting System, creating a perfect combination for cutting, milling and boring aluminum, cast steel, stainless steel and many more metal projects.

YETI Coolers Takes Best-in-Class Technology Mobile With The Hopper

YETI Coolers, the brand that launched the premium cooler category in 2008, will extend its commitment to creating durable, high quality products with the introduction of the portable Hopper cooler. YETI will debut the Hopper at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades in Orlando, Fla. on July 16.

“Our rotational-molded coolers are mostly intended to be stationary products,” says Roy Seiders, YETI founder and president. “We wanted to find a way to offer our fans and customers the performance they've come to expect from YETI—extreme durability and superior ice retention—in a product they can take with them to a broader range of environments and adventures.”

Mechanics Magnet Tool Busted Knuckle Garage

A new product showcase winner returns to SEMA!

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Our snug and stretchy glove slips on your finger and turns it into a professional tool. The powerful magnet at your fingertip allows you to hold and retrieve any small metal object with precise control. Use it to easily start a variety of fasteners in tight-fitting or difficult to reach places. At work. At home. Anytime your finger needs a magnetic grip on things. The ultimate "why didn't I think of that" item!

Magnetic Finger Tool For Mechanics Busted Knuckle Garage

A tool for when you can't afford to drop it! Find out why Jay Leno and his mechanics use this at his Big Dog Garage.

Our snug and stretchy glove slips on your finger and turns it into a professional tool. The powerful magnet at your fingertip allows you to hold and retrieve any small metal object with precise control. Use it to easily start a variety of fasteners in tight-fitting or difficult to reach places. At work. At home. Anytime your finger needs a magnetic grip on things. The ultimate "why didn't I think of that" item!

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