CDS unveils the asTech2™ at this year’s SEMA show

Plano, TX. Oct 28, 2015 – Today, CDS announced the upcoming release of the next generation asTech2™ diagnostic tool. With the addition of Subaru, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover, Kia and Hyundai, the new asTech2™ device, which begins shipping in early 2016, will cover nearly all makes and models, 2008 and newer. In addition to launching a new mobile app, the company also added new features that include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. SEMA show attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the product and pre-order the asTech2™ at the Company’s Booth #15407. The next generation asTech2™ will also be on display in SEMA’s new product showcase, as well as the I-CAR booth #10873.

MTX Audio Announces New S65 Series Square Subwoofers

LAS VEGAS, NV – MTX Audio announces release of new subwoofer series, the S65 Series, at the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show November 3rd – 6th 2015 in Las Vegas, NV.

S6512-44 Square SubwooferThe S65 Series features a square design utilizing MTX Audio's patented surround geometry (US Patent #7,275,620) that allows for increased Xmax and lower distortion resulting in higher SPL and better sound quality. Additional functional technologies include MTX's Spider Plateau Venting, which mechanically targets cool air at the voice coil, and a t-yoke with integrated heat sink to further assist in removing hot air from the voice coil ensuring reliability and minimized distortion. The S65 is uses a similar motor structure to the popular 55 Series but with a larger magnet, allowing each S65 model to handle up to 500-watts RMS power. The S65 Series is available in both 12" and 10" sizes in dual 4Ω configurations.

Chicago Pneumatic unveils light weight ultra-compact butterfly impact wrench for vehicle service

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Chicago Pneumatic has launched a new butterfly impact wrench as part of its new series of ultra-compact vehicle service air tools. The wrench is the lightest tool of its type on the market and 15% smaller than its predecessor, which means it offers mechanics and vehicle service professionals’ unrivalled access and manoeuvrability in tight spaces. The mini butterfly impact wrench has been added to Chicago Pneumatic’s portfolio in response to user demand for smaller, lighter tools and is the perfect tool for transmission and engine repair works, body panels, oil pans, ignitions, motorcycle repair and vehicle seats.

The CP7711/21 butterfly ultra-compact ¼” and 3/8” wrench weighs just 1.16lbs (0.53kg) and delivers 80 ft-lbs (110Nm) of maximum torque in reverse, giving an unsurpassed power to weight ratio. As a result, users can be sure the wrench will easily remove or tighten fasteners in the most difficult-to-reach applications.

New ergonomic impact wrenches for heavy vehicle service applications

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Chicago Pneumatic has introduced a new straight impact wrench line for the heavy vehicle service market. The CP7763D/73D series is a compact and lightweight impact wrench that provides excellent durability and power for general mechanic applications and tire changing on light trucks and heavy vehicles. Thanks to the new D-handle design and the various ergonomic features of the impact wrench, users are provided with greater stability when holding the tool and increased user comfort than alternative models.

Chicago Pneumatic’s new compact composite angle impact wrench excels in power and performance

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Chicago Pneumatic has launched a new compact CP7727/37 angle impact wrench for the vehicle service market, which is the best in its class in terms of compact design, low weight, high power and durability, and is expected to set new high levels of performance. The user-friendly angle wrench has a revolutionary design compared with traditional angle impacts, and delivers maximum torque in confined areas found in engine compartments and under the vehicle.

The CP7727/37 3/8” and ½” angle impact wrench is a powerful tool, capable of providing users with 220 ft-lbs (300Nm) of maximum torque in reverse. The impact wrench is designed with a direct drive system and a jumbo hammer mechanism with steel motor to provide the operator with a durable and efficient tool, enabling mechanics and vehicle service professionals to increase their uptime and productivity.

Chicago Pneumatic brings powerful new angle grinder to the vehicle service market

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Chicago Pneumatic has unveiled its first composite angle grinder for the vehicle service market. Inspired by Chicago Pneumatic’s expertise in material removal for the industrial sector, the new CP75XX series is one of the most powerful angle grinders on the market. Ideal for body panel cutting, surface preparation, weld seam removal and frame grinding, the CP75XX series is a major evolution from the existing series.

DEI Redefines Category with EXO Series™ Exhaust Wrap

Avon Lake, Ohio (Oct. 27, 2015)…DEI is ratcheting up the performance level once again with the release of their new EXO Series™ Exhaust Wrap. This new wrap has been designed to hold up against the rigors of off-road and extreme-duty use. The EXO Series™ exhaust wrap is a dual-layer design, using a combination of hi-temp glass fibers covered with a 304 grade stainless steel exoskeleton. This unique construction maintains good heat protection while offering superior abrasion and impact protection. In addition, DEI’s unique Air Gap Technology keeps direct contact of the glass fiber off the hot surface maintaining an insulating air barrier. Despite its burly appearance, the EXO Series™ exhaust wrap weighs nearly the same as existing wraps.

DEI Introduces New Full Line 2016 Catalog at the 2015 SEMA Show

Avon Lake, Ohio (October 28, 2015)…DEI, specialists with over twenty years’ experience in the development of high performance heat and sound control products, introduces their new 2016 catalog. The 47 page catalog features over 20 new exciting thermal control and acoustic products and nearly 100 new part numbers. This year’s catalog boasts the full line of DEI, Boom Mat and DEI Powersports with helpful hints on product use and applications. Each section is easy to read featuring color product photos, product description including bullet point features, benefits and product advantages, as well as advice on installation and application use.

This year, DEI is also introducing three new product lines– each developed with proprietary materials and processes for improved thermal protection: Ultra 47, ONYX Series™ and EXO Series™. A sample of new products featured in this catalog include EXO Series exhaust wrap, EXO Series plug boots and ONYX Series turbo shield.

SLP Debuts New Supercharger for Z28 and LS7 at SEMA Show

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MICH. (October 28, 2015) — Street Legal Performance will debut its new SLP Supercharger for the LS7 7.0L engine during the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center next week.

Historically known for GM high performance, SLP expands its supercharger line to the Z28 Camaro. The supercharger, also ideal for crate engine applications, packs a powerful drive with 625 horsepower.

“SLP’s superchargers are designed, engineered, manufactured and tested for high performance reliability,” said Greg Banish, powertrain development manager for SLP. “Initially we designed the package for about 650 horsepower, but you’ll continue to see us supporting applications that push even higher horsepower in the future.”

HELLA VALUEFIT Series Offers Affordable Lighting Applications and Powerful LED Performance

– Line includes light bars as well as cube, oval, and round auxiliary light configurations –

Peachtree City, GA — HELLA, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier HELLA, has expanded its VALUEFIT lighting series, a comprehensive line of affordable lighting for a multitude of vehicle applications. HELLA VALUEFIT is designed to meet all of the critical quality requirements for aftermarket lighting, yet is still available without the higher cost of classic premium products. The VALUEFIT line includes a wide range of light bar configurations and auxiliary lighting.

The VALUEFIT line features three different types of LED light bars: Sport, Design, and Pro. The Sport series is designed for daily rides and everyday lighting applications. It is available in four configurations: 8 in. 12 LED 36W, 22 in. 40 LED 120W, 32 in. 60 LED 180W, and 49 in. 96 LED 288W. Light color temperature is 6000K.

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