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PIAA Wins 3 Global Media Awards at SEMA

Portland, OR, November 12, 2015. This year’s SEMA show boasted tons of new products across all segments of the aftermarket accessory world. PIAA’s launch of multiple new product lines received a great deal of attention in the LED lighting segment winning three Global Media awards. Since 2004 the Global Media Award have been a staple of the SEMA show. The judge’s opinions are highly regarded and respected around the world.

PIAA’s new RF6 LED fog lights received two of the Global Media Awards, one for the white beam version and another for the new Ion yellow fog. With the third award going to the LED performance bulbs, which come in both 6000k white and Ion yellow output. The LED Performance bulbs now come in new fitments which include H4 (9003), H9, and 9005. These new bulbs featuring a set screw so the user can always ensure proper chip alignment for maximum performance and beam angle.

HONEYWELL EXTENDS “GARRETT ORIGINAL REMAN” TURBOS TO NORTH AMERICAN INDEPENDENT AFTERMARKET

• Garrett has 19 remanufactured replacement turbos now available in North America
• New product range a perfect fit for older vehicles seeking quality and value

LAS VEGAS – Nov 4, 2015 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Transportation Systems, a leading global developer of automotive turbochargers, today announced its existing “Garrett Original Reman” line of remanufactured turbochargers for the independent aftermarket in Europe has been extended to serve the North American market.

Garrett Original Reman was introduced in Europe in 2013 and has been great success providing lower cost turbo replacement options which still meet Honeywell’s production standards as well as auto makers’ original equipment specifications.

HushMat’s Launches Zycoat™, LLC line of Revolutionary New Thermal Coatings

HushMat’s Launches Zycoat™, LLC line of Revolutionary New Thermal Coatings

Olathe, KS – November 4, 2015 - HushMat, named the exclusive distributor for Zycoat™, LLC, introduces a line of Revolutionary New thermal coatings technology for the automotive industry. Zybar™, a manifold and exhaust coating is the first product in the line launching commercially on January 15, 2016. HushMat is debuting the new technology in the Engineered New Product category at SEMA 2015 in Las Vegas, NV November 3rd – 6th. Zybar ™ thrives in 2000+°F environments producing higher engine horsepower, corrosion resistance and over 90% radiant heat reduction when applied in less than 1 mil thickness.

NFL Standout Unveils His First Custom Car at SEMA 2015

All Speed Customs Unveils ‘Cuda “Medusa” at SEMA Show
NFL Star Excited to Unveil Dream Creation

Muskegon Heights, MI / Las Vegas, NV | November 1, 2015: When Green Bay Packer Linebacker Nick Perry looked to build his ultimate custom dream car, he turned to Brian Moat and his team at All Speed Customs in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. This season, Perry has gotten used to winning, and he isn’t interested in changing that fact when it comes to his car.

“A lot of the guys on the team have cars that are pretty cool,” Perry said last week. “I wanted something different. I wanted something that was head-turning, unique and able to beat any car in the parking lot during our unofficial team drags. I think we have accomplished that!”

Covercraft to Introduce Six New Products at SEMA Show 2015

MAKE PLANS NOW TO VISIT COVERCRAFT DURING THE 2015 SEMA SHOW
New Products, Impressive Feature Vehicles and More – Booth 23243

Join us in Central Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number 23243 at this year’s SEMA Show.

New Products
Covercraft will debut six new products this year along with the full line of vehicle protection products like SeatSavers™, DashMat® dash covers, Premier™ floor mats, UVS100® custom sunscreens, Canine Covers® pet and travel products, Colgan Custom® car bras and more.

Show Vehicles
Covercraft will feature several new vehicles in the booth this year outfitted with the latest Covercraft protection products and accessories including:
- A custom 2016 Ford Mustang convertible built by Extreme Dimensions.
- A custom 2016 Chevy Colorado built by Fear One.
- A fully customized 2014 Jeep Wrangler recently featured on Motorz TV.
- A 2016 Scion FR-S will showcase an array of custom-fit covers throughout the week.

Mercury Racing Reveals 32-Valve DOHC SB4 Head at SEMA

FOND DU LAC, Wis., Nov. 3, 2015 – Mercury Racing revealed its new 32-Valve DOHC SB4 cylinder head and valve train this morning at the opening of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. SEMA consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, re-stylers, car clubs, race teams and more.

Designed and developed to integrate with General Motors LS series hardware, the aluminum four valve head and dual overhead camshaft valve train provides improved performance and durability versus a standard two-valve design. The head design adapts Mercury Racing’s proven high performance valve train to the robust, small block LS engine family.

Benefits of the DOHC four-valve design versus the typical LS pushrod layout include:

• Improved intake and exhaust flow for improved performance
• Enhanced port flow enables increased horsepower
• Higher engine rev limit for increased horsepower

TCI GM 4L80E/4L85E Chrome-Plated Stock-Depth Transmission Pan

Ashland, MS – This new chrome transmission pan from TCI® offers customers a way to dress up their 4L80E/4L85E and 6x Six-Speed™ transmissions. It is the only stock-depth pan on the market.

The transmission pan has often been an overlooked part of the drivetrain—until now. The only stamped, stock-depth pan available on the aftermarket, this new piece was designed for optimal ground clearance. TCI also saw this as an opportunity to dress up a popular transmission option from General Motors. The transmission pan is chrome-plated for corrosion resistance, features a gasket and drain plug, and is embossed with the TCI logo.

QUICK FACTS

PRODUCT: TCI® GM 4L80E/4L85E Chrome-Plated Stock-Depth Transmission Pan
PART NUMBER: #278011
STREET PRICE: $75.00

SOCIAL MEDIA PITCH: The TCI® GM 4L80E/4L85E Chrome-Plated Stock Depth Transmission Pan is an ideal dress-up accessory for your drivetrain

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Surf City Garage Challenges Clay Bars’ 20-Year Dominance With New Patented ClayZilla Surface Prep System - Lasts 5 times longer than a clay bar while restoring a car’s paint at a fraction of the clay bar’s cost

LAS VEGAS, November 3, 2015 – Surf City Garage, maker of the world’s only Enthusiast Grade® detailing products, debuted at the 2015 SEMA Show the first major innovation in surface prep and paint restoration since the clay bar was invented in 1990: ClayZilla®, The Surface Prep System That Restores Your Paint. ClayZilla®, which has been awarded United States Patent No. D716,531, revolutionizes vehicle paint care because it lasts 5x longer than a clay bar and it supports replaceable Zilla Pads®, soft high-density foam applicators that each last for up to 20 cars (compared to only 3 or 4 cars for a clay bar). The ClayZilla® Surface Prep System is packaged with the ergonomic Clayzilla® hand-held tool (which resembles a large computer mouse), one Zilla Pad®, and one 8oz bottle of Zilla Juice® Detailer for lubricity. This video on the Surf City Garage YouTube channel demonstrates ClayZilla®’s ease-of-use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts3SM81-RIM.

Camshaft, Lifter And Engine Seal Failures In Pre-1985 Vintage Cars A Growing, Expensive Problem - New Vintage Car Motor Oil from Surf City Garage saves the cam and extends engine life

LAS VEGAS, November 3, 2015 – Surf City Garage, maker of the world’s only Enthusiast Grade® detailing products, will debut at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas their new Vintage Car® Motor Oil, the first motor oil formulated specifically to reduce camshaft and lifter failures in pre-1985 cars that did not have catalytic converters. This new product is also the first motor oil ever to address the well-known problem of leaky engine seals in vintage/classic cars driven only occasionally.

Vintage Car Motor Oil delivers the following benefits to owners of pre-1985 vintage cars that even the highest quality conventional motor oils cannot:

• Protects the camshaft and lifters due to a very high 2000ppm zinc concentration
• Helps prevent and even correct minor oil leaks from dried, faulty engine seals due to a unique blend of conventional base oils and performance additives
• Protects from rust and corrosion caused by prolonged storage by combining enhanced detergents and dispersants

Surf City Garage Challenges Clay Bars’ 20-Year Dominance With New Patented ClayZilla Surface Prep System - Lasts 5 times longer than a clay bar while restoring a car’s paint at a fraction of the clay bar’s cost

LAS VEGAS, November 3, 2015 – Surf City Garage, maker of the world’s only Enthusiast Grade® detailing products, debuted at the 2015 SEMA Show the first major innovation in surface prep and paint restoration since the clay bar was invented in 1990: ClayZilla®, The Surface Prep System That Restores Your Paint. ClayZilla®, which has been awarded United States Patent No. D716,531, revolutionizes vehicle paint care because it lasts 5x longer than a clay bar and it supports replaceable Zilla Pads®, soft high-density foam applicators that each last for up to 20 cars (compared to only 3 or 4 cars for a clay bar). The ClayZilla® Surface Prep System is packaged with the ergonomic Clayzilla® hand-held tool (which resembles a large computer mouse), one Zilla Pad®, and one 8oz bottle of Zilla Juice® Detailer for lubricity. This video on the Surf City Garage YouTube channel demonstrates ClayZilla®’s ease-of-use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts3SM81-RIM.

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