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New Distributor Program for Silent Running

Silent Running’s new distributor program will be introduced at this year’s SEMA show.

Insulation manufacturers, Silent Running has finalized their new distribution program to provide distributors with a hands on display stand, literature, and marketing support. The company plans to increase their distribution network within the next year to allow for easier shipments to customers. The new distributor page allows customers to easily get in contact with their local distributors and and information tab for potential distributors to find out more about the opportunity.

Silent Running plans to initiate their new distribution program at this year’s SEMA show where there will be sign-up sheets and information packets for potential distributors. Visit their booth, #34323 in the Upper South Hall or for more information.

Transmission Overflow Tank

Performance Automatic has added a new Transmission Overflow Tank to its ever growing selection of transmissions and components. Even though all your trans fluid is supposed to stay in your trans, sometimes excessive heat or high RPM’s encourage the fluid to escape through the transmission vent. Performance Automatic is now offering a solution, PA99300, Transmission Overflow Tank. The PA99300 is a polished aluminum canister that measures 8” x 3.5”, and weighs 1.36 pounds. Our Transmission Overflow Tank comes complete with an easy to operate drain valve, mounting hardware, clamps and rubber hose. Performance Automatic’s Transmission Overflow Tank is as good looking as it is useful. Eliminate spraying AFT on the undercarriage of your car and dripping on your driveway, get your Transmission Overflow Tank, PA99300, from Performance Automatic today!

WELD Directs Engineering Expertise to Key Customer Segments

Kansas City, Mo. – WELD, manufacturers of WELD wheels, announced today at SEMA 2014 their strategy to apply WELD’s race-winning heritage and expertise to all segments of the high performance wheel market. WELD will speak directly to the different consumers in each market segment through its four brands: WELD Racing, WELD Street & Strip, REKON Off Road by WELD and CCW Forged Performance. This new structure will better connect with customers and clarify each brand’s target market, allowing for more powerful messaging for each type of buyer, and more targeted high performance forged wheels.

“As WELD has experienced unprecedented growth, we’ve increasingly seen the need to make our brand positioning very clear to the marketplace,” said Norman Young, president and CEO, WELD. “This new structure defines who are as a company, and gives us a platform to further expand and grow as a company. We are very excited to make this announcement today at one of the aftermarket’s premier events.”

Local Motors Announces 3D-printed Car Modification Competition | ModMen Challenge to award 3D-printed cars to 12 winning entries

Las Vegas, Nev. (November 05, 2014) – Local Motors today announces the ModMen Challenge, a bold competition that asks the hot rod and motor vehicle aftermarket community to “hack up” and modify a 3D-printed vehicle, just like they would any other car. The contest starts online, where participants submit design modification proposals designed for and built on the same 3D-printed car model. After an online voting round, 12 “ModMen” winners will be awarded a real 3D-printed vehicle on which to bring their winning designs to life. The ModMen Challenge culminates at SEMA 2015, where all 12 of the modified cars will be presented and judged, with one vehicle emerging victorious as the grand prize winner and title of ultimate “ModMan.”

Mercury Racing Unveils Concept Small Block Four-Valve Engine at SEMA

FOND DU LAC, Wis., Nov. 4, 2014 – Mercury Racing unveiled a concept Small block four-valve automotive crate engine today at 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, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.

HushMat 2015 Data Available at SEMA Data Co-Op

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Olathe, Kansas November 5, 2013 HushMat® HushMat ‘s 2015 Data is available now for download from the SEMA Data Coop. HushMat, the fastest growing automotive sound deadening and thermal insulation materials Company, continues gain market share across the entire United States. Automotive, Marine and Car Audio accounts will benefit tremendously from this relationship.

HushMat®, rated #1 automotive sound deadening and thermal insulation material, is the easiest to install, highest performing available to automotive enthusiasts. HushMat® Ultra, is easily applied to sheet metal, plastic or fiberglass surface surrounding the interior of the vehicle reducing interior noise and heat making the vehicle ride more comfortable. HushMat® is the only aftermarket sound deadening and thermal insulation material made in the USA!

HushMat Sound Deadening & Thermal Insulation material in Chop Cut Rebuild 1967 Chevelle and 1953 F-100 projects – Debut at SEMA 2014

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HushMat Sound Deadening & Thermal Insulation material in Chop Cut Rebuild 1967 Chevelle and 1953 F-100 projects – Debut at SEMA 2014

Olathe, Kansas November 4, 2014 HushMat® – The solution for Heat & Noise.
HushMat was unveiled as a Key Supplier Partner on the Chop Cut Rebuild (MAV TV) 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle and Ford F100 at SEMA 2014. Chop Cut Rebuild host for 10 seasons running Dan Woods demonstrated the unrivaled performance of HushMat.

Custom Built 2 + 2 by Thoroughbred for fun or racing

Las Vegas, Nevada
For Immediate Release 11/03/2014
Canfield, Ohio’s Thoroughbred International at SEMA through 11/8/14
Thoroughbred International and well-known Ford Mustang concours restoration shop, Buckeye Classic Car Restoration, have built the first all-new, all-steel 1965 Fastback in 50 years. The car was built in the USA from the ground up, starting with a Thoroughbred Skeleton as the foundation, which combined with the Anthony Jones Engineering Suspension front and rear gives the car the chassis to behave like a modern car. Dubbed Project Undercover, this 2+2 street and track car took just under five months to complete. It looks as well as it handles with the 2015 Mustang color Race Red.
The car is on display at the Golden Star Auto booth, number 23795, for the duration of the SEMA show.

CHARIOTZ Launches The World’s First Online Hub For Automotive Customization And Restoration - CHARIOTZ makes auto customization and restoration easy and fun through a new photo-based storytelling platform for businesses and car lovers.

CHARIOTZ announced the launch of its new site, CHARIOTZ provides a new way for auto customization and restoration businesses, and car enthusiasts, to easily tell the stories behind their modified and restored cars using photos and highly informative tags. Consumers use the site to show off their custom and classic cars, get inspired by thousands of showcased cars, discover new ideas, and get modification and restoration information. Businesses use the site to showcase their products and projects, and find customers who are looking for help to turn their own ideas into reality.

Eileen Prudhont: SAG/AFTRA TV Actress and Supermodel

Representing Bed Wood and Parts daily from 9am to 5:30pmat booth 23080 is world famous Television and Film Actress Eileen Prudhont.

Eileen is an Accomplished Athlete, Actress, Producer, Supermodel and Juvenile Diabetes Spokesperson, Eileen runs at the minimum of 1 marathon, half-marathon or ultra-marathon per month. Competes regularly in endurance races such as the Spartan Races, Tough Mudder, Muddy Buddy and more. She also is an accomplished Gymnast and for martial arts she holds 3 black belts, one each in Kenpo, Kung Fu and Jiujitsu. Eileen is also a 8 handicap golfer, a Naui Dive Master and a Private Pilot. She also is a terrific mountain climber, hiker, snow skier, basketball, softball, volleyball and baseball player. All of this along with being a Type 1 (Juvenile) Diabetic since age 9.

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