Tools & Equipment

Metcam Enters Commercial Truck Accessory Market with Launch of New TramBed Division to Manufacture and Market Truck Bed Extensions

Metcam Enters Commercial Truck Accessory Market with Launch of New TramBed Division to Manufacture and Market Truck Bed Extensions

November 2, 2015 (Las Vegas)–Metcam, a fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, announces the launch of a new division to manufacture and market TramBed™, a commercial-grade truck bed extension. Metcam has acquired full rights to the technology, and its new division will be operating the entire supply chain for this unique product, from engineering to manufacturing, assembly and distribution. This effort marks a major milestone for Metcam, moving it from component manufacture, assembly and logistics to complete lifecycle manufacturing. Trambed can be seen in booth number 31328 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, November 3-6.

Herkules Expands BossLifts line with New Hydraulic Powerhouse, the T260

Walled Lake, Michigan. October 30, 2015---Herkules Equipment Corporation announces the release of its inaugural hydraulic lift for its BossLifts by Herkules family of automotive lifts. The T260 Hydraulic has an 8,000 lb capacity, with 2 platforms, each 19”by 53.5”, mounted on each side of the quick lube pit. It offers a low profile of only 4.625,” with a raised height up to 32.” Providing shops with a straight lift that raises vehicles vertically with no rearward movement, The BossLifts T260 can be surface or flush mounted, and has a hand-operated controller. The T260 has a small foot print, which works well in even the smallest shop.

For more information, please contact Herkules by phone at 800-444-4351, email at, or visit our website at

New Product! Kikbax Foot Pegs with Benefits!

Contact: Matthew Harvey
Company: KikBax Off Road
Phone: 903.453.4904

2015 SEMA SHOW Press Release


* No Nuts! * No Bolts! * No Relocation Brackets! * Seconds to Insall!

KikBax is a quick and easy solution to adding mirrors and a footrest to your Jeep Wrangler after removing your doors.

Race Ramps Introduces New 10 Inch 2-Piece Trailer Ramp

ESCANABA, MI – Oct. 29, 2015 - Race Ramps, manufactured by Brute Technologies in Michigan, introduces their new 10 Inch 2-Piece Trailer Ramps (RR-TR-10-2), which are a convenient option between the existing 9 inch (RR-TR-9-FLP) and 11 inch (RR-TR-11-2) Trailer Ramps currently offered. The new 10 Inch 2-Piece Trailer Ramp is 131” L x 14” W x 10” H and supports a 6,000 lb. vehicle. The two piece design allows for easy maneuvering and transporting between uses.

Race Ramps’ line of Trailer Ramps originated to provide a solution to safely and easily get low ground clearance vehicles on and off trailers without scraping or damaging the nose of the vehicle. A safer alternative to wooden planks, Race Ramps has been known to preach the words, “Ban the Board!”

Race Ramps Introduces New Restyler Ramp for Auto Detail Market

ESCANABA, MI – Oct. 29, 2015 – The Restyler Ramp, a new all-vehicle lift ramp system for automotive restylers and detailers, has been released by Brute Technologies. Designed for use with low profile vehicles, the Restyler Ramp provides a 10.36° degree angle of approach and 14” of lift. It accommodates vehicles with wheelbases from 82” to 128” and is available in both a 16” and 20” ramp width.

Restyler Ramps are manufactured with Brute Technologies’ patented 100% solid core construction that provides strength, durability, and versatility—all while being lightweight enough for easy transport and maneuverability. All ramps are finished with a durable coating which prevents slipping, sliding, or scooting on any surface. The ramps will not scratch or mark-up floors.

Quarter Master Steel Clutch-Alignment Tools Provide Tighter Tolerances

Lake Zurich, IL – New steel alignment tools from Quarter Master® are manufactured to provide dependable clutch-disc alignment, especially in multiple-disc clutch units.

Powerhouse Products GM LS OEM Rocker Arm Trunnion Upgrade Tool

Memphis, TN – This new LS rocker trunnion install tool from Powerhouse® Products provides a quick and consistent way to assemble and disassemble LS rockers.

COMP Cams GM LS OEM Rocker Arm Upgrade Kit & Installation Tool Provides A Budget Performance Upgrade

Memphis, TN – This turnkey kit is perfect for customers looking to upgrade their stock LS rockers to use captured roller trunnions. It simplifies the trunnion upgrade process and provides all the tools necessary to make installation easy.

The COMP Cams® GM LS OEM Rocker Arm Upgrade Kit & Installation Tool is designed to be a simple, do-it-yourself upgrade to the LS valve train. The kit utilizes captured roller bearings and billet trunnions that perform well in high-RPM race applications and prevent engine damage from roller bearing failure. The included magnetic installation tool allows for one-handed installation, and its cylindrical construction is perfect for use in an arbor press, vice or c-clamp. The kit provides both increased lift capability over fully stock rockers and improved valve train durability. It is ideal for a quick budget performance upgrade.

Quick Facts

Product: COMP Cams® GM LS OEM Rocker Arm Upgrade Kit & Installation Tool
Part Number: #13702TL-KIT

Automotive Art launches new website for it's paint system in time for SEMA

Automotive Art launched its new website just in time for SEMA. It boasts a nice clean look that is easy to navigate, visit:
Doug Armstrong, Automotive Art’s C.E.O, pointed out that the new site reinforces their brand values and allows customers easy access to any information they need about the company and its products.

Product lines are categorised for easy navigation
All TDS & MSDS are stored and are easy to download
New login area for customers
Features testimonials & FAQ’s

Visit Automotive Art at SEMA booth #11017
Call 1 (888) 815-2278

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