Tools & Equipment


CLEVELAND – Imagine cruising around town in a replica build of a 1933 Ford Hot Rod – the wind in your hair, the roar of the engine – this will become a reality for one lucky person as Dupli-Color, VHT and Katie Osborne from PowerNation TV announce the winner of the first-ever Rattle Can Rod Sweepstakes from booth #24579 in the Restoration Marketplace in the Central Hall at the 2015 SEMA Show on Nov. 3rd at 3:00 pm.

The Factory 5 Racing 1933 Ford Replica Hot Rod, which will be given away to the winner of the Rattle Can Rod Sweepstakes, will be on display in the Dupli-Color and VHT booth. Visitors can see first-hand the transformative power of Dupli-Color and VHT products when doing a full-build project. Visitors to the booth are also encouraged to experience and explore the new Dupli-Color and VHT product innovations being unveiled during the show.

OPTIMA® Batteries Reveals Exciting Mix of 2015 SEMA Show Activities with Industry Innovation, Education and Celebration

The Ultimate Power Source™ to Share Marketing Insights at Educational Panel, Host First-Annual Film Festival and More

September 30, 2015 (MILWAUKEE) – OPTIMA® Batteries, the global leader in high-performance automotive and marine batteries and digital battery chargers, is excited to announce its full line-up of 2015 SEMA Show activities, which promises to offer industry professionals and enthusiasts a variety of engaging events and opportunities throughout the week.

“We are looking forward to providing attendees a huge line-up of activities this year, from showcasing the latest cutting-edge vehicles during the day to premiering the top performance automotive films at night,” said Cam Douglass, marketing director at OPTIMA Batteries. “These stand to not only bring together enthusiasts from around the world but also celebrate the passion that is fueling this industry for the future.”

Attend OPTIMA’s First-Annual Ultimate Film Festival Event




Phoenix, Arizona, October 13, 2015

Rebel™ Innovative, announced today the company plans to debut their new all-in-one detailing cart at SEMA 2015. The cart is designed to bring more organization, convenience, and style to the detailing process. Dubbed “The Ultimate Detail Cart” by the company, its sleek design brings together tools used in the detailing process into one convenient mobile cart.

"At Rebel Innovative we are all clean car fanatics and love the car care process. Some of us are weekend warriors, while others are professionally trained detailers, but we all had one thing in common, we were tired of our tools, waxes, and polishes being stored in ten different locations in the shop. Our goal was to bring the organization a cabinet provides in the garage, to the driveway,” says Chris Hallsey, CEO and Founder at Rebel Innovative.

A new class of car to open up new opportunities in the custom car market

Melbourne-based electric vehicle technology company EVX will be releasing the world’s first solar sports car, the Immortus. In the process of doing this new technologies that make the full electrification or hybridization of custom cars easier has been developed and opened new opportunities for custom car builders.

The Immortus – a car that takes the technology of current solar racers (from the World Solar Challenge) that currently race across contents around the world at the edge of legal speed limits and brings it to a street legal sports car. Such a car is independent of energy supply infrastructure, and positioned in the market for buyers looking for a unique vehicle.

Because the Immortus itself is so unique, it has opened up numerous opportunities in the custom car industry.

New And Improved Bolt Buster Portable Heat Induction Tool Rapidly Becoming Shop Tool Favorite

New and Improved original Bolt Buster Heat Induction Tool is rapidly becoming the tool of choice for automotive mechanics. Torchless solutions for precise heating nuts and bolts cherry red hot (1200f) to expand and break thread-lock is a tool that auto mechanics find indispensable as ease of use and product performance makes it more flexible than the traditional torch.
“What a great tool!!! I have used it a few time already and can’t believe I didn’t buy one years ago. It saved several hours of labor on just the one job and was so much safer than using a torch!!!” Thanks for the great tool!!” said Tom Moeller Shop Foreman at McAnany Construction Inc.

Innovative and Affortable Video Articulating Borescope Videoscope from Oasis Scientific Inc. and Able Eye Device Co.

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October, 2015 - Vividia™ AbleScop Digital Video Articulating Borescopes are a famly of affordable and innovative products designed for aviation, automotive, aerospace, HVAC, construction and manufacturing indutrial professionals. Here are our featured products:

1. Vividia™ VA-350 High Performance Video Borescope System with Articulating 5.5mm Diameter Probe and Wireless 3.5" LCD Monitor

2. Vividia™ VA-200 WiFi Wireless Video Borescope System with Articulating 5.5mm Diameter Probe for iPhone/iPad/Android

3. Vividia™ VA-800 USB Flexible Inspection Camera Borescope Videoscope with 180 Degree Articulating 8.5mm Diameter Probe

4. Vividia™ VA-400 HD USB Borescope Endoscope with 180 Degree Articulating 8.5mm Diameter Probe and LED Lights

With these Vividia™ AbleScope articulation borescope, you can easily inspect your automobiles or equipment. You can inspect engines for carb deposits, surface defects or mars. You can take pictures and record videos.


EVX’s hybrid retrofit kit ideal for commercial fleets

Melbourne-based EVX Ventures has announced that the electric vehicle technology company will be testing and deploying their hybrid retrofit kit technology on the current Hyundai i30 and Toyota Corolla in co-operation with a Queensland-based company called Renew Fleet. A spin off company from diesel aftermarket specialist Roo Systems, Renew Fleet provides cost effective solutions for commercial fleets to reduce fuel and operating costs, while reducing the carbon footprint.

Derived from the research and development of EVX’s the Immortus solar sports car concept, the hybrid retrofit kit will be designed to be a simple, cost effective “bolt on” aftermarket product, enabling current petrol cars to be converted from being petrol powered to plug-in hybrid.

Reelcraft’s SEMA Show Celebrity Appearance Schedule

Reelcraft’s booth will be busy at this years SEMA Show as a few different celebrities will be stopping by.

On Thursday, November 5th, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski will be visiting from 12:00 – 12:40 p.m. to sign autographs and to visit with Reelcraft customers. Brad drives the No. 2 Ford Fusion for Team Penske and is competing in his 6th full season at NASCAR’s highest level. He is now in the 12-driver Contender Round for the 2015 Nascar Sprint Cup championship.

On Friday, November 6th, Dave Kindig of Kindig-It Design will be in the booth from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. to talk with visitors, answer questions and sign autographs. Kindig-It Design has been customizing and restoring hot rods since 1999. The Series Bitchin’ Rides on Velocity features Dave and his team and their custom car designs.

Innovative Exhaust Alignment Kit Helps Exhaust Modifications Fit

Innovative Exhaust Alignment Kit Helps Exhaust Modifications Fit
NORMA Group’s Torca SEC Kit will be shown at SEMA/AAPEX in Las Vegas

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The NORMA Group’s Torca Brand has developed a simple-to-use kit that allows technicians and automotive enthusiasts to easily route exhaust pipes to accommodate engine, chassis and exterior body panel changes.

The Torca SEC Kit (Swivel Exhaust Clamp) will be on display at the annual SEMA/AAPEX shows in Las Vegas in early November. NORMA Group’s patented SEC technology currently is used by a number of automotive manufacturers to route tailpipes through bumpers and rear facia openings. The technology now will be available for aftermarket fabricators and do-it-yourself customers not equipped with tooling to form a swivel joint’s stepped ball and flare.

Glass Bot adds new accessories to kits

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Nelson Glass Tools announces their newest Kits for the Glass Bot Bonded Glass Removal Systems

For release: immediate Date: Oct. 5, 2015
Location: Garden Valley, California

Nelson Glass Tools, a machine and tool manufacturer located in Northern California has released their newest Kits for the Glass Bot™ Automated Glass Removal Systems.

Rick Nelson, Senior Product Manager of Nelson Glass Tools explains, “we spend time working with our customers and reviewing the multitude of new car designs and find the need to continue to evolve our product line and the technique for removal of these glass parts. We’ve updated all our kits to now include the APEX Corner Tool, including our Glass Bot™ Lite Kit.”

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