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MICKEY THOMPSON PREPARES FOR LANDMARK SEMA SHOW
Stow, Ohio – Make plans now to join the undisputed leader in performance tires and wheels at the company’s new SEMA Show booth, #43035, South Hall.
During a special press conference scheduled Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 11:30 a.m., Mickey Thompson’s executive leadership will announce groundbreaking plans for the iconic brand.
Media and dealers will receive a special preview of what lies ahead, along with a digital press kit, gifts, and VIP access to company leadership and racing icons.
“This is truly going to be a landmark SEMA Show for us,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “Together, we will usher in a new era.”
Meet and receive autographs from racing legend and land speed record holder Danny Thompson, as well as LOORRS Team M/T racers Brian Deegan, Ronnie Faisst and Brad DeBerti, celebrity CARtoons™ artist Kenny Youngblood, and more.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) announces the Toyo® Proxes® R888R™ is now available in the U.S.A. The Proxes R888R is an evolution of the race-winning Proxes® R888™, delivering even faster lap times and better dry handling. This DOT competition tire was previously available in Europe and Australia.
Racers and vehicle customizers in all segments embraced the Proxes R888 for its versatility and longevity on the track, its broad range of fitments and overall good looks. The Proxes R888R takes it to the next level with its great looking new tread design and an improved contact patch that puts more rubber on the surface of the track. This optimized contact patch improves braking as well as acceleration and cornering in dry conditions.
The Proxes R888R quickly reaches an ideal operating temperature due to its high grip race compound. Racers will appreciate this attribute, along with the predictable handling of the tire.
Myers Tire Supply has added three new exclusive, limited-time promotional TPMS kits to their product offering.
The kits includes:
• (1) ATEQ VT56 industry-leading TPMS diagnostic tool with OBDII and two years of software updates.
• (1) Myers 360 TPMS activation and programming tool
• (12) of the customers’ choice of sensors from Schrader, Alligator or HUF
“By offering three different tool and sensor solutions, Myers can tailor the kit to fit the specific needs of each customer,” said Chris Dye, Product Manager, Valves and TPMS for Myers Tire Supply.
Each sensor solution provides a specific benefit to the customer. The Schrader EZ Sensor only requires one SKU to inventory. The Alligator sens.it sensors cover 97% of all TPMS equipped vehicles for robust coverage. The HUF Intellisens sensors activate in only three seconds for quicker service time.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (October 19, 2016) – When the SEMA show opens its doors on November 1st, there will be cars galore, but at the top of every auto aficionado’s list is keeping those cars clean and shiny. Washé, the “app that cleans your car” will be debuting its upgraded features at Booth #51215 in the Performance Pavilion of the Las Vegas Convention Center (location #16 on the map below). Booth visitors can experience virtual Washé car washes during regular show hours.
Washé is already a huge hit in Florida and Los Angeles, where car owners keep their vehicles clean without the inconvenience of waiting in line for a car wash. The app brings the car wash to consumers at the tap of a touchscreen. Washé is the first on-demand mobile application that connects car owners with mobile car washers. The app has already gained momentum with thousands of users since launching earlier this year. Plans for continued coast-to-coast expansion are underway.
Cargo-Ease, the makers of The Ultimate Cargo Retrieval System are proud to announce and welcome Ryan Colvin as US Sales Manager. With over 12 years of experience in Sales and management along side serving nearly a decade in the United States Marine Corps. Ryan colvin served over one year in active combat while touring with first Battalion first Marines special operations capable infantry unit. In an Active role as squad leader., Colvin will be a key part of the ongoing growth and success of Cargo-Eases.
St. Paul, Minn. – October 12, 2016 – According to a recent study by Add on Auto, automotive accessories sales including window film are a $40 billion market, with nine out of 10 consumers purchasing aftermarket enhancements for their vehicles.1 Additionally, recent technological advances in a variety of products has contributed to steady growth, as drivers look for a better return on investment from their vehicles. Automotive window films are one popular aftermarket solution for drivers looking for sun control, UV protection, security and enhanced aesthetics.
BISHOP INNOVATIONS IS BRINGING HOZEEZ BACK TO SEMA 2016 AFTER A SUCCESSFUL PRODUCT LAUNCH AT 2015 SEMA SHOW
Bishop Innovations introduced its first automotive product at the 2015 SEMA show. HOZEEZ was developed by our father/daughter team of Bob and Jen after Jen got tired of having the hose get stuck under the tires while washing her car. Her aggravation inspired a solution that eliminates that problem. HOZEEZ is unlike any other. Designed by an Engineer who is also an enthusiast, HOZEEZ is simple, effective, and durable. HOZEEZ allows you to drag the hose around the car without it getting stuck. Knots or kinks in the hose slide right along our patent-pending design. No careful placement is needed – just drop it on the ground and kick it under the tire. The hose sliding around actually pulls HOZEEZ tighter under the tire, instead of dislodging it like previously tried (and mostly abandoned) products. Just toss it in your wash bucket for storage when you’re done. If you forget it’s on the ground and accidently drive over it, no problem!
TRANSAMERICAN AUTO PARTS AND BASS PRO SHOPS TO BUILD ULTIMATE SPORTSMAN TOYOTA TUNDRA AT 2016 SEMA SHOW
Compton, California (October 17, 2016) – Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP), in conjunction with Bass Pro Shops, a leading national retailer of outdoor gear and apparel, will be building “The Ultimate Sportsman Toyota Tundra” on-site at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The “live” build to be featured at booth #62112 within the SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience Area (located outside of the South Hall in the Silver Lot) will be one of the featured SEMA activities for Transamerican, the industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of aftermarket parts and accessories for trucks, Jeeps, SUVs and four wheel drive vehicles. Drawing the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to the Las Vegas Convention Center November 1-4, the SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world.
Race Ramps, proudly made in the USA by Brute Technologies, introduces the Pro-Stop (RR-PS), a new eco-friendly parking guide that is made from 100% recycled semi-truck tires. Even on the smoothest of surfaces including epoxy floors and other interlocking plastic flooring, the Pro-Stop’s recycled rubber tire composition makes it grip like a tire to a variety of floor surfaces.
The Pro-Stop measures 17.5”L x 11.5”W x 2.25”H and can be used as a single unit for typical passenger car tires while also having the option to combine two or more units together to accommodate wider tires. The pre-drilled holes at the front of the Pro-Stop give the option to permanently mount it to the garage floor or to a trailer floor.
The Pro-Stop is available in a single unit (RR-PS - MSRP $24.99), 2-Pack (RR-PS-2 - MSRP $49.98), and a 4-Pack (RR-PS-4 – MSRP $95.50). The Pro-Stop will also be showcased in the Race Ramps SEMA Show booth in Central Hall #21217.
The special Performance issue of PASMAG is chock full of everything designed to make cars go faster, handle better, and drive harder. The creation of this issue allows us to dig far and wide across the industry to source some of the highest quality aftermarket performance parts for your cars (and ours).
If our cover image of scattered go-fast goodies captured your attention, you’re in for a treat as you get further into this issue. A total of nine Buyer’s Guide sections will showcase over 200 products made with the intention of bolstering your car’s performance to circuit-ready levels. Everything from aerodynamic add-ons all the way down to the brakes appears here, not to mention parts for just about every aspect of your engine’s power output.