QA1 Acquires CAP Auto Products


Lakeville, MN – QA1 is excited to announce the acquisition of CAP Auto Products, a designer and manufacturer of tubular suspension components for the Mopar community. CAP’s founder, Ray Costello, has a history in the Mopar community as a long time enthusiast and drag racer in Chrysler Mo-Power events. Over the past 8 years, Ray has developed an extensive line of tubular suspension components specific to Mopars and QA1 is proud to introduce these products to its dealer network and retail customers.

The upper and lower control arms, k frames, dynamic strut bars and tie rod adjusters from CAP’s line, coupled with QA1’s selection of shock absorbers, provides Mopar enthusiasts with the suspension they’re looking for.  

Founded in 1993, QA1 is the leader in performance shocks, rod ends and suspension components for motorsports, offering the most complete line of shock absorbers for the racing / performance market of any manufacturer. QA1 is also number one in rod ends for motorsports with over 5,000 part numbers and more than a million units sold annually.

With the recent purchase of a second manufacturing facility, QA1 has over 66,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Lakeville, Minnesota including a complete line of CNC machines, state-of-the-art injection molding machines, hydraulic presses, and laser-etching equipment that permit all inclusive shock absorber manufacturing and assembly operations. Its customer service staff is thoroughly cross-trained and supported by engineering and technical staff to address application and product-specific needs. QA1’s quality system is certified to the ISO9001:2008 standard.

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