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See Driven Restorations 'Mom's T-Bird' 1959 Thunderbird at the Summit Racing SEMA Display Trailer

Steve and Molly Gursky of Driven Restorations are hard at work getting this 1959 Ford Thunderbird finished for the SEMA Show. It will be on display at the Summit Racing Equipment display trailer outside of the Grand Lobby.

The Colonial White car was purchased in 1961 for the current owner’s mom to use as a daily driver, thus earning the name “Mom’s T-Bird”. The Thunderbird features a Scott’s Hotrods and Customs full frame chassis with custom-built front and rear coilover suspension and Wilwood disc brakes. Adapting the ’59 to the new chassis meant cutting out the floor, transmission tunnel, and subframe assemblies and building a new underbody structure.

The car is powered by a Ford Racing 5.0L Coyote Power Module, which mates a production 460 horsepower Gen 3 5.0L engine to a 680R six-speed automatic. the power is routed to a to a Ford 9 inch axle with a Moser Engineering third member fitted with 3.25 gears and an Auburn Gear limited slip differential.

DS18 Big Bad Wolf 2015 Jeep

Rob Ferro's (MR DS18) 2015 is a sight to see! This Jeep has been nicknamed "The Big Bad Wolf" by the DS18 staff and Jeep community. It is very well known on the social media and show circuit featuring all DS18 equipment and very unique fabrications. We will be debuting the new DS18 J-LOUD and the new DS18 Jeep box that fits two 12 inch subs firing down with custom plexiglass cuts to show the beauty of DS18 subwoofer motors. Powered by our EXL and FRX series of amps, this Big Bad Wolf hosts plenty of power to power all the amazing DS18 sound components and LEDs this crawler has. Charging all these pieces of loudness and light is the DS18 LTI40ah lithium battery. This battery can be used in large systems demanding up to 12,000 watts clamped! Also inside will be a rocking DS18 JK Sound bar housing four 8 inch mids, four super tweeters, and 2 ear piercing drivers all wrapped in RGB lighting!

RetroSound featuring the "Grasshopper" 1965 Ford Econolone One-Of-A-Kind, Seen On TV Creation.

Retro Manufacturing is please to announce that booth #23889 will be featuring a specialty vehicle 1965 Ford Econoline van conversion known as the "Grasshopper". This vehicle is a one-of-a-kind dragster that has been featured on Season 1 of Restoration Garage and covered by Truckin' Magazine. It features a mid-engine 460ci V8 and is air-bag suspension. The vehicle is fully customized include frame, body, paint and interior. This unique creation will be featuring a full RetroMod audio system from RetroSound on display.

About Retro Manufacturing, Henderson NV – Retro Manufacturing is the industry leader in audio and custom seatbelt solutions for the classic vehicle restoration market. Founded in 2007, Retro Manufacturing has cultivated a reputation for offering the highest quality radios and audio components and currently holds 4 U.S. Patents. Retro Manufacturing is also a producer of OEM replacement seatbelts for the classic vehicle restoration market.

Trulers is proud to sponsor Griffin Designs and their display vehicle at this year's SEMA Show

Trulers is a very proud sponsor of the Escondido, CA-based Griffin Designs ultra-modified Gremlin, "MOGWAI"! Jacob Griffin will not only be showing off this vehicle, he is part of SEMA's "Young Guns" as well as participant in this year's "Battle Of The Builders". Many modifications have been done to the vehicle and Trulers was a part of the process.

Custom ’77 Celica GT Drifts into SEMA, Young Guns Contender

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (October 30, 2018) – Swag Custom Rides, an award-winning restoration and fabrication shop and the only non-profit restoration garage in the U.S, will hit the Las Vegas Strip for SEMA 2018 to showcase the team’s latest custom creation – a ’77 Toyota Celica GT drift car. The entire build crew will be at SEMA – booth #61020 in the Silver Lots – to see their custom car to the finish line in the Young Guns category of the Battle of the Builders competition.

“These young builders are seeing the project through from ‘rust to restoration’,” said John Muratori, President and Founder of Swag Custom Rides. “Every young man who contributed to on this build is learning skills on how to construct a vehicle, as well as what can be accomplished in life through hard work and determination.”



Vehicle Highlights :

• Heavily modified 2018 Chevy Colorado Z71 Crew Cab equipped for camping and outdoor adventure
• Unique Michigan-themed wrap depicting the state’s distinctive natural attributes
• Integrated YETI craft-beer dispenser
• Gentex multi-camera rear vision system and car-to-home automation

LAS VEGAS, NV, October 29, 2018 – As Michiganders will attest, the “Great Lakes State” is prime for outdoor adventure, with abundant coastline, an extensive trail system, and weather that supports nearly every type of seasonal sporting activity. At this year’s SEMA show, Michigan-based Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) will unveil a customized, Michigan-themed 2018 Chevy Colorado designed and equipped to highlight all the state has to offer.

Race Ramps Booth to Feature Bitchin’ Rides 1967 Chevelle by Kindig-it Design (Central #21201)

ESCANABA, MI – Oct. 25, 2018 – Race Ramps is set to feature a 1967 Chevelle by Kindig-it Design in their Central Hall Booth #21201 at the SEMA Show. The Chevelle, named Caldera, is featured on an episode of the current season of Bitchin’ Rides. The SEMA Show display is the first show appearance for the Chevelle since its transformation.

The ’67 Chevelle features the Kindig-it Design crew’s touch from top to bottom, inside and out. It is equipped with a 376 LSX Twin Turbo, new sleek black paint, new wheels, tires and brakes package, new suspension, and an interior design upgrade.

The car will be featured atop Race Ramps’ full lift Restyler Ramps for an elevated view. “The Kindig-it Design crew creates works of art and we’re excited to be one of the exhibitors at the SEMA Show to display one of their new projects,” said Rich Heinz, owner of Race Ramps.

Visit the Race Ramps booth to see the Chevelle along with several new products that will debut at the show.

E-Z UP to showcase innovation, customization with restomod 1961 Pro Touring Corvette at SEMA

NORCO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2018 – Innovation is showcased in every detail of the restomod 1961 Pro Touring Corvette that will be on display at the E-Z UP booth during the SEMA Show, set for Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

E-Z UP founder Mark Carter was involved in every detail of restomodding the Corvette, a four-year-long project. The E-Z UP Corvette features original designs and top-quality materials, just like the ingenuity Carter brings to his company every day.

Started in 1983, E-Z UP is the original and still No. 1 choice of Instant Shelter® products.

“The attention to detail and precision put into the Corvette reflects the E-Z UP brand,” Carter said. “We stand for quality and originality.”

The E-Z UP Corvette custom features include:
• HRE custom wheels shod in Pirelli P-Zero 255/35ZR20 and 285/35ZR20 rubber
• Fabrication, paint, and interior by Hot Rods & Custom Stuff
• Mandrel-bent complete Corvette chassis from Art Morrison

OPTIMA Batteries to Showcase an Array of Exciting Vehicles in Booth #20323

OPTIMA® Batteries, a global leader in high-performance automotive and marine batteries and digital battery chargers, invites SEMA attendees to visit the OPTIMA Batteries booth #20323 in Central Hall to hear from industry professionals, one-on-one, about their vehicles and why they choose to run OPTIMA Batteries. The OPTIMA Batteries booth will be jam packed full of vehicles including a Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi and Mercury. Read more details on the some of these featured vehicles below:

• 2008 CLK63 AMG Mercedes-Benz from Mike Weiss of Weistec Engineering
Mike and his team at Weistec Engineering will be debuting the next generation world’s fastest Mercedes-Benz, the CLK63 AMG, in the upcoming 2019 drag race season. Known as the future of performance, Weistec Engineering holds the current world record for the fastest Mercedes-Benz and can speak to how they build the vehicle powered by OPTIMA Batteries.

• 911 Porsche GT3 RS from Betim Berisha of BBi Autosport

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