2013 GM High-Tech Performance Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season quickly closing in on us, many enthusiasts have already sent out their wish lists to the North Pole. But for you holdouts, here is a complete rundown of hte new products our friends in the aftermarket have helped us create for the New Year - Rick Seitz

Difficult to buy for? Don't know the right size? Let ididit help you out this holiday season with ididit gift cards. Ididit, the industry leader in steering column innovation, offers these unique, novelty gift cards that are column shaped and come in a miniature column box. The mini column cutout can even be hung on your Christmas tree after it's been opened. Your special someone can use their gift card on any merchandise sold directly from ididit. While supplies last.


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Constructed out of aluminum, the Retro Magum Alloy SS Wheels are brand-new 15x7 Super Sport wheels that will give your muscle car a more modern look while keeping the old-school styling. These awesome new wheels are black powdercoated on the inside and feature machined lips. The complete set comes with SS center caps. They are also sold individually without caps in case you need a spare.
Price: $489.95 for a set or 119.95 each

Ground Up Inc.

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SPEC, the innovator in GM LS clutch technology, introduces their new line of single-disc performance clutches for C5 and C6 Corvettes. The new design is currently shipping and features the same extreme capacities you would expect from a SPEC clutch, but with a pedal effort reduction of over 10 percent and no measuring/shimming and no hydraulic upgrade installation. These kits have the same release window as the original self-ratcheting units, but with the increased performance, reliability, and safety these cars demand. The kits support power levels up to an amazing 1,000 lb-ft of torque for the street/strip units and 1,200 lb-ft for drag-specific units.


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Add a touch of carstalgia to any room when you park the front end of a classic ’69 Chevy Camaro on the wall. This accurately detailed sculpture is cast from resin and features a tempered glass shelf that's perfect for displaying your most treasured collectables. Classic car shelves are a great gift that any car aficionado would be proud to display.

Genuine Hotrod Hardware

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Flex-a-lite now offers radiator and electric fan combinations for more than 25 years of Chevrolet Camaros with its latest offering that fits '70-81 models. The Flex-a-Fit aluminum radiator and electric fan combination bolts in without any drilling or modifications to the vehicle. The Flex-a-Fit radiator provides better heat dissipation than the factory radiator. It features a two-row, all-aluminum core, hand-welded to patented side tanks with “T” channel design. In addition to better cooling, by replacing the beltdriven fan with the Flex-a-lite electric fan, you can improve power to the rear wheels and increase gas mileage. Flex-a-Fit radiators are manufactured in the United States.


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Now you can get everything you need for a complete, professional installation of Thermo-Tec's exhaust insulating wrap all in one package and save money. Kits include Exhaust Insulating Wrap, Hi-Heating protective coating, and stainless steel strap for easy installation; available in the original tan or black. For each wrap, there are two different sizes, one for the motorcycle and four-cylinders and a kit for the six- and eight-cylinder engines. Benefits include a reduction in underhood temperatures, improved horsepower and torque, and added protection for sensitive parts. Contact Thermo-Tec for a free catalog that contains many other great heat control products for any excessive heat or sound problem.


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Speed Dawg Shift Knobs offers a huge selection of premium quality gearshift handles including a full line of GM Officially Licensed shifter knobs. Several new styles and colors have been added and custom orders are available. All Speed Dawg shift knobs are manufactured to the highest quality standards and are made in the United States.

Speed Dawg Shift Knobs
866.906.7801 (U.S.)
717.741.2665 (outside of the U.S.)

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Do you want more power without sacrificing precision? DeatschWerks provides injector solutions for your LS1 to LS9 engine. DW's flow-balanced sets feature EV14's, Bosch's most technologically advanced multi-port fuel injector, ensuring the highest precision and reliability. DW injector sets range from 35-200 lb/hr, and come with their own flow report and GM-formatted injector characterization data for easy tuning. DeatschWerks also provides industry-leading customer service, tech support, and three-year warranties.


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The "final touch" for wiring on any classic car or truck is the new ClassicBraid Wire Wrap from Painless Wiring! This "cloth-look" wrap looks like OEM harness wrappings but is made of strong, fine mesh materials. Laterally split for easy installation, ClassicBraid resists abrasion, metal cuts, and retains shape beyond 300 degrees F. Sizes: 3⁄16, 5⁄16, 3⁄8, and 1⁄2 inch in diameter. See the Painless catalog online for more information.

Painless Performance

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For gifts sure to please that special gearhead in your life, look no further than YearOne. With parts and accessories for the most popular GM, Chrysler, and Ford muscle cars, finding the perfect gift is quick and easy on your holiday budget. And if you're not sure what to get, YearOne gift certificates will let your gearheads choose for themselves.


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Get QA1 control arms for your GM A-, G-, or F-body vehicle. Available in street or racing use, these control arms offer interchangeable mounts, allowing you to use either QA1 coilover shocks or factory shocks and springs, and are designed for increased strength without adding any additional weight. Constructed using nothing but high-quality American-made steel, QA1's GM control arms are black powdercoated, feature tubular construction, and are designed, manufactured, and tested in their Lakeville, Minnesota, facility.


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Scorpion's new Endurance Series shaft mount rocker arms are made for the most powerful endurance racing applications. These are the ultimate shaft rockers for professional circle track, dirt track, drag racing, and offshore powerboat racing engines that have to perform lap after lap, race after race. Made in the United States and a lifetime warranty.

Scorpion Performance

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