2013 GM High-Tech Performance Holiday Gift Guide

Gear Vendors bolt-on overdrive kits are the best you can buy. Do not butcher the car by removing the muscle car–era transmission. Keep your car classic, but gain the fuel mileage a power ratio splits. You will have more driving fun from the performance and take better care of your engine with the reduced rpm at cruise. The only overdrive warranty that covers you while you're at the dragstrip—this is the serious man's overdrive. The best of everything, from AutoLaunch electronics to 300m components, this overdrive is all about doing it once and doing it right. They have kits for all popular manual and automatic transmissions, and most cost just $2,595. Other cool gifts like Drag Week plaques, shifter balls, and engine shirts and hats are available online or by phone.

Gear Vendors

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Boze Forged introduces their new Intake wheel, now available in sizes 17 to 20 inches and widths from 7 to 15 inches. All Boze Forged wheels can be custom-built to the customer's requirements, as well as accommodate big brake kits. A variety of unique finishes are available. All wheels are built with pride in the United States from the finest forged aluminum.

Boze Forged

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Upgrade your vehicle's steering system with a direct-fit, bolt-in Rack and Pinion Cradle system. Made from all-new parts and available in power or manual steering designs, kits come with or without the new tilt column and include U-joints, shafts, and all hardware for installation. Power or manual kits are available for Tri-Fives, Camaros, Chevelles, Corvettes, Novas, Impalas, and more. Made in the United States.

Flaming River

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Specialty Power Windows, a leader in aftermarket power windows since 1985, makes it easy to have the convenience of power windows or electric wipers in your street rod, custom rod, or classic truck. Made in the United States and guaranteed, they have direct bolt-in units and easy-to-install universal units. All units come with GM-style motors for ease of service.

Specialty Power Windows

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X-Change—the perfect PYPES exhaust component for your favorite Chevy. It features open exhaust after their performance-enhancing X-Pipe. It speeds up the flow of exhaust gases through the system and provides a serious horsepower increase. Open the dumps and get a killer rumbling sound and great performance. Cap and uncap the dumps (it only takes a couple of minutes) or opt for their Electric Cut-Outs for "flip of the switch" convenience. Great for the street or strip, X-Change bolts on for an easy installation on your Chevelle, Camaro, Tri-Five, Nova, Impala, El Camino, and Chevy truck.


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Energy Suspension's LS-series motor mount conversion set completes any modern LS engine swap into earlier, three-bolt–style subframes. Featuring their patented safety interlock-designed motor mounts and made with race-proven Hyper-Flex performance polyurethane, steel mounting plates, and hardware to make it an easier transplant, Energy's motor mounts are virtually indestructible yet compliant for acceptable NVH (noise, vibration, harshness). Both short/wide or tall/narrow motor mounts and plates are available in chrome or zinc plating and in red or black polyurethane. Manufactured in the United States.

Energy Suspension

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Global West Suspension recently introduced a new line of tubular coilover lower control arms for GM muscle cars. The control arm design locates the shock lower on the arm, thus providing additional travel for the shock. This benefits cars that are lowered more than 1 inch.

Global West Suspension

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One part number gets you everything you need to complete your custom engine assembly with Eddie Motorsports S.drive billet aluminum serpentine pulley systems. Eddie offers their systems for LS, big-block, and small-block Chevrolets. The compact S.drives feature pulleys and mounting brackets that are CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum in the United States. Optional billet aluminum power steering tanks are also now available.

Eddie Motorsports

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Stainless door strikers made from high-strength, heat-treated 17-4 pH are now available for any application that uses post-type strikers (GM cars and trucks, Ford trucks, "bear claw" latches for street rods, and more). Strikers use a hex key drive and are supplied with heavy-duty washers that match the original dimensions. Prices start at $29.90 per pair.

Tottally Stainless

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March Performance offers more options and more experience. With 24 years of experience and thousands of parts, they have the correct solution for you. March Performance has quality serpentine systems, brackets, and pulleys for Chevy, Ford, Chrysler, Olds, Buick, and AMC. Rugged clear powdercoating ensures years of lasting beauty, no polishing required. They also have chrome and other custom finishes. Let their tech crew assist you in customizing the correct kit in your price range for you.

March Performance

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ATI's GM Serpentine Super Dampers make great gifts for the Chevy enthusiast on your holiday list. With a wide selection of crankshaft dampers available for LS-based engines, ATI Super Dampers provide damping of harmful torsional crankshaft vibrations through all rpm ranges. The ATI GM Super Damper line exceeds SFI 18.1 specs, and offers OEM replacement sizes and many other options are available. Super Dampers are available in steel and lightweight aluminum with laser-engraved 360-degree timing marks and come as OEM equipment on many GM performance crate engines.

ATI Performance Products

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