'67-69 Camaro Torque Arm Conversion Kit
With its new torque arm conversion kit, BMR Fabrication endeavors to endow your first-gen Camaro with superior handling, greater adjustability, and lower installation costs, all in one package. This bolt-in kit comes complete with an adjustable torque arm, a Watt's link, double-adjustable coilover shocks, a shock upper crossmember, lower control arms, and all necessary hardware. A transmission crossmember is required and sold separately for $340. One of the keys to this setup is the long length of the torque arm, which BMR says puts the instant center in the ideal location for a handling application. The torque arm front mount uses a Delrin-bushed, telescoping slider that allows the torque arm to slide forward and backward without binding while also allowing unrestricted axle articulation. Additionally, the torque arm is equipped for pinion angle adjustability. The Watt's link eliminates side-to-side movement of the rear axlehousing and tires, and BMR's version has five vertical mounting locations so it can be adjusted for a wide range of ride heights and roll centers. The included coilovers are double-adjustable, so compression and rebound can be adjusted independently on each side. According to BMR, this all adds up to a state-of-the-art rear suspension with performance that makes "archaic" leaf springs obsolete. Version for 12-inch rearends ($2,600) and 9-inch housings available.
PRICE: $3,000 as shown
E-Level Electronic Leveling Systems And Air Management Packages
AccuAir has released its new line of e-Level electronic leveling systems and air management packages. The E-Level systems incorporate several innovative features, starting with automatic calibration to any air suspension system on any vehicle, a Ride Monitor Mode that adjusts as needed while driving or parked, a vehicle voltage monitor that automatically turns the compressor off at 10.5 volts to prevent a dead battery, anti-"crossloading" technology to give balanced spring weights, and active learning to maximize leveling performance after every adjustment. AccuAir's e-Level systems start at $795. Complete air management packages for a wide array of applications are also available.
PRICE: $1,995 as shown
San Luis Obispo, CA
Billet Aluminum Ls1 Throttle Cable Bracket
Lokar's billet aluminum LS1 throttle cable bracket mounts to the stock Gen III throttle body location but is designed to keep the throttle cable down low and close (approximately 2 inches) to the manifold. This means it not only looks better than a stock setup, but it also works better by allowing the throttle cable to pull at a straighter angle. The bracket is available with a single hole or a double hole to allow for a cruise control cable (does not work with kickdown or TV cables). Made from 6061-T6 billet aluminum, this product comes complete with all mounting hardware and accommodates Lokar's universal and Hi-Tech throttle cables.
Lokar Performance Products
400hp year one power crate 350
Need 400-plus horsepower and 400-plus lb-ft of torque for your ride? Year One's Power Crate 350 starts with a seasoned, four-bolt main 350 block filled with a nodular iron crankshaft, powdered metal connecting rods, and hypereutectic pistons running 9.5:1 compression. Ported Vortec cylinder heads, 1.6:1 ratio rocker arms, a hydraulic roller camshaft, and a dual-plane intake round out this powerplant. Each balanced and blueprinted engine comes with a harmonic balancer and flexplate, as well as a printout of your engine's dyno results (tests made with a 750-cfm carb and 1 5/8-inch headers). All engines carry a 12-month/12,000-mile limited warranty.
5/16-inch wrench header bolts
Header bolt clearance is always at a premium, especially if you're running a large-tube setup. Totally Stainless is looking to make life easier with its new 5/16-inch wrench head Total-Loc header bolts. These fasteners are made with traditional 3/8-16x1 header bolt dimensions, but the wrench head is reduced from 7/16 inch to a clearance-creating 5/16 inch. These polished, high-strength header bolts also feature Totally Stainless' vibration-proof wedge lock washers, which are placed on the bolts before the threads are rolled so they won't fall off. When the Total-Loc bolts are tightened, the steps on the inside of each wedge lock together, preventing the bolts from loosening.