March 2012 Chevy High Performance Parts - The Latest Offerings For Your Street Machine

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Get A Little Cooler

Flex-A-Chill Coolant Additive

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Flex-a-lite introduces its first-ever engine-coolant additive. Flex-a-chill delivers cooling and protection that reduces the temperature of the cylinder heads without the need of additional coolant gels. With a lower pH level (8.5) than many competing products, Flex-a-chill is designed specifically to protect your expensive aluminum engine parts and radiator from electrolysis that corrodes the parts from the inside out. The formula also contains organic compounds that will prevent contaminates, such as calcium and magnesium from developing into scales that clog your cooling system. Flex-a-chill is a “bubble buster” for the water in your cooling system, providing improved contact, and better contact means better heat transfer by as much as 20 degrees F.

Flex-a-lite
800.851.1510 · flex-a-lite.com

Instant Off

Dual Battery Disconnect Switch

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The Dual Battery Disconnect Switch allows for two batteries to operate independent of one another, or for both to be in the “on” or “off” position at the same time. Rated at 300 amps continuous service and 1,000 amps for 5-second surges.

Flaming River Industries Inc.
800.648.8022 · flamingriver.com

Fresh Look

Aluminum LS Valve Covers

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Holley’s cast-aluminum valve covers for GM LS engines provide a fresh, refined look without the need to relocate the coils. There’s no question the factory “coil on cover” design give the LS that signature high-tech look, but the factory brackets and coil location leave room for improvement. They incorporate a radiused shape, angled coil mounting, and a billet fill cap. Plus, the coils mount directly to the cover with no need for a bracket in-between. They fit most popular LS-series engines and come in Black Krinkle, satin, natural cast, and polished or paint to match your vehicle’s theme.

Holley
800.HOLLEY-1 · holley.com

Vitals

A-body Gauge Package

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Classic Instruments has launched its new ’70-72 Chevelle SS, El Camino SS, and Monte Carlo SS gauge, offered in five different gauge face options, including G-Stock, Hot Rod, White Hot, Velocity Black, and Velocity White. The kit includes a speedometer, tachometer, and quad gauge mounted into a reproduction dash carrier, wiring harness, hardware to mount the kit into the dash panel, and all necessary sending units. The fuel gauge is programmed to read the original fuel sender of 0-90 ohms. This gauge package, along with all other Classic Instruments speedometers, is compatible with the GPS Sky Drive. Add a new but classy look to your Chevelle, El Camimo, or Monte Carlo and let Classic Instruments be the “finishing touch”.

Classic Instruments
800.575.0461 · classicinstruments.com

They’re Back

Derale Transmission Cooling Pans

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Derale Performance reintroduces their popular Transmission Cooling Pans. Boasting new tooling, and features such as a heat-dissipating black finish, 1/8-inch NPT temperature sender port, and drain plug with a stronger magnet and rubber/steel washer, these pans fit a wide variety of applications. Their increased fluid capacity and turbulator cooling tubes help cool transmission fluids up to 30 degrees and more. A pan gasket is included for a leak-proof installation.

Derale Performance
323.266.3850 · derale.com

Upper RPM

Short Travel Race Hydraulic Lifters for SBC, LS1, and BBC

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Short Travel Hydraulic Roller Lifters from COMP Cams are engineered specifically to perform at higher engine speeds. When performance engines are equipped with hydraulic lifters, high rpm is often limited by the incorrect position of the lifter’s internal piston, as the lifter inevitably “pumps up”. This improper location results in open valves and therefore leads to lost power to potential engine failure. The new Short Travel Race Hydraulic Roller Lifters limit that internal movement to a minimum, which cuts down on these issues and allows higher engine rpm.

COMP Cams
800.999.0853 · compcams.com

Under Pressure

Liquid-Filled Gauge Kit

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Serious racers know that optimum nitrous system performance is generated when nitrous bottle pressure is maintained between 900 and 1,000 psi. To monitor this accurately, ZEX released a liquid-filled gauge option for their popular nitrous pressure gauge kit. The gauge offered in this kit is not only more accurate, but the liquid filling helps protect the gauge’s delicate internal components from severe vibration, commonly found in race cars and serious street/strip type vehicles. The ZEX liquid-filled gauge kit is specifically designed for AN-4 sized nitrous delivery lines and includes the 0- to 1,500-psi range gauge and an inline AN-4 adapter.

ZEX
888.817.1008 · zex.com

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