Classic Performance Products Inc. announces their new and improved, completely adjustable billet aluminum upper arms for '64-72 Chevelles. Adjustable in length, CPP's trailing arms provide a much wider range of versatility than stock arms. The spherical frame-mounted front bushings allow the arms to rotate free of binding. New POLYPLUS bushings, hardware, and complete instructions are included. Lower arms and complete kits are also available. Call 800-830-7126 for more information, or click on over to www.classicperform.com.
Classic Dash announces a new molded ABS composite dash panel in three finishes for GM G-body cars, rear-wheel drive iterations that were produced from late 1981 until early 1988 including the El Camino and Malibu. The G-body panel is clean and stylish, and the lightweight material is impregnated with a UV inhibiter that protects it from sun damage. A Thermwood 5-axis CNC high-speed router consistently trims the dash panels to within 0.005-inch. The panels are available in carbon fiber, brushed aluminum, or black finishes. Gauge selection includes several variations from Auto Meter and Classic Instruments. Auto Meter kits include wiring harness from gauges to factory loom, LED turn signal indicators, and high-beam and emergency brake light indicators. For more information, call classic dash at 866-882-3525 or visit them on the Web at www.classicdash.com.
SS Dash Conversion
Whether you are replacing an original dash or converting from a sweep-style dash to an SS dash, Ground Up has your '70-72 Chevelle or El Camino covered. This deluxe Chevelle SS dash conversion kit includes a new and improved dash carrier featuring bright chrome trim, dash lens, ash tray, glove box door, steering column cover, dash housing, steel backing panel, speedometer, tachometer, clock, temperature and fuel gauge, amp gauge, instrument sockets, printed circuit board, correct dash harness with fuse box, and correct forward lamp harness, or engine harness depending on year. You get it all for $1,745.00. They're also available with updated modern-style ATO style fuse box. For more information call Ground Up at 866-358-2277, or visit www.ss396.com.
In 2008 Summit Racing introduced its easy-to-use, budget-friendly single stage paint system for the do-it-yourself hot rodder. Now the Tallmadge, Ohio-based company is ready to help enthusiasts take their custom paint work to the next level with its new Summit Racing 2-Stage Paint System. The new lead-free urethane base coat/clear coat system is formulated to create an outstanding finish with minimal drying time. It includes 40 stunning base coat colors, plus a line of primers, sealers, clear coats, reducers, hardeners, and specialty additives to deliver professional results. "This is the next step in our line of premium automotive paint," Jeff Winters, Summit Racing Equipment Chief Marketing Officer, said. "The two-stage formula will deliver outstanding results like you'd expect from a professional painter or a custom shop. Our base coat/clear coat combination provides a deeper, richer finish worthy of any show car." For more information, go to www.summitracing.com or call 800-230-3030.
Big Block and E-Street
Edelbrock has expanded their line of E-Street cylinder heads to include an application for oval port big-block Chevy's. This new 290cc head is designed for entry-level street performance and offers high quality at an affordable price. Manufactured in the USA, these heads are made from A356 aluminum castings that are heat treated to T-6 specifications for superior strength and quality. Features include larger than stock (290cc) intake and (110cc) exhaust ports for improved engine efficiency; resulting in more horsepower, torque, and increased mileage potential. Hardened spring cups help protect long-term wear along with the Heli-Coil threaded inserts for exhaust flanges and rocker studs. These new heads are equipped with 7/16-inch rocker studs and double valve springs to handle valve lifts up to 0.700 inch. The combustion chambers measure 110cc and their 2.19-inch intake valve and 1.88-inch exhaust valve combo produces great horsepower and torque. For more information, call 888-409-1552 or visit www.edelbrock.com.
Eddie Motorsports now manufactures billet aluminum hood hinges for '64-72 Chevelles. The hinges are CNC-machined from billet 6061-T6 aluminum and employ high-quality sealed ball bearings for a smooth, reliable operation. They are available in machined, satin, or brilliant polished finish, black or clear anodized, or a wide variety of colored Fusion coated finishes. Designed as direct fit, bolt on units, the hinges utilize the stock mounting holes that have been elongated for ease of gap adjustment. Whether you are looking for the ultimate in under-hood customizing or just want to replace your weak, stamped-steel, stock hood hinges with these stout billet pieces, at $495.00 per pair, Eddie Motorsports' hinges are the answer. Call them at 888-813-1293 or go to www.eddiemotorsports.com for more information.
Speet Limit 165
In 1965 Chevrolet knew they had something special when they created the Z-16. They proved so by making a special speedometer lens that went to 160 mph. These gems were very hard to find until now. True Connections has reproduced the Z-16 instrument lens, which will work on all '64-65 Chevelle and El Camino factory gauge clusters. Simply install the lens, make a couple calibration adjustments to your speedometer, and you'll be on your way to 160 mph. Just stay within the speed limit! Speed on over to www.trueconnections.com or call 800-600-4144 for more information.
Black Label Heads
If you've got a Gen III LS1 or LS6 engine, you can now upgrade to the latest Gen IV rectangular port cylinder head technology. Just bolt on a set of Mast Motorsports Black Label LS3 aluminum CNC cylinder heads along with a GM LS3/L76 intake manifold and kiss your cathedral ports goodbye! The heads are the first aftermarket 12-degree LS3 CNC cylinder head designed specifically for LS1 and LS6 owners. The heads (PN 511-201) are designed for a 3.900- 3.930-inch small bore and utilize a 2.055-inch intake and 1.059-inch exhaust valve. And they are engineered to accept factory LS3/L92 intake manifolds and valvetrains making it easy for Gen III LS1 and LS6 owners to upgrade to the latest in Gen IV cylinder head technology. Flow bench testing yielded 355 cfm intake and 240 cfm exhaust at 0.700 lift. Simply put, they outflow any aftermarket cathedral cylinder head. For more information, log on to www.mastmotorsports.com or call Mast Motorsports at 936-560-2218.
Total G-Body Package
By carefully selecting proven DSE components designed to complement each other, the front suspension is tailored to your driving needs with the ease Detroit Speed's G-Body bolt-on package. It will bring your classic GM muscle car into the 21st century with improvements in ride, handling, and camber/caster correction. The G-Body rear suspension parts are designed to make your G-Body maintain optimum geometry and tire contact through the full range of rear suspension travel. DSE's unique G-Body rear links incorporate the patented Swivel-Link system, which eliminates bind and allows the suspension to fully articulate without the use of noisy, spherical rod ends. Swivel-Link rear links allow for easy pinion angle adjustment for improved traction and lower driveline vibrations. The rear springs, shock absorbers, and sway bar will give your classic contemporary handling and ride quality on par with modern muscle cars. For more information, call Detroit Speed Inc. at 704-662-3272 or visit them on the Web at www.detroitspeed.com.
Pro Tree Transbrake
Equipped with a Pro Tree transbrake, the new GM 4L80E manual shifting transmission from TCI combines daily driver street reliability with all-out racing features. With any performance drivetrain system that employs the use of a transbrake, consistency is the key to success. Developed using the latest in drivetrain technology, the new GM 4L80E Full Manual Transbrake Transmission from TCI is able to keep the vehicle safely staged while still allowing the engine to rev, providing the hardest launch possible. This full manual, reverse shift pattern transmission system is capable of handling up to 850hp street/race applications, far more than previously possible with lighter weight transmissions and transbrakes. Installation is easy, as the Pro Tree transbrake is completely hidden inside the case, and because this transmission is a full manual set-up, no electronics, computers or transmission control units are required. To learn more about the TCI GM 4L80E Transbrake Transmission, call 888-776-9824 or visit www.tciauto.com.
Metrom Performance Products of Lake Zurich, Illinois, has recently introduced their new line of billet aluminum dash inserts for '70-72 Chevelles with Malibu sweep-style dashes. Fabricated from solid billet aluminum, the inserts are easily installed and blend seamlessly into your stock dash with no cutting required. The dash inserts are available in multiple finishes including natural CNC machined, black textured, or silver powdercoat. Custom powdercoat colors are also available. Metrom dash inserts come complete with all of the necessary stainless steel installation hardware and custom LED turn signal indicators. Built to accept standard 21/16-inch and 33/8-inch gauges, the inserts can be purchased separately or with a complete pre-wire compliments of Auto Meter or New Vintage gauges. Prices start at $425 for the dash inserts. Call Metrom Performance Products for more information at 224-286-6625 or check them out online at www.metrom-performance.com
MSD's new Heat Digital HEI Module will fire up your stock GM HEI Distributor. The Module is a direct plug-in for the factory four-pin HEI module and will produce up to 7.5 amps of current. This increased energy will continue through 9,000 rpm. The HEI Module is extremely accurate in its delivery of this energy resulting in more accurate ignition timing. Another unique feature is an adjustable rev limiter. You can dial in an engine-saving rev limit ranging from 2,000-10,000 rpm. To get the most performance out of the HEI Module, MSD offers a performance Coil as well. This Coil drops right in place of the original and fits under the stock cover. Go to www.msdignition.com to find a dealer near you.