The engineers at Hotchkis have developed Hotchkis-tuned shocks specifically for each vehicle application to deliver exceptional handling control and a smooth ride. Their muscle car-specific 1.5 Street Performance Series shock absorbers feature cutting-edge monotube shock technology, and are manufactured in the USA by Fox. The shocks incorporate a high-flow piston and digressive disc design coupled with a specially formulated oil and high-pressure nitrogen combination. Each set of shocks is supplied with vehicle-specific mounting hardware, polyurethane bushings, and CNC-machined crossbars. For more information go to hotchkis.net/shocks or call them at 877.466.7655.
Boost Ready Heads
Brodix introduces the new billet BB-3 XTRA 380-B cylinder head. This all-new billet big-block Chevrolet-compatible cylinder head is the ultimate in performance and durability for blower/turbo applications. This head accepts all the same components as its cast counterpart and comes standard with copper valve seats. For more information call 479.394.1075 or go to brodix.com.
Boom Mat Flex
Boom Mat damping material has long been used to reduce vibration and noise while providing insulation to protect against extreme heat and cold. Boom Mat Flex is pliable enough to be used anywhere in a vehicle, even in areas with tight curves. Boom Mat Flex easily conforms to odd shapes and tighter bends making it ideal to use inside wheelwells, fenders, or around tubing and pipes. For more information about Boom Mat Flex and other innovative heat and sound solutions, visit designengineering.com or call 800.264.9472.
The popular ET Street S/S tire line from Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels is now available in a range of 18 sizes in 15- to 20-inch fitments. The ET Street S/S is a performance radial street tire that’s dragstrip ready. It combines the proven Mickey Thompson R2 drag tire compound with a polyester-ply, steel-belted, tubeless radial construction to deliver dry-traction performance, strength, and reliability. The ET Street S/S is D.O.T. approved for street use, and recommended for dry traction. To review the complete list of sizes or buy now, visit mickeythompsontires.com or call them direct at 330.928.0503.
Katech now offers its popular cast-aluminum, CNC-machined valve cover design for the Gen V LT engine, as well as complementing coil relocation brackets to enhance the underhood appearance of cars running LT engines. More than stylish, the raised design of the covers provides clearance for high-performance valvetrain components such as larger valvesprings and rocker arms. They are also designed with easy access to the cover fasteners without having to remove the ignition coils. Custom powdercoating is offered. More information is available at katechperformance.com or you can call them at 866.528.3241.
Don’t Fear the Reaper
Howards Cams’ decades of experience in designing and manufacturing high-quality engine components went into the company’s all-billet Reaper crankshaft, so you can rest assured knowing you’ll have consistent performance. The Reaper billet crankshaft is amazingly strong due to its uniform and no-stress grain structure, so it is ideally suited for high-output engines. They are nitride treated and all bearing surfaces are micro-polished. The crankshafts are currently available for big-block Chevrolets, with small-block and LS applications available soon. For more information visit howardscams.com or call 920.233.5228.
Impala EFI Tank
Converting your 1958-’60 Impala to EFI is now an easy and affordable option. Tanks Inc.’s stock-style, powdercoated gas tanks have all the internal baffling needed for late-model EFI engines. This tank also features a recess for the fuel pump and sending unit to ensure adequate space for fuel lines and wiring without modification to your floor. This tank is 1-inch deeper than stock for extra capacity with extra-length straps included. For more information contact Tanks Inc. at 877.596.3842 or tanksinc.com.
Fourth- and Fifth-Gen Camaro Struts
Drag racing can be won or lost by narrow margins, making suspension tuning and consistency critical. Strange double-adjustable (external) coilover struts easily permit independent control of both extension and compression, which allows you to optimize your car’s performance. Each strut is manufactured with a premium steel body, a robust 22mm rod, and large 1.375-inch diameter piston. These struts are fully rebuildable and can be set up with custom valving. There is more information available at strangeengineering.net or by calling 847.663.1701.