January 2011 Parts Bin

Attention In The Tower!
Minimize strut tower deflection in your fifth-gen Camaro with a 4-Point Strut Tower Brace from BMR Fabrication. Constructed from large-diameter 1.75x0.120-inch tubing, this product maintains frontend stability by canceling tower deflection. The BMR 4-Point Strut Tower Brace (STB014) mounts directly to the top of the strut towers at the highest leverage point for the greatest amount of stability. Additionally, two forward links tie the towers to the fender/core support area to further reinforce the frontend. Billet aluminum strut retainers replace the OE stamped-steel parts for an improved look as well. Installation time is only three hours and is available in black hammertone or red powdercoat. For more information call 813.986.9302 or go to www.bmrfabrication.com.

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Thunder Struck
The '10 Camaro is now one of the most popular muscle cars. To satisfy customer demand for improving the performance and sound of these great cars, Flowmaster now offers their new 3-inch American Thunder Cat-Back system. Using tried and true Flowmaster Classic Two Chamber mufflers, the kit is a true bolt-on system for the new Camaro SS with 6.2L V-8 and features a 3-inch Scavenger X-pipe assembly for mid-range torque improvement. The specially constructed Classic Two Chamber mufflers provide a significant performance boost and an aggressive sound quality-perfect for these great muscle cars. Constructed with durable 409S stainless steel and finished off with 4-inch polished tips, the system is covered by Flowmaster's impressive ten-year warranty. Each kit includes all of the components required for easy at-home installation. For more information call Flowmaster at 800.544.4761 or go to www.flowmastermufflers.com.

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Pedal Power
If you are building a racecar, street rod, or Pro Touring vehicle, you should be aware of Wilwood's new Adjustable Reverse Mount Pedal assembly yor the new Forward Mount Pedal Assembly that combines the brake and clutch pedals together in one unit. The Reverse Mount Pedal Assembly positions the master cylinders inside of the firewall, while the Forward Mount Pedal Assembly positions the master cylinders outside on the firewall. Both units feature an all-aluminum frame and forged aluminum pedal arms with ladder-style construction. The frame and pedal arms are Platinum-E coated for protection and an attractive appearance. The pedal pads are of a special, adjustable lightweight design that allows fine-tuning of the pedal location and clearance. Also included with the assembly of your choice are the mounting studs, hardware, and clevis and pivot pin balance bar that is designed to provide smooth and accurate settings of the brake pedal bias. For more information, contact Wilwood Engineering at 805.388.1188 or visit www.wilwood.com.

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Flex-Head Ratchet
"If you want power, precision and performance with your ratchet then there is no better choice than the Snap-on FLF80," said Mark Knapp, product manager for Snap-on. "This is truly a must-have tool if you want to increase your productivity and efficiency. Since it is manufactured with Dual 80 Technology, the FLF80 has 25 percent less ratcheting arc than our previous model and requires only 4.5 degrees of swing arc to engage the next gear tooth." The Snap-on 3/8-inch drive flex head ratchet (FLF80) features and benefits include strength and durability, up to 300 lb-ft of ultimate torque, seven teeth in contact with gear to provide strength and durability, low height for getting into tight spots, and more. To find out more about Snap-on's 3/8-inch drive flex head ratchet (FLF80) and other Snap-on tools, visit www.snapon.com or call toll-free 877.762.7662.

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LS Cam Degree Kit
The Camshaft Degree Kit for GM Gen III/IV LS Engines from COMP Cams contains all the tools and fixtures necessary to precisely set camshaft timing in order to make up for engine machining tolerances. Degreeing positions the camshaft to get the best performance out of your engine so that you can get the most horsepower and torque possible from your application.

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This degree kit ships with everything required to degree a camshaft when the cylinder heads are either on or off the engine, including a 9-inch degree wheel, wire degree wheel pointer, heads off cam-checking fixture, 0 to 1-inch travel dial indicator, 5-inch dial indicator extension, LS-specific threaded stands, LS-type crankshaft socket, plate-style top dead center (TDC) stop, and instructions. Your investment is kept safe and secure in the included foam-padded carrying case.

For more information about the COMP Cams Camshaft Degree Kit for GM Gen III/IV LS Engines call 800.999.0853 or visit www.compcams.com.

Performance Reading
Motorbooks is proud to announce the release of the 1993-2002 Camaro and Firebird Performance Handbook. Let's face it; few cars possess the mix of performance, style, and affordability offered by GM's fourth-gen F-body cars. While these machines were great as delivered, ambitious tuners will find no shortage of aftermarket parts and modifications to further enhance their machines' capabilities. Author and F-body expert Joseph Potak guides you though the often-confusing task of selecting the best parts and upgrades to help you get the most of your Camaro. Subjects include: suspension, braking systems, drivetrain, engine bolt-ons, cylinder heads, camshafts, and much more. For more information on how to get your hands on this useful book, go to www.motorbooks.com or contact your local bookseller.

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