2011 Super Chevy Holiday Gift Guide

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In the spirit of that old Christmas Wish Book you devoured as a kid, the Super Chevy Holiday Gift Guide is presented for your reading enjoyment. Get a pad and pen, then write down everything you want. Give said list to your significant other and wait for the goodies to flow! Happy holidays from your friends at Super Chevy Magazine.

Eddie Motorsports has introduced a new line of S-Drive billet aluminum serpentine pulley systems. The kit's pulleys and mounting brackets are machined from 6061-T6 aluminum and are available for LS, big- and small-block Chevrolet engines. The S-Drives come with your choice of finishes, including machined, polished, black, or clear anodized, and include the highest quality name brand components. Eddie Motorsports S-Drive systems are affordably priced, with complete kits starting at $1,725.

Eddie Motorsports
888.813.1293
www.eddiemotorsports.com

Here is a great gift idea from Thermo-Tec. Now you can get everything you need for a complete, professional installation of our exhaust wrap, all in one package, and save money. Kits include Exhaust Insulating Wrap, Hi-Heating protective coating, and stainless steel strap for easy installation, available in original and black. For each wrap, there are two different sizes, one for the motorcycle and four-cylinders and a kit for the six- and eight-cylinder engines. Benefits include a reduction in underhood temperatures, improved horsepower and torque, and added protection for sensitive parts. Call or email (sales@thermotec.com) for a free catalog, which contains many other great heat control products for any excessive heat problem like the Starter Heat Shield.

Thermo-Tec Inc.
800.274.8437
www.thermotec.com

Boost your '10-11 Camaro to its highest power potential with a Vortech centrifugal supercharger system. The V-3 Si-Trim complete bolt-on system features internal supercharger lubrication (no oil lines), and boosts a stock '10-11 Camaro SS to 625 hp. MSRP: $6,950.95. A three-year 36,000-mile powertrain limited warranty is optional. The V-7 YSi-Trim tuner kit is capable of up to 1,200 hp on vehicles with modified engines (custom tuning required).

Vortech Engineering
805.247.0226
www.vortechsuperchargers.com

Boost your stock '10-11 Camaro SS to 580 hp and 541 lb-ft of torque with a Lysholm twin-screw supercharging system. Complete systems feature an integrated air/water charge cooler, high-flow cast-aluminum air inlet, and a fuel system/calibration upgrade for 91-octane fuel. All components required to bolt onto a stock LS3 or L99 Camaro are included. Suggested retail price is $6,950.95. A three-year/36,000-mile powertrain limited warranty is optional.

Lysholm
805.247.0226
www.lysholm.us

For gifts sure to please that special gearhead in your life, look no further than YearOne. With parts and accessories for the most popular GM, Chrysler, and Ford muscle cars, finding the perfect gift is quick and easy on your holiday budget. And if you're not sure what to get, YearOne Gift Certificates will let your gearhead choose for themselves.

YEARONE Inc.
800.932.7663
www.yearone.com

Giving your GM muscle car the right stance has never been this easy. QA1's GM Pro Coil System is the number one coilover conversion system on the market, giving you 100 percent bolt-in coilover conversion without the hassles. Choose from double- or single-adjustable, drag "R" series rebound adjustable and steel economy nonadjustable valving options for the ride you want. Multiple spring rates are available to accommodate a variety of applications.

QA1 Precision Products
800.721.7761
www.qa1.net

Classic Performance Products (CPP) introduces a true original offset brake kit for '55-64 full-size Chevrolet cars. These SOS kits feature CPP's forged aluminum billet hubs with slip-on rotors and Wilwood's D52 calipers. Get the best stopping power for your classic Chevy with this kit while keeping your wheels in the same location as the drums. This kit will outperform your original brake components. Retail starts at $699.

Classic Performance Products
888.522.8304
www.classicperform.com

Tubular subframe brace uses four-point mounting system to reduce flex, improve chassis rigidity, and optimize handling responsiveness. The Hotchkis Chassis Max Strut Brace for '10-11 Camaros ties the strut towers together at four mounting points, offering maximum support in tension, compression, and twist to eliminate chassis flex. Fabricated from strong, lightweight 1-1/4-inch DOM steel tubing and 100 percent TIG-welded with laser-cut brackets and corner gussets, the brace has been tested and proven to fit over stock engines and with Magnuson and Edelbrock superchargers. Like all Hotchkis Performance products, the brace is designed, track tested, and manufactured in the United States using domestic materials. For maximum performance results, use the brace in conjunction with the Hotchkis Track Pack for ultimate fifth-gen Camaro handling.

Hotchkis
888.735.6430
www.hotchkis.net

The 4L65E Level 4 with custom stalled full billet 10- or 11-inch converter is rated to 600 hp/600 lb-ft of torque. It's the ultimate performance package for the LS series engines. Gearstar uses only the best American-made performance parts available. Each transmission and converter package is manufactured to your exact specifications by one master technician from start to finish. Their extensive dyno testing guarantees every Gearstar transmission and converter package manufactured will always exceed your expectations.

Gearstar
800.633.2353
www.gearstar.net

The Oracle Concept SMD side marker includes a set of four new side markers containing high-powered LEDs. Installation is easy--just remove the factory side markers and pop in the LED replacements. These are available with clear or tinted lenses and painted any factory Camaro color. The "laser-like" looks of these LEDs are sure to turn heads! Oracle Lighting offers a full line of LED lighting accessories for the fifth-generation Camaro.

AAC Enterprises
800.407.5776
www.automotivelightstore.com/sidemarkers.aspx

Speed Dawg Shift Knobs offers a huge selection of performance-quality shift knobs, including GM officially licensed Rally Series knobs for the new Camaro. Also available are Racing Series knobs with three stripes, pinstriped knobs with artwork created by Von Hot Rod and the new Real Fire Airbrushed Series shift knobs. Custom colors and lettering are available. GM licensed knobs are purchased from an authorized GMSPO licensee. All are made in the United States.

Speed Dawg
866.906.7801
www.speeddawg.com

The Gasser is a new Hot Rod style of tires currently offered from 17-20 inches. The all-metal cap, large lip, and flat spokes yield unique styling while incorporating a nostalgic appearance. Gasser, the newest design, is now available; be one of the first customers with a set on your classic car.

Discount Tire Direct
866.321.8864
www.discounttiredirect.com

This holiday season, pick up a set of billet aluminum VariShock Bolt-Ins for the car nut in your life. VariShocks are available in single- and double-adjustable versions for nearly all popular GM models from 1955 to present. The premier direct replacement shock for Pro Touring and street/strip enthusiasts is only a phone call or click away.

Chris Alston's Chassisworks
800.722.2269
www.varishock.com

Santa wants AutoRad radiators and core supports to be on everyone's list this winter. It's never too early to start thinking about those hot summer nights.

AutoRad Radiators
770.983.1345
www.autoradradiators.com

The new Melling Select Performance catalog features new retrofit roller camshafts and retrofit roller lifters, plus a new camshaft-based layout to make it easier to find cam and valvetrain combinations. New enhanced oil pump features and benefits pages highlight the front of the catalog. Melling Select Performance manufactures billet aluminum, over-the-crank and cast-iron performance oil pumps, and more.

Melling Select Performance
517.787.8172
www.melling.com

Every car guy will be excited to see a set of 8.5mm Super Conductor Spark Plug Wires under the tree on Christmas morning. The Super Conductor wire ensures full spark delivery due to its low resistance (less than 50 ohms per foot) and is wrapped in a durable, high-heat sleeve. For surefire connections, special Dual Crimp terminals grip the spark plug tips. A variety of custom and universal sets are available for domestic and import vehicles.

MSD Ignition
915.857.5200
www.msdignition.com

Need to update your classic Chevrolet to modern-day standards? With the Art Morrison GT-Sport chassis, you can! With hundreds of these frames out on the road, the AME team knows exactly what the proven combinations are and will get you out on the road and enjoying the new ride and drive qualities of your Tri-Five. It's a bolt-on chassis swap you can do, and will fit all '55-57 Chevy models.

Art Morrison Enterprises
800.929.7188
www.artmorrison.com

The new Brodix Head Hunter Series is only getting better. This oval port series has added two new 23-degree heads to its arsenal. The BP HH SB RO 225 and BP HH SB RO 234 have 40/60 valve spacing, 0.400 raised intake ports, and 2.150/1.570 valve sizes. The 225cc port flows over 335 cfm and the 234cc port flows over 345 cfm, which makes them top in the 23-degree class. Offset rockers and lifters are required.

BRODIX Inc.
479.394.1075
www.brodix.com

The rigors of daily street use are hard on a hydraulic system, and RAM's new HD hydraulic bearing addresses these issues with a new sealing system comprised of larger O-rings, as well as Teflon backing rings that retain the O-rings in their slots, reducing the risks of leaks due to overtravel or overpressurizing of the system. Combined with the new pedal adjustment system, you now have the ability to control the engagement point of your clutch system from low to the floor to right at the top, based on your comfort. Available for all LS and early-model applications, a complete listing is available online.

RAM Automotive
803.788.6034
www.ramclutches.com

The School of Automotive Machinists is proud to announce that its new CNC Machining Course is in full swing. Students are focusing on cylinder head porting utilizing its five-axis machining center and digitizing equipment. SAM also offers courses in block and head machining and has been placing graduates in the motorsports industry for the past 25 years.

School Of Automotive Machinists
713.683.3817
www.samracing.com

Now available from Lowe's is the Kobalt 129-piece standard/metric mechanics tool set with case (PN 338515). Upgraded chrome vanadium steel 72-tooth ratchets as well as size laser-etched color-coded sockets, make this set the perfect holiday gift. It has 71 sockets, including shallow, deep, and spark plug; two quick-release ratchets (3/8- and 1/4-inch drive); four wrenches; four drive tools; extension; and 50 additional tools.

Lowe's
888.3.KOBALT
www.lowes.com/kobalt

Undercover Innovations has got you covered, literally. If you have an overheating problem with your classic car, they might have a solution for you. Or if you're tired of looking at the unattractive front of your radiator, let them dress it up. GMs, Fords, and Mopars, they're adding new models all the time. Licensed by GM engraved logos and custom engraving also available. Valve covers with custom engraving are available, too.

Undercover Innovations
888.866.4114
www.undercoverinnovations.com

The Universal Billet-Power rack-and-pinion is made of all-new components, including the valve and piston, and is available for front and rear steer vehicles. Billet "pillow blocks" allow for universal mounting and the pinion shaft rotates to align with your vehicle's steering shafting. Each rack produces more than 6 inches of travel and provides full turning radius. Made in United States with lifetime serviceability.

  • PN FR40020: Rear Steer Power Rack, $699
  • PN FR40022: Front Steer Power Rack, $699

Flaming River Industries
800.648.8022
www.flamingriver.net

House of Kolor Shimrin2 Universal technology has arrived! Coast to coast, custom painters are busting the waterborne myths thanks to this revolutionary, solvent-based basecoat/FX Effect Pac system. Shimrin2 Basecoats are a three-component system that consists of House of Kolor's S2 FX Karrier Bases, S2-FX Effect Pacs, and RU Series Kosmic reducers. Shimrin2 is the future of kustom painting available now, compliant throughout the United States, including California.

House of Kolor
601.798.4731
www.houseofkolor.com

Do you have a car guy on your gift list but aren't sure what to put under the tree? Check out ATI Performance Products' 50th anniversary catalog! It's chock-full of high-performance parts for a variety of GM applications. Quality, American-made transmissions, converters, super dampers, parts, and accessories for the street and strip are right at your fingertips! If you're not sure what to choose, get an ATI gift card--any amount, no hidden fees, and it never expires!

ATI Performance Products Inc.
877.298.5001
www.atiracing.com

SPEC Inc., the innovator in GM LS clutch technology, introduces their new line of single-disc performance clutches for C5 and C6 Corvettes. The new design is currently shipping and features the same extreme capacities you would expect from a SPEC clutch, but with a pedal effort reduction of over 10 percent and no measuring/shimming and no hydraulic upgrade installation. These kits have the same release window as the original self-ratcheting units, but with the increased performance, reliability, and safety these cars demand. These kits support power levels up to an amazing 1,000 lb-ft of torque for the street/strip units and 1,200 lb-ft for drag-specific units.

SPEC Inc.
800.828.4379
www.specclutch.com

This holiday season, get your friends and family something they really want ... horsepower! Kooks Headers and Exhaust makes the best exhaust products that make the most horsepower and torque for your late-model GM. Whether it's on the track or the street, Kooks has a system that will get you first to the finish line. Put their 50 years of race-proven experience to the test and call today!

'98-'02 Chevy Camaro, Firebird, Trans AM dual exhaust, PN 65-9802-OX-Dual (off-road shown, catted also available)

Kooks Custom Headers
866.586.5665 (KOOK)
www.kooksheaders.com

Art Morrison Enterprises presents, the all-new GT-Sport Chassis for '64-72 A-bodies. Featuring a new A-arm front and triangulated four-bar rear suspension this GT-Sport chassis will deliver a high level of performance to GM A-body enthusiasts. Included are framerails designed to tightly fit the stock floor, and all the appropriate body, bumper, core support, engine, and transmission mounts. Will fit '64-72 Chevelle, El-Camino, Buick GS, Olds 442, and Pontiac GTO bodies.

Art Morrison Enterprises
800.929.7188
www.artmorrison.com

New from Scorpion Performance, endurance racing designs for the street or strip, the best 8mm, pedestal mount, nonadjustable roller rockers for the new Chevy L-92 and LS-3 V-8 engines. It has a direct bolt-on kit with absolutely no machining required and all checking completed for OEM applications. The installer doesn't have to change pushrods or add guideplates and rocker studs, and valve cover spacers are not required.

Scorpion Performance
352.512.0800
www.scorpionracingproducts.com

AFR's 245cc NPP head flows a whopping 350 cfm, and is capable of 750-plus horsepower while maintaining conventional 23-degree intake port locations that accept standard intake manifolds. While sharing the valve centerlines and rocker stud locations as the popular 227/235cc head, it's mandatory to use a shaft-mount rocker due to widening the pushrod pinch, allowing a more direct shot at the valve. Standard equipment includes lightweight 8mm valves (2.125/1.600) with reliable bead lock grooves and high-quality PAC 1.550 solid roller springs.

Air Flow Research
877.892.8844
www.airflowresearch.com

Pirate Jack carries a huge variety of front and rear disc brake conversion kits for your project car. Their selection includes Chevelle, Camaro, Tri-Five Chevy, El Camino, Nova, and many more, and these kits come complete with everything you need for an easy bolt-on installation. Pirate Jack also carries a complete line of brake, steering, and suspension parts for your project. Give them a call or visit their online store today.

Pirate Jack Hotrod & Restoration
866.601.4455
www.piratejack.net

Muscle Factory now has in-stock '66-72 GM A-body bucket seat foam and '68-72 bucket seat springs. Replace your old broken springs and worn-out foam with these new reproductions. The Muscle Factory also has new seat covers, knobs, and buttons to finish off your bucket seats. They carry a full line of quality Chevelle and El Camino parts.

Muscle Factory
714.223.0745
www.muscle-factory.com

Give your '10-12 Camaro a sinister look with the Sinister Camaro Street Appearance Package. Available for both V-8 and V-6 models, this kit includes Ram Air Hood, Dovetail Rear Spoiler, and Lower Aerodynamics. For a limited time you can buy the entire package (a $2,400 value) for just $1,899--and they'll ship it free, in the continental United States. Buy today and save $500!

PFYC - PartsForYourCar
425.837.1508
www.pfyc.com/camaro

Quality. Innovation. Reliability. The Crane Cams Hi-6 Ignition has: digital CD ignition; LED light for easy system diagnostics; built-in adjustable rev limiter to 9,900 rpm; completely sealed from moisture, oil, or vibration; most reliable ignition available today; multi-spark for quick, clean starts; and lightweight aluminum housing that dissipates heat quickly.

Crane Cams
866.388.5120
www.cranecams.com

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