The tool wizards at Snap-on Tools have reinvented the wheel, or at least the toolbox, with their new Wide Guy toolbox/roll cab as part of their Classic 96 line. The Wide Guy roll cab carries a variety of impressive features that include a full bank of extra-wide 50-inch drawers, and five of these six extra-wide drawers feature double ball-bearing slides with four reinforced bottom stiffeners to hold 250 pounds of tools each. Overall, the 12-drawer unit is more than 73 inches wide, 24 inches deep, and 39 inches high, and offers 33,116 cubic inches of storage. In addition, the Wide Guy cab is fitted with monoprene casters that reduce vibration and noise and help protect your tools when rolling around the shop or garage. For more of the nitty gritty like colors and accessories for the Wide Guy, contact your local Snap-on rep, call 877-SNAPON-2, or log on to www.snapon.com.
Billet Gets A Facelift
Have you noticed that a lot of billet parts look like just that, billet? Well, it is time for a change! Billet Specialties just got done carving their new Profile valve cover line and are leading the pack with these classic finned yet fully CNC-machined billet valve covers. For example, every SBC valve cover is precision-machined from a 45-pound block of 6061-T6 aluminum on a multi-axis mill, then finished with Billet Specialties' award-winning mirror polish. Each pair of Profile valve covers features a driver-side knurled screw-in oil fill cap, smooth manifold side, and matching rear breather holes. These way-cool valve covers also include ARP polished 12-point hardware and premium gaskets. For more info and applications, contact Billet Specialties by calling 800-245-5382, or visit them on the Web at www.billetspecialties.com.
Want great braking performance, but don't have the cash to plunk down on a trick aftermarket big brake kit? Try something as simple as switching your brake pads. According to EBC Brakes, a 30 percent-plus brake improvement can be had by just switching to EBC's Yellowstuff brake pads. Their new ultra high friction stoppers are available for many trucks and SUVs, as well as cars and motorcycles, and have been tested worldwide both on and off the racetrack with great results. EBC's new Yellowstuff pads are good enough that they have been adopted by the UK police force chase cars and passed the stringent "MET TEST" set by the London Metropolitan Police, where they solved braking problems and extended wear life considerably. The Yellowstuff pads are totally fade resistant and are the first of a new range of race materials that have effective braking from cold, making them suitable for both street and track use. Look up EBC today and find a local dealer at www.ebcbrakes.com.