The Hoffman Group/Helix Suspension
Helix BAG8800 advanced airbag systems offer an incredible ride for your vehicle. Each system uses the latest technology-the Autoloc Air Command Digital Air Suspension Control System-which includes programmable valve timing, presets, remote inputs, a built-in pump valve, alarm mode, independent and group airbag control, and one-touch operation. All parts are certified and have detailed instructions for a smooth, trouble-free installation. Kits include compressor, heavy-duty 'bags, valves, fittings, air line, controller, pressure switch, and more. The Hoffman Group LLC USA: 800-873-4038; www.helixsuspension.com.
BROTHERS custom billet gauge panels are one of its hottest selling items for the '47-54 Chevys. Each panel is machined from billet aluminum and given a brushed finish. Quality gauges are then "back-mounted" for a fantastic custom look. The unit comes completely assembled and easily bolts into your dash without modification. Sets include speedometer, oil pressure, water temperature, voltage, and fuel gauges. All gauges are electric (except speedometer) and BROTHERS supplies the necessary sending units. BROTHERS: 800-977-2767; www.brotherstrucks.com.
Horkey's Wood And Parts
From stock to custom, winners choose Horkey's Wood and Parts for top-quality domestic and exotic hardwood, and stainless pickup bed floors. Since 1980, they have supplied truck builders with the best fitting, highest quality parts available. Whether you have a daily driver or a full-on show truck, give Horkey's a call to discuss your needs. Their knowledgeable staff will help you achieve your goal. Horkey's also has wood finishing supplies to complete bed boxes, as well as steel and fiberglass fenders and running boards. Horkey's Wood and Parts: 507-831-5625;www.horkeyswoodandparts.com.
Keep your '47-54 Chevy truck cool and comfortable with a complete Gen II SureFit A/C system. The Gen II is engineered specifically for the AD Series Chevy trucks, can be configured for almost any engine combination, and allows installation of all components with minimal drilling or metal cutting. The Gen II features electronic servo motor mode controls and a CAD-designed case for maximum airflow. Vintage Air is a pioneer of performance air conditioning and has remained a trusted name in climate control systems for 32 years. Vintage Air, Inc.: 800-862-6658; www.vintageair.com.
Ron Francis Wiring
Ron Francis Wiring offers a complete wiring harness custom-tailored just for your '48-54 GM truck (XP-735; $429.95). Kits are available for eight or six-cylinder engines with either fuel injection or carburetion, and electronic or points ignition. Each harness can also be adapted to stock or aftermarket steering columns as well as a wide variety of options. Features include 18 circuits on six fuses, four Select-A-Fuses, and can handle in excess of a 100-amp alternator. Ron Francis Wiring: 800-292-1940; www.ronfrancis.com.
New Port Engineering
New Port Engineering will be marking the 20th anniversary of the Clean Wipe Wiper Drive in 2008, which is available for '47-54 and First-Series '55 Chevrolet trucks. Now you can update your original vacuum wiper motor with a new heavy-duty, two-speed, self-parking 12-volt electric motor that bolts directly into the stock brackets and connects to the stock wiper transmission linkage arms. Each kit comes complete with nylon bushings to replace the rubber grommets in the wiper transmission linkage arms. Standard features include a two-speed rotary switch and wiring harness. Optional features include an intermittent delay switch, washer pump, and power inverter for six-volt operation. New Port Engineering: 800-829-1929; www.newportwipers.com.