Universal Bolt-In or Weld-In Panhard Bar
Keep that rearend tracking straight under your truck with a Jim Meyer adjustable and urethane bushed bolt-in Panhard bar that can fit any pickup. The 1-inch diameter X.156-inch wall Panhard bar features two available mounting brackets for the housing. One bracket (shown) is designed to bolt to any of the Jim Meyer four-link housing bracket kits, however, Jim will make a custom four-link bracket with no holes to fit your existing four-link set-up (you drill the holes), while the other U-bolt style bracket bolts to the rear end housing where it fits best in your car or truck. The 24-inch bar is shown, however, like all Jim Meyer products, it is tailored to fit your application and is available any width. The frame end bracket can be bolted or welded to the chassis. All housing brackets have a multi-hole selection to fit the stance you like best. All products can be sold separately. For more information and all the options, contact Jim Meyer Racing Products, Inc. at 541-994-7717 or visit www.jimmeyerracing.com.
Classic Instruments’ Latest Design
The V-8 Red Steelie series features a vivid red background with spun aluminum numbers and accent graphics that brightly bounce off the red background. The series also features the uniquely designed pointer for the V-8 line, which is chrome plated and balanced for precision accuracy. Additional details within the instruments are laser-etched markings on the light diffuser ring, which add a level of dimension and functionality. The etching corresponds with the indices on the face and flow into a polished stainless high step bezel that is crimped around an optic grade curved lens to complete the overall design. For more information please contact the Classic Instruments sales team at 1-800-575-0461, and check out their cool website at www.classicinstruments.com.
Dakota’s New DCC Series Digital Climate Controller
Dakota Digital is proud to release the DCC Series Digital Climate Control system designed for Vintage Air Gen-IV Systems! Created to interface directly with a Gen-IV Air Conditioning system, the DCC Series provides the convenience of full climate control. Similar to other Dakota Digital instruments, the DCC Series offers a full-character vacuum fluorescent digital readout to match VFD Digital Instrument Systems, or an LCD Display matching the popular new VHX Hybrid Analog/Digital Instrument Systems. Both horizontal and vertical configurations are available, with the unit sized to match the Vintage Air controller for a simple migration. Installation is nearly effortless with the addition of a series of temp sensors, while plugging directly into the Gen-IV wiring. The DCC Series has a retail price of $425 and offers a 24-month warranty against manufacturer defects. Designed and manufactured in the USA. For more information contact Dakota Digital at 800-852-3228 for a catalog; or visit their website at www.dakotadigital.com.
Kustom Tanks by Doc’s’ Kustom
Doc’s Kustom has a gas tank manufacturing division that is, oddly enough, named Kustom Tanks. They will gladly build you a custom tank made to your own specifications, or, because the company makes a variety of tanks in useful sizes, they may already have one on the shelf that will fit your application. All Kustom Tanks assemblies are built from lightweight 5052 aluminum, and are internally baffled and pressure tested. Every tank is constructed with a sender ring, filler neck, internal pickup tube, and a “rollover valve” for added safety. They even install a free sender in every tank they sell. Also shown here is DOC’S billet aluminum fuel injection pump module featuring a high-performance pump, which can be ordered separately (priced at $245) or installed in your tank assembly. Just tell them what you need; they’ll do the rest. All products are made in-house. For info on these new Kustom Tanks or the complete Doc’s Kustom line give ’em a shout at 229-528-4300, or visit ’em on the web at www.docskustom.com.
March Quality and Innovation for the Budget Engine Builder
March Performance is happy to offer its new low cost “all inclusive” Sport-Track serpentine kit for small-block Chevy short water pump engines. The Sport-Track replaces your low performance V-belts and pulleys with a high-quality, simple bolt on assembly! This serpentine system eliminates belt throwing and the larger crank pulley aids in driving your alternator, A/C and water pump for better cooling and improved charging during low speed driving. Sport-Track all-inclusive kits are CNC machined from solid billet 6061-T6 aluminum, and include all the accessories you’ll need including a 105-amp alternator, a Sanden A/C compressor, a power steering unit, a water pump, pulleys, brackets, and all mounting hardware. They’re also available in a black or silver face plate. For more info, contact March Performance Inc. at 888-729-9070 or on the web at www.marchperf.com.
1936-1956 Dodge Lowside Pockets
Now available from new tooling and proudly Made in the USA. These much needed die-stamped 16-gauge steel stake pockets will replace your torn and rusted original ’36-56 Dodge Lowside stake pockets. They are die stamped to shape and laser trimmed to size so the builder can use them in any position on the box. The rear crossmember brace is installed and the pockets are ZinKlad plated for superior corrosion protection. These stake pockets as well as chain brackets and hinges are in stock and ready to ship. To order call Bruce Horkey’s Wood and Parts 507-831-5625 or e-mail ’em at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AccuAir Introduces the eXo Mount
AccuAir introduces the eXo Mount bracket system which integrates air management components into one easy-to-install unit for all vehicles with Air Suspension. This modular design allows the tank, compressors, ECU, and valves to be mounted together in a variety of orientations to simplify installation in the trunk of a car, the bed of a truck, or the side of any framerail. This system also incorporates AccuAir’s new aluminum air tanks in three- or five-gallon sizes, and utilizes revolutionary Hover-Mount compressor isolators for quieter operation. The versatility of the AccuAir eXo Mount makes it the perfect air management mounting solution for all applications. The modular bracket system mounts tanks, compressors, ECU, and VU4 all-in-one allowing multiple mounting configurations like the trunk, the frame, the bed, and more. The system can be assembled on your work bench and then installed with only four bolts, saving hours of installation time. The eXo system’s Hover-Mount compressor isolators reduce compressor noise by 180-percent, and are available with either a three or five-gallon aluminum air tanks, single or dual compressors, and the system’s minimal space consumption allows easy fitment to any vehicle. For more info contact AccuAir at 877-247-3696, or on the web at www.accuairsuspension.com.
Kugel Says “Move That Chassis”
Kugel Komponents Wheel Arounds are the ideal way to move your truck chassis around your garage or shop. No need to worry about flat or under inflated tires or mismatched size wheels. Wheel Arounds are made of injection molded polyurethane and support up to 1,500 pounds static load (375 pounds per wheel). They are designed to move the chassis only—they will not support the weight of a body and engine. When not in use they take up less space than conventional tires and wheels. Plus, they are always ready to use when you need them. These durable 24-inch tall rollers are 13⁄8 inches wide and come in a set of 4. Included is one set of twenty specialy sleeved lug nuts and washers in lug sizes ½-inch, 7⁄16-inch or 12mm and are drilled for both 4½ and 4¾ bolt patterns. Extra lug nuts are available as well. Kugel has over 40 years of automotive experience and offer complete independent front and rear end suspension systems as well as other products to meet your needs. Contact: Kugel Komponents at 562-691-7006 or on the web at www.kugelkomponents.com.
Plasma Cutting Circles … It’s Easy and Accurate
Cutting circles with a plasma cutter has just gotten a whole lot easier with the Circle Cutting Attachment from HTP America. Here is a unique tool that can make your cutting jobs not just easier, but more precise. The Circle Cutting attachment gives you the ability to accurately cut circles anywhere from 4 inches up to 50 inches in diameter, depending on the attachment. Straight line cutting is a snap with the dual-wheel car. The Circle Cutting Attachment kit includes cutting bars, compass base, magnetic base, ¼-inch pierce base and a dual-wheel car. The Circle Cutting Attachment is available for HTP plasma cutters, and specific models of Hypertherm and Thermal Dynamics cutters and torches. Check out our website for specific models and to view our demonstration video at: www.usaweld.com/Videos-s/417.htm. For more information on the Circle Cutting Attachment or to receive their free catalog, contact HTP America, Inc., at 800-872-9353, and check out their website at www.usaweld.com.