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Gear up this holiday season with ididit apparel. ididit, the industry leader in steering column innovation, offers T-shirts and sweatshirts that your car guy or gal will love. ididit T-shirts are available in black, steel blue, and ash, with sizes ranging from small to 3XL. ididit’s popular quarter-zip sweatshirts come in ash and are also available in small to 3XL. You’ll be proud to say “ididit” with ididit apparel.
(517) 424-0577 • www.ididitinc.com
Genuine Hot Rod Hardware offers their Chevy Truck 3-D Shelf. More than a shelf, this ’76 Chevy truck bumper is art! Cast from resin, this detailed working tailgate features a tempered glass shelf and is ready to display your most treasured collectibles. Genuine Hotrod Hardware has a variety of 3-D car shelves that are perfect for any automotive enthusiast. Drive one home today! (Shown: ’76 Chevy truck, PN SBL-7580-10.)
Genuine Hotrod Hardware
(800) 575-1932• www.genuinehotrod.com
The Invertig 221 AC/DC Inverter Welder will allow you to produce professional welds with all types of metal. This 220-amp TIG welder features a full 220 amps of welding power, independent AC amperage adjustment, a three-year warranty, and 90-day money-back guarantee. Buy the Invertig 221 now and receive a free Pyrex cup kit and free shipping! The Air Cooled version is $2,495; the Water Cooled Version is $3,020; and the Dual Voltage version is $3,070. This offer is good until Dec. 31, 2012.
HTP America Inc. / USAWeld
(800) USA-WELD • www.usaweld.com
“Stop slamming your doors; go easy with the Altman Easy Latch kit.” The Altman Easy Latch is a vehicle-specific bolt-on latch system for your classic car or truck. The AEL works with your vehicle’s interior and exterior handles and exterior door lock cylinders. With no welding necessary, this kit was designed to be installed easily and to be used in a project or fully finished show vehicle.
(866) 987-4783 • www.triquemfg.com
One part number gets you everything you need to complete your custom engine assembly with Eddie Motorsports S.drive billet aluminum serpentine pulley systems. Along with their tried-and-true systems for LS, big-block, and small-block Chevrolet engines, Eddie has recently introduced a small-block Ford system as well as a compact LS “Street Rod” kit. The compact S.drives feature pulleys and mounting brackets that are CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum in the United States.
(888) 813-1293 • www.eddiemotorsports.com
Specialty Power Windows, a leader in aftermarket power windows since 1985, makes it easy to have the convenience of power windows or electric wipers in your street rod, custom rod, or classic truck. Made in the United States and guaranteed, they have direct bolt-in units and easy-to-install universal units. All units come with GM-style motors for ease of service.
Specialty Power Windows
(800) 634-9801 • www.spwkits.com
New for C10 classic trucks is Global West Suspension’s tubular front crossmember with a coilover suspension for lowering the vehicle and dramatically improved handling. Rear coilover suspension is also available, including a Watts link, trailing arms, coilover shocks and springs, and frame inserts, and they are made in the United States.
Global West Suspension
(877) 470-2975 • www.globalwest.net
Mar-K offers options for eliminating your tailgate chains, including their shiny stainless link assemblies, hidden latches (that lock in the open position), or rotary latch and link kits.
Need a new tailgate? Check out Mar-K’s tailgate kits, which include modified tailgates, latches, and link assemblies. Mar-K offers a wide selection of quality bed parts for GM, Ford, and Dodge trucks; all are made in the United States.
(405) 721-7945 • www.mar-k.com
Fatties Super View Mirrors will show up to four lanes of traffic and knock out dangerous blind spots. They eliminate night glare and vibration for a steady image. Hagan Street Rods has adapters to fit Fatties to your existing arms, or choose one of their new arms. Fatties received the NSRA Best New Safety Related Product of the Year.
Hagan Street Rods
(419) 629-1969 • www.haganauto.com
Vintage Glass by Ball's Rod & Kustom manufactures windshields, tempered side and back glass for all pre-'80 street rod, custom/classic, muscle car, and truck needs. All glass is cut to NAG specifications on CNC machines. Made in the United States, they offer military discounts. They also offer new Smoke windshields, one-piece door vent elimination kits, V-Bends and Ball’s power windows, plus free flat glass shipping.
Ball’s Rod & Kustom LLC
(888) 282-8789 • www.vintageglass.com
Flaming River Industries offers complete power rack-and-pinion conversion systems for rear-wheel drive ’73-87 Chevy/GMC C10 pickups for improved steering and handling performance. Features include: one-piece formed cradle design, 3⁄8 inch for increased strength; built-in skid protection; new front steer power rack-and-pinion with over 6 inches of travel for full turning radius; and pillow block rack mounts that allow for an adjustable pinion angle.
The kit includes: all-new tilt column, mounting hardware, wiring connector, U-joints and shafting, power steering pump with pulley, pump bracket, and polished aluminum reservoir.
Flaming River Industries
(800) 648-8022 • www.flamingriver.com
Scott’s Hot Rods is taking a fresh new approach to their classic independent front suspension systems. Manufactured to the same standards as all of their IFS systems, the bolt-in IFS is a custom unit designed specifically for the size, weight and dimension of the Chevy trucks.
Scott’s Hot Rods & Customs
(800) 273-5195 • www.scottshotrods.com
Give your favorite gearhead the gift of peace of mind. Automotive electrical systems can be challenging to even the most experienced car builders. Painless Performance Products was founded on the idea that electrical upgrades should be, well, painless! They manufacture everything from switch panels and fuse blocks to complete wiring harness kits and installation harnesses to install a modern fuel-injected engine in almost any vehicle. For over 20 years, Painless has led the industry in innovation, performance, and integrity.
Painless Performance Products
(817) 244-6212 • www.painlessperformance.com
Powermaster Performance introduced several updates to the popular Powergen line of alternators. The Powergen, using modern alternator technology in a custom case, keeps the look of a stock generator while offering superior charging. Machined grooves allow better airflow and keep the Powergen cooler under heavy loads and higher rpm. Also, they are now available with an optional light terminal, as well as “shorty” Powergens to help avoid clearance issues on custom applications.
(630) 849-7754 • powermasterperformance.com
RideTech offers suspension packages that include everything you need to put your truck on air. Each package provides a great ride quality and improved handling over stock with a no-hassle installation. For a starting price of $1,900, you can give your truck the stance to turn heads.
(812) 481-4779 • www.ridetech.com
Got wood? Feed your truck’s soul by installing a new set of show-quality bed wood from Bed Wood and Parts. Give the perfect gift, the ultimate in style from your choice of over 40 exotic and domestic woods. You can further personalize your truck bed with a selection of five styles of bed strips, four of which have hidden fasteners. Bed Wood and Parts … the professional’s choice.
Bed Wood and Parts
(270) 424-3000 • www.bedwoodandparts.com
Jim Carter Truck Parts is one of the world’s largest and oldest suppliers of new and used restoration parts for ’34-72 Chevrolet/GMC trucks. They have over 7,000 part numbers in four detailed catalogs. Let their experienced crew help you make your truck just the way you want it to be.
Jim Carter Truck Parts
(800) 842-1913 • www.oldchevytrucks.com
Energy Suspension has developed '63-72 Chevy Truck Motor Mount just in time for your rebuild project. Energy’s motor mounts feature Hyper-Flex polyurethane, patented interlocking motor mount technology and durable zinc-coated plating. Resistant to contaminants that destroy OEM rubber components, these quality components will hold up to the most demanding horsepower and torque requirements. Made in the United States, the motor mounts are sold individually and are available in red or black.
(888) 292-1250 • www.energysuspension.com
Brothers has the perfect gift to brighten up your '47-87 Chevy and GMC truck's appearance. Don’t waste your time and money re-chroming your pitted or damaged originals. Brothers exact reproduction emblems have show-quality chrome plating and exact painted areas that will last for years to come.
Brothers Truck Parts
(800) 977-2767 • www.brotherstruckparts.com
March quality and innovation for the budget engine builder can be found in Chevy small- and big-block, long and short water pumps, and LS engines. Complete with pulleys and combination alternator/A/C bracket, which mounts the A/C low and on the passenger side for a compact and clean appearance. Optional canister-style power steering bracket and pump. Manufactured from 6061-T6 billet aluminum but with a more economical silver or black finish.
(888) 729-9070 • www.marchperf.com
Unisteer’s new C10 rack-and-pinions for '60-72 Chevy and GMC C10 trucks are specifically designed for the C10. The power rack-and-pinion has been made with the correct ball center dimension so there is no bumpsteer. Best of all, this is a bolt-on kit, no chassis modifications necessary. Unisteer’s C10 truck rack-and-pinion will greatly improve handling and steering effort, while maintaining good road feel.
Unisteer Performance Parts
(800) 338-9080 • www.unisteer.com
Road-Glide (coilover) and Air-Glide (airbag) suspension systems are available for '47-54 Chevy trucks and '49-54 Chevy cars. These are complete IFS packages, including the main crossmember, tubular A-arms, 2-inch dropped Smart-Spindle, 11-inch rotors and calipers, power rack-and-pinion, your choice of airbags or coilovers, and hardware. Includes DVD install guide. Direct-Fit motor mounts are available. Update your ride with the best handling IFS system available. Holiday Special $1,850 (good through Dec. 31, 2012).
No Limit Engineering
(909) 386-7637 • www.nolimit.net
No Limit's famous Wide-Ride IFS kits for '48-64 Ford pickups and '55-59 Chevy pickups are now available in a bolt-in version for '63-87 Chevy C10s. These IFS systems include a one-piece crossmember for perfect alignment, Cam-Adjust upper A-arms, tubular lower A-arms, No Limit ZG spindles, 12-inch rotors and calipers, power rack-and-pinion, sway bar, boxing plates, and all hardware. Available with Coilover, Bag & Shock, or ShockWave suspension. Go with the winner, the Wide-Ride. Complete kits start at $2,695, holiday special 10 percent off (good through Dec. 31, 2012).
No Limit Engineering
(909) 386-7637 • www.nolimit.net
Kinekt Design Gear Ring: Interactive jewelry for men and women. Turn the outer rims of the ring and see the gears move (see video online). Lifetime warranty and free shipping. Order online or call.
888-600-8494 • www.kinektdesign.com