Diesel Inhaler
aFe's new Magnum Force Stage 2 cold-air intake system offers '03-'06 F-250/F-350 Ford truck owners a companyclaimed increase of 67 lb-ft of torque at 1,300 rpm. By integrating a battery relocation kit, aFe's system accommodates a 12-inch 360-degree radial high-flow, washable/reuseable air filter, for improved airflow. aFe's new high-performance Magnum Force system requires no underhood drilling, cutting, or fabricating, and it is installed using the factory mounting locations.
Advanced Flow Engineering (Afe)
(877)414-9444www.Afefilters.com

Lumpy Bumpstick
let's face it, few things serve to grab our attention at a car show or cruise night more than a car with a thumping, high-performance idle. The Thumpr camshafts from Comp Cams are a new series of retro-fit hydraulic roller camshafts designed for use in '55-'98 262-400ci small-block Chevrolet engines that were originally equipped with flat-tappet camshafts. Thumpr camshafts are available in three different grind profiles, each one of which will produce a rough, racy exhaust note, as well as horsepower and torque gains at a different rpm range. Their hydraulic roller design means that they will deliver a power increase over an identical hydraulic flat-tappet grind without sacrificing reliability or ease of maintenance.
Comp Cams
(800)999-0853www compcams.com

Get The Clunk Out
Flaming River has designed this Tru-Steer steering shaft to get rid of the clunk in the steering system of '99-'07 gM trucks. The shaft is Flaming River's EZ Fit shaft, a heavyduty, spring-loaded shaft that helps absorb chassis flex and road-vibration, and it has 3 inches of slip and collapsibility. Precision-machined stainless steel pinch bolt-style upper and lower yokes provide an OEM shaft connection to the steering box and the steering column for performance, corrosion-resistance, and a positive, trouble-free installation. Custom applications are available for suspension and body lifts.
Flaming River
(800)648-8022www.flamingriver.com

Oil-Burner Bullet
Banks has introduced the Banks Bullet, a budget-priced, entry-level diesel tuner/boost gauge for the '01-'04 Duramax lB7, as well as '03-'07 Cummins and Power Stroke pickups. The 2-inch gauge-mount device has Stock, Tow, and Sport power levels, which are changeable on-the-fly at the push of a button. Banks claims the Bullet adds as much as 60-plus hp and 100-plus lb-ft of torque at the rear wheels, offers built-in AutoRate and ActiveSafety safeguards, and stacks with any aftermarket chip or programmer.
Gale BANKS Engineering
(866) 602-4312www.bankspower.com

Let Mother Polish The Wheels
Mothers PowerBall family now includes the PowerBall Mini MD or Metal Doctor. It's just like the PowerBall but in a more aggressive form to remove nicks and scratches in minutes, saving time and money. Just chuck this thing into your cordless drill and start polishing out the imperfections. When used with Mothers PowerMetal Scratch Removing Polish, this time-saving tool restores damaged wheels, diamond-plate, and virtually any uncoated, polishable metal. Perhaps best of all, the PowerBall Mini MD is washable and reversible.
MOTHERS
(714) 891-3364www.mothers.com

The Second Amendment
NCD Customs now offers an extremely superior alternative to the stock Nissan Titan upper control arms (UCA) that traditionally make contact with the coil bucket when even the smallest lift kits are installed. The NCD UCAs are designed as a simple bolt-on solution, fitting all '04-'07 two- and four-wheel-drive Nissan Titans. The NCD UCAs improve off-road handling, provide increased droop, and allow for longer shocks to gain clearance for larger wheel/tire combinations. Also, they can be used with almost any lift kit on the market that would normally retain the stock UCA.
NCD Customs
(866)983-4623www.ncdcustoms.com

Watt About My Rearend?
Named after its inventor, James watt, the watts link is used as a means to center the rear axle. The team at KP Components has designed a true Bolton watts link kit that is geared for the home installer. The kits are designed for the '88-and-later Chevrolet and gMC trucks using the factory 10-bolt rearend. Earlier gM applications like the '67-'72 and '73-'87 trucks, along with the Ford F-150s, will also be available in the near future.
KP Components Inc.
(866)575-4657www.kpcomponents.com

Feel The Music
The new X Thunderlink 210P universal amplified subwoofer enclosure from MTX Audio is designed to virtually fit in any truck. The enclosure is made from injection-molded plastic and features two 10-inch subwoofers with passive radiators that are powered by a 200-watt (RMS), Class D, onboard, fan-cooled amplifier. RCA and Bi-level inputs make installation a snap, and Smart Engage auto turn-on circuitry eliminates the need to run a remote wire to the amplifier. It simply senses voltage in the signal wire and automatically turns on.
MTX Audio
(800) 225 -5689

Get Your Chrome On
In the Sixties and Seventies, many interior trim items were chrome-plated plastic, like the dash bezel shown here for a '66 car. If you have some of that in your classic truck that has seen better days, instead of painting it silver, send it to Just Dashes. The company can have your original parts rechromed, and Just Dashes craftsmen can then completely detail the piece to like-new condition. Minor cracks and breaks in the plastic can be repaired prior to applying the plastic chrome, and sometimes even large damaged areas can be salvaged, eliminating the problem of a costly replacement.
Just Dashes
(800)247-3274www.justdashes.com

Big Wheel Keep On Turnin'
DIY enthusiasts can dial in their camshafts, check piston-to-valve clearance, and examine crankshaft endplay for less with the new summit Cam Degreeing Kit. The kit features an 11-inch degree wheel that features a polyurethane enamel finish and is designed to read the same as cam spec cards. The wheel fits most Chevy, Ford, and Chrysler engines. It also comes with two low-tension checking springs, a one-wire pointer, a TDC stop, three adapter bushings, one flat washer, one magnetic base, and a dial indicator.
Summit Racing
(800)230-3030www.summitracing.com

Whittled Wheels
Alan Budnik wants you to see the newest design in the company's X-Series line of custom wheels. The Cannon comes in 15- to 22-inch diameters and widths from 5- to 15 inches, so you can pick the perfect size for your truck. The wheel is CNC-machined out of aluminum and comes with either powdercoat, brushed, polished, or clearcoat finishes. All Budnik X-Series designs are available in traditional lip and the new fat-lip profile. Take a trip to the Budnik website for the complete listing of wheels.
Budnik Wheels
(714)892-1932www.budnik.com

Plastic Fantastic
wilson Manifolds is proud to offer a composite modular intake manifold for 23-degree (gen I) standard and raised-runner small-block Chevyheads. Made out of a proprietary composite polymer, the new modular intake weighs just 7 pounds. The composite material also rejects heat better than aluminum, and when combined with a valley tray that isolates the plenum and runners from hot engine oil, intake charge density and power are maximized.
Wilson Manifolds
(954)771-6216www. wilsonmanifolds.com

Grilled Bow Tie, Anyone?
Street Scene has announced the release of Speed grille inserts for the '07 Chevy Silverado Trucks. These grille inserts are available in chrome, satin aluminum (shown), high-polished stainless steel, or black chrome finishes. The Speed grille inserts are built from 5052-grade aluminum and are designed using a patented diamond-hole pattern that allows excellent airflow. lower valance Speed grille insertsm for the Silverado are also available for the OE valance and the Street Scene bumper cover.
Street Scene Equipment
(714)426-0590www.streetsceneeq.com

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