A Stain in Your Bed You Can Be Proud OfBruce Horkey has Old Master Gel Stains that are geared for the do-it-yourselfer who wants the finest finish possible. While varnish will warm and highlight the natural colors of the wood and offer protection from the elements, these special gel stains give a more even color tone while providing additional UV protection that varnish alone cannot provide.

Bruce Horkey's Wood and Parts
(507) 831-5625
www.horkeyswoodandparts.com

Because Bad Graphics Suck
Custom Painting uses 416 color photos to show you how to accomplish a variety of custom painting applications and techniques. From stripes to scallops to flames, candies to pearls to 'flakes, fades to fogs to blends, Custom Painting covers it all. The book shows you how to apply these various looks with helpful how-to tips and explains the many-often mysterious-custom painting techniques and tricks.

CarTech
(800) 551-4754
www.cartechbooks.com

Big Boom, Small Size
Pioneer's newest additions to its GM series of amplifiers are the GM-D7400M and GM-D8400M. Both of these mono amplifiers use Class-D digital technology, making them 80 to 95 percent more efficient than conventional Class A/B amplifiers. Plus, they're more compact-reduced in size by 45 percent-making them easier to install. The new Class-D amps are designed for producing low bass frequencies and are perfect for large subwoofers.

Pioneer Electronics USA
www.pioneerelectronics.com

Do You Have Key-Fob Envy?
Want to add power door locks or a keyless-entry system to your truck? Then check out this kit from A1 Electric that is designed to work on late-model trucks with a flexible cable between the door latch and knob. The kit comes with brackets and actuators designed specifically for cable-type systems. Many trucks, including the Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon, Toyota Tundra, and Nissan Titan, are equipped with cable-actuated-type locks.

A1 Electric Automotive Accessories
(888) 838-0506
www.a1electric.com

Burly 4L85E Trans
Gearstar Performance Transmissions beefs up the 4L85E trans to take up to 1,000 hp worth of punishment. These shift boxes received a complete upgrade to the internals, including pump gears, sprag assembly, and all-new electronics (shift solenoids, wiring harness, switches, etc.). Harnessing 1,000 hp is aided with the use of a Yank Racing 11-inch billet converter, a manual valvebody, and a trans brake.

Gearstar Performance Transmissions
(800) 633-2353
www.gearstar.net

Control Your Taco'
LC Engineering offers Pro Fuel Injection kits for Toyota four- and six-cylinder engines. If you've ever changed cams or added a supercharger or other performance-enhancing parts, you'll want to check out this kit. Based on the SDS EM-4 system, the kit is a fully programmable, stand-alone engine management system designed to replace the factory Toyota injection computer or convert your carbureted engine to fuel injection. This system utilizes an easy-to-understand LCD display, and adjustments are made from the included controller.

LC Engineering
(928) 505-2501
www.lcengineering.com

Three Deuces, and We Don't Mean Wheels
The Demon 98 is a retro two-barrel high-performance carburetor that fits '30s-style three-bolt intake manifolds of vintage engines: flathead, Y-block, Hemi, or nailhead. The 98 employs conventional 6-7 psi rather than the Stromberg's 3-4 psi for an easy install with today's fuel pumps. Two models of the 98 are now available: a primary and a secondary. Each is rated around 205 cfm.

Barry Grant
(706) 864-8544
www.barrygrant.com

Up Your Cool With Big Wheels
DeModa Concept Wheels has a new wheel for your truck to make the neighbors envious. The Concerto comes in 20-, 22-, and 24-inch diameters and fits five- and six-lug trucks. They are constructed from a cast aluminum alloy and come finished in black with a polished lip, chrome, or a machined finish with an onyx lip.

Autotech Accessories
(661) 250-3000
www.demodaconcept.com

Solid Steering For Your Mopar
The stock steering shaft is designed with a steering coupler, which is prone to wear, and in many instances the OE replacement is no longer available. Borgeson offers a replacement steering shaft for '79-'93 Dodge trucks. Borgeson also offers an upgraded assembly that removes the rag joint and replaces it with a second U-joint.

Borgeson Universal
(860) 482-8283
www.borgeson.com

Chevrolet Smile
Nu Image is now offering these sweet grilles from its Crown Grille Collection. Constructed from 304 stainless steel that is chrome-plated, these babies are durable enough to come with a three-year warranty. '07 and '08 Chevrolet trucks and SUVs are covered right now with more to follow.

Nu Image Components
(951) 278-2467
www.nuimage1.com

Retro Air Cleaner
Imagine opening the hood of your truck to find the old "oil bath"-style air intake made famous by '51-'56 Cadillacs and Oldsmobiles. Unlike the original oil-bath intakes, this kit uses a standard, off-the-shelf, 14x4-inch paper air filter. The complete kit includes all-steel air cleaner top and base, an air filter, a rocket-style wing nut, carburetor stud, and decal. Universal fit for any 5-1/8-inch-throat carburetor or throttle body.

Stylin' Trucks
(800) 434-4381
www.stylintrucks.com

Be A Better Fabricator
Notching and welding tubing of any size has always been a time-consuming and difficult task. The PipeMaster eliminates all of the guesswork in tube fitting and provides you with the exact shape for a perfect cut every time. PipeMaster tools are available in sizes from 1/2 inch to 12 inches in diameter and are a great addition to your welding toolbox.

PipeMaster
(360) 668-3291
www.pipemastertools.com

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