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Truck Performance Parts and Accessories

Posted in Product Reviews on September 27, 2006
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Easy Plug Removal
Reaching down into an engine bay is a tedious task for anyone from the garage mechanic to the do-it-yourself driveway junkie. Powerhouse Products' new spark plug sockets are a great way to help weave your way through tight spots and remove your spark plugs with no sweat. They feature a unique side opening that doesn't require the usual spark plug length clearance and can be turned and slipped over the spark plug so that it can be removed in the standard manner with a box or open-end wrench.

Attitude Adjustment
If you are the proud owner of a second-generation, 24-valve Dodge Ram diesel truck, here is something you need to check out. Edge Products has just released its new Juice With Attitude system which claims increased power numbers of 120 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. A built-in turbo timer prolongs turbo life by allowing the ending to run for a specific cool-down time or until a predeterminded EGT is reached.

Premium Protection
Prolonging the life of your off-road vehicle can often come down to simple things such as what type of oil you run and how well you maintain the cleanliness of your engine internals through proper fluid protection. Quick Lube Products has announced the launch of a new line of premium products designed exclusively for quick lube professionals. The new line, christened ProFormula, consists of six specialty products designed to maximize vehicle performance and increase fuel efficiency. The six products include Engine Cleaner, Engine Stop Leak, Fuel Boost, Fuel System Cleaner, Engine Treatment, and Engine Protection.

Increase Your Flow
Additional power is always a good thing to an automotive enthusiast. New from Racing Head Service are Vortec Iron Performance cylinder heads. The new heads have proven to deliver 27 more cfm at 0.500-inch lift. They are constructed from high-quality cast iron, feature dual-pattern intake compatibility, and work with virtually any intake manifold rather than being restricted to Vortec-style components.

Precision-Fit Benefits
COMP Cams has released its new Retro-Fit hydraulic roller lifters for Chrysler engines that are designed to fit three classic Chrysler platforms. They are designed for small-block (273-360 cid), big-block (384-440 cid), and Hemi (426 cid) engines providing increased durability as well as better throttle response, increased engine vacuum, and top-end horsepower. The cams are true drop-in replacement components and do not require any type of lifter bore or other engine modifications prior to use.

Portable Shock Kit
Having the ability to tune your shocks both in the shop and in the dirt is extremely beneficial. The new, portable N2 nitrogen kit comes with the essential tools to accurately adjust and recharge rebuildable shocks, air shocks, and hydraulic bumpstops. For easy and compact travel, the heavy-duty storage case with molded foam compartments holds a new, 20cf nitrogen bottle (available in steel or aluminum), a 450-psi regulator for those high-pressure recharges, and a high-pressure hydraulic hose.

Sources

Edge Products
Ogden, UT 84404
888-360-3343
www.edgeproducts.com
Comp Cams
Memphis, TN 38118
800-999-0853
http://www.compcams.com
Racing Head Service
Memphis, TN 38118
877-776-4323
http://www.racingheadservice.com
Powerhouse Products
Memphis, TN 38118
800-872-7223
http://www.powerhouseproducts.com
Poly Performance Inc.
www.polyperformance.com
Quick Lube Products Inc.
www.pro-formula.com

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