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Parts Rack - September 2014

Posted in Product Reviews on August 13, 2014 Comment (0)
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Super Suspension
Cognito Motorsports introduces its 2005-2014 Ford Super Duty suspension packages, which includes progressive coil springs that deliver 4 inches of lift up front and the corrected rear block size for either a F-250 or F-350. This package also includes a new set of boxed radius arms, plus a dropped traction bar mount and pitman arm that will retain factory geometry with no bumpsteer. Options between Bilstein or Fox Performance Series shocks provide great control while traveling down the highway or off-road. This kit will allow 35-inch tires and up to 37-inch tires with fender trimming.
Info: Cognito Motorsports
866/426-4648, cognitomotorsports.com

Small Fuel Mover
Holley has an all-new electric fuel pump dubbed the Holley Mighty Mite. They’re small in size and price, quiet, easy to install, and works with gas, diesel, blended alcohol, and E85. Two versions are available: PN 14-426 for up to 300 hp and PN 14-427 for up to 400 hp. They are self-priming, have a 12-inch dry lift capability for more flexible mounting, and have an operating pressure between 1.5 to 4 psi (300hp version) or 4 to 7 psi (400hp version) for carbureted applications.
Info: Holley
866/646-6553, holley.com

LS Show Off
The General Motors LS engines are a convenient way of making reliable power, but it’s not so convenient trying to hook up aftermarket gauges to monitor them. Painless Performance now offers the solution with the PERFECT LS gauge controller. The compact LS gauge controller simply plugs into the OEM OBD-II connector and receives information from the factory engine sensors. It then converts the data into five different output signals for your aftermarket gauges, including vehicle speed, rpm, coolant temperature, oil pressure, and fuel level (when used with a factory sending unit).
Info: Painless Performance Products
817/244-6212, painlessperformance.com

Winch Winners
The newest generation of the Smittybilt X2O and XRC winches have been enhanced in almost every area for increased enhanced performance and durability. A new 6.6hp amphibious motor is connected to a three-stage planetary gear system with revised gear ratios for increased pulling power and lightning-fast line speed. The completely waterproof, state-of-the-art 500-amp solenoid has the versatility to be mounted in multiple locations depending on your application needs. Every winch is finished in a rugged UV-resistant matte-black coating with stainless steel hardware, oversized aluminum crossbars, a four-way roller fairlead, and a forged hook.
Info: Smittybilt
888/717-5797, smittybilt.com

Look Vision
Vision Wheel is proud to announce the introduction of its newest wheel design, the Incline Style 400. The one-piece aluminum wheels feature a timeless design that is rugged, sporty, and tough. The Incline Style is made for lifted, leveled, or stock-height light trucks and SUVs. The matte-black painted wheels are available in 17, 18, and 20-inch sizes in 5, 6, and 8-lug applications.
Info: 866/645-2664, visionwheel.com

Ram Rumble
Flowmaster’s new Outlaw cat-back emissions-legal systems have just been introduced for 2009-2014 Chevy/GMC Silverado/Sierra 1500, 2004-2014 Ford F-150, 2006-2014 Ram 1500, and 2009-2014 Toyota Tundra. The Outlaw cat-back system provides a very aggressive sound via a patented Delta Flow Super 10 muffler. Dual 3-inch tailpipes outfitted with large exhaust tips coated in a satin black ceramic finish are available, or the system can be modified for a dual-out-side or dual-out-rear tailpipe configuration. The Outlaw cat-back systems come with all necessary hardware and detailed instructions making for an easy installation at home or by a professional. These systems are protected by Flowmaster’s lifetime limited warranty.
Info: Flowmaster
707/544-4761, flowmastermufflers.com

Big Torque Clutch
McLeod has added Dodge 8.0L V-10 and 5.9L Cummins diesel applications to its WorkForce line of clutch kits. These new clutches are sold in both the stock 12 ¼-inch or a larger 13-inch size for even more holding power. The WorkForce HD comes with an organic disc and high clamp load pressure plate and is capable of holding 750 lb-ft. The WorkForce Pro HD combines a ceramic disc and high clamp load pressure plate for up to 1150 lb-ft. Both kits come complete with a solid-steel flywheel for even more durability.
Info: McLeod Racing
714-630-2764, mcleodracing.com

New Odyssize
Odyssey Battery now offers a Group 75/86 battery to its product line. The Group 75/86 is packed with all the hard-hitting performance you’d expect from any Odyssey battery, including 708 cold cranking amps, 89 reserve capacity minutes, and a weight of 43.4 pounds. Engineered with Thin Plate Pure Lead technology, ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries feature dry cell Absorbed Glass Mat technology to contain acid and prevent spills, allowing the battery to be installed in almost any position.
Info: Odyssey Battery
660/429-2165, odysseybattery.com

Sultan of Spark
Performance Distributors (Davis Unified Ignition) introduces the LS S.O.S. (Sultans Of Spark) ignition coils for LS/Vortec applications. The new technology in these coils allows you to open up your plug gaps to 0.065-inch to burn fuel more completely and produce more power and performance. The Davis Unified Ignition S.O.S. coils produce 28,000 volts under load, which is 7,000 more volts under load per coil. Superior thermal epoxy leads to improved heat transfer and vibration resistance. They mount in the stock location and the additional energy results in quicker starting and a smoother idle.
Info: Performance Distributors
901/396-5782, performancedistributors.com

Short Strap
Those familiar with hauling vehicles on a trailer understand the problems that arise when the distance between the vehicle and the tie-down fitting is too close for conventional tie-down methods. To solve this problem, Mac’s Tie Downs has created the new Cinch Pack, a 10,000–pound-capacity assembly that shortens to two feet in length. Available in four colors (red, blue, black and yellow), the Cinch Pack meets the high standards that customers have come to expect from Mac’s. The Cinch Pack consists of four 2-inch by 6-foot cinch straps, four strap wraps for securing your tie downs when they aren’t in use or wrapping up excess webbing, and comes in the Mac’s signature duffle bag. With the Cinch Pack you no longer have to worry about whether you’ll be able to tightly and securely tie down your load when space is limited.
Info: Mac’s Custom Tie Downs
800/666-1586, macstiedowns.com

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