Parts Counter - September 2013
Cool Cooler Clamps
There’s a better way to hang your transmission cooler, and Earl’s Performance Plumbing has it. This trio of stylish oil cooler clamps is the newest addition to the Earl’s line and they fit all Earl’s oil cooler heights. The anodized aluminum mounting system is made with E-coated steel hardware and rubber isolators to rigidly mount Earl’s coolers. The rubber isolators keep vibration from reaching the cooler for longer life, and they also allow for less-than-perfect installation situations while maintaining a firm grip.
Earl’s Performance Plumbing (A Division of Holley)
Is Your Ride Star-Worthy?
The Startech wheel is a new wheel from the Dicer Series by Centerline Wheels. These wheels are SFI 15.1–approved for professional drag racing, and Centerline designed them particularly for race cars, muscle cars, and street machines. The Startech comes in a 15-inch diameter with various widths, bolts patterns, and offsets available.
The Startech is a 100-percent-forged aluminum wheel, which Centerline claims is half the weight of a cast aluminum wheel, and it’s made stateside in Santa Fe Springs, California. Center caps are included and prices start at just $148 each for a 15x4 wheel (Dicer Series).
Center Line Wheels
(800) 345-8671, Ext 5
Let The Light Shine
Larson Electronics now offers this five-foot-long LED drop light that is designed for operation in demanding conditions. The FTL-5-LED-50-HD 24-watt LED Drop Light is a portable and powerful lighting solution that combines the efficiency and power of LED technology with rugged construction and versatile operation. This drop light features a high-strength, yet lightweight, aluminum body and the LED lamp produces 2,160 lumens of power illumination with even distribution.
Larson says the lamp is very durable and resistant to the effects of dropping or vibration, the housing is water and weather resistant, and it features a lengthy 50 feet of cord.
All-New Thunderbird Chassis
Fatman Fabrications has developed a complete bolt-on chassis for ’55-’57 Thunderbirds to complement the company’s already large list of components for these very popular Fords. Handling will be improved, and with 0.188-wall tubular construction, it promises to be a major step up in strength for your T-Bird. Four-wheel-disc brakes, premium coilovers from Ridetech, power steering, a 9-inch rear axle loaded with 3.70 Posi gears, and complete body and bumper mounts are only a few on the standard features.
Rick’s Tanks now offers three different in-tank-capable fuel pumps to satisfy the thirstiest restomods. The three pumps are designed to be mounted inside tanks and are supplied with appropriate wiring and connectors. Each pump is also supplied with a pickup element to ensure a clean fuel supply.
The first pump is an economical solution that provides up to 255 lph, perfect for many street cars. There are two other kits that provide up to 400 lph and 450 lph for higher horsepower demands. These two pumps are based on a turbine design making them compatible with pulse-width-modulated controllers found in many new EFI systems.
Auto Meter’s New GT Series Gauges Reporting for duty!
If you’re looking to upgrade the instrumentation in your restomod, look no further than these new GT Series gauges. Equipped with white LED illumination to maximize visibility in all conditions, they are also fitted with matte black bezels to minimize cockpit glare, while aircraft-inspired dials constructed from real carbon fiber clearly communicate mission critical data. They’re available in multiple configurations for optimal deployment in a range of applications.
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