February 1, 2003

Keep Those Header Bolts PutStage 8 Locking Fasteners prevents lost performance and exhaust header leaks. They offer superior strength, good looks, and proven reliability. The easily installed three-piece locking system is completely reusable and can be visually inspected. For more information, contact Stage 8 Locking Fasteners Inc., 64 Louise St., San Rafael, CA 94901; 800/843-7836; www.stage8.com.

Small-Block Supercharging SystemsPaxton Automotive's supercharging systems for '64-'68 carbureted small-block V8 Mustangs produce power gains from 30 to 75 percent depending on boost levels, engine volumetric efficiency, and other factors. Installation requires a properly jetted Holley #4150 or Demon MD-type carburetor unit with mechanical secondaries. All components needed to bolt the system to a stock vehicle are included. For more information, contact Paxton Automotive at 805/604-1336 or visit www.paxtonauto.com.

Launch Into The StratosphereSteeda's competition aluminum drag arms provide maximum traction for hard launches. They have small, high durometer bushings for minimum suspension deflection. Each component is precision CNC-machined from lightweight, high-strength aluminum alloy and TIG-welded with premium wire. So have the edge at the start with Steeda's competition aluminum drag arms. For more information, contact Steeda Autosports, 1351 NW Steeda Way, Pompano Beach, FL 33069; 954/960-0774; www.steeda.com.

Space Saving Made SimpleMake room for that next restoration project with the Space Saver by Vulcan Manufacturing. It's solid and capable of lifting a one-ton truck. What's even more appealing about the Space Saver is it's safe and simple to operate. The lifts come in 12-, 14-, or 16-foot lengths with a maximum of 72- inches lifting height. Options include caster kit, reversible jack bridge for tool crib, 211/42-inch HP, and more. For more information, contact Vulcan Manufacturing Inc., 1007 W. North St., Salina, KS 67401. Call toll-free 888/826-5401 or visit www.vmihoppers.com.

The HoseLockTM LookKeep your Mustang show-ready under the hood with HoseLock. It tightens down on just about any type of rubber or braided stainless steel hose and keeps your Mustang looking top-notch. Each one has an internal compression ring that makes it possible to use a connection repeatedly without loosening or wearing out. HoseLock is perfect for your cooling system or the entire engine compartment. For more information, contact Pi-Thon Design, 2520 Turquoise Cir., Unit B, Newbury Park, CA 91320; 888/474-8466.

Make Your Spare Tire Even More UsefulCustom Autosound offers a device that fits into any spare tire for great bass in your interior. It is a high power, amplified subwoofer secured by original hold-down hardware. For more information, contact Custom Autosound, 808 W. Vermont Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805; 800/888-8637; www.custom-autosound.com.