Billet Aluminum Hoodpins
Eddie Motorsports now offers complete custom hoodpin assemblies that are CNC-machined from billet 6061-T6 aluminum. The hoodpins are available in two styles, a smooth finish and Eddie’s new Diamond series (pictured), along with a variety of finishes, including machined or brilliant polished finish, black or clear anodized. They are fastened to the hood with four blind studs and come with a billet adjuster nut and flip over pin with integral tether. An optional aircraft-style pushpin is available for an additional charge.
Manufactured from high-grade stainless steel, these manifolds give performance enthusiasts a superior alternative to cast-iron manifolds or noisy, leak-prone tube headers. They tuck tighter against the block than other header designs, allowing much more room for frame and steering clearance. Large, smooth 17/8-inch primary ports, combined with 3-inch outlets, result in fantastic flow characteristics and horsepower gains. Additional features include extra-thick manifold flanges, which not only eliminate leaks, but also allow the manifolds to be port-matched to the gaskets and cylinder heads, if desired. Manifolds are available highly polished or unpolished, and have standard three-bolt header flanges. Gaskets and stainless steel hardware are included with each pair.
Price: $500 (unpolished)/$600 (polished)
800.979.0122 · speedwaymotors.com
2X4 Dual-Plane For LS Powerplants
The technology of the LS pushrod engine is now mated with the impressive multi-carb looks and performance of the muscle car era. The Holley GM LS1/LS2/LS6 2x4V dual-plane manifold was designed in the tradition of the great dual Holley 4160 induction systems that competed on dragstrips, in Trans-Am, and at Le Mans in the ’60s. The dual-plane equal-distribution layout produces great midrange torque without compromising top end power. The LS engine architecture does not use an intake-mounted water neck or distributor so it’s perfect for two Holley carburetors or throttle bodies and this intake manifold design takes full advantage of that opportunity. Carbureted (PN 300-120) and EFI (PN 300-121) versions support a 1,500- 7,000 rpm powerband, making it appropriate for any street/performance or muscle car enthusiast.
Lower Control Arms for '10-and-Newer Camaros
Correct lost camber adjustability, reduce suspension deflection, and increase rear cornering stability with a set of lower control arms from BMR Suspension. Superior to the factory stamped-steel arm, BMR control arms are constructed from heavy-duty 2-inch-square tubing and internally gusseted laser-cut mounting plates. The BMR Lower Control Arms (TCA028) feature low-deflection polyurethane bushings, reinforced sway bar mounts, and a shortened overall length to correct camber on lowered vehicles. Installation time is only three to four hours. The arms are available in black hammertone or red powdercoat.
High/Low Light Switch
This electronic module replaces the ordinary dimmer switch. When the headlight switch is on, the module resets to the low beam circuit. Alternate momentary grounds switch between high and low beam headlight circuits. When the headlight switch is off, holding the momentary switch to the ground activates the “Flash to Pass” safety option on the high beam circuit for as long as the momentary ground is held. The module accommodates standard sealed beam and halogen headlights in two- and four-light configurations and includes a 30-amp circuit breaker. The module takes the current load off the headlight switch. Instead of passing power to the low and high beam circuits, the headlight switch simply provides a “headlights on” signal to the module. The module can be attached to other modules with the supplied locking wedge or stand alone with the included mounting bracket.
Double-Adjustable Steel Shocks for '82-92 Camaros
Drag racing is won or lost by narrow margins, making suspension tuning and consistency critical to winning races. Strange double externally adjustable coilover struts easily permit independent control of both extension and compression for maximizing your car’s performance. Besides reducing weight and allowing for adjustable ride height, the double-adjustable Strange struts are a valuable tool to adapt to changing track conditions, control weight transfer, reduce e.t.’s, improve down track stability, and allow for consistent runs. Strange also offers a full line of single and double externally adjustable aluminum Camaro/Firebird rear shocks.
Price: $998 & up (pair) Add $120 for Hyperco Springs
847.663.1701 · strangeeng.net
'84-87 Big-Brake Kit
Wilwood big-brake upgrades are now available for the front of all ’85-87 model C4 Corvettes, and the rear of all ’84-87 models. Front kits use the new Billet Narrow Superlite 6 Radial Mount calipers and a choice of either 13- or 14-inch discs. Rear kits use the new Billet Narrow Superlite 4s with 13-inch discs. These track-tested kits will not only provide better street performance, they will make a huge improvement over the original brakes on the track where consistency counts. The complete brake kits are lighter than the original brakes, improving the overall handling of your Corvette. All kits are available with caliper color and rotor-style options to match the style and braking requirements of all types of cars. Special kits with race rotors, Thermlock pistons, and race compound pads can also be custom ordered.
Price: $1,700 & up
805.388.1188 · wilwood.com
Universal Shifter for the Street or Race
TCI Automotive developed the new FAST-Gate Shifter that is universal in design, allowing it to be used in virtually any three- or four-speed application, either street or race. The FAST-Gate Shifter also includes a stylish and durable injection-molded cover, cable, and all required hardware for a simple installation, so there is no need to buy extra accessory pieces. The FAST-Gate Shifter’s sturdy construction is also capable of withstanding the demands of racing, yet looks classy in most street applications. The stamped components ensure smooth, accurate movements when shifting, and the reverse lockout mechanism eliminates the chance of transmission damage from accidentally shifting into reverse. CHP