Classic Parts of America has announced its reproduction 1960-66 long-bed fleetside bedsides as the first recreations of this caliber available on the market. They are made from stamped steel with proper gauge and bends just like the original, promising to restore and uphold their original style and enhance the appearance of your truck. With durability and appearance to make the cut in another 50 years, this reproduction for 1960-66 long-bed models ensures your truck is up to snuff.
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These LS swap headers are built with 3⁄8-inch-thick flanges at the cylinder head and three-bolt outlet flanges. They also feature a four-tube under-chassis exit design made from 16-gauge tubing, 1.75-inch primaries and 3-inch collectors for durability as well as increased horsepower and torque in the midrange. With polished, high-luster heat and corrosion-resistant metallic ceramic coating for a rich appearance and long life, the D3347 headers come complete with reducers, 1,100ᵒF-rated gaskets and premium installation hardware.
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Flaming River has designed a direct-fit rack-and-pinion conversion system for 1967-72 Chevrolet C-10 pickups with a cradle mounting assembly that bolts into the original mounting locations of the steering box and idler arm assembly for easy installation. The kit includes a column shift or floor shift tilt steering column with GM 4.25-inch wiring connector, mounting hardware, universal joints and shafts, rack-and-pinion cradle system, power steering pump and pulley, aluminum mounting reservoir and billet swivel floor mount.
If you have a full-blown show truck, chances are you have a pretty clean engine compartment. One thing that can stick out like a sore thumb, though, is a battery. Billet Proof Designs has come up with a solution so that you can have your cake and eat it too. These billet aluminum battery trays will let you dress up your Optima battery to match the theme of your truck. They come in several finishes including polished, chrome or, our favorite, semi-gloss textured black powder coat.
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With these adapters, owners of LS-engine-equipped vehicles can bolt on a set of classic small-block Chevy valve covers to transform the look of their modern engine to match the style of their classic vehicle. With supply, performance and power potential compared to size, these popular engines can now be a part of maintaining the classic look of your vehicle’s engine compartment while enjoying the modern refinement of these late-model power plants.
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Cooler Than You
Royal Purple has announced its reformulated cooling system optimizer and conditioner, Purple Ice. Reducing engine coolant temperatures by as much as 25°F and protecting against harmful buildup and corrosion, Purple Ice helps lower engine coolant temperatures by reducing the surface tension of the coolant for better interface between the engine’s coolant and hot metal components, which prevents overheating as well as the formation of damaging engine hot spots.
VIAIR’s 380C dual performance value packs include two 380C compressors, two heavy-duty 40-amp relays and a 165-psi on/200-psi off pressure switch. Each comes included with remote-mount filter assemblies and mounting hardware so that their performance is only matched by ease of installation. Rated to fill tank volumes up to 10 gallons, these stealth-styled compressors are also available with black hoses and check valves to complete the look. With a sick, sinister style, these compressors don’t just perform under pressure, they have a unique style all of their own.
Stick it There
Want to enhance the look of your engine compartment? Lokar’s new billet aluminum direct-mount LS series engine dipstick is an ideal replacement for the factory dipstick and handle in any LS series engine. With its billet aluminum handle and E-Z read flexible inner cable, this dipstick will surely add some style. Designed to mount directly into the factory dipstick tube, the direct-mount LS series engine dipstick features a billet aluminum handle and a U-Cut-To-Fit, E-Z read flexible inner cable for accurate engine oil measurement.
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Speedtech Performance, makers of muscle car Pro-Touring suspensions, has taken on the task of producing one of the lowest-riding, best-handling truck suspensions available. The new ExtReme 1967-72 C-10 chassis gives you a killer look while seriously making your truck handle like a modern performance car. What more could you ask for? Street cruiser to full race options are available.
Force it In
Vortech Engineering is proud to announce the release of its universal LSX-Swap supercharging system. The GM LSX is currently one of the most popular engine swap power plants in the world. From the street to the track, Pro-Touring to pro drifting, the LSX has established itself as a fantastic platform to swap into just about anything. Now Vortech Engineering allows you to take your LSX even further with the new universal LSX-Swap supercharging system. It’s designed for vehicles equipped with fuel-injected Chevrolet engines using LS1- and LS2-style manifold and C5 Corvette FEAD (GM 19257325 or 19202977 or equivalent accessory drive required).
With C-10s becoming a wildly popular platform for restoration and Pro-Touring projects, American Powertrain has introduced a new line of ProFit transmission installation kits specifically for these trucks. As with all of American Powertrain’s kits these systems feature the TREMEC TKO five-speed and Magnum six-speed coupled with all of the parts needed to successfully install these gearboxes with an excellent shift position for both bench and bucket seat projects. Kits feature AP’s lightweight X-Factor aluminum cross member with ISO-X ballistic mount, mechanical or electronic speedometer solution, VSS set-up for EFI, pilot bearing, Weatherseal reverse light wiring, complete seamless DOM driveshaft, shift knob, hardware and instructions. A Pro-Touring series upgrade is available on all kits, netting customers a race-balanced aluminum driveshaft and the company’s billet White Lightning shifter for maximum performance. All gearboxes are available with the Xtreme upgrade to handle up to 1,100 ft-lbs of torque and high-rpm shifting.
Starting with the rear, Street Edge flip kits were designed to relocate the rear axle of your truck. All rear flips kits are manufactured with high-quality steel and feature a durable powder-coat finish and high-quality hardware. For the front, Street Edge dropped spindles lower your truck 3 inches and improve handling while maintaining
factory ride quality. Street Edge spindles maintain critical suspension geometry, eliminating excessive ball joint, shock and tire wear common to other methods of lowering. Each spindle is built from high-strength ductile iron, providing the structural integrity to meet and exceed all factory specifications. Each Street Edge coil is built from chromium alloy steel and is wound, shot peened and powder coated to exact specifications to ensure the proper ride height, ride quality and long life you expect from Street Edge USA products.
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