01

DOWN THE BARREL

INCREASE airflow with one of Quick Fuel Technology’s new 450cfm fourbarrel carburettors. Designed for small-displacement four-cylinder, sixcylinder and V8 engines, the carburettors retain all the features found in larger cfm models. An alcohol version for oval-track racing is also available, as are custom applications. For a full list of these features visit www.quickfueltechnology.com.au or contact APD on (08) 8363 5566.

02

HUMPY HANDLES

THE Rare Spares range of repo goodies for your old Holden is truly staggering, including this WH1010 ‘FJ Special’ window winder handle.

Produced with care in chrome finish, they easily replace those faded, chipped and pitted original handles to bring the vehicle to a showroom standard. They’ll set you back $65.95. Info: www.rarespares.net.au.

03

POWER TRIP

THESE alloy power steering reservoirs are a direct replacement for the factory unit on LS engines. Fabricated in Australia, they are available with either AN fittings or push-on barb fittings for standard hoses. Available in raw aluminium, polished, or a range of custom powdercoated finishes from $165. Visit www.lowefabrications.com.au or call 1300 LOWE FAB.

04

I LOVE PHOS

GIVE your ride the love it deserves with Easy Phos, a waterless phosphate that treats raw steel and aluminium. It promotes paint adhesion and prevents surface rust during storage or restoration. The metal surface is covered by a phosphate layer and is then sealed with an organic polyphosphate, which protects the surface from rust and other contaminants. Contact Oxytech on 1300 353 655.

05

TIDY UP

STILL trying to find your LS engine amongst a congestion of wires, tubes, and ignition coils? Not any more! Proform has developed a valve cover that will take your stock LS engine and give it a totally personalised look. These new valve covers are taller than stock items, and can accommodate a wide variety of large-valvetrain applications.

There are seven style choices, with raised or recessed Chevrolet and Bowtie emblems, LSX emblem, or no emblems at all for a selfcustomised look. Go to: rocketind.com.au.

06

CLUTCH SHOT

XTREME CLUTCH has developed several new performance clutch kits to suit the VF HSV GTS, including a 230mm twin-plate ceramic rigid; 230mm twin-plate carbon blade; and a 270mm twin-plate organic rigid. All of the new clutch kits come with a single-mass flywheel conversion and concentric slave cylinder, as well as all the necessary bolts, spline grease and alignment tools. Call Xtreme Clutch on 1800 CLUTCH.

07

PAIR OF PISTONES

WANT your loafers to say something about your car obsession?

Then pick up a pair of Pistone’s finest. These slim and sleek low-cut shoes are made with supple leather and are exquisitely quilted and perforated. They also feature a sole with a softly rounded heel and Piloti’s signature tyre tread. The kicks are fully lined with soft pigskin, so vegans best steer clear. Available in red and charcoal black. Visit piloti.com.au.

08

I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW

EAGLE One 20/20 Glass Cleaner is formulated to quickly clean windows for a streak-free, crystal-clear finish. It’s specially formulated to cut through automotive vinyl fog, smoke residue, road grim, bug residue and the build-up of grime on glass and chrome. Visit eagleone.com.au for further details or to find your local retailer.

09

SNUG FIT

IN A WORLD where engine bays are getting tighter, Turbosmart’s ProGate-50 Lite is perfect for applications where space for turbo components is at a premium. The new ProGate-50 Lite is the compact wastegate that offers serious flow capacity in a small package. The wastegate retails for $649.95 (inc. GST). Call 1300 735 506.

10

PLAYING IT COOL

DAVIES Craig’s new Hydra-Cool transmission oil cooler combo kit knows how to stay cool under pressure. It features a patented dimple-plate-and-fin design that’s coupled with an eight-inch thermatic fan. The unique dimple plates re-direct oil flow and, in conjunction with the louvred-fin design, provide highly efficient cooling with low-pressure drop for on-road, off-road and motorsport applications. Call (03) 9369 1234 for info.

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