Flare Road Wheel
Billet Specialties’ Flare wheel is milled from rotary forged 6061-T6 aluminum for strength and light weight. This new wheel features 3-D machining and a soft lip barrel for that deep look. Polished to a brilliant finish, the Flare wheel is available in 17- to 22-inch diameter and 5x4.5, 5x4.75, and 5x5 bolt patterns. Each wheel is custom built to your specs right here in the United States.
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Named the 625 Street Demon, it’s engineered for hot rods with stock to mildly modified engines. Its cast aluminum construction exhibits smooth and flowing contours and in operation it accommodates either square- or spread bore pattern intake manifolds without adapters. It’s an easy replacement for any street four-barrel with 1-3/8-inch primary throttle bores, which contain triple-stack boost venturii.
The Street Demon’s fuel bowl, which is integrated with the main body, is available in either aluminum or an exclusive automotive-spec polymer. The polymer bowl features hot-weather driveability and faster hot restarts by reducing heat transfer to the fuel by as much as 20 degrees F. To eliminate all potential leaks the bowl is devoid of plugged passages and the bowl gasket is placed above the fuel level.
A single fuel inlet ensures simple installation and two-stage metering rods accommodate most tuning requirements, without carburetor disassembly or removal. For cold starting, a proven electric-assist bimetal coil choke is provided.
Street Demons are available in three forms: all aluminum tumble-burnished, tumble-burnished with polymer fuel bowl, and all aluminum hand polished. Prices are $349.99, $379.99, and $449.99, respectively.
No Job Too Small
Eastwood’s small job soda and abrasive blasting kits offer the benefits of a large blast system at a fraction of the cost. You can quickly remove rust and coatings down to clean bare metal in a fraction of the time it would take with other methods. The small job blasting kits work with small home compressors (7 cfm at 80 psi) and with Eastwood’s soda or abrasive media.
Eastwood’s abrasive crushed glass is used with the small job blaster to remove heavy rust, filler, paint, and grime quickly and cost effectively.
Blast at any angle. The suction head draws the media into the air stream to minimize surging or skipping and accelerates the media at the part.
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Responding to the requests, the Heidts Engineering Team has developed a high-horsepower, universal application of the award-winning Pro-G IRS design and geometry.
The new Universal HHP IRS features a fully welded and boxed, cut-to-fit upper crossmember, heavy-duty upper and lower control arms, fully welded uprights, heavy-duty constant-velocity joints and axle shafts, as well as Heidts’ own cast centersection that can be loaded with a wide range of gear ratios and limited-slip differentials. The HHP IRS also makes use of standard 10-1/2-inch inboard-mounted disc brakes with four-piston Wilwood calipers. Based upon the intended vehicle application, the Heidts sales team will help the customer select the proper spring rates for the coilover shock assemblies. To aid in custom installations, the HHP IRS is available in both 56- and 58-inch framerail width versions.
Dropped and Cool
These ’59-64 Pontiac and ’58-60 Buick dropped spindles provide better brakes options and a 2-1/2-inch drop while retaining their stock GM front suspension. With a slight change to the machinework, this spindle bolts directly to either the stock Buick or Pontiac tie-rod end and control arms. Late ’70s GM 12-inch diameter disc brake rotors with a 5-inch bolt pattern make it easy to match the stock GM rear axle bolt pattern.
These are part of a new line of dropped disc brake spindles Fatman is developing for the first of the ball joint–type IFS GM big classic cars. Applications cover all the ’55-70 5-inch bolt circle Buicks, Olds, Pontiacs, and Cadillacs.