Socket to Me
Powerhouse Tight-Fit Spark Plug Sockets provide easy and fast removal of spark plugs from virtually any engine. The uniquely designed Powerhouse spark plug sockets feature a side opening that doesn't require the usual spark plug length clearance. Fully CNC-machined from 15-5 Stainless Steel Aircraft Alloy and properly heat-treated, they work with virtually any cylinder head/exhaust header combination. Internal hex is electronically cut for great strength and durability. They're available in 5/8-inch and 13/16-inch spark plug sizes, and built to give a lifetime of use. Contact: Powerhouse, (800) 872-7223

Can't Stand the Heat?
Design Engineering Inc. has introduced yet another heat protection solution: Fire Sleeve & Tape Kits. Fire Sleeve is capable of withstanding temperatures ranging from 500F direct continuous and up to 2,000F intermittent. Available in 3/8-inch, 5/8-inch and 1-inch id, Fire Sleeve is strong but flexible and ideally suited for protecting hoses, wires, and cables. Each kit includes a 16-inch length of Fire Tape - perfect for finishing off and sealing the ends of Fire Sleeve for a clean, professional look. Contact: Design Engineering, Inc., (800) 264-9472

Right to Bear Arms
Take your suspension to the next level with these highly adjustable 350Z and G35 components from Nagisa Auto. The sloppy stock rubber bushings are replaced with solid spherical pillow-ball joints. The components also provide adjustments to vary both the alignment and suspension geometry. Upper control arms, tension rods, camber, caster, toe and tie rods are available now. Contact: More Japan, (888) 560-4600

More Power for Less Cash
The e-RAM is dyno-proven to provide 4%-6% HP gains throughout the entire RPM range. Activated automatically at full-throttle, it hits 25,000 rpm in 1/10th of a second to produce 1 PSI boost to your intake. The ECU adjusts by adding fuel to keep the air-fuel ratio correct. More air + more fuel = more power. e-RAMs can be stacked to produce 1.7 PSI or more. Due to its large 4-inch diameter, the e-RAM doesn't restrict airflow when not in operation during part-throttle conditions. It produces consistent, cost-effective horsepower gains on all engines; and is a true bolt-on universal-fit device that takes about of 45 minutes to install with hand tools. Prices start from $299. Contact: e-Racing Motorsports, LLC., (831) 685-3278

Total Stimulation
Subaru WRX STi owners can gain up to 30 hp with this cold-air intake from Injen. The two-piece system - incorporating Injen's innovative Tri-Step process, and dyno-tuned flange - is engineered to provide optimal airflow. No modifications are necessary as this is a bolt-on affair. The wrinkle red finish is for the limited edition intakes. Optional finishes are polish and black powder coat. Contact: Injen Technology, (909) 839-0706

Weld Well
The new Syncrowave 200 Professional-Quality AC/DC TIG/Stick welder is available at an affordable price. With an extended power range (5 to 200 amp) for welding thicker materials (up to 1/4-inch aluminum in AC TIG), the built-in pulser enhances bead appearance and improves weld quality. Other features include Fan-On-Demand, Auto-Postflow, Adaptive Hot Start for Stick arc starts and a 115V auxiliary power receptacle conveniently located on the front of the machine. The easy-to-use interface decreases set-up time. Contact: Miller Electric Mfg. Co., (800) 4-A-MILLER, (800) 426-4553

Piston Love for Subies
MAHLE is now offering the PowerPak piston assembly kit for the 2.0-liter Subaru Turbo WRX EJ207, and the 2.5-liter Subaru Turbo STI, Forester, and Legacy EJ259. The PowerPak includes a steel nitrated 1.2, 1.2, 2.5 mm ring set, 23 mm (123 grams) high quality German steel wrist pins, and race-proven round wire locks. Developed for the street or the track, these low expansion pistons are made from high strength, high endurance 4032 aluminum alloy. They arrive race-ready out of the box: hand-deburred and coated with phosphate to protect against microwelding and pin galling. MAHLE's anti-friction GRAFAL coating is applied to the skirts. MAHLE pistons generate improved horsepower through ring flanks that are finished with an ultra flat, smooth surface to maximize the seal. Quality workmanship is evident from the CNC finished pin bores that won't require any additional work, to the perfectly placed radiused valve pockets and forced pin oiling. Contact: MAHLE, (888) 255-1942

Proficient Multi-tasker
A combination boost-controller, data display, data logger, and e-manage programmer, the PRofec e-01 from GReddy Performance Products can provide superior boost response, increased boost, warning meter functions, and other features. One can view up to three different data channels simultaneously on the large LCD screen or log up to three hours on an SD card to transfer to a PC. Contact: GReddy, (949) 588-8300

Get Stiff
DC Sports Strut Bars reduce a vehicle's chassis flex by connecting the vehicle body at the shock towers for added stiffness. The company's strut bars vastly improve a car's road manners and handling characteristics; work with the factory suspension components; and are a must for road race applications or spirited drivers with heavily modified street vehicles. The CS-2 Strut Bar, featuring dual bar design with integrated steel brace, virtually eliminates body flex for improved handling and drivability. It mounts directly to strut tower with no modifications required; and has a gunmetal gray powdercoat that delivers lasting good looks. Contact: AEM Power, (310) 484-2322

Danger: High Voltage
Improve performance by reducing voltage irregularities to various components with Kazama Auto's Voltage, an engine grounding kit and voltage stabilizer. The unit has an LED display to show the voltage. The included thick-gauge shielded wires have gold-plated ends and connect to the unit in a central location. Contact: More Japan, (888) 560-4600

Stop on a Dime
Borrowing the brake system design from racecars in the JGTC500 series, Mackin Industries redesigned the Project Mu Racing Caliper Kit. Now each piston has an individual pad, enabling optimized bite and heat resistance. The kit still comes with SCR Pro, two-piece rotors and Teflon brake lines. Contact: Mackin Industries, (562) 946-6820

Perfect Fit in a Jiffy
Jiffy-tite Quick Connect Fluid Fittings, connect or disconnect in seconds by hand, saving time both on and off the track. Only a few Jiffy-tite fittings and adapters can be used to totally replumb any fuel, oil or water system for virtually all import applications. Jiffy-tite's patented valve technology at both the socket and plug assembly makes this fitting system the most technologically advanced on the market. No wrenching is required. Designed for minimal flow restriction, and to be lightweight and compact, they easily can handle pressure of 200psi and have been tested for reliability at temperatures from 0-350 F. Machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, with brass valves and stainless steel ball bearings, they come in black and gold anodized and are 100% leak tested. Contact: Jiffy-tite, (888) 605-7788

Dapper Damper
The ATI Super Damper is now available for 2002+ Mitsubishi Evolution VIII/IX and all other DSM 4G63 racing applications. It offers engine-damping protection that is unmatched by the stock unit, helps to prolong the life of your engine, ensures fewer engine failures and frees up any potential horsepower. It's the only damper designed exclusively for high rpm performance engines and is used on nearly 100% of all Nextel Cup engines, as well as many vehicles on the NHRA Xplod Sport Compact Series. Contact: ATI Performance Products, (800) 284-3433

Sit tight
Cerullo now offers the XR model to fit many popular import and domestic vehicles. The XR provides wrap around support while retaining superior comfort through the use of multiple density foam. Firm thigh and lateral supports keep you firmly positioned while encountering mounting G-forces. It can be custom ordered in virtually any color configuration; and wrapped in the finest quality leather, vinyl, fabric, or OEM materials. If you plan on upholstering your rear seats, Cerullo can provide you with matching material. Custom embroidered lettering is also available. Contact: Cerullo Performance Seating, (909) 392-5561

Keeping cool
Canton Racing Products oil coolers feature brazed aluminum construction and a high-flow, clog-resistant design. They are available in three sizes to suit your cooling needs: 5.75"x11", 8"x11", and 11"x11". Canton also offers a complete line of hose, hose ends, fittings, and block adaptors for installation of these oil coolers. Contact: Canton Racing Products, (203) 481-9460

Ease your eyes
Race Shop's newly released ClearWinner improves extreme weather visibility, as water just beads up and blows off as you drive. ClearWinner is water-based - making it safe to use on Lexan, Plexiglass, Fiberglass, Plastic or Glass - and can be applied in the pouring rain (unlike the competition's product). Add 1 oz of ClearWinner to your windshield wash; or use ClearWinner Complete, with windshield washer already in it. Both are super concentrated and priced from $1.29. Contact: Race Shop, (608) 347-3963

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