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New street machine gear: Edelbrock Racing valve covers + Monaro GTS watch + Barra ECU + more

01 Aug 2018 News

street machine gear and accessories

We check out some of the latest gear and accessories for your street machine

1. EDELBROCK RACING DIE-CAST ALUMINIUM VALVE COVERS

Edelbrock valve coversRacing Series accessories are the latest addition to Edelbrock’s line of engine dress-up gear. Made from heavy-gauge die-cast aluminium, these valve covers feature a sleek look, with textured matte black paint finish with diamond-cut raised racing stripe and Edelbrock Racing logo. They are available for small-block Chevys in both low and tall profiles, and also for small-block Ford applications. The tall profile valve covers are designed to clear most roller rockers and valvetrain components, while the low profile versions are designed to clear all air conditioning units, alternator brackets and aluminium rockers. Overall height is measured from gasket flange to top at the highest point. For more information, contact Eagle Auto Parts on 1300 432 453 or visit eagleautoparts.com.au.

2. VALVOLINE OIL FILTERS

Valvoline oil filtersValvoline oil filters follow the same standard of excellence as found throughout all Valvoline products. Valvoline has partnered with a leading oil filter company in North America to design and build their filter range to the same exacting quality standards and in full compliance with OEM fit and function requirements. To check out the spin-on Multi-Fit Oil Filter range or to find your nearest Valvoline retailer, click on over to valvoline.com.au

3. RISLONE BOOSTERS

Rislone boostersRislone Nano Prime Engine + Oil Performance Booster is capable of reducing internal friction by 38 per cent in conventional oils and 25 per cent in premium synthetic motor oils, delivering increased horsepower, longer engine life and better fuel efficiency – all certified through ASTM testing. The product works in with all grades of oil, including conventional, high-kilometre and synthetic, turning conventional motor oil into a premium synthetic blend while increasing the performance of oils across the spectrum. It also protects turbochargers from overheating and excessive exhaust gas temperatures. For more info about Rislone premium performance chemicals, phone 1800 883 888 or visit smitsgroup.com.au.

4. FALCON BA/BF 'N' PLAY ECU

Barra ecuBarra owners rejoice, for the game has changed! Haltech’s new Elite Falcon Plug’n’Play ECU for the popular Ford Falcon BA and BF models connects directly to the factory wiring harness and fits perfectly in the factory ECU location. With an on-board wideband controller and sophisticated race functions, the Elite Pro Plug-in is one of Haltech’s most advanced ECUs to date. Apart from performance-oriented features like closed-loop boost control, anti-lag and launch control, short- and long-term learning for fuel, ignition, boost and idle, the new Elite Pro Plug-in also controls all factory functions, including variable cam control, cruise control, dash cluster and even the six-speed automatic transmission, all for $2,995 including GST. For more information, head to haltech.com.

5. ELECTRONIC CARBURETOR INJECTION (ECI) SYSTEM

eci systemNew from K&N Engineering is this Electronic Carburetor Injection (ECI) system – a bolt-on product that adds a supplemental fuel source to carburettor-fed motors to improve reliability and performance. It consists of a carb spacer plate with a fuel block and injector, an ECU, and a wideband O2 sensor. In a way, the ECI system works like an EFI system, whereby it reads the air/fuel ratio fed to it from an O2 sensor installed in the vehicle’s exhaust. Where this differs from EFI is that it’s used in conjunction with the carby. Any time the system detects a lean condition, the injector will kick in to bring the AFR back to spec, but the engine is still fed primarily by the carb. Head over to knfilters.com to find out more.

6. TW STEEL MONARO GTS 327 LIMITED EDITION WATCH

tw steel monaro gts watchJust as we are celebrating 50 years of Monaro, so too is TW Steel, with this beaut-looking watch, made in collaboration with Holden to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the marque’s maiden Bathurst victory. The Holden Monaro GTS 327 Limited Edition timepiece is based on the Dutch watchmaker’s Volante collection and features a 48mm, 316L steel case with PVD black coated bezel and screwed crown. It’s powered by the impressive Miyota movement and sports a luxurious, hardened mineral crystal with sapphire coating. The dial is emblazoned with the iconic number 13 and the case back proudly shows Holden’s 50th Anniversary logo. The strap is genuine leather with Warwick Yellow stitching, in keeping with the Monaro GTS 327 colours. Only 327 will be produced and they retail for AUD$327 each, available online for pre-sales via twsteel.com, and selected retailers nationally from August.

7. STREET MACHINE DRAG CHALLENGE WEEKEND HOODIE

street machine hoodieThe inaugural Street Machine Drag Challenge Weekend hoodie features a rad design by lowbrow artist Ryan Ford – namely a cane toad fanging a blown HK Monaro! This ultra-warm AS Colour hoodie is made with 80 per cent cotton for comfort and 20 per cent polyester anti-pill fleece for durability. Available in sizes S to 3XL. So fend off the winter cold, get on over to our Street Machine shop and shout yourself a couple.