We take a look at some cool new gear on the market for your street machine
1. MOMO Montecarlo steering wheel
As well as being a delicious biscuit, the Montecarlo is also a stylish new steering wheel model from MOMO. The Montecarlo has been engineered to provide a comfortable driving experience. It features a generous anatomic grip and is wrapped in high-quality top-grain black leather, complemented by the black aluminium spokes and black horn button. The Montecarlo is made in Italy from the highest-quality materials. Aftermarket hubs are available for fitment. Visit Fuel Autotek online at fuelautotek.com.au for more information.
2. MSD’s DynaForce starter
MSD’s DynaForce starters feature all new components, starting with a 3hp motor. This power is used to crank over the reduced 4.4:1 gearset to deliver great torque to the engine’s ring gear to get the engine turning. The compact housing clears most headers and oil pans, but just in case, the billet mount can be clocked in different positions to help in tight applications. The assembly is powdercoated black and will stay looking good, even though it’s underneath your car. Available for a range of motors, from Ford to Chevy to LS and others. Also available in high-speed versions. Contact Automotive Performance Distributors on (08) 8363 5566 for more information.
3. TSW Bathurst alloy wheel
The TSW Bathurst alloy wheel is manufactured using a highly advanced production technique called rotary forging. The rim of the wheel is forged at high pressure while the wheel is spun at high speed. This alters the molecular structure and enhances the strength of the alloy. The benefit is a much lighter weight than a regular cast wheel. Most importantly, the weight saving is in the outer rim of the wheel, which dramatically reduces rotational mass and enhances vehicle performance. The Bathurst is available in silver with a mirror-cut face or a gloss gunmetal. Visit Fuel Autotek online at fuelautotek.com.au for more information.
4. 219-piece metric Custom Series tool kit from SP Tools
SP Tools is an Australian-owned business that has been manufacturing tools for professionals for almost 40 years. This nifty 219-piece metric Custom Series tool kit comes in an eight-drawer chest, which can be matched with a roller cabinet if required. It’s packed with 1/4in-, 3/8in-, and 1/2in-drive socket sets, spanners, screwdrivers, Torx keys, pliers, cutters, adjustable wrenches, hammers, a hacksaw, tape measure, and more. Head to sptools.com for more information.
5. Aeroflow universal sparkplug wire set
These universal sparkplug wire sets from Aeroflow come with the sparkplug terminal and boots fitted, with the other end left open. Distributor cap boots and terminals for both late-model (HEI male terminal-style) and early-style (female terminals) are included, so you can cut to the preferred length. Also now available are direct-fit lead sets to suit GM LS1 and LS2 engines. If you prefer to make your own lead set, Aeroflow has 1-, 5-, 10- or 100-metre rolls of ignition lead in red or black, as well as a large range of lead boots in straight, multi-angle, 45-degree and 90-degree styles in black and grey finishes, not to mention the lead assembly tool. For more information contact Rocket on (02) 8825 1900 or visit rocketind.com. Also available from Aeroflow distributors or aeroflowperformance.com.
6. Pro Billet crank supports to suit LS engines
Blown LS power is all the rage these days, and these Pro Billet crank supports to suit LS engines are designed to prevent costly crankshaft failures in supercharged applications. Available as a standalone piece or as part of a comprehensive blower kit, they mount up with or without a standard alternator, or in conjunction with a Pro Billet front engine plate system, which can include features such as an integrated mechanical fuel pump mount for mechanically injected combos. Chat to the guys at BG Engines about a crank snout support to suit your needs on (02) 4571 4666.
7. Valvoline multi-fit oil filters
Valvoline has recently released a new range of Multi-Fit Oil Filters that consists of six filters that are interchangeable with 24 regular oil filters. The benefit to you is that you can lower inventory investment, increase shelf space for other products/equipment, and service the same number of vehicles with fewer part numbers, all while meeting OEM fit and function requirements. Available for trade only. Head to valvolinefilters.com.au for more information, or call the Valvoline team on 1800 458 237.