Product of the Month
Who: Pioneer Electronics
What: DEH-9800BT in-dash CD/MP3/WMA/WAV/iTunes AAC receiverwith Bluetooth wireless technology
Pioneer delivers the ultimate control unit for your car audio needs with the DEH-9800BT, featuring a full-color OEL (Organic Electro Luminescent) display that plays animated 3D graphics, MP3 and WMA playback and includes built-in auxiliary inputs. It's also Pioneer's first head unit that can play iTunes' AAC files and can also work with an iPod through a separate adapter. Not feelin' standard radio? You can subscribe to XM or Sirius as it's also ready to take on satellite feeds.
Who: R-1 Racing
What: Racing Hype wheel
Rides: Various applications
Where: www.automotoringgroup.com/r1.html; 800.750.9105
Nowhere else can you get a wheel like the R-1 Racing Hype, with its patented chrome, stainless steel lip and sizes ranging from mild to fully staggered.
What: Deposit Shield motor oil
Decrease piston ring wear, deposit build up and regain vital engine power by feeding your engine with Havoline's new motor oil. Deposit Shield uses an advanced detergent formula to maintain oil viscosity and improve oil stability for increased engine protection. Ooooh, that's nice.
Who: Design Motorsports Engineering
Rides: Honda Fit, Civic Si, RSX; Scion xA, xB, tC; Toyota Yaris
Where: www.dme-power.com; 626.968.5147
Made of 100-percent pure stainless steel mandrel bent tubing and laser cut flanges, the DME header is said to increase performance for many popular late model vehicles throughout the power band.
Who: Spec Clutch
What: SPEC multi-disc clutchand flywheel assemblies
Rides: Nissan KA24DE, RB20DE and RB25DET engines
Where: www.specclutch.com;205.491.8581 or 800.828.4379
Nissan gurus, listen up: Spec Clutch has a clutch to suit your road racing, street, drag or drifting needs. Each kit carries components that are bolt-on replaceable, so you can rebuild them at any time.
Who: Design Engineering
What: Cool Cover
Rides: Various applications
Where: www.designengineering.com; 800.264.9472
Cut down under hood heat and cool down incoming air with the Cool Cover, which keeps air intakes from becoming heat sinks by reflecting radiant heat and allowing cooler air to come in.
Who: e-Racing Motorsports
What: e-RAM electric supercharger
Where: www.electricsupercharger.com; 831.685.3278
What if you could add a supercharger to your ride in only 45 minutes and for under $300? That's how quickly and affordably the e-RAM can be had-an electrically driven axial-flow compressor that can give you up to six-percent more horsepower.
What: Aluminum radiator
Rides: Nissan 350Z and Infiniti G35
Where: www.amszstore.com, 905.672.5828
Designed and constructed for peak cooling efficiency, AMS' radiators are easy to install (slight modification may be required) and come with a 1.3 high pressure radiator cap. A must for any boosted VQ35 engine.
Who: FJO Racing Products
What: KWB4000 wide-band oxygen sensor controller
Where: www.alamomotorsports.com, 800.880.0960
FJO Racing Products made the best even better. Their new KWB4000-series wide-band oxygen sensor controller improves on their industry-leading 0.1 AFR-accuracy by offering a smaller controller that's capable of being daisy-chained to monitor up to eight channels.
Who: Classic Tube
What: DIY stainless steel braided hoses
Where: www.classictube.com; 200.882.3711
Replace rubber hosing on your ride with Classic Tube's fully custom, stainless steel hose kit which supplies you with the proper size length for any number of uses.