In the spring of 2014 the Ford Mustang will celebrate 50 years as an American icon.
In honor of becoming the newest member of a very exclusive club – vehicles in continuous production for 50 years – Ford created a custom logo to memorialize the occasion. Only 50 companies will
Allentown, Pa.-based Continental Commercial Vehicles and Aftermarket, a manufacturer and supplier of VDO OE-engineered instrumentation and replacement parts for the custom car and truck market, has launched a free smartphone application for its VDO instrument line.
Summit Racing has released its new Low VOC Single Stage Paint System, which is designed to provide a professional-looking paint job while complying with stringent VOC emissions standards, said the company.
The new system is available in 40 colors and combines the color basecoat
The Eastwood Company has introduced its new 2K Aero-Spray, which the company describes as “a paint gun in a can.” The Aero-Spray features 2K, two-component catalyzed paints, unlike traditional aerosol cans that contain dry, 1K paints, said the company.
The can’s unique design features an internal bladder
Classic Industries has introduced its new line of premium-grade OER-authorized covers for Chevy car and truck models from 1947 to present day. The line features covers for cars that are kept inside of a garage, as well as vehicles stored outdoors.
The Diamond Blue covers are designed for garage-kept vehicles.
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Wizards Products has launched a new line of foam buffing pads. The convoluted design of the Bendi-Buff Foam Buffing Pads gives the user greater control, eliminates pad chatter, reduces product splatter and waste, and decreases surface heat, according to the company.
The pads offer a Velcro grip back with an alignment ring, helping make pad changes in seconds with the Wizards 6-inch Bendi-Backer Backing Plate. Bendi-Buff Foam Buffing Pads are available in 7.5-inch versions for cutting, light cutting/polishing, finishing and ultra-finishing.
Wizards has also introduced a new Aggressor Foam Compounding Pad that offers the fast cutting action of a wool pad in a convoluted foam design. This 8-inch Velcro-backed pad is compatible with the Wizards 7-inch Bendi-Backer Backing Plate.
Dampney Co. Inc. has introduced a full line of colorful, heat-resistant automotive spray coatings that can be used on engines, exhaust headers, manifolds, engine compartments and other parts typically exposed to high heat. The Alvin High Temperature Automotive Spray Coatings come in 23 different colors, including black, gold, silver and aluminum.
The coatings can withstand repeated thermal cycling up to 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit when applied properly over their primer, according to the company. They won’t blister, flake, bleach, discolor or peel.
Wizards Products has introduced its new Mystic Buffing System, a two product system that uses the company’s Nano-Sphere Technology which incorporates the latest Nano abrasives.
The first part of the system, Mystic Cut Compound, offers progressive cutting action with no grit. It removes grit scratches, severe swirls, defects and water spots, and leaves a swirl-free gloss, said the company. The water-based system contains no wax, silicone or crystalline silica.
The second part of the system is the Mystic Polish Machine Glaze. It can be used as a stand-alone polish or as a final step in the buffing process. The glaze removes swirls, light scratches, spider webbing and mild imperfections. It contains no wax or silicone and is safe for use on all paints, said the company.
A new-and-improved version of Meguiar’s Smooth Surface Clay Kit is now available. The white, non-abrasive clay safely removes contaminates from any surface of a vehicle, said the company. The kit includes 60 percent more clay than the previous version of the kit. It also includes two 80-gram clay bars that are individually wrapped in a moisture seal storage case.
A 6-ounce bottle of Ultimate Quik Wax is also included. It can be used to wax a car after its been clayed. Meguiar’s Quik Detailer is also included for use as a clay lubricant. The company’s Supreme Shine microfiber towel is also part of the kit. It can be used for easy wipe-off.