Crop Circles

Making accurate holes with a plasma cutter just got a lot easier with this circle cutting attachment from HTP America. The attachment gives you the ability to accurately cut circles anywhere from 4 inches up to 50 inches in diameter. Also, straight-line cutting is a snap with the dual-wheel roller guide.

The circle cutting attachment kit includes cutting bars, compass base, magnetic base, 1/4-inch pierce base, and a dual-wheel car, and is available for HTP plasma cutters, as well as specific models of Hypertherm and Thermal Dynamics cutters and torches. To view a demonstration video, check out www.usaweld.com/circle-cutting-attachement-p/circle-cutting-parent.htm. For more information, contact HTP America at (800) 872-9353, or www.usaweld.com.

Tach It Out

For more than 60 years, Sunpro has meant performance, with such classic products as the Sun Super Tach II, inspired by the company’s rich motorsports heritage. Complete Retro Tach Cup Kits are now available from Sunpro to refurbish ’60s- and ’70s-era Sun Super Tachs with a new cup and mounting bracket. Each kit features a 3 3/8-inch metal chrome cup, two mounting brackets (column and dash mount), attachment hardware, column clamp, and protective strip.

In addition to the original Sun Tachs, the kits can be used with Sunpro’s Sun Super 3 3/8-inch Retro Tachometer and the Sunpro Sun 3 3/8-inch Retro Tachometer. For more information, visit Sunpro at www.sunpro.com.

Column Inches

Speedway Motors’ new polished stainless steel steering column is an exercise in simplicity and good looks. Perfect for a wide range of street rods, classic trucks, and other vintage vehicles, it features a highly polished 1 3/4-inch stainless steel main tube with a stylish 3-inch bell at the top.

High-quality sealed ball bearings and a 3/4-inch steel steering shaft with a Double-D end complete the internals. The column accepts common three-bolt steering wheels and is available in 24-, 26-, 28-, 30-, 32-, 34-, 36- and 40-inch lengths. For more information, contact Speedway Motors at (800) 979-0122 or www.speedwaymotors.com.

Big Ol’ Gauge

The BOG (Big Ol’ Gauge) from Classic Instruments is an all-inclusive gauge package that includes an electronic programmable speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, volt, oil pressure, and coolant temperature gauges. The package is mounted into a custom-machined, nickel-plated aluminum bezel and features a curved glass lens.

Turn signal and high beam indicators come standard, and are built into the dial face. The BOG mounts into a 7 5/8-inch hole, so when size isn’t an issue, go with the BOG! The gauge is supplied with all the necessary sending units, can be built to match your existing fuel sender if needed, and is available in a variety of styles and colors. For more information, contact Classic Instruments at (800) 575-0461 www.classicinstruments.com.

Exhaust Yourself

Designed for the do-it-yourself rodder who wants to design their own exhaust system, the new Cherry Bomb Builder Kits are a collection of 45-, 90-, and 180-degree mandrel bends, 4 feet straight tubing, rubber isolated stainless hangers, and two braided stainless flex couplers. Available in 2 1/4-, 2 1/2-, and 3-inch tube diameters, all the smooth mandrel bends and 16-gauge tubing are aluminized and made in the United States.

Cherry Bomb added rubber isolated stainless hangers and braided stainless flex couplers to the Builder Kits to eliminate vibration noise and cracked welds due to engine flex. For more information, contact Cherry Bomb at (866) 869-9704 or www.cherrybomb.com.

Take A Brake

MBM Brakes Boosters has added a new premium dual-piston brake caliper by Wilwood Engineering to their product line. Manufactured from durable and lightweight aluminum, these calipers add an even higher level of performance to MBM’s large selection of disc brake conversion kits.

The company has teamed with Wilwood Engineering to offer these calipers, available in both red and black. For more information, contact MBM Brake Boosters at (800) 231-4125 or www.mbmbrakeboosters.com.

Built To Last

Performance Automatic has added another lifetime warranty C4 transmission to its line. The C4 Pro Street transmission has the exact same internals as the company’s C4 Super Comp except the valvebody. The PA26110 C4 Pro Street has a Street Strip valvebody in place of the reverse manual. This allows you to put it in Drive and go.

The Pro Street C4 is perfect for the enthusiast who has a high-horsepower hot rod or Pro Touring machine who just wants to drive, not shift. Not only will this transmission handle the street and the horsepower, but it’s guaranteed forever! For more information contact Performance Automatic at www.performanceautomatic.com.

Lil’ Parts Pedal’r

Classic Automobilia introduces this new, limited edition Classic Speed Shop pedal pickup truck just in time for the 2011 holiday season. The all-metal construction features retro speed shop graphics, a chrome grille, and wooden side rails. Little parts pedalers from ages 3 to 7 will have a great time cruising the sidewalk in style.

At 37 inches long, it will also fit very well on a shelf in an office or man cave. Just 100 black Classic Speed Shop pickups will be produced, with free shipping offered. For more information, contact Classic Automobilia at (800) 676-3026 or www.classicautomobiliausa.com.

Fab Tabs

Cut, weld, drill, tap, shape, sand, or bolt these new Fab Tabs from Deeds Engineering to your project for a rubber-mounted, finished product. These tabs can act as an attachment point for a variety of products on your vehicle, such as tanks, radiators, intercoolers, induction plumbing, or simple brackets. Available in aluminum, steel, and stainless steel, they allow a wide range of options to join with off-the-shelf products, or your own custom-fabricated components.

The high-temperature bushing dampens vibration between your components and the vehicle while resisting temperatures of up to 500 degrees in heat transfer situations. The tabs are available to be used with a 1/4-inch or 5/16-inch fastener of your choice. For more information, contact Deeds Engineering at (818) 842-2500 or www.deedsengineering.com.

Got You Covered

With the current, and seemingly unstoppable, trend for nostalgic engines, we’re seeing an increase in the re-issues of hard-to-find speed equipment. O’Brien Truckers has Buick Nailhead owners covered with these copies of Fenton valve covers, unavailable since the originals were introduced in 1954. These thick-wall castings come in the highly polished finish seen here, exactly the way Fenton supplied them. Identical to the originals, they fit all Buick Nailheads from 264-425 ci. For more information, contact O’Brien Truckers at (508) 248-1555 or www.obrientruckers.com.

Zzzzzzz …

Built to order with a fast turnaround time, these double-Z’d Model A chassis are now available from Riley Auto. With a 4-inch Z behind the toe board area, and an 8-inch Z in the rear, the frames are offered with a 106-inch wheelbase, allowing extra room between the firewall and front crossmember for easy V-8 installation.

The TIG-welded frames have an adjustable trans mount, are intended for ladder bar and buggy spring rear applications, and designed to use Pete & Jakes components. Over 150 frames have been supplied to date, both in the United States and abroad. For more information, contact Riley Auto at (800) 530-7636 or www.riley-auto.com.

Extra Garnish?

United Pacific Industries can not only supply you with a new steel ’32 five-window coupe body, but all the miscellaneous trim parts that are required to complete the build. Shown here are the company’s door window garnish moldings, available in chrome or black EDP finishes.

Left and right door moldings are available individually, with rear quarter and back window moldings to follow. Die-stamped windshield pillar trim pieces are also available, in a black EDP coating. For more information, contact United Pacific Industries at (866) 327-5288 or www.uapac.com.

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