If you're in need of more space, check out Campbell Hausfeld's newest line of compressors for pneumatic work. The company recently introduced new 5-1/2 peak horsepower, 22- and 26- gallon air compressors that can be stored and operated in either horizontal or vertical positions. The new compressors include strong, impact-resistant safety shields that cover all the working parts of the compressors, protecting users from hot or moving parts and guarding the unit's pump and regulator mechanisms. For more information, contact: Campbell Hausfeld, Dept. MT, 100 Production Dr., Harrison, OH 45030, (888) 247-6937, www.chpower.com.
Hot Rod Eyes
Similar to rod ends, F.K. Bearings introduces its Rod Eye that specializes in controlling motion in a single plane. Typically found on harsh applications such as drag race ladder bars and multi-link suspensions, Rod Eyes have no moving parts to wear or bind up. For more information, contact: F.K. Bearings, Dept. MT, 865 W. Queen St., Southington, CT 06489, (800) 662-4003, www.fkrodends.com.
Add safety to your working atmosphere with P & J Products' newest innovation: Car Skates. This uniquely designed type of wheel dolly has a low-profile nut and washer attachment of the caster to the 'plate, providing additional tire clearance. Car Skates can also be used for moving machinery, oil drums, hot water tanks, fuel tanks, steel tubing, pipes, storage racks, axles, engines, and transmissions, as well your long-term mini-truck project. For more information, contact: P & J Products, Dept. MT, 4233 Delemere Blvd., Royal Oak, MI 48073, (888) 647-1879, www.carskates.com.
Trucking Suspension introduces a shock absorber available in show-stopping chrome. It comes in all sizes and lengths as big as 38 inches. They're available for all lowered and lifted applications. For more information, contact: (800) 682-TRUX (682-8789), www.truckinsuspension.com.
You've been using Meguiar's products for years, as have we, but something new has been added to its incredible lineup of detailing products and supplies. Meguiar's has developed a product called Gold Class Dash & Trim Foam that provides long-lasting, durable dash and trim protection for your mini-truck. It's a foam protectant formula that can be spread easily in a controlled manner to eliminate messy overspray. Its active ingredients also contain UVA and UVB sunscreen and will condition dash and trim surfaces to protect the surface from cracking and sun damage. For more information, contact: Kim Milman or Sara Unrue, (818) 992-4353, www.meguiars.com, www.teammeguiars.com, www.carcrazycentral.com.