PRIMEDIA Technology Awards Announced

PRIMEDIA Technology Awards Announced Ten New Products from the 2004 SEMA Show Our editor judges walked miles of aisles, toyed with tons of products and cast their votes for the best new products at this year's SEMA show. From off road to imports, Euros to racecars, we selected ten memorable items. See the prize winners, the presenters and the products that made our list.**Award: ** American Motorcycle Product: HLY-6000 Custom Instrumentation Company: Dakota Digital Inc. Address: 4510 W. 61st St. N. Sioux Falls SD 57107-0256 Website: www.dakotadigital.com Phone: 605/332-6513 Description: The HLY-6000 is a custom instrumentation designed for Harley Davidson motorcycles. **Award: ** Lowrider Product: Chrome FX Paint Company: ALSA Corporation Address: 2640 E. 37th Street N. Vernon, CA 90058 Website: www.alsacorp.com Phone: (323) 581-5200 Description: The ChromeFX(TM) Coating System produces a mirror-like, chrome finish on almost any product surface, that looks and feels just like real metal plating. ChromeFX(TM) is an alternative to traditional chroming, is low cost, simple to apply and environmentally. **Award: ** Sport Compact Car Product: Prodrive Active Shock Technology Company: Prodrive USA Address: 17395 Daimler Street. Irvine, CA 92614 Website: www.prodrive-usa.com Phone: (949) 757-1799 Description: Prodrive Active Shock Technology (AST) is designed to help eliminate the compromise between handling and comfort, enhancing high performance without sacrificing ride quality. AST uses a semi-active shock absorber in combination with its proprietary Ride State Aware(TM) algorithm to ensure optimal control of body and wheel motions, thereby increasing comfort, control and grip. **Award: ** Street Rod Product Product: Side Winder Electric Fan Kit Company: Mattson's Radiator Inc. Address: 10529 Beach Blvd. Stanton CA 90680 Website: www.mattsonsradiator.com Phone: 714/826-0357 Description: Powerful (over 2200 cfm) and space-saving (1-7/8" at center), and motor rotates 360 degrees. Designed to clear water pumps. Great solution for cooling hot rods. **Award: ** Street Performance Part Product: MetaliCats Company: Bassani Xhaust Address: 2900 E. La Jolla Anaheim CA 92806 Website: www.bassani.com Phone: (714) 630-1821 Description: MetaliCat converters are specifically designed to maximum airflow capacity and contain bricks with heavier wash coat loading that are only 3-1/2" long. The combination of this metallic brick technology and unique case construction allows for maximum airflow and maximum horsepower. 1057 247 Performance-Racing Product **Award: ** Race Performance Component Product: LM-1 Digital Wide Band Lambda Meter Company: Innovate! Motorsports Address: 27132-A Paseo Espada, #401 San Juan Capistrano CA 92675 Website: www.innovatemotorsports.com Phone: 949/388-4442 Description: The Innovate LM-1 is a fully digital wide-band air/fuel ratio (lambda) meter with built-in data logging (44min, multiple sessions) Auxiliary Inputs and analog outputs. **Award: ** Restoration Part/Product Product: New Magnum Company: Specialty Wheels Ltd. Address: 19310 N.E. San Rafael St. Portland OR 97230 Website: www.specialtywheelsltd.org Phone: 503/491-8848 Description: 17"x8" Magnum-style wheel for 60s thru 70s muscle cars. Oversized for better ride and tire selection. **Award: ** Off Road Truck/SUV Part Product: Skyjacker Z-Link Performance Package Company: Skyjacker Suspensions Address: 212 Stevenson Street West Monroe, LA 71292 Website: www.skyjacker.com Phone: 318/388-2608 Description: The Z-Link Performance Package is designed to fit '99 to '04 Ford Super Duty trucks and offers a simple bolt-on conversion to front coil-over springs, and 7" of travel. **Award: ** Jeep Product: Edelbrock EFI kit for AMC V8 Company: Edelbrock Corp. Booth: 22381 Address: 2700 California St. Torrance, CA 90503 Website: www.edelbrock.com Phone: (310) 781-2222 Description: Soon (early summer 04) AMC and Jeep V8 owners can benefit from the power and performance of Edelbrock's EFI system for AMC and Jeeps V8 engines. **Award: ** Truck Product: 1998-2004 Ford Ranger 3.0L Whipple Supercharger System Company: Whipple Superchargers Address: 3292 N. Weber Ave. Fresno CA 93722 Website: www.whipplesuperchargers.com Phone: (559)442-1261 Description: Complete bolt-on emissions-legal independent twin-screw supercharger system that features a recalibrated factory ECU and over 40% more power across the entire rpm range. ****Dakota Digital won an award for its Harley Davidson replacement gauges.
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****ALSA's Chrome FX DIY paint contains metal particles for a durable, shiny chrome-like finish.
****Lowrider Editor, Ralph Fuentes, presents ALSA with its award.
****Prodrive's Active Suspension Technology
****Prodrive's representatives accepting the award
****Side Winder Electric Fans
****Street Rodder's Brian Brennan announces the Street Rod award.
****Bassani's MetaliCats high-performance catalytic converter
****A representative from Bassani was kind enough to bring some helpers to receive its award.
****Innovate! Motorsports has its LM-1 oxygen sensor meter with 44 minutes of logging which won the Race Performance award
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****Specialty Wheels won an award with its Magnum wheels for '60s and '70s American muscle cars.
****Mopar editor Donald Farr was on hand to give Specialty its award
****Skyjacker won an award with its Z-Link suspension for Ford Super Duty truck line.
****Primedia's Kevin Wilson presents Skyjacker its award.
****You will have to wait until summer 04 to get your hands on this Edelbrock EFI conversion for Jeep and AMC V8 engines.
****JP Magazine's presents John Cappa presents Edelbrock its award.
****This Ford/Whipple supercharger kit fits 1998-2004 Ford Rangers equipped with 3.0L engines
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