The Performance Shift Kit from TransGo Performance gives the driver control of shifting and is said to bring a dramatic increase in firmness, control, and durability. The Performance Shift Kit is available for a number of GM, Ford, and Chrysler applications and doesn't require removal of the transmission or any special tools to install. Information: TransGo Performance, Dept. 4WOR, 2621 Merced Ave., El Monte, CA 91733, 626/443-4953.
LC Engineering offers Performance Clutch Kits and Flywheels for the four-cylinder Toyota 20R, 22R, and 22RE engines. Each Professional Clutch Kit is custom-assembled from all-new components and features a 1,440-pound-rated, heavy-duty pressure plate combined with LC's custom brass-impregnated clutch disc. The heavyweight Flywheel is said to increase the rotating inertia, making it great for towing and hauling and improving highway cruising. Information: LC Engineering Inc., Dept. 4WOR, 1880-B Commander Dr., Lake Havasu, AZ 86403, 520/505-2501.
New from Centerforce Clutches is its Lightfooted Heavy Weight, a weighted pressure plate system clutch designed to apply progressive holding power that increases as rpm rises. Centerforce centrifugal-assisted clutches are said to deliver superior pedal feel and control along with unparalleled frictional performance. Models are available to fit most vehicles and applications, domestic and import. Information: Centerforce Clutches, Dept. 4WOR, 2266 Crosswind Dr., Prescott, AZ 86301, 520/771-8422.
Novak Enterprises now makes an adapter for mating the NV4500 five-speed to the Jeep 300 transfer cases. The kit is designed to be used with a Chevy 4x4 NV4500 transmission. No disassembly is required to use the kit. Information: Novak Enterprises Inc., Dept. 4WOR, 13321 Alondra Blvd., Ste. A, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, 562/921-3202.
4X Heaven has a full line of drivetrain parts available, including chains, gaskets, seals, overhaul kits, and housings. The company also offers rebuilt transfer cases such as the 205 Power House. Information: 4X Heaven, Dept. 4WOR, 221 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, NY 12078, 518/725-1203.
4 Wheel Parts Wholesalers
4 Wheel Parts Wholesalers announces the availability of Genuine Gear Transfer Case Kits and components. The Gasket and Seal Kit is ideal for fixing leaks, and the Master Kit and replacement drivechains are recommended for complete rebuilds. The Master Kit has all of the necessary hardware, including gaskets, seals, and bearings. Kits are available for GM, Ford, Dodge, and Jeep applications. Information: 4 Wheel Parts Wholesalers, Dept. 4WOR, 801 W. Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA 90220, 800/421-1050.
Driveline Shop specializes in the design and fabrication of steel and aluminum driveshafts. The company will work with you to design a custom driveshaft for any application. Each steel driveshaft is made from 1026 D.O.M. tubing and is tested for balance at all rpm ranges. Custom-drawn 6061-T6 aluminum tube is used in constructing all aluminum shafts and yokes, providing optimum strength and a highly polished finish. Information: Driveline Shop Inc., Dept. 4WOR, 1842 E. Commercial, Springfield, MO 65803, 800/798-1967 or 417/863-1830.
L&S Automotive Products
Constructed of heat-treated manganese steel and designed specifically for use on 4x4s, New Alloy Super Joints from L&S Automotive Products are said to be 30 percent stronger than standard universal joints and are backed by a limited lifetime warranty. Super Joints feature high-temperature, double-lip neoprene seals to increase bearing life, carbonized heat-treated cups to protect needle bearings, and a special black petro coating to block rust and extend life. Information: L&S Automotive Products, Dept. 4WOR, 6 S. Pennsylvania, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, 405/236-5501.