What's New:Ready-to-Run distributors for Ford 289, 302, 351W, and 351C engines. The distributors are a direct replacement for factory DuraSpark or breaker point systems and have a small-diameter cap to fit in tight engine compartments. Each one includes a maintenance-free magnetic pickup, a built-in ignition module, and a choice of either mechanical or vacuum advance. Installation requires a simple three-wire hookup.
Who Makes It: MSD Ignition, Dept. 4WOR, 1490 Henry Brennan Dr., El Paso, TX 79936, 915/857-5200, www.msdignition.com.
What's New: The TrailMax preassembled factory-replacement seats for Jeeps. The high-back front buckets are available in three levels of features-entry, sport, and pro. A fold-and-tumble rear seat is also available. All the seats come in a variety of weather-resistant fabric colors and bolt directly to the factory CJ-7, YJ, and TJ seat brackets with no modifications.
Who Makes It: Bestop, Dept. 4WOR, P.O. Box 307, Broomfield, CO 80020, 303/465-2573.
What's New: The light-truck Radial D/T. The tire is constructed of a radial-ply polyester-cord carcass with double steel belts for durability and puncture resistance. It also has a self-cleaning tread design for improved on- and off-highway performance. It's available in a variety of sizes up to 35 inches tall.
Who Makes It: Hoosier Performance Tire, Dept. 4WOR, 7422 Shady Hollow Dr., Canton, OH 44718, 330/830-0199.
What's New: The Safety Seal Plus Liquid Patch tire-repair kit. Designed to work with the original Safety Seal plugs, the Liquid Patch is applied to the inside of the repair to provide a more reliable, permanent patch. There's no need to buff the tire's inner liner during application, and the patch remains flexible for a more air-tight seal.
Who Makes It: North Shore Laboratories, Dept. 4WOR, P.O. Box 568, Peabody, MA 01960, 800/888-9021.
What's New: A multipoint EFI system for small-block Chevys. The kit has everything needed for installation, including an intake manifold, injectors, a billet throttle body, a wire harness, and a computer. It fits all 23-degree cylinder heads and is capable of feeding engines of up to 550 hp.
Who Makes It: Holley Performance Products, Dept. 4WOR, 1801 Russelville Rd., Bowling Green, KY 42102, 502/745-9547, www.holley.com.
What's New: A soft truck cap for pickup beds. All four sides of the Can-Back can be rolled up for easy access to cargo, and it's designed so the truck can be driven with the sides up or down. It uses extruded aluminum bedrails and stainless steel hoops, and the fabric is fade-resistant and water-repellant. The cap is available in several colors.
Who Makes It: Can-Back, Dept. 4WOR, 9649 Remer St., South El Monte, CA 91733, 626/442-0739.
What's New: Programmable electric speedometers in both 3 3/8- and 5-inch sizes. These speedometers allow quick and easy speedometer calibrations on vehicles equipped with late-model transmissions when tire sizes or gear ratios are changed. The speedometers can also be used on vehicles with older transmissions by adding a separate speedometer sender, which takes the place of the speedometer cable.
Who Makes It: Auto Meter, Dept. 4WOR, 413 W. Elm St., Sycamore, IL 60178, 815/895-8141, www.autometer.com.