The Word On BlackbirdAlpine Electronics' first portable navigation device, the Blackbird, has a built-in radio data system (RDS) traffic tuner that's now capable of receiving NAVTEQ traffic RDS service, with continuously updated traffic flow and incident information in 42 U.S. market areas. The Blackbird also offers a detour option, which gives you the choice of avoiding a congested area and taking an alternate route. For more information contact: Alpine Electronics, Dept. LRM, 19145 Gramercy Place, Torrance, CA 90501, www.alpine-usa.com.
Super Suspension For Your SSGive your '91-'96 Chevy Impala SS maximum control with B-body billet control arms from BMR Fabrication. Now your Impala/Caprice can launch harder, handle better and look cooler with this latest addition to BMR's complete line of Impala SS suspension parts. These black anodized arms are CNC machined from billet 6061 T6 aluminum alloy. For more information contact: BMR Fabrication, Dept. LRM,, 12581 U.S. Highway 301N, Thonotosassa, FL 33592, (813) 986-9302,
Impala Bob's Down For The JobImpala Bob's is now offering complete front suspension kits and front and rear sway bar kits for '64-'72 Chevy Chevelle and El Camino models. The front end kits include upper and lower ball joints, inner and outer tie rod ends, adjusting sleeves, idler arm, polyurethane control arm bushings, end links and bump stops. The sway bar kits include all bushings and mounting hardware. For more information contact: Impala Bob's, Inc., Dept. LRM, 4753 E. Falcon Drive, Mesa, AZ 85215, (480) 981-1600, www.impalas.com.
Pennzoil's Platinum ProtectionPennzoil has introduced Platinum full synthetic motor oil with adaptive molecules designed to survive the searing heat, intense pressures and shearing forces inside of your engine. Platinum also contains a unique additive formulation to provide superior protection against engine wear and deposit formation. Look for the complete line of Pennzoil products wherever quality auto supplies are sold. Pennzoil, Dept. LRM, 700 Milam Street, Houston, TX 77002, (800) 237-8645, www.pennzoil.com.
Let's Get It StartedAuto Page has introduced a series of new remote start models that incorporate more programmable outputs, as well as a new timing sequence for the ignition, allowing improved ease of installation and compatibility with new 2007 vehicles. The remotes use new encoders to create long-range two-way communication, and have sliding covers to prevent accidental misuse. For more information contact: Auto Page, Inc., Dept. LRM, 960 Knox Street, Unit B, Torrance, CA 90602, (800) 262-2527, www.autopageusa.com.
Set Your Clock Back To The '60sHubbard's is expanding its progressive product line with the introduction of the brand new '65 Chevy Impala Super Sport console clock. The original clocks were one of the first things to go, but these OEM-style quartz clocks from Hubbard's are made to replace the original without modifications. For more information, including how to obtain their '58-'76 Impala parts catalog, contact: Hubbard's Impala Parts, Dept. LRM, 1676 Anthony Road, Burlington, NC 27215, (800) 826-8050, www.impalaparts.com
Hold Your HorsesEnergy Suspension presents its new performance motor mounts for '88-'01 GM pickups and SUVs utilizing the 4.3-liter V-6 engine. This tough Hyper-Flex formula performance polyurethane mount has the strength to handle the torque of highly modified engines without the vibration of solid motor mounts, effectively ending unwanted engine movement. For more information contact: Energy Suspension, Dept., LRM, 1131 Via Callejon, San Clemente, CA 92673, (949) 361-3935, www.energysuspension.com.
Wheel Shield RevealedWheel Shield leaves a non-stick coating that protects the surface shine of your wheels for up to a year. Brake dust, dirt and chemicals can't stick to the surface. Also available is Bug Stopper surface protectant, Chrome Guard chrome and aluminum protectant and Ultra Glaze, which leaves a showroom shine to your paint. For more information on Wheel Shield or any of the other fine products contact: Pitstop International, Dept. LRM, 5770 Clarkson Street, Denver, CO 80216, (303) 534-1637, www.pitstopinternational.com
Viva Vivo Viewing VersatilityThe MVH-700W from Vivo Electronics is a 7-inch in-car monitor designed for headrests or custom enclosures. With its ultra-low profile, it can be installed in many locations that are not possible with other products. The MVH-700W features a high-resolution TFT active-matrix LCD screen in a 16.9 widescreen format to provide a wide viewing angle. For more information contact Vivo Electronics, Dept. LRM, 1742 W. Katella Avenue, Unit B, Orange, CA 92867, (714) 289-8486, www.vivoelectronics.com
(Steel)Heads Are Gonna RollSteelHead Design has announced the introduction of its new 60-inch MTech rolling storage cabinet. The industrial-quality MTech cabinet is available in stainless steel or powdercoated electrogalvanized steel. Features include 16-gauge welded construction, heavy duty full-extension drawer slides and 5x2-inch sealed ball bearing casters. For more information contact: SteelHead Design, Inc., Dept. LRM, 1400 N. Johnson Avenue, Suite 105, El Cajon, CA 92020, (800) 261-0761, www.steelheaddesign.com.
Ultra Ultimate WheelThe new chrome Geneva wheel is one of the many cutting-edge wheel designs from Ultra Wheel's Arelli alloy line. The FWD/RWD Geneva 812/813 is available in 20x8.5, 20x9, 22x8.5, 22x9.5 and 24x10 sizes. The Geneva is also available with a black finish. Other hot new designs from the company include the Rover and RWD Flair. For more information contact: Ultra Wheel Company, Dept. LRM, 570 N. Gilbert Street, Fullerton, CA 92833, (800) 321-4456, www.ultrawheel.com, www.arelli.com.
Cooler Heads PrevailThe new Pro Action small-block Chevy cylinder heads from RHS (Racing Head Service) utilize advanced airflow and cooling technology to deliver the most "out-of-the-box" power and torque available. Delivering power right out of the box, the 23-degree SBC cylinder heads feature specially designed runners and combustion chambers to maximize volume, atomization and velocity. For more information contact: RHS, Dept. LRM, 3416 Democrat Road, Memphis, TN 38118, (877) 776-4323, www.racingheadservice.com.