Volume III, Issue 12, Page 48


Specialty Auto Parts USA, Inc. has done it again! Dynamite new surface finishes coupled with a dynamic new design highlight these valve covers. Specialty Auto’s all-new slant edge die-cast aluminum covers have been licensed by GM Performance Parts to carry the Bow-Tie and Chevrolet name, reserved for only premium quality products. The breather grommet is supplied with each cover and a no-emblem, highly polished slant edge version is also available.

Specialty Auto Parts stylish but aggressive looking valve covers fit any Chevy small-block from 1958 to 1986 and are available in black crinkle, polished, chrome, metallic gray or Chevy Orange, and feature raised or recessed logo styles. The design allows for the use of larger rockers and the covers include an OE style oil baffle. To preview these covers, and all of Specialty Auto’s internal and external engine parts and engine building tools visit www.proformparts.com.

For additional information contact the performance experts at Specialty Auto Parts, USA, Inc., P.O. Box 306, Roseville, MI 48066, 586-774-2500, Fax: 586-778-7775, email info@proformparts.com.


He was called “The Intimidator,” “The Man in Black,” and “Mr. Restrictor Plate.” He was a champion, a mentor, a hero, and a true American icon who was perhaps the greatest driver of all time -- Dale Earnhardt -- and the mention of his name provokes powerful emotions in race fans around the world.  On October 28, A&E Home Video and NASCAR Media Group will unveil DALE EARNHARDT 10 GREATEST WINS, a commemorative souvenir that provides both a tribute to the icon’s competitive fire and a showcase that displays the essence of a hard-driving, world-class champion.  Featuring the most memorable wins of the driver that defined NASCAR and etched his place in history, this unprecedented 5-disc collector’s set is a must-have for any racing fan.

Across 10 classic races, celebrate the man in the bucket seat, from his first very first checkered flag behind the wheel of his legendary black #3 Chevrolet, through his final victory -- with some historic, mind-bending, memory-making, heart-pounding races in between!  Buckle up and let ‘em rip!  The 10 featured races in this collection, include:

1984 Talladega 500, Talladega Superspeedway
First win driving #3

1987 The Winston, Charlotte Motor Speedway
Fearless? Innovative? The Pass in the Grass

1989 Southern 500, Darlington Raceway
Victory over Darrell Waltrip; Ralph Earnhardt was inducted into the Darlington Hall of Fame the Thursday before the race

1993 Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte Motor Speedway
1st race to finish under the lights; 2 penalties, lap down, victory over Jeff Gordon          

1995 Busch Clash, Daytona International Speedway
Sixth and final Clash victory for Dale Earnhardt

1995 Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Earnhardt enters the victory lane of this world-renowned track

1995 Save Mart Supermarkets 300, Sears Point Raceway
First and only road course win

1998 Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway
Finally! After 20 years on the legendary track, Dale takes the flag and his first Daytona

2000 Cracker Barrel 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway
Guts and Glory – a photo-finish victory over Bobby Labonte

2000 Winston 500, Talladega Superspeedway
Driving hard, he moved from 18th to 1st over the final three laps to capture his final victory

When #3 took to the track, fans stood, cheered and watched his every move.  This definitive piece of memorabilia, from arguably one of racing’s greatest and most beloved champions, will help keep Earnhardt’s memory alive for future generations of racing fans.

Bonus feature:  Exclusive footage of Dale and his father Ralph’s induction into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

Stainless Steel  Exhaust Tip from Carriage Works

Carriage Works, Authentic American Made Billet Since 1981, is proud to introduce the availability of a Universal Application, Stainless Steel Exhaust Tip.  This beautiful handcrafted tip features 304 Stainless Steel that is TIG Welded and polished to a High Luster for years of maintenance free use.  Angle cut ends as well as sealed  inner and outer flanges, create a tip that is not only perfect for many applications, it is eye catching and unique as well. These tips are a premuim offering and will look great on a street rod, muscle car, sport truck, import or exotic.  The 3 1/2 Inch tip is available in inlet sizes of 2", 2 1/8", 2 1/4", 2 1/2", 2 3/4".  The 4" tip has available inlet sizes of 2 3/4" and 3".  See attached Spreadsheet for product details and specifications. This tip is designed to be a integrable part of your vehicle design and as such welding is required for installation.  See www.carriageworksinc.com or call 816-966-1405 for more details and ordering options.