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Tuesday 7 March 2023

Parts Unlimited & Drag Specialties NVP Review part 2

Parts Unlimited & Drag Specialties 

2023 Spring NVP Product Expo Review part 2

PC Racing: Murrieta, California based JJ Petchel told AMD that 'UltraCool' patented, fan-assisted oil cooling systems "have been developed specifically for the V-twin market and are the most powerful available. They will drop oil temperature by up to 50 degrees F, and up to 60 degrees when used in combination with our FLO stainless steel reusable oil filters." Features include a chrome or powder- coated black grill cover to hide and protect the heat exchanger and fans;

TecMate: CEO and CTO Martin Human told AMD: "USB-C is upon us, and OptiMate is ready for the leap forward it represents. USB-C has now been mandated in Europe to be the single communication and charging connector for all phones and other communication-ready devices. We have taken note of this and designed a new range of OptiMate USB chargers with USB-C ports to enable charging of all USB-C ready devices. All OptiMate USB chargers have a unique feature that protects the battery that it is drawing power from - the OptiMate USB charger senses when the vehicle’s engine is turned off and will turn itself off within one hour";

Trask: From intakes to exhausts, brakes to driveline and 'Assault' series performance customs and parts and accessories, Nick Trask's Phoenix, Arizona workshops are internationally recognized as one of the top tuning shops in America. Currently the reigning Bagger Racing League champions (with Shane Narbone scooping two Bagger GP class wins and two seconds in 2022), its Nick's Turbo system designs that are its best known products. Bagger Racing-derived, the Tornado Turbo system is made exclusively for Drag Specialties;

Galfer: Mark Crookston (seen here right) is Galfer USA's senior Sales Lead - "We are celebrating our 70th anniversary and our U.S. subsidiary has been supporting the brand since the 1990s. In addition to new race-bred brake pads, major recent new product introductions include the Cubiq and revolutionary Floatech rotor designs. Cubiq rotors feature a brake track design in hexagonal shapes to optimize pad contact to reduce wear, weight and dust;,

Maxima Racing Oils/Pro Filter:
Originally best known for its MX and Off-Road oils, Southern California based Maxima was one of the "pioneers of the 'Oil Change in a Box' concept for V-twins," says Trevor Reis. "Our fully synthetic 10W-50 V-Twin engine oil meets or exceeds all OEM specifications for all of Harley's Big Twins - very much the right product, in the right place and at the right time for the Pan America;

JIMS: Meet Monty Howard - the legendary Camarillo, California V-twin performance components, engines, transmissions and specialty tools manufacturer's new Sales Manager;

Le Pera: Christine and Bob Le Pera recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the motorcycle seats business started by their father in 1973. Throughout that time their designs have proven to be as versatile as they are stylish, and with their experience, there's barely anything involving seat comfort and ergonomics that they haven't tackled down the years. Still handcrafting all its seats at its North Hollywood, California headquarters after 50 years as the market's design leader. All Le Pera seats feature a highly detailed powder-coated steel, carpeted base plate, a specially poured high-density "Marathon" molded foam foundation and double stitched, handcrafted covers with bonded polyester thread for durability;

Rick's Motorsport Electrics:
Seen here with his daughter Amanda Laidlaw, Rick Shaw believes in "keeping it in the family" - a family that has grown its Hampstead, New Hampshire business from humble origins as a salvage parts specialist to one of the most important motorcycle charging system component manufacturers in the world.;