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FCS Automotive recently announced the release of 82 new numbers, including 51 complete strut assemblies, 11 shock absorbers and 20 bare strut assemblies.
All of these units are in stock and ready to ship.
“FCS remains committed to be first-to-market with new numbers, while providing the most comprehensive market coverage in North America – well-beyond our nearest competitor,” FCS said in a news release. “Many of these numbers are not available from the competition.”
The new numbers account for more than 31 million vehicles on the road in the United States and Canada. Popular applications covered include the Acura RDX, BMW X5 Series, Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Explorer, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Subaru Forester, Toyota Camry, Volvo XC90 and more.
As a global supplier in more than 40 countries, FCS products are always produced to meet strict OE quality processes backed by extensive in-house testing and IATF16949 and ISO14001 certifications, according to the company.
For more information about FCS products, call 866-708-4554 or visit www.fcsautoparts.com.
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Continental has introduced a new line of powersport fan assemblies for direct replacement on popular ATVs and UTVs.
The new fan-assembly range includes four models offering specific applications on the Polaris RZR and Sportsman Scrambler and Can-Am Outlander Renegade and Maverick.
Although cooling-fan assemblies are a critical part of the engine cooling system, they typically have very little protection on ATVs and UTVs. Exposure to harsh terrains and extreme climates, as well as debris and foreign objects, make ATV cooling fans a high-risk failure part. Continental ATV cooling fans are engineered and built for dependable performance in rugged off-road conditions and a wide range of weather elements, according to the company.
“Off-road recreational vehicles is one of the fastest-growing segments in the motorsports industry, which is still considered to be in its infancy,” said Christina Bergstrom, senior product manager. “Due to the high incidence of replacement, we expect a very strong market demand for our new line of Continental powersports cooling-fan assemblies.”
For more information, visit continentalaftermarket.com or contact [email protected]
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Now there’s a way to ensure more reliable power from EcoBoost-powered 2.3-liter engines with the introduction of MAHLE Motorsport’s 4032 alloy Ford EcoBoost 2.3L PowerPak Plus Piston kit.
Designed for heavy-duty applications in which the OE cast piston has been known to fail, MAHLE Motorsport has introduced a 4032 alloy option that not only adds much-needed strength, but also allows for a tighter piston to wall clearance for quieter cold startup, according to the company.
MAHLE Motorsport’s 2.3L PowerPak kit is loaded with value-added features for reliable power production for any 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, according to MAHLE.
To help correct problems associated with the OE cast piston, MAHLE Motorsport manufactured this kit with a thick slipper-skirt-style forging and an enhanced OE crown design with increased radius for improved strength. Other special features include a heavy-duty 0.200-inch wall thickness; H13 tool steel wrist pins; and a hard anodized top ring groove that is ideal for extreme-duty applications.
The pistons are engineered with thick 0.235-inch top and 0.200-inch second ring lands. The pistons are designed for OE 149.3-millimeter-length connecting rods and OE 22.5-millimeter wrist pins and an OE 32.8-millimeter compression height. Valve pockets and depth accommodates both the 2-liter and 2.3-liter OE EcoBoost heads with a 9.5:1 compression ratio.
The new PowerPak Plus kit is available in 87.51-millimeter (No. 197937145) and 88-millimeter (No. 197937165) bore sizes and includes a nitrided steel 1.2-millimeter top, 1.2-millimeter second, 2.8-millimeter oil-ring set. The pistons are coated with MAHLE’s unique GRAFAL anti-friction skirt coating and phosphate to prevent microwelding and pin galling.
For more information, visit www.mahlemotorsports.com, or call MAHLE Motorsport toll-free at 888-255-1942.
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Lucas Oil Products has introduced a new essential roadside-safety product just in time for the winter travel season.
The Lucas tire inflator is an easy-to-use, non-flammable tire inflator and sealer for use in all passenger vehicles to quickly seal punctures and re-inflate a damaged tire.
“As someone who has had their fair share of flat tires in the past, this is one of my favorite new products,” said Shane Burns, sales vice president, Lucas Oil Products. “Our new tire inflator is a necessity when it comes to quickly and easily addressing a common auto emergency and has the potential to be a true lifesaver. This serves as another great example of our commitment to developing a robust line up of problem-solving products for vehicle care and roadside safety.”
Seals and inflates flat tires for a temporary emergency repair Safe and easy to use No tools required Works fast Tire-sensor safe Non-flammable VOC-compliant in all 50 states The Lucas tire inflator, available at select retail stores, features an easy-to-use hose applicator that is perfect for emergency roadside fixes without using any tools, according to the company.
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Lumileds recently introduced the new Philips GoPure GP5212, a powerful, compact and innovative car air purifier that can quickly remove up to 100 different types of pollutants and neutralize unpleasant odors in a vehicle.
GoPure GP5212 uses a special three-layer filter technology to quickly deliver clean, fresh air in minutes, according to the company, and its extremely compact and portable design makes it easy to use anywhere in the vehicle.
Unlike other filters that simply remove odors, the Philips SelectFilter Plus technology quickly and effectively filters out small particles, viruses, bacteria, pollen and toxic gases, according to the company.
The first stage is a pre-filter designed to capture large particles such as pet hair, dust and airborne dirt. The second layer features a HESA (high-efficiency sorbent agent) filter that scrubs out toxic gases and harmful chemicals and uses a powerful absorption and oxidation process to remove smoke, odors and gases.
The final layer employs a HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filter that remove over 99% of airborne bacteria and virus in a laboratory. It also captures ultra-fine particles, as small as 0.015 microns, that can get deep into the lungs that may cause health issues.
The Philips GoPure GP5212’s exceptional clean-air delivery rate (CADR) of 16 m3/hour for particulate matter down to 2.5 microns (PM2.5) makes it an ideal solution for protecting drivers and passengers from harmful particles in the vehicle cabin, according to Lumileds. GoPure GP5212 can filter 50% of interior air in a standard sedan or SUV in just 10 minutes.
GoPure GP5212’s advanced filter technology decontaminates the vehicle’s interior environment by removing harmful NO2/SO2 fumes and toxic gases from road traffic brought into the vehicle by cabin fans and ventilation. By treating nitrogen dioxide (NO2) at a CADR of 13 m3 per hour and sulphur dioxide (SO2) at 7.9 m3 per hour, the GoPure GP5212 reduces the exposure to dangerous levels of air pollution that can be much higher inside the car than outside.
“The new Phillips GoPure GP5212 car air purifier comes into our automotive marketplace at a very opportune time,” noted Aubry Baugh, product marketing manager. “In light of current pandemic conditions, air pollution and overall air quality, as well as a greater awareness of healthy living and well-being, most motorists and their passengers are keenly aware of the need for fresh, clean air in their vehicles. Our advanced GoPure GP5212 helps deliver that healthy air, so our customers can drive comfortably and breathe easier.”
The Philips GoPure GP5212 is designed to operate automatically, so the driver can focus on operating the vehicle. When plugged into the vehicle’s auxiliary power outlet, the unit turns on and off with the vehicle’s ignition. The GoPure GP5212 two-speed fan can be easily adjusted by the power button. An indicator light signals the need for a filter replacement.
The GoPure GP5212 has a compact and lightweight footprint of only 7 inches by 7 inches by 2.7 inches, and 1.7 pounds. This allows for easy and convenient installation anywhere in the vehicle.
GoPure GP5212 comes complete with a hook fastener, armrest and headrest attachment belt, and a 12-foot 12-volt power cable.
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