Performance Racing Industry Show, Indianapolis, IN, / December 2017
Moroso Performance Products
The elves in the Moroso Performance Products workshop must've been hard at work in 2017 because the company had a slew of new products at PRI. Starting clockwise from the top left: 1) Moroso's tie down hooks and hinged tow hook; 2) their new rocker LED switch panels with USB ports (p/n 74195) and with USB ports and 6 resettable 20-amp circuit breakers (p/n 74194); 3) their universal air-oil separator with billet aluminum black body and a bottom drain (p/n 85531); 4) their new GM LS billet aluminum 2.5" tall valve covers with coil pack mounts and oil fill hole (p/n 68488); 5) & 6) next is Moroso's Thor Schroeder with their GM LT COPO Oil Pan (p/n 21154. This oil pan does come with a removable windage tray that is not shown); 7) next is the Universal Coolant Expansion & Recovery Tank System, a dual tank system which has a 1-1/4" quart expansion tank with an attached 1 quart recovery tank; 8) last is the Permalign Transmission Pan Gaskets for all popular transmissions. Visit for more information.

Murmur Ear Protection
Murmur Ear Protection had their SoundSpeed Custom Headphones at the show. Custom fit 3D-printed headphones and EarPro. Digital 3D ear scanning creates the perfect fit for long-duration comfort and sound isolation. Audiophile sound quality. Exchangeable headphone cables so your earpieces are perfect every use; wired helmets, radios, standard or wireless headphones. Visit
NHRA was handing out schedules for the 2018 Mello Yello series, the 2018 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the E3 Pro Mod Series. Visit
Odyssey Battery
Odyssey Battery was showing their line of portable chargers (available in 6-, 12- and 20-amp) and Extreme Series batteries, which the company claims have twice the overall power and three times the service life of conventional batteries. ODYSSEY Extreme Series batteries can provide engine-cranking pulses in excess of 2250 amps for 5 seconds – double to triple that of equally sized conventional batteries. Visit
Permatex was showing their Fast Orange Grease X laundry detergent, the first professional grade mechanics laundry detergent with a built in pre-treater specifically formulated to remove up to 99% of automotive stains and odors. Racers, I've used this and it is awesome. The issue that I had was finding it, but the company has now said it's available chain-wide at Advance Auto Parts. Sorry, no website URL to share; seems to be dead. is one of the largest independent piston skirt coaters and thermal barrier coating applicators in the world and can accommodate low-volume specialty pistons as well as high-volume runs. OK, so why coat your pistons? Because it can decrease your oil temperature by 37 degrees and header temperatures by nearly 300 degrees while providing an average horsepower increase of 2.1%. Visit

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