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Sale Flyer Added! Sale Flyer Added!

We have added our New Sale Flyer! This time it's 64 pages loaded with new product, new vendors, news, tech articles, and great prices! Check it out at the link below.
November-December Sale Flyer

Two New Vendors - K1 Racing Gear And Kevko Racing!
We are happy to announce the addition of K1 Racing Gear and Kevko Racing to our vendor lineup. Check out the great products now available.

New Venor K1 Race Gear!K1 Race Gear

K1 Race Gear has been producing high-quality racing suits, gloves, shoes, and more since 2003. With products for both auto and kart racing, K1 offers a diverse mix of race clothing and accessories, including protective gear, headsocks, undergarments, rain suits, and gear bags, in a variety of eye-catching styles for both adult and youth racers.
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New Venor Kevko Racing!Kevko Racing!

Since 1986, Kevko Racing Oil Pans and Components has manufactured quality performance components for the racing industry. Kevco oil pans are used by several winning dirt track and Sprint Car teams. With over 30 years’ experience in fabricating high-quality performance oil pans, Kevko also manufactures valve covers, EVAC, breather, and filler tanks, specialty tools, garage/pit gear, and more, to fit a variety of applications.
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New Venor Hylomar! New Vendor Hylomar!

We have added Hylomar to our expanding vendor product lineup. Take a look at the great products now available.

Hylomar is a leading manufacturer of sealants and adhesives for the automotive, aerospace, and industrial aftermarkets. With a wide range of products including non-setting gasket and jointing compounds, silicone sealants, epoxies, anaerobic gasket compounds, thread-lockers, and more, Hylomar products are designed for maximum performance under the most demanding conditions.

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New Venor NOCO! New Vendor Eneos!

We are happy to announce the addition of Eneos to our vendor lineup! A division of Japan's leading oil company, ENEOS produces some of the highest quality lubricants on the market today. Combining advanced additives with superior base oils, ENEOS lubricants are designed to provide exceptional performance, power, and protection for applications ranging from street vehicles to motorcycles to race cars. With a product line including gear oils, transmission fluids, and motor oils designed to hold up to the most demanding conditions, ENEOS is the brand of choice for some of the worlds' leading automobile manufacturers.

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New Products Updated!

New Products Updated! Our New Products page is updated with items from the following vendors: AEM, Daystar, DiabloSport, Hawk Performance, Joes Racing Products, Liquid Glow, Omix-Ada, Inc., and Ti22. Follow the link below for great new products.

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New Venor NOCO! NOCO Added To Our Product Line!

We have added NOCO to our vendor product lineup. Check over their great products.

For over 100 years, Cleveland, Ohio-based NOCO has been a leader in battery product technology, with a product line that includes everything from battery cleaning chemicals to battery chargers, jump packs, and solar charging systems. NOCO offers advanced technology solutions for a wide range of motorsports applications, allowing you to replace multiple chargers for different battery types with a single, high-efficiency charger. Whether you’re charging a race car or a cell phone, NOCO has a product to keep the power on, no matter where you are.

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New Venor Factory Canopies! Factory Canopies Added To Lane Automotive Product Line!

We are happy to announce the addition of Factory Canopies to our vendor product line.

Factory Canopy specializes in portable display tents and canopies that are ideal for track-side shade or promotional booths. Highly-customizable shelters feature durable fabric canopies and tough aluminum pop-up frames, with available wall-panel options to create custom enclosures. Factory Canopies are easy to set up and take down, and are available in a range of sizes and colors, including custom-branded versions.

Look over these great products that are now available.

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New Venor Centric Parts! Centric Parts Added To Motor State Product Line!

We are happy to announce the addition of Centric Parts to our vendor product line.

Based in California, Centric Parts is recognized as a leading manufacturer and supplier of replacement brake components for a wide range of domestic and import cars, SUVs, and light trucks. Marketed under brand names including Centric®, C-Tek®, PosiQuiet®, and StopTech®, among others, Centric offers a full range of pads, rotors, and calipers for everything from daily drivers through high-performance vehicles.

Check over these great products that are now available.

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Now Carrying Fox Performance Series Truck Shocks And Steering Stabilizers!

Fox Truck Performance Series

Lane Automotive is proud to announce that we are now carrying Fox Performance Series truck shocks and steering stabilizers. Fox’s proven IFP (Internal Floating Piston) technology is available in coil-over, reservoir, and smooth-body shock formats, and in sizes to fit lifts ranging from stock up to 7”, depending on shock model.

Steering stabilizers are available in both IFP and highly adjustable ATS (Adjustable Through Shaft) formats for maximum steering control. With options to fit a wide range of Chevy/GMC, Ford, and Dodge trucks, as well as many Jeep models, Fox shocks take truck and SUV handling to the next level.

Cars And Coffee! Cars And Coffee!

Do you have a cool hot rod, a custom truck or Jeep, or a rocking late-model you like to show off? Do you enjoy great conversation with fellow car enthusiasts over a hot cup of coffee and fresh donuts? Then join us for our monthly Cars and Coffee event here at Lane Automotive in Watervliet, MI, from 9:00 - 11:00 AM on the following Saturdays: August 25, September 22, and October 20!

Photos Wanted! Open Wheel Photos Wanted!

Like to see your car’s image in our upcoming Open Wheel Parts Catalog? Forward hi-resolution images (at least 4 x 6 inches @ 300 DPI) to Water marked images and those lifted from the internet cannot be used.

New Venor Woodward Fab! New Venor Woodward Fab!

We are happy to announce the addition of Woodward Fab to our vendor lineup! They manufacture metal working machinery. Check out the great products that are now available.

From the Woodward Fab website:
Woodward Fab's parent company, Heck Industries, was established in 1966 as an inventor and manufacturer of unique, cost saving, metal working machinery. We soon became the world leader in plate beveling machines. We offer a complete line of patented hand held bevellers, bench models and power feed machines. The Woodward Fab lineup of equipment was created to offer industrial grade sheet metal equipment at affordable prices. What started as a fun way to present our products and have fun attending the best car shows in the country quickly grew due to the increased demand for quality equipment and the need for more specialized tools for custom metal fabrication. We continue to expand our selection and offerings to provide the latest and greatest tools available in the ever growing market of sheet metal fabrication. Even though we manufacture products to the highest standards using state of the art machining techniques, we are most proud of our strong customer support, customer service, and skilled representatives.

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New Vendor - Rugged Ridge New Vendor - Rugged Ridge

Lane Automotive has added Rugged Ridge to its expanding vendor product line. Look over the great products that are now available.

Offering a full line of accessories, performance upgrades, and specialty off-roading components, Rugged Ridge is a division of OMIX-ADA, the market leader for replacement and restoration Jeep® parts. Rugged Ridge is a recognized name in the Jeep market and well-established with Jeep enthusiasts, with parts for Jeeps from the 1946 CJ-2 right up through today's JL series. Recognizing a need for new and distinct accessories and components, Rugged Ridge has designed and manufactured over 3,000 products for the Jeep market, and continues to add hundreds of new Jeep accessories each year.

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New Vendor - Liquid Glow New Vendor - Liquid Glow

We are proud to announce the addition of Liquid Glow car care products to our lineup! Look over the great products that are now available.

With a full line of exterior and interior care products, from car washes and waxes to microfiber towels and polishes, Liquid Glow keeps vehicles looking better than new. Whether it’s a quick touch-up at a show, or a deep clean and detailing, Liquid Glow products are ideal for the both casual and hard-core automotive enthusiasts.

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Sale Flyer Added! Sale Flyer Added!

We have added our New Sale Flyer! This time it's 54 pages loaded with new product, new vendors, news, tech articles, and great prices! Check it out at the link below.
July-August Sale Flyer

2018 HRIA Education Days - Signup Today!

2018 HRIA Education Days The Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) is hosting its Education Days at the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Nationals in Louisville Kentucky. Twelve manufacturers will be giving hour long presentations on not only their product line but tips and tricks for your restoration projects. These valuable sessions are open to all attendees of the NSRA Nationals. (from the SEMA website)

Follow this link for a PDF of the schedule/topics for each day.


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Jeep Invasion!

Jeep Invasion!

The Invasion is underway! Jeeps rolled in to Lane Automotive Friday morning. They gathered then headed out at 10:00am for a weekend of fun and sand at Silver Lake Sand Dunes! We had breakfast waiting for registered participants, plus all registered participants are entered in a drawing to win a cool R/C Jeep from Axial!

We posted 561 photos total. Photo galleries and a filckr collection are posted. Follow the links:

Photo Galleries (on our full site)

flickr Collection (same pics, just larger)

2018 Drag Catalog Posted!

New Drag Catalog! The interactive searchable Drag Catalog is now active. It is 680 pages packed with parts for the drag racing enthusiast!

Follow this link: Visit the Catalogs Page

Lane Cruise-In And Car Show Was A Huge Success!

Car Show 2018Thank you to all that attended! The weather was super, after a couple early morning sprinkles. There were lots of show cars and smiling spectators!

We have uploaded 2968 car show pictures! See them in our Photo Galleries and Flicker Albums.

Visit our Photo Galleries Page (on our full site)

Our flickr collection has larger versions of the same pictures.
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flickr galleries

For More Info Visit Our Car Show Page

Mile Marker 449SS Hubs Installation Video Added!

Mile Marker Video Added! We added a great Mile Marker 449SS Hubs Installation Video.

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Bubba Rope Videos Added!

Bubba Rope Videos Added! We added three great videos featuring Bubba Rope products.

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Racing Electronics SWITCH/SWITCH-R Update

Non-Updated and Updated Units SWITCH And SWITCH-R has an upgrade to improve reception and key-lock out feature.
- If your unit has a red label on the end that reads "IN" and "OUT" your device has been updated.
- If not please return to Racing Electronics. Call 1-800-272-7111 or email: to receive a postal service return tag via email.
- Once received, the device is inspected to ensure it is in need of the upgrade. If so, the consumer is sent a new unit at no charge.

New Vendor - Grypmat New Vendor - Grypmat

We are happy to announce the addition of Grypmat to our vendor lineup! They are manufacturers of innovative tool trays that stay in place, protect surfaces and keep tools and small parts in place. Check out these great products that are now available.

From their website:
Grypmat products are designed to increase efficiency, safety and productivity. The high friction surfaces allow tools to be placed where the work is being done and protects surfaces. The Grypmat is resistant to all types of chemicals. If it gets gunked up with grease, dust or any dirt, wiping it with a damp cloth will make it as good as new again.

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Two New Vendors Added!

New Vendor NBRP Performance Exhaust

We are happy to announce the following additions to our vendor lineup: MBRP Performance Exhaust and Omix-ADA! Look over the great products that are now available!

MBRP Performance Exhaust

For over 20 years MBRP Inc. has been delivering performance enthusiasts incredible power, high levels of product quality and unmatched customer service. Starting from little more than a vision and an absolute passion for all things performance MBRP Inc. is among forefront of performance exhaust technology.

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New Vendor Omix-ADA


Omix-Ada is the world's largest independent manufacturer and wholesale-only company with a full line of Jeep replacement parts and accessories. With over 20,000 different parts in stock and a dedicated engineering team developing components for the latest models, Omix-Ada continues to solidify its position in the marketplace.

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2018 Engine Parts & Accessories Catalog Posted!

New Engine Catalog! The 2018 Engine Parts & Accessories catalog is now on our websites.

Follow this link: Visit the Catalogs Page

New Vendor - Superior Fuel Cells!

New Vendor Superior Fuel CellsWe are happy to announce the addition of Superior Fuel Cells to our vendor lineup. Check out the great products now available!

A leader in the field of fuel cells for Dirt Late Models and Modifieds, Superior Fuel Cells was started with the principle of offering a fuel cell that not only effectively controlled sloshing, but also helped improve weight bias and increase air flow underneath the car. Extensive research and development resulted in the current line of cells, each of which is engineered to deliver unsurpassed performance, quality and safety.

The company has become a favorite of some of the nation's top chassis builders including Shaw Race Cars, GRT Race Cars, Ruhlman Race Cars and many others. They also offer a complete line of fuel cell accessories and replacement components.

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New Products Updated!

New Products Updated! The new products page is updated with items from the following vendors: Allstar Performance, Alpha Gloves, Braille Battery, G-Force, MSD, Phoenix Systems, Ti22 and Triple X Race Components Inc.

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2018 Hot Rod & Early Muscle Catalog Posted!

New HREM Catalog! The 2018 Hot Rod & Early Muscle catalog is now on our websites.

Follow this link: Visit the Catalogs Page

New Allstar Performance Catalog!

New Allstar Catalog! The 2018 Allstar Performance catalog is now on our websites.

Follow this link: Visit the Catalogs Page

Two BedRug Install Videos Added!

Two BedRug Install Videos! Two BedRug product installation videos are posted. They show the ease of installing the BedRug MAT and the BedRug XLT MAT. Follow this link for the videos: Visit Our Videos Page

Two New Vendors Added!

New Vendor SeymourWe are happy to announce the addition of Seymour and Vintage Wires to our product lineup. Check over the great products now available.

The inventor of aerosol spray paint, Seymour manufactures a wide variety of products. The automotive based product line includes enamel and high temperature paint, special finishes, primers, undercoat, ruberized and plastic coatings, and sealers.

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New Vendor Vintage WiresVintage Wires
The unique Vintage Wires product line offers ignition cable kits with modern day technology and a vintage look. The 7.8mm wires feature a spiral wound suppression core, EDPM and silicon insulation, and a lacquer covered cotton braid. These six and eight cylinder universal ignition cable kits include boots, terminals and dieclectric grease. Kits are available in a choice of six classic color combinations.

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Five New Vendors Added!

We have added five new vendors! Below is an overview and link to find out more. Look over the great new products now available!

BluePrint EnginesBluePrint Engines
For over twenty years, BluePrint Engines offer crate engine packages for a variety of performance needs and budgets. The crate engine product line includes GM, Ford and Chrysler applications as well as engines available for the Marine and Lowrider markets.

BluePrint Engines also offers a select line of parts that include cylinder heads, intakes, carburetors as well as short blocks. These are the same components that are used in the company's crate engine program.

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FIEFIE, Fuel Injection Enterprises
The company is well known for its development of performance fuel injection and magneto based ignition systems. Fuel Injection Enterprises is the exclusive outlet for Mallory Ignition Super-Mag and Sprint Mag offerings.

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The SoffSeal product line offers automotive rubber components for the OE, Street Rod and restoration markets.

The applications include GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles covering most rubber weatherstrips, pedal pads, as well as body gaskets and body mounts.

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With this company's roots beginning as a small speed workshop known as Pete's Performance, Speedmaster has grown to become a well-respected assembler and manufacturer of high performance engine parts.

The Speedmaster brand offers performance components from daily drivers to top fuel dragsters as well as everything in between.

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The unique offerings from Wizards will keep any vehicle looking its best as well as protect the appearance of a vehicle's various surfaces from unexpected deterioration. The product line includes cleaners, waxes and polishes as well as product applicators.

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Sale Flyer Added! Sale Flyer Added!

We have added our New Sale Flyer! This time it's 48 pages loaded with new product, new vendors, news and tech articles, and great prices! Check it out at the link below.
November-December Sale Flyer

New Vendor Added - Daystar!

New Vendor Added - Daystar! We are happy to announce the addition of Daystar to our vendor lineup! Check out the great products now available.

Since 1977 Daystar has designed and manufactured urethane suspension components, lift kits, and accessories for the truck and Jeep marketplace. All suspension kits for 2013 and newer Ford, GM, Dodge, Jeep and Toyota Tundra are FMVSS 126 Compliant.

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Motor State Distributing Adds Zycoat - Thermal Coatings Product Line

New Vendor Zycoat!Motor State Distributing has added Zycoat and its line of ZyBar thermal insulation products formulated for the automotive aftermarket.

After a Purdue University performance evaluation, ZyBar was found to reduce radiant heat by over 90%, making this a must for automotive enthusiasts looking to increase horsepower as well as improve fuel economy. The evaluation also documented that ZyBar outperformed other products on the market including tapes, wraps, and ceramic based paints.

First used in the aerospace industry, Zybar is ideal for engine parts and exhaust components. The coating is available three colors (bronze satin, midnight black and cast finish) and can be applied several ways including with a paint sprayer, as well as just dipping or applying with a cloth.

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For more information and to order, dealers can contact a Motor State Distributing sales representative at 800-772-2678.

Motor State Distributing Sales Manager - Joe Petlick Awarded 2017 NSRA Person of the Year!

Joe Petlick Awarded! August 5th, 2017, Louisville, KY
2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals

Thanks to his dedication and passion, Joe Petlick has spent a lifetime involved in the Street Rod community. Not only is Joe a fellow enthusiast and owner of several hot rods including a red 1939 Ford Coupe, but his occupation as Sales Manager at Motor State Distributing has allowed the Southwest Michigan native to champion many of the causes that keep the hobby and the industry a vital part of Americana. Joe also serves on the SEMA Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Select Committee and is Chair of Education.

The National Street Rod Association presented Joe with the 2017 NSRA Person of the Year Award during the recent 48th Annual Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. As mentioned, Joe is dedicated to the Hot Rod community even if it means not spending time year after year with his wife on their anniversary, which coincides with the National event each year.

This year was the couple’s 42nd anniversary and his wife surprised him by appearing on stage just as Joe was telling the audience about how wonderful and understanding she was. After regrouping from the surprise, Joe told the room full of street rodders how humbled and honored he was to be selected NSRA Person of the Year.

Motor State Distributing congratulates Joe Petlick for his passionate service to the Street Rod industry.

New Vendor SafeTboy!

New Vendor SafeTboy!We are happy to announce the addition of SafeTboy to our product lineup! They are manufacturers of seat belts and accessories. Look over the great products now available.

From their website:
Buckle Up In Style
SafeTboy strives to offer the safest motor equipment and therefore is the leader of the pack in seat belts. SafeTboy's heavy duty OEM style fabric and CAD design ensure your safety every time you buckle up. SafeTboy's advanced CAD engineered seat belt system uses only the highest quality components. Each belt offers our unique easy release push button design to ensure easy operation. Ideal for all types of vehicles including street rods, our belts are available in several colors and configurations to best suite your needs. They are backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty and have been featured on several TV shows including Monster Garage, and Pimp My Ride. SafeTboy delivers where others fail.

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Willwood URGENT NOTICE We just received this important information from Wilwood. Pass the word to anyone using the listed parts.

Wilwood® Customer Service
(805) 384-2270



CAMARILLO, CA - Wilwood Engineering, Inc. of Camarillo, California has notified NHTSA of a defect in certain 7/8" bore Tandem Master Cylinders (with integral reservoir) and its intent to voluntarily rebuild or repair the affected parts. Wilwood customers will be notified of this recall starting this month.

The voluntary recall is limited to the following part numbers:
261-13271 (with proportioning valve)
261-13272 (with proportioning valve)
These aftermarket master cylinders and kits are offered in different finishes indicated by a suffix (plain, black ("BK") and ball burnished ("P").

The part numbers above were distributed by Wilwood between January 2, 2006 and October 31, 2016. It is critical that affected customers contact Wilwood if they are using a recalled certain 7/8" bore Tandem Master Cylinders (with integral reservoir) or know of someone who may have one of the recalled parts.

Consumer Contact:
Wilwood Customer Service
(805) 384-2270
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST, Mon-Fri

For full details of the recall please visit
You can also visit the NHTSA website at

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New Vendor BMR Suspension!

New Vendor BMR Suspension!We added BMR Suspension to our product lineup! They are manufacturers of suspension components and sway bars. Check out the great products now available!

From their website:
When BMR Suspension began back in 1998, it was difficult for performance automotive enthusiasts to find suspension products that had an innovative design and quality construction at an affordable price. BMR turned this market void into a business philosophy, and has been serving our customer's needs ever since. Currently offering chassis, suspension, and drivetrain products for 22 different vehicles, BMR is the leading suspension manufacturer in many of the market segments that it serves.

Whether you are interested in street performance, hardcore drag racing, or handling applications, BMR Suspension has the products that you need. Proudly made in the U.S.A. in a manufacturing facility near Tampa, Florida, American workers cut, bend, notch, drill, and mill components from American-made DOM and chrome-moly steel. Then, every product is fixture-welded to maintain consistent quality. Workers bead-blast parts and then powdercoat them using BMR's in-house powdercoating line. Finished parts are then assembled and packaged in the assembly department. By manufacturing every product in house, BMR can control the quality at every stage of the manufacturing process.

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