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FiTech Ultimate LS Kits now in Canada

Posted by Rob McJannett on

Make Your LS Engine Conversion Easy LS engine swaps have become the easiest way to infuse 21st century power into classic vehicles, but not always the cheapest. Once you acquired an LS engine, no matter how cheap it was, it still might cost you a fortune to get it running. You used to need a custom ECU or wiring harness, Intake manifolds, injectors, throttle body, then re-flash or the reprogramming, kits started at $5,000. Enter FiTech and their new FiTech Ultimate LS Induction Systems, built to work with LS1, LS2, LS3, LS6, and L92 engines. Kits start at $1,994, and are available for applications up to 750...

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Warning! Are Your Ontario Licence Plates Illegal?

Posted by Rob McJannett on

It appears the the police have decided to clamp down on the use of Historic Licence Plates in Ontario. I have already heard from a couple of folks who have been pulled over.  Vehicles more than 30 years old and substantially unchanged since manufacture may qualify for a "Historic" registration. Annual fees are much lower ($18 vs $120) for a passenger car in 2017, but Historic Vehicles may not be used as conventional transportation. Here is the information that I have printed from the current Ontario Highway Traffic Act. The bold print is mine: Historic vehicle plates can be purchased for...

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How to choose the right size Hub Centric Ring

Posted by Andy McJannett on

Measuring for Hub Centric Rings Confused by hub centric rings? Not sure what you need? We can Help! We have the parts to help you fit your wheels on your car! Give us a call toll-free: 1-877-471-6700 or visit one of our locations.   The size of the Hub Centric Rings you need depends on two things: the centre bore of your rim, and the outer diameter of the car’s wheel hub.  What Size is the centre of my Rim? To get the right size Hub Ring, you need to determine the centre bore size, of your wheel hub. Click the blue link to download our...

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