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Holley Promotes Miller to Director of Performance Aftermarket Sales

Holley Performance Products has promoted Harry Miller to director of performance aftermarket sales. Miller most recently served as Holley’s regional manager for theSoutheast territory. In his new role, he is responsible for overseeingthe day-to-day aftermarket sales functions for all divisions of HolleyPerformance Products. Miller’s past experiences include owning and operating a jobberstore, a WD business

Aftermarket Icon, Ed Justice Sr., Dead at 87

Ed Justice, Sr., the last of three brothers who founded Justice Brothers, Inc. which would become a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of car care additives, lubricants and cleaners, has died. He was 87. Justice died August 30, 2008 of complications due to kidney failure in Arcadia, California, said son Ed Justice, Jr. With $2,500 profit

APRA Announces Availability of New Remanufacturing Report

A new report published by Boston University on the remanufacturing industry examines practices and strategies employed by firms in the industry. Prepared by professors William Hauser and Robert T. Lund, the 11 page report focuses on the business of remanufacturing, the industry dedicated to restoring life to a wide range of durable products, from lubricating

Dirty Jobs Host Mike Rowe to Give Keynote Address at The Work Truck Show 2009

In a speech that’s sureto convince everyone present that they’ve got it good no matter whattheir job description, Mike Rowe, host and producer of the DiscoveryChannel’s Dirty Jobs TV series, will give the keynote address at TheWork Truck Show 2009 and 45th Annual National Truck EquipmentAssociation (NTEA) Convention. Rowe’s presentation will take place at the

GM to Invest Over $200 Million in India Engine Plant

According to a recent Yahoo! News report, General Motors says it will invest over $200 million in an engine plant in India, in an effort to double its share of a fast-growing and increasingly competitive market. The facility, which will be located in Talegaon in western Maharashtra state at the site of GM’s second vehicle

Melling Named Engine & Performance Warehouse’s 2007 Vendor of the Year

At the recentEngine & Performance Warehouse (EPWI) annual summer conferenceawards dinner, Melling Engine Parts was named the EPWI 2007 Vendor ofthe Year. David Dent, president, Marion Holt, vice president of sales andmarketing, along with regional sales managers Bill McCleskey, AlanMcVey and Dennis Fox accepted the award on behalf of the entire Mellingstaff. Melling Engine Parts

Pointers for Servicing Leaky Gaskets

Question: When replacing leaky gaskets on an engine, do I just scrape or peel off the old gaskets, or do I have to do something else? Answer:Removing gaskets used to be a fairly simple procedure. Most enginesused to have cast iron blocks and heads, with iron manifolds andstamped steel covers. Iron castings could withstand a

Engine Builders: BMW Machining Limits

The machining limits given in BMW’s Technical Data listings have been misinterpreted in some instances, resulting in replacement of parts that are still serviceable or replacement of parts due to listed specifications that should only be used on new components. When a maximum tolerance of a part is stated in the Technical Data, it is

2009 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week Education Program Announced

The Heavy Duty AftermarketWeek (HDAW) ’09 Education Committee has defined six education programsbased upon the event theme, "Maximizing Opportunities in ChallengingTimes." HDAW will be held Monday, Feb. 16 through Thursday, Feb. 19, atthe Rosen Centre Hotel and Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,Fla. Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week is an all-industry, independentdistributor focused, all-inclusive, business to

Cummins to add SCR Aftertreatment to its On-Highway 2010 Heavy-Duty Engines

Cummins Inc. says it will add Selective CatalyticReduction (SCR) aftertreatment to its heavy-duty products for 2010 todeliver improved fuel efficiency for its customers. Cummins will combine recent advancements incatalyst technology with its unique engine systems to achieve thesignificant fuel economy improvements, the company said. The newcatalyst technology, using copper zeolite, offers a greater conversionrate of

AAEQ Appoints Mark Moore as National Sales Director of EngineQuest (EQ)

AAEQ, parent company to EngineQuest (EQ), announces the appointment of Mark Moore as national sales director for the company’s highly specialized engine parts division.  Moore brings to this senior level position over a decade of experience in the automotive industry and 27 years of management and sales experience. Prior to Moore’s work with EQ, he