By Kristopher Porter
The Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Education Days will return to the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, August 1–2.
The Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Education Days will return to the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, August 1–2. Twelve manufacturers in the automotive specialty-equipment industry’s hot-rod segment will give hour-long presentations on not only their product lines but also tips and tricks for your own projects and builds.
These seminars are a great opportunity for Street Rod Nationals participants and spectators to learn product and installation techniques directly from manufacturers. The sessions will take place Thursday–Friday, August 1–2, beginning at 9:15 a.m. and concluding at 4:30 p.m. These valuable sessions are open to all NSRA Nationals attendees and seats are limited, so reserve your spot in the sessions that most interest you.
The following is a sneak peek at the manufacturers and the discussion topics taking place at the 2019 event:
Detroit Speed – “Basics of Performance and Handling”
Presenters: Paul Hammond and Peter Bruschi
Vintage Air – “Basics of Performance Air Conditioning”
Presenter: Rick Love
Classic Instruments – “Achieving the Finishing Touch With Classic Instruments”
Presenters: John McLeod and Devin Butterbrodt
Ron Francis Wiring – “Wiring 101: Tips and Tricks”
Presenter: Scott Bowers
Flaming River – “Steering You in the Right Direction”
Presenter: Brett Domin
Ridetech – “New-Product Development”
Presenter: Darren Schilling
Bowler Transmissions – “Shift Into Overdrive and Enjoy Your Hot Rod”
Presenter: Mark Bowler
Wilwood Disc Brakes – “Brake System Basics”
Presenter: Carl Bush
Hushmat – “Solutions for Heat and Noise”
Presenter: Tim McCarthy
Inland Empire Driveline – “Vibrations: Causes and Cures”
Presenter: Greg Frick
Axalta – “The Cromax EZ Difference”
Presenter: Titus Cartwright
Powermaster – “Charging and Cranking for Today's Rods”
Presenter: John Babcock
For questions, contact SEMA Council Director Jim Skelly at 909-978-6690.