SEMA Members Present the Latest and Greatest

White Knight offers a line of TPMS valve stems in chrome and rubber finishes and in standard and adjustable swivel-style suitable for most applications. These TPMS valve stems are compatible with OE and aftermarket TPMS sensors.

BorgWarner Turbo Systems: According to the company, the new EFR Turbocharger series features a Gamma Ti turbine wheel that’s more than 50% lighter than its Inconel counterpart and could spin in the slightest breeze. A dual ceramic ball-bearing cartridge, stainless-steel turbine housing and other integrated highlights all come together in harmony to create the new, highly advanced aftermarket turbocharger.


Study: Specialty-Equipment Influences Auto Sales

More and more, OEMs see that the availability of accessories improves their dealers’ ability to sell vehicles. And they acknowledge that aftermarket manufacturers, who are in touch with enthusiastic car owners, are often the first to recognize important trends. Smart dealers are increasingly recognizing that a customized vehicle in the showroom can bring more customers through the door and get them more excited about a purchase. But until now, there was not much real data on the “accessory effect.”

Tech Tools for Light-Truck Accessory Installers

Updated pickup-bed dimension reference sheets and updated keyless entry
wiring sheets are now available as downloadable PDFs on the Light-Truck
Accessory Alliance (LTAA) website. Go to
to download the latest versions.  Both sheets are excellent reference
tools for salespeople and installers. If your particular application is
not listed, contact Jim Skelly at with a request, and LTAA will try and add it.

PRO Code of Ethics for Installers

In its efforts to achieve the highest level of professionalism throughout the aftermarket restyling industry, the Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) has adopted a voluntary Code of Recommended Business Practices for aftermarket accessory installers and restylers, the purpose of which is to foster confidence in the industry's products and services:

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