The 2019 SEMA show has concluded and we have a vast array of Photos and a few videos covering the entire week. The gallery can be seen at SEMA 2019 and has been added to our gallery page list. We will be adding more features from the show in the following weeks as we evaluate and test new products.
United Pacific Industries showcased a build by the Chevrolet C10 master Johnny G along with his partner Kyle Oxberger from Metalox fabrication. The C10 utilizes UPI products along with some creative fabrication we will cover in a feature article later.
Ford worked with Theresa Contreras from LGE/CTS motorsports to create a 1968 Ford Bronco for Jay Leno. The Bronco features an uncut stock body with everything done from interior to paint looking like it rolled off the showroom floor. The hidden surprise lies under the hood with a new 760hp GT500 crate motor was installed, talk about a sleeper.
Icon Vehicle Dynamics continues to grow with some new products for the New Ford Ranger and Jeep Gladiator pickup. Their booth featured a fully outfitted Ranger and a Tacoma with coilover/bypass dual front shock setup. Show walls are adorned with shock, control arms and other suspension components for current vehicle offerings they have available. Icon also builds custom shocks for those with special builds from daily drivers to the Ultra 4 car of Tom Wayes set to conquer King of the Hammers in beginning January 31st.
Shock Strap offers uniquely designed cargo straps featuring their patented rubber shock allowing flex while still maintaining tension where others can stretch and loosen. We will have more from Shock Strap as we are currently testing their product in real world use.
Chip Foose displayed his current creation a classic Jaguar ‘74 E-type roadster with impeccable fabrication and paint work. Chip spent 2 1/2 years to complete this project in the beatiful Palm Copper finish. Under the hood the original V-12 was pitched allowing Foose to drop in a more reliable 6.2-liter LS3 Chevy V-8 making 525 hp mated to a GM 4L60-E four-speed automatic.
Ford was in full force not only with their large vehicle displays indoor and out, but their Ford Out Front performance show manages to attract thousands of onlookers. Featuring Raptor jumping, Mustang drifting and donuts for some lucky passengers all built and supported by Roush Racing, Vaughn Gittin Jr, Galpin Autosports, RPG Offroad to name a few.