December 8, 2016, 2016 (PLACENTIA, CA)- McLeod is collaborating with Raybestos Powertrain to bring a premier line of Performance Automatic Rebuild Kits to the performance enthusiast.
McLeod by Raybestos Performance Automatic Rebuild Kits will be available exclusively through McLeod’s extensive list of distributors. The alliance between the two leading companies will insure top-notch quality with an affordable price for a very wide range of applications.
Raybestos Powertrain is one of the largest manufacturers of transmission-related friction products in the world, supplying the next generation of OE-quality aftermarket products for automotive and performance use.
“McLeod and Raybestos Powertrain have each earned long-standing reputations for quality and innovation in the high performance industry,” said Paul Bogutsky, CEO of Raybestos Powertrain. “Together, we now offer American-made, performance-focused transmission rebuild kits that deliver the competitive power our customers demand.”
With this partnership, it brings two very influential and monumental companies within the automotive aftermarket together. McLeod is known for it’s innovation of the RST and RXT clutch kits as well as all driveline components. For over 45 years, McLeod has provided world-class products to its loyal customers and continues to expand product lines to accommodate more applications.
“McLeod is constantly looking to offer our customers the high quality products that they demand,” says Paul Lee, owner of McLeod Racing. “By teaming with a company as reputable as Raybestos Powertrain, McLeod can now offer our world famous quality and service to the performance automatic transmission market.”
McLeod by Raybestos Performance Automatic Rebuild Kits are available for order now from any of McLeod’s reputable dealers
Race Recap: Lee returned to the McLeod Racing Toyota for Team Kalitta after an awesome debut in Las Vegas. However, Lee, crew chief Todd Smith and the McLeod Racing team was not about to be outdone. The team scored four straight three-second passes in qualifying to solidly qualify 11th in the quickest Funny Car field in NHRA history. In his first round matchup with Robert Hight, Lee was prepared, recording the top reaction time of the round, but encountered tire smoke down track giving the round win to Hight.
Qualified: No. 11 (3.935 sec., 305.36 mph)
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All Photos courtesy of Gary Nastase Photography.