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Diesel Truck Modification, Off-Road News And Updates - 4x4 News

Posted in News on December 25, 2006
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8-Lug Diesel Truck Hits The Newsstands
Right on the heels of the Primedia Custom Truck Group's recent launch, Diesel Power, comes the brand-new 8-Lug Diesel Truck aimed exclusively at the 3/4- and 1-ton truck owner who wants to further refine his truck's exterior and interior appearance.

In the premier issue and all issues that will soon follow, the editors of 8-Lug Diesel Truck will take the average consumer through the most basic of modifications to the most advanced for improving his truck's suspension, power, functionality, and towing, all with the premise of being the premier source of knowledge for Chevy, Ford, and Dodge diesel truck owners. Each issue will deal with some elements related to suspension modifications through lifting or lowering. In addition, all future issues will highlight the latest and greatest in the wheel industry for the given suspension application.

The premier issue highlights the newest 5-inch lift kit designed exclusively for Ford Super Duty trucks to clear 37-inch tires. Dodge truck owners will rejoice at the exciting buildup of the exclusive Cummins engine platform that includes refinements to the exhaust, turbo, and transmission. And for the Chevy crowd, who can't live without improved brakes? There is a great story detailing how to drastically alter your stopping distances. All of these stories are designed to be easily read and understood by do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike.

Be sure to check out the latest issue available at your local newsstand, or call (800) 777-5182 to subscribe.

Arizona's Topock Project Area Emergency Road Closure
As avid off-road enthusiasts we never like hearing about land closures, but every now and then certain maintenance needs to be done in order to ensure that our lands are kept clean and wildlife is preserved. The Bureau of Land Management's Lake Havasu Field Office will close portions of roads on public lands to motorized and mechanized vehicle use sporadically throughout 2007. The purpose of the emergency closure is to protect soils, vegetation and cultural resources that have been adversely impacted, or are at risk of being adversely impacted, by off-highway vehicle use.

Copies of this Emergency Closure Notice and map are available at the BLM Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Ave., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406. This emergency road closure is in effect beginning August 1, 2006, and will remain in effect until the considerable adverse effects giving rise to the closure are eliminated and measures are implemented to prevent recurrence of these adverse effects. For more information, contact the BLM's Lake Havasu City Field Office at (928) 505-1200.

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