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4x4 Truck Parts Buyers Guide - Running With The Big Trucks

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Kevin McNulty | Writer
Posted June 1, 2002
Photographers: Joel Mollis

Ford Super Duty And GM Heavy Duty Buyer's Guide Shootout

Bigger is better; and when you're talking about big, high-performance trucks, such as the Ford Super Duty and the GM Heavy Duty pickups, there is little doubt about their ruggedness and off-road capabilities. These heavy-hitters pack a punch, with the Ford Super Duty powered by either the smooth-running Triton V-10 or the 7.3L Power Stroke diesel, boasting 250 peak hp and 505 lb-ft of torque. The Heavy Duty is also powerful, equipped with the Duramax 6.6L turbodiesel with 300 hp and 520 lb-ft of torque or the legendary power of the big-block.

The following list of component and accessory manufacturers highlights companies that would like to help you bring your off-road Ford and GM truck full circle with boosts in performance, protection, and looks.

Custom scratch-built suspension systems for Ford Super Duty and GM Heavy Duty trucks can be fabricated from the following manufacturers.

Camburg Off Road Engineering offers a variety of suspension lift kits, suspension components, and custom-built suspension systems for Ford Super Duty and GM Heavy Duty trucks. Camburg, Dept. OR, 7501 Slater Ave., Ste. E, Huntington Beach, CA 92647, (714) 848-8880, www.camburg.com.

Cognito Motorsports specializes in 10-inch independent suspension lift systems and custom projects.

Cognito Motorsports, LLC., Dept. OR, P.O. Box 684, Arroyo Grande, CA 93421, (866) 264-6486, www.cognitomotorsports.com.

Donahoe Racing not only builds The Edge spring hanger systems for Ford Super Dutys, it fabricates custom scratch-built suspension systems for on- and off-road applications as well as serious race competitors.

Donahoe Racing Ent. Inc., Dept. OR, 2831 E. Whitestar, Ste. H, Anaheim, CA 92806, (714) 237-0006, www.donahoeracing.com.

Additional High-Quality Ford Super Duty and GM Heavy Duty Component Manufacturers

Currie Ent., Dept. OR, 1480 N. Tustin Ave., Anaheim, CA 92807, (714) 528-6957, www.currieenterprises.com

Doetsch Ent., Dept. OR, 916 Fesler St., El Cajon, CA 92020, (800) 874-6257, www.doetch-shocks.com

Driveline Solutions, (800) 845-6326, www.drivelinesolutions.com

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