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

Posted in Product Reviews on June 1, 2002 Comment (0)
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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

Drivetrain Direct, Dept. OR, 1477 Davril Cir., Corona, CA 92880, (888) 584-4327, www.drivetraindirect.com

DynoMax Performance Exhaust, (800) 594-9815, www.dynomax.com

Glassworks Unlimited, Dept. OR, 5382 Oceanus Dr., Ste. A, Huntington Beach, CA 92649, (866) 817-7828, www.glassworksunlimited.com

Mag-Hytec, Dept. OR, 14178 Arminita St., Van Nuys, CA 91402, (818) 786-8325, www.mag-hytec.com

MagnaFlow Performance Exhaust, Dept. OR, 22961 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688, (800) 959-9226, www.magnaflow.com

Mastercraft Racing Products, Dept. OR, 10928 Wheatlands Ave., Ste. B, Santee, CA 92071, (800) 565-4042, www.mastercraftseats.com

MileMarker Inc., Dept. OR, 1450 S.W. 13th Ct.,Pompano Beach, FL 33069, (954) 782-0604, www.milemarker.com

Mountain Ent., Dept. OR, P.O. Box 890311, Temecula, CA 92589, (888) 543-8547, www.liftlips.com

Performance Accessories, Dept. OR, 3651 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, AZ 86323, (928) 636-0979, www.performanceaccessories.com

Pro-Zap, Dept. OR, 18971 Industry Wy., Sonora, CA 95370, (209) 532-5303, www.prozap.com

RCD Suspensions/Race Car Dynamics Inc., Dept. OR, 3552 Fowler Canyon Rd.,

Jamul, CA 91935, (619) 588-4723, www.racecardynamics.com

Rough Country/Heckethorn Products Inc., Dept.OR, 1445 Hwy. 51, Bypass E., Dryersburg, TN 38024, www.roughcountry.com

Scooters Pro Fab, (866) 243-2767, www.scootersprofab.com

Superior Axle & Gear, Dept. OR, 3954 Whiteside St., Los Angeles, CA 90063, (888) 522-2953, www.superioraxle.com

Trail Master Suspension, Dept. OR, 395 Smitty Wy., Ste. 200, Corona, CA 92879, www.trailmastersuspension.com

Tuff Country EZ-Ride Suspension, Dept. OR, 4165 W. Nike Dr., West Jordan, UT 84088, (800) 288-2190, www.tuffcountry.com

Westin Truck Accessories, Dept. OR, 5200 N. Irwindale St., Ste. 220, Irwindale, CA 91706, (800) 345-8476, www.westinautomotive.com

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