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4x4 Accessories - Moab Products Guide

Posted in Product Reviews on April 3, 2007 Comment (0)
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Super-Flex U-Joints
Tom Wood's Custom Drive Shafts offers its Super-Flex universal joints in both 1310 and 1350 sizes to fit most popular driveshaft applications. The U-joints permit greater driveshaft angularity and are considerably stronger than conventional U-joints. The unique design of the offset trunions sets the mating yokes farther apart than conventional joints, which allows the Super-Flex U-joints 10 degrees more flexibility than can be obtained through use of typical high-angle components. When installed in standard driveshaft yokes, the Super-Flex U-joints permit up to 40 degrees of flex.

For more information, contact: Tom Wood's Custom Drive Shafts, (877) 497-4238, www.4xshaft.com.

FJ Cruiser Lift
The Tuff Country 3-inch EZ-Ride suspension lift kit for the Toyota FJ Cruiser permits an increase from stock tire size. The kit includes upper coil/strut spring spacers, front preload spacers, rear coil-spring spacers, and necessary hardware. The kit retains factory front struts and a near-factory ride with a simple bolt-on installation. With the front raised 3 inches and the rear lifted 2 inches, the Tuff Country FJ kit allows fitment for 295/R70 tires.

For more information, contact: Tuff Country, (800) 288-2190, www.tuffcountry.com.

Stub-Hub Conversion
The new Dynatrac Stub-Hub conversion kit for Dana 60 axles offers a shorter hub profile than traditional hub designs. This creates over 1.5 inches of side-to-side axle hub clearance for navigating difficult obstacles that could cause hub damage. The Stub-Hub components are made in the USA and are completely bolt-on to most Dana 60 axles. The spindles are forged from chrome-moly steel, and the wheel hubs are made from nodular castings, making them strong enough to withstand the abuse of rockcrawling buggies and 4x4s. The Stub-Hub kit is available in common 8-on-6.5, 5-on-5.5, and 6-on-5.5 wheel-bolt patterns and uses common Timken bearings and seals. Kits are available with or without brake assembles.

For more information, contact: Dynatrac Products, (714) 596-4461, www.dynatrac.com.

Positive Puller
The Patriot 9500 UT is Ramsey's latest offering and includes a new patent-pending semiautomatic clutch and a sealed drum and sealed gear assembly to protect the winch from the elements. A series-wound 5.5hp motor offers a 138:1 gear reduction and a rated line pull of 9,500 pounds to deliver a no-load line speed of 35.4 feet per minute. The Patriot 9500 UT winch includes 105 feet of aircraft cable with a replaceable clevis hook with a safety latch. A wireless-remote kit is also available to operate the winch from up to 50 feet away.

For more information, contact: Ramsey Winch, (918) 438-2760, www.ramsey.com.

Fix Your Flat
The Speedy Seal puncture repair kit from ARB 4x4 Accessories includes everything you'll need to repair a flat tire in the event of a tire puncture. Housed in an orange, high-visibility, molded plastic case, the kit includes a pencil-type tire gauge with dual pressure range and chuck, a spring steel insertion needle, lubricant, a hardened steel reamer, thirty self-vulcanizing repair cords, two Allen keys, and additional tire-valve accessories, such as a valve-core tool, spare valves, and spare caps.

For more information, contact: ARB 4x4 Accessories, (800) 761-8192, www.arbusa.com.

Body Roll Control
The RockLock Selectable Sway Bar from Skyjacker Suspensions is available for '97-'06 Jeep TJ Wranglers. The system allows off-road maneuverability without sacrificing on-road control. You'll also never need to fumble with removable sway-bar links to disengage the sway bar for off-road use - a locking hub allows the sway bar to be locked or unlocked completely. The RockLock kit includes a selectable torque arm, locking hub, a rigid torque arm, a stabilizer torsion bar, mounting bushings, adjustable links with spherical rod ends, and all of the necessary hardware.

For more information, contact: Skyjacker Suspensions, (866) 423-3253, ext. 1048, www.skyjacker.com.

Smooth Riders
Rubicon Express monotube remote-reservoir shocks are available to fit many vehicle models. The company also packages application-tuned monotube reservoir shocks with all of its Jeep suspension systems. The shocks offer a monotube design with a remote reservoir to hold extra fluid and provide additional cooling during rapid cycling.

For more information, contact: Rubicon Express, (866) 533-7709, www.rubiconexpress.com.

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