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New Products - Hardware - June 2012

Posted in Product Reviews on June 1, 2012
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Icon HD

Icon Vehicle Dynamics now offers a complete lift system for your 2011-and-newer Chevy/GMC 2500 or 3500 HD. The system is adjustable to provide between five and eight inches of lift and kit buyers can choose between 2.0- and 2.5-inch-bodied Icon shocks. This Icon system works with both 2WD and 4WD models

  • Replacement knuckles allow upper control arms to remain in their OEM location. Optional Icon tubular uniball upper control arms offer increased suspension travel and better durability.

  • Torsion bars can be dropped or left in place using optional brackets

For more information, contact:

Icon Vehicle Dynamics
(951) 689-ICON

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Fuel Bomb, That Is

An F-bomb is something you don’t want to drop in mixed company, unless it’s a dose of Fuel Bomb diesel additive. F-Bomb diesel additive can be dropped at any time to any tank of diesel without offending anyone.

  • Increases fuel economy, raises cetane numbers, completely disperses water

  • Stabilizes fuel that’s being stored for long periods. Bio-diesel compatible. A 16-ounce bottle of F-Bomb can treat up to 500 gallons of diesel.

For more information, contact:

Diesel Power Products
(866) 379-8685

STP Multipurpose Motor Treatment

STP’s Multipurpose Motor Treatment offers many benefits for both gas and diesel engines. One product offers engine protection for cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, tractors, snowmobiles, lawnmowers, RVs, chainsaws, two- and four-cylinder engines and more. Snake oil? No way! STP’s decades of experience and exhaustive research mean that the benefits listed on the can are what you’ll get when you use it. This is both a fuel additive and an oil additive.

  • Fights friction, cleans engine deposits, prevents corrosion in fuel system

  • Protects against crankcase sludge, fights tough cold starts, provides upper cylinder lubrication, prevents oxidative degradation in fuel and oil

  • Commonly available at major auto parts chains and retail stores including Auto Zone, Pep Boys, and Wal-Mart

For more information, contact:

STP Motor Treatment

Versatile XD Hitch

Trailer hitches do a lot more than just provide a towing connection these days. The XD Hitch from Inventive Products can be configured in a number of different ways to suit your needs.

  • The hitch ball can be adjusted to different heights to accommodate different truck heights and different trailer tongues

  • Accessorize your XD Hitch by using the XD Utility Rack (shown) or the XD Adjustable Mud Flaps or the XD eXtreme Step

For more information, contact:

Inventive Products Inc.
(888) 310-6037

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Three-in-One SuperBLOK

The SuperBLOK is three rear lift blocks in one, thanks to modular construction. The cast iron blocks have nine points of interlocking contact for ultimate security, and centering pins are cast right in.

  • Choose from 1-, 1.5-, and 2-inch block heights

  • Comes with OEM-grade U-bolts for a complete package

For more information, contact:

ProRYDE Suspension Systems
(888) 813-RYDE

HTP Invertig 221

HTP America’s Invertig 221 TIG welder is an inverter-style welding machine that packs all the features of a big, heavy traditional TIG machine in a compact, lightweight package. The Invertig 221 weighs a mere 40 pounds, so it’s easy to take the welding machine right where you need it. The Invertig 221 produces both AC and DC welding outputs, so you can weld aluminum one minute and steel or stainless steel the next just by changing the machine settings.

  • AC frequency is adjustable from 20 to 200 Hz, giving you precise control over the arc

  • DC pulse control gives you precision welding ability on thick and thin steel, stainless steel, inconel, and titanium. Store up to 64 different welding parameter programs in the built-in memory.

For more information, contact:

HTP America
(800) USA-WELD

OR-Fab DEF Skidplate

GM’s latest-generation diesel pickups have a DEF tank mounted in a vulnerable spot under the truck. The DEF tank is part of the truck’s emission control system and helps us have the best of both worlds: a powerful, fuel-efficient truck and a cleaner atmosphere. Protect your DEF tank with OR-Fab’s new steel DEF tank skidplate.

  • Fits 2012 Chevrolet and GMC 2500 HD diesel pickups and replaces the thin factory protector. Bolt-on installation means no cutting or drilling. Also fits 2011 models that come without any protection.

  • Made from heavy 3/16-inch steel that’s laser-cut and precision bent for an ideal fit. The OR-Fab DEF skidplate comes with two heavy-duty mounting brackets and installation hardware.

For more information, contact:

Performance Automotive Group
(928) 636-7080

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