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April 2012 Parts Rack New Products

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April 2012 Parts Rack New Products

Get in the Zone
Zone Offroad now offers a complete 4.25-inch combo lift for your ’97-’06 Jeep Wrangler TJ. This kit brings together a 3-inch suspension lift, a 1.25-inch body lift, and a 1-inch motor mount lift into one package that provides superior value for Wrangler TJ owners. The kit increases droop by 4.75 inches and increases wheel travel from a stock 7 inches to a full 10 inches. One of the key aspects to this combo lift kit is the elimination of the transfer case drop, and ability to retain the use of the factory rear driveshaft. Available with your choice of fixed front sway bar links or sway bar disconnects for improved articulation, this system clears 33s with more ground clearance than most other systems.
Info: Zone Offroad
888/998-ZONE www.zoneoffroad.com

Ram Raiser
Superlift now offers a premium mild lift system for ’09-current Ram 1500 4x4s. The new kit features gas-charged Bilstein front struts, which have five incremental height settings: no lift, .7- (maximum setting for Outdoorsman and TRX4 Rams), 1.4-, 1.7-, and 2.3-inch These struts can also be used as premium upgrades with Superlift’s 4- and 6-inch lift kits. An optional rear kit levels the truck with 1-2 inches of lift (depending on model) using high-pressure-monotube Superide SS shocks by Bilstein in addition to dual-rate coil springs, compression-stop extensions, and all required parts for component relocation. Maximum recommended tire height with struts on their tallest settings is 34x12.50.
Info: Superlift Suspension Systems
800-551-4955, www.superlift.com

Snatch Assist
The Bailey’s Snatch Block is perfect for off-road enthusiasts who want a commercial-grade snatch block that is affordable and made in the U.S.A. The 4-inch-steel sheave is machined to a smooth finish for use with synthetic winch lines and wire rope up to 7⁄16-inch. A self-lubricating bronze bushing is pressed into the sheave for maintenance free use and the design of the laser-cut side plates allows you to rig the block in seconds, utilizing the large opening for a variety of rigging options. All steel parts have corrosion-resistant zinc plating for durability. The Bailey’s Snatch Block has a working load limit of 9,000 pounds and a tested ultimate breaking strength of 41,000 pounds.
Info: Bailey’s Towing Accessories Inc.
919/562-2984, www.baileystowinginc.com

Trail Fridge
Equipt Expedition Outfitters now offers the Indel B Travel Box Portable Fridge Series. A combination of the latest electronic technology, the most efficient portable compressor available (Danfoss DB35F), and a very well insulated enclosure creating the best value in portable refrigeration on the market today. The Travel Box line offers an energy saving function to extend battery life, a “MAX” function to cool things fast, a multifunction electronic thermostat, 12/24V DC and 115/230V AC capability with automatic multi voltage switching, three-level battery protection, and is offered in three popular sizes, a 30 liter, 40 liter, and 50 liter.
Info: Equipt Expedition Outfitters
866/703-1026, www.Equipt1.com

Arc Protection
The new Viking 3350 Series auto-darkening welding helmets from Lincoln Electric feature top-quality LCD optics for a clear, natural view in varied ambient light settings. The solar-powered helmets, augmented with a user-replaceable lithium battery, have a substantial 3.34-inch-height viewing area in a U.S.-standard 5.25x4.50-inch-sized cartridge shell. Viking helmets are ideal for stick, TIG, pulsed TIG, MIG, pulsed MIG and flux-cored welding, as well as gouging and grinding. An internal switch allows users to toggle shade control between 6-9 or 10-13 for handling plasma cutting up through heavy-plate welding. Internally mounted controls also can be used to pre-test helmet/battery condition before welding. Continuously variable delay allows users to vary how quickly the helmet returns from a darkened view back to a light state, while continuously variable sensitivity makes the helmet adaptable to different welding environments and lighting conditions. The helmets have four independent arc sensors that help users avoid blind spots, which otherwise could prevent auto-darkening. Weighing in at 21 ounces, the Viking 3350 helmets are lighter in weight than many other auto-darkening helmets. Additionally, the helmet’s “grind mode” control allows it to be used as a grinding shield for weld prep or post-weld clean-up activities. All Viking helmets meet ANSI Z87.1, CAN/CSA Z94.3 and CE Certifications.
Info: Lincoln Electric
888/355-3213, www.lincolnelectric.com

Sleek Bar
When you want to solidly mount auxiliary lights on your ’06-’12 Ram Heavy-Duty, check out the Sleekster Light Bar from Randy Ellis Design. These bars are durable, frame-mounted, and will rigidly hold your choice of up to four 9-inch-diameter lights. The bar is made from CNC mandrel-bent 1¾-inch, 0.120-wall steel tube, CNC cut and formed brackets, light tabs, and finished with high-quality two-stage satin black or three-stage candy-chrome powdercoat. It bolts right on using factory mounting locations, is compatible with the factory tow hooks, and requires absolutely no drilling, cutting or welding.
Info: Randy Ellis Design Inc.
602/803-1122, www.randyellisdesign.com

Stealth JK
The new Trail Master Stealth Long Arm Suspension system for the ’07-’11 Jeep Wrangler JK offers a unique low profile design that delivers improved articulation and ground clearance for those who demand superior rockcrawling performance, but still want a smooth highway ride. Delivering 4.5 inches of lift and accommodating up to a 37-inch-diameter tire, the Stealth Suspension is available with your choice of Fox adjustable reservoir shocks, Trail Master’s own SSV variable speed-sensing shocks, or without any shocks to accommodate your own upgrade. The Stealth Long Arm suspension uses 2-inch-diameter, 0.250-wall DOM steel tubing control arms equipped with Flex-Joint bushings, and new front and rear coil springs. The kit comes with everything needed for installation. Jeeps equipped with Trail Master’s current 4.5-inch Flex-Joint Suspension can also upgrade using the Stealth Upgrade Kit.
Info: Trail Master Suspension
928/636-7080, www.trailmastersuspension.com

Rack It
BajaRack has announced availability of its ’05-’11 Toyota Tacoma four-door roof rack for vehicles without roof rails. This rack installs on the four existing mounts located on the roof of the Tacoma and adds only 6.5 inches of additional height to the vehicle. Compatible with a host of BajaRack accessories, including light bar, fuel can mounts, and more, this 48x60-inch rack weighs 42 pounds and can carry up to 200 pounds of cargo.
Info: Baja Rack
760/560-1310, www.bajarack.com

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