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January 2013 Parts Rack

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January 2013 Parts Rack

Grand Long-Arm
Rough Country’s 4-inch long-arm suspension is crafted specifically for the ’99-’04 Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ. The kit includes adjustable X-Flex upper and lower control arms with Clevite bushings, front and rear coil springs, adjustable front track bar with drop bracket, ¼-inch steel crossmember, along with a skidplate and sway bar disconnects. Each kit uses a four-link front and Y-link rear which is tuned to work with Rough Country’s Performance 2.2 series shocks.
Info: Rough Country Suspension
800/222-7023, www.roughcountry.com

Plasma Guide
The Eastwood plasma cutting guide is made to increase the cutting-control and accuracy of the Eastwood Versa Cut Plasma Cutter. The adjustable guide is designed to cut holes from 3 to 16 inches in diameter and works with up to 3⁄8-inch material. Each cutting guide is fitted with 1.375-inch wheels for easy maneuverability and a 0.250-inch rod. The cutting guide also has a spring-loaded screw that can be inserted through the center guide-hole on the work piece, which self-supports the metal being cut.
Info: Eastwood
800/343-9353, www.eastwood.com

Be Cool Chevy
Be Cool’s up-to-750hp bolt-in modular cooling system is designed for the ’55-’57 Tri-Five GM trucks. The cooling system is offered with either a cross-flow or down-flow double-row 1-inch core. Included with the system are a 12-15 psi signature billet aluminum cap, dual 11-inch chrome high-torque puller fans, a polished-stainless-steel fan shroud, and an aluminum factory-fit core support. Be Cool modules are fully assembled with wiring harness, waterproof 40-amp temperature relays (fans on at 195 degrees and off at 175 degrees), and a vented aluminum recovery tank. For A/C applications, modules include a dual-pass condenser with glamour frame, condenser brackets, and custom-formed hard lines. All Be Cool radiators are made in the USA.
Info: Be Cool
989/895-9699, www.becool.com

Hit the Bottle
Ny-Trex, the nitrous oxide division of Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) has introduced a Hi-Flo aluminum 15-pound bottle designed with a gloss black powdercoat finish. The bottle features a CGA-660 chrome-plated high-flow valve, stainless steel siphon-tube, 1⁄8-inch NPT gauge port, and a bottle-burst-disc rated at 300 psi. Ny-Trex is currently available for automotive, motorcycle, and marine race applications and can be shipped without restrictions in the USA or Canada. Hi-Flo 5- and 10-pound bottles are available as well.
Info: Design Engineering Inc.
800/264-9427, www.designengineering.com

JK Crossmember
Poison Spyder Customs Extreme-Duty transmission crossmember is designed specifically for the ’12-to-current Jeep Wrangler JK. The heavy-duty transmission mount bolts in place of the stock crossmember and is fabricated from two halves of CNC laser-cut and brake-formed 3⁄16-inch plate steel. The two sections are joined to create a 3⁄8-inch-thick unit, which is indented to support the weight of the Jeep in high-center scenarios. Crossmember kits for the ’07-’11 Jeep Wrangler JK are available as well.
Info: Poison Spyder Customs
951/849-5911, www.poisonspyder.com

5001 Pro
The 5001 series wheel from Pro Comp sports an eight-spoke design and is fitted with a satin black finish. The spokes on the alloy series wheel extend onto the lip of the rim for a unique look. The 5001 wheels are currently available in 16-, 17-, and 18-inch diameters, and offered in five-, six-, and eight-lug wheel bolt patterns.
Info: Pro Comp
800/776-0767, www.procompusa.com

Gen-II Samurai
Trail Tough Products generation II front clip is designed for the Suzuki Samurai. The heavy-duty front conversion is fitted with 1½-inch, 0.120-wall tubing to protect the hood and radiator. The high-clearance design also allows room for larger tires. The Gen II clip includes a zinc grill and is a direct bolt-on.
Info: Trail Tough Products
877/789-8547, www.trailtough.com

LS Accessories
Holley’s GM LS bracket kits are designed to create a factory appearance and correct belt alignment. The LS V-8 bracket kits are available with Corvette, F-body, or truck drive offsets, with or without A/C, and can be used with any water pump or balancer offsets. The brackets ship with an OEM-style finish, but can be painted, powdercoated, or plated. Holley’s fitment guide allows you to choose the correct components for your engine as well.
Info: Holley
800/HOLLEY-1, www.holley.com

Camo Covers
Marathon Seat Covers has been designing and manufacturing custom seat covers for trucks and SUV’s since 1978 and these seat covers are a 100-pecent American-made product. The company’s Superhides seat covers are available for most popular makes and models using the high-quality and waterproof Cordura Nylon. Realtree, Advantage, and Mossy Oak brand camouflage patterns are available, as well as 14 solid colors.Marathon makes each cover to fit exactly right and stands behind the fit and finish.
Info: Marathon Seat Covers
800/735-2769, www.marathonseatcovers.com

Safety First
Mac’s new Quick-Release Fire Extinguisher Bracket combines Mac’s trademark rugged construction with the convenience of a quick-release tab and the ability to accommodate most standard hand-held extinguishers. Like all Mac’s products, the Quick Release Extinguisher Bracket is made in the USA, featuring CNC-machined billet aluminum construction and stainless steel hardware. The bracket is available with tubular or panel mounts for use on rollbars, cages, or floorpans. The aircraft-style ball detent pin maintains a snug fit for maximum security, but can be removed in a hurry with one hand. In case of emergency, simply pull the pin and you’re ready to put out a fire.
Info: Mac’s Custom Tie Downs
800/666-1586, www.macstiedowns.com

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