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March 2013 Parts Rack - New Products

Posted in Product Reviews on March 1, 2013
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Taco Sliders
Trail-Gear rock sliders are designed for the ’08-’12 Toyota Tacoma. The 1¾-inch, 0.120-wall DOM tubing sliders are a bolt-on upgrade, but Trail-Gear suggests welding them on for more extreme use. Sliders are shipped raw.
Info: Trail-Gear

Tint at Home
Al’s Liner DIY Window Film Kits are designed as an at-home automotive window tinting system. The tint kits are available in three shades for side and rear windows. Al’s DIY Window Tint is made in the USA with high-quality dye and weather-resistant polyesters. Each film kit is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Info: Al’s Liner

Tiny Blasters
The Optimus series LED driving lights from Vision X Lighting utilize proprietary Iris reflector technology to provide a said 693 feet of usable light from a single 3½-inch, 10-watt LED light. The Optimus series lights are available in single or dual 10-watt LED versions. All Optimus lights feature waterproof die-cast aluminum housings and connecters, adjustable mounting brackets, and can be optioned with a black, white, gray, or chrome finish.
Info: Vision X Lighting

GM Inches
BDS Suspension’s 6-inch performance suspension system is designed for the ’07-’13 GM ½-ton trucks. The 6-inch system combines BDS heavy-duty brackets and components, with Fox Racing 2½-inch front coilovers and 2.0 rear shocks. The bolt-on kit includes a pair of CNC-machined ductile-iron steering knuckles, differential drop brackets, heavy-duty skidplate, bumpstop extensions, rear block, and all necessary hardware.
Info: BDS Suspension

BedRug now offers BedRug and BedTred floor and cargo liners for the ’97-’06 Jeep Wrangler. The custom-molded and die-cut liners are sold as three-piece front and four-piece rear kits. Both systems are designed to work as heat and noise insulators and are completely waterproof. The BedRug and BedTred liners are also said to be mildew, mold, and oil-stain resistant.
Info: BedRug, Inc.

Mickey Steel
Mickey Metal Series wheels from Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels are designed as affordable, heavy-duty steel wheels. Each wheel features a black powdercoat, embossed center cap, and the Mickey Thompson name stamped on the wheel’s face. Available in 15-, 16-, and 17-inch sizes, the Mickey Metal Series wheels are offered in several options, including the MT-28 (original eight-hole wheel) and the MT-88 (the 10-hole D-window wheel).
Info: Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels

Synthetic Power
Amsoil’s synthetic power steering fluid has been reformulated to meet the growing demands of newer vehicles. The upgraded formula is designed to provide better wear protection, improve cold weather performance, and meets more OEM specifications. The new formula is also said to have a higher viscosity index and resist heat more effectively.
Info: Amsoil

Nostalgia Meters
The Cruiser AD series gauges from Auto Meter are fitted with a period-correct scalloped-chrome bezel and domed lens. The tri-tone hybrid dials are backlit with Auto Meter’s LED illumination and powered by the company’s signature race-proven internals. Auto Meter also offers 270-degree sweep-stepper motor movements for critical readings.
Info: Auto Meter

DIY Trailers
Dinoot Trailers DIY fiberglass Jeep-styled trailer tub kit is designed as a builder-friendly approach to creating your own backcountry trailer. Each trailer can be outfitted as a gear hauler or tent-topped camper and is fully customizable to fit your needs. Multiple frame and accessory options are available.
Info: Dinoot Trailers

Ididit Horn
The Old School Horn kit from Ididit is designed to work with the company’s Old School Straight steering column. The Old School Horn kit comes complete with all of the necessary hardware and components.
Info: Ididit

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