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May 2013 Parts Rack - 4x4 Parts

Posted in Product Reviews on May 1, 2013
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Ram Zone
Zone Offroad Products 6-inch suspension kit is designed for the '03-'12 Ram 2500 4x4 trucks. The kit is said to allow room for 37-inch tires and comes with a pair of heavy-duty control arm brackets. The steering system receives a new pitman arm and track bar drop bracket, while the new sway bar links, coil springs, and brake lines finish out the front of the kit. A tapered block raises the rear and your choice of Zone Hydro or Black Nitro series shocks can be optioned at the time of purchase. Additional 2½-, 5-, and 8-inch kits are available.
Info: Zone Offroad Products

Snow Cleats
Yokohama Tire's Ice Guard iG51v was developed for the light-truck and SUV market. The winter-specific tire has a dual-action shoulder groove which is indented to stabilize the tread blocks and create an ideal edge for slush and snow. The interlocking and adaptive sipes are also said to improve stability and grip on icy roads. Currently 13 sizes are available in the U.S.
Info: Yokohama Tire

GM Coolers
P.P.E.'s performance transmission cooler is a bolt-on replacement part for the '01-'10 GM ¾- and 1-ton trucks equipped with Duramax diesel engines. Each cooler is designed to lower fluid temperatures up to an additional 20 to 30 degrees over the stock unit. P.P.E. states that the increased surface area provides 60 percent more heat rejection, and the install is said to only take approximately 30 minutes.
Info: P.P.E.

Dual Shear
Sky's Off-Road Design dual-shear hydraulic steering Dana 60 kingpin steering arms are CNC machined from 1018cd steel bar. Each set is built with a non-spring preload design and come with preload adjusters and T1 kingpin bushing wear-plates. The five-stud arms are said to work with stock, Reid Racing, and most aftermarket Dana 60 knuckles. To help clear wheel and tire combinations Sky's lowered the outer steering-arm bolthole and brought it closer to the tie-rod position.
Info: Sky's Off-Road Design

Dash Panel
Daystar's upper-dash panel with universal ball-mount is designed for the '11-'13 Jeep Wrangler JK. The panel is said to be an easy install and the ball-mount is crafted to work with most GPS and phone cradles.
Info: Daystar Products

Tough Towers
The TT shock towers from Trail Tough Products were built for Suzuki Samurai applications. The unique design is intended to allow various mounting positions along the frame. Each kit includes two TT towers and all necessary hardware for a bolt-on installation. Weld-on applications are available as well.
Info: Trail Tough Products

Renegade Rope
The Renegade Rope from Bubba Rope is a kinetic-energy recovery rope with a breaking strength of 19,000 pounds. The ¾-inch x 20-foot rope is built to military spec and comes with a mesh carrying bag and a Velcro strap. The Gator-ize rope treatment provides each unit with two types of a high-performance elastic-polymer coating that is said to give the rope a more durable outer layer.
Info: Bubba Rope

Infinitely Tuned
DP-Tuner's Infinity-dx module is designed for Ford trucks equipped with 7.3L or 6.0L diesel engines. The 4.3-inch color touch screen works as a multi-function gauge monitor and allows you to view gauges in a digital or analog format. The modules diagnostic scan setting allows for 7.3L injector testing and has a data-logging feature that saves months of logged performance. Each unit can be used as a programmer and is compatible with 7.3L multi-position chips.
Info: DP-Tuner

EVAP Relocate
The EVAP relocation kit from Nemesis Industries is designed for the '07 to present Jeep Wrangler JK. The kit is said to come with everything you need to move your Jeeps EVAP canister from the stock location to above the rear axle. The aluminum kit requires minimal drilling and hose modifications.
Info: Nemesis Industries

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