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June 2013 Parts Rack - Off Road Gear

Posted in Product Reviews on June 1, 2013
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Commander Cap
The Site Commander commercial cap from A.R.E. is now available for the ’09-’13 Ford F-150 longbed. Inside the fiberglass cap is a Bedslide sliding cargo tray de-signed to provide quick access to gear. The exterior of the cap is fitted with lockable storage bins and is said to be compatible with most brands of commercial-ladder racks. Each Site Commander is painted by A.R.E using the trucks OEM color code and a standard DuPont base coat and clear. The cap comes with a three-year warranty on materials and workmanship.


Air On
Viair offers eight varieties of Onboard Air Systems designed to power a range of devices such as pneumatic locking differentials, air horns and small air tools, in addition to serving as tire inflators. Systems include a compressor, air tank, fittings, pressure switch, relay, wiring, electrical parts, dash panel monitor, and mounting hardware.


6.2L Rumble
MBRP’s single-side cat-back exhaust is new for the ’11-’13 Ford F-150 fitted with the 6.2L V-8 engine. Each kit is equipped with 3½-inch mandrel-bent pipe, a high-flow muffler, and polished T-304 exhaust tip. Stainless steel T409 XP Series and heavy-duty aluminized Installer Series versions are available.


Tire Locks
Trail-Gear has expanded its 17x9-inch Creeper Lock aluminum beadlock wheel line to include 8-lug versions. The Creeper Locks are offered with a 4.25- and 5.00-inch backspacing and the 8-lug versions are fitted with a 51⁄8-inch center bore. Each wheel has steel Time-Serts, 5⁄16-inch Grade 8 bolts, and are rated at 2,800 pounds. Optional beadlock ring colors are available.


Fast Fire Out
The Quick-Release fire extinguisher mount from Off-Road Solutions (ORS) is designed for 1-, 2.5-, and 5-pound fire extinguishers. Each unit features two billet-aluminum mounting brackets and stainless steel pins. ORS offers optional hose clamps, as well as upgraded billet clamps for the 2.5-pound extinguishers and 1¾-inch rollbar tubing. Assembled bracket dimensions are 7x1x1.25 inches. The ORS Quick-Release mount is NHRA-approved.
Off-Road Solutions

GM Edge
The Evolution CS/CTS platform from Edge is designed for the ’11-’13 GM ¾- and 1-ton trucks fitted with the 6.6L Duramax engine. The modules are said to add up to 81hp and 170 lb-ft of torque and include a speed-limit adjuster and tire-size calibrator. All power and economy gains are delivered with the truck’s emissions system intact.
Edge Products

Handler MIG
Hobart Welding Products has upgraded the Handler 140 wire-feed MIG welder. Its latest features include an industrial, cast aluminum wire-drive system, five-position voltage-control selector, and 200-amp work clamp. The new 140 features are said to increase arc control along with providing the 57-pound welder with a thermal-protection indicator light that alerts the user if the welder is becoming overheated. The Handler 140 can operate on 115/120-volt (20-amp) home circuits and has an output range of 25 to 140 amps.
Hobart Welders

Rand Impact
Ingersoll Rand’s 2350XP ½-inch Composite Impactool is equipped with a six-vane motor and twin-hammer impact mechanism. The 2350XP weighs 4.1 pounds and is said to deliver 690 lb-ft of reverse torque. The silenced tool technology is designed to reduce noise levels and is fitted with a grease port for ease of maintenance.
Ingersoll Rand,

37-Inch Claws
Mickey Thompson’s Baja Claw TTC Radial line has expanded to include a 37x12.50R17. Placed along the directional radial’s outer tread blocks are mud scoops that continue the aggressive 23-degree lug pattern. To help increase puncture resistance and improve handling, the Baja Claw TTC Radial is fitted with a reinforced three-ply PowerPly sidewall.
Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels



Edge Products
Ogden, UT 84404
Fresno, CA 93727
Hobart Welders
VIAIR Corporation
Irvine, CA 92618
A.R.E. Accessories, LLC
Massillon, OH 44648
Offroad Solutions
(800) 495-0276
MBRP Exhaust

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