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September 2013 Parts Rack

Posted in Product Reviews on July 24, 2013
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Rugged Flares
The All-Terrain Truck Fender Flares from Rugged Ridge are designed for GM, Dodge, and Ford fullsize trucks. The flare kits are crafted to use the same mounting points as stock flares, so no drilling is required. Each flare is constructed from a paintable, UV-treated ABS plastic, and uses stainless steel fasteners for mounting. Rugged Ridge All-Terrain Fender Flares are covered by a five-year limited warranty.
Info: Rugged Ridge

2009 ford super duty with rugged ridge fender flares

Level Trick
Trick-Tools Digi-Pas 2-Axis digital level is new from Van Sant Enterprises. The dual-axis level is fitted with a color display that’s said to provide high resolution (.01 degrees) measurements of both the X- and Y-axis. The case design offers V-grooves on the bottom and rear surfaces for working with either flat or round surfaces.
Info: Van Sant Enterprises

trick tools digital level

Rugged Intercom
Rugged Radios Revolution Series 686 Intercom includes a touch membrane, digital memory, and expanded settings. The digital memory feature allows you to retain your settings after you power down your vehicle or intercom, while the touch membrane is said to increase the volume and VOX options. The system features voice operated communication (VOX) with auto-music muting for two to four persons and is expandable up to eight persons.
Info: Rugged Radios

rugged radio revolution series 686 intercom

Element Proof
Mile Marker’s Project ES (Element Sealed) winches feature best-in-class line speeds, corrosion-proof construction, submersible solenoids with marine-grade connections, and have 19 watertight seals. Mile Marker’s Project ES winches were independently lab certified to the IP68 standard and said to be impermeable to liquid and dust. Mile Marker has a full line of the Project ES Winches ranging from 2,500 to 15,000 pounds.
Info: Mile Marker

mile marker project es winch

Ready Bumpers
The Light Ready bumper from Winch Ready Bumpers is designed for the ’08 to ’10 GMC Sierra ¾- and 1-ton trucks. The 3⁄16-inch steel bumper can accommodate a Rigid Industries 20-inch LED light bar and has spots for two additional auxiliary lights on each side. The optional Pre-Runner Bar has two additional light tabs as well. Each Light Ready bumper comes with two shackle mounts and mounting hardware.
Info: Winch Ready Bumpers

winch ready bumper on gmc truck

OB2 Air
Air-Zenith’s 2nd Generation OB2 Onboard Air Compressor system is fitted with a 200 psi air compressor that’s designed to output 4.25 cfm. The 12-volt air compressor is said to be able to fill a five-gallon air tank from 160 psi to 200 psi in 40 seconds. Each OB2 compressor is fully rebuildable and hosts a patented Interchangeable Piston Technology. The compressor is also backed by a two-year manufacturer warranty.
Info: Air-Zenith

air zenith air system

Tech Bed
WeatherTech’s TechLiner is a bedliner designed for GM, Ford, and Ram fullsize trucks. The TechLiner uses the same DigitalFit technology as the companies FloorLiners and is said to fit the exact contours of the application. The TechLiner is also designed to be chemical and UV resistant. Each liner is comprised of a soft-touch material that’s crafted to help prevent cargo from shifting.
Info: WeatherTech

weathertech techliner

Taco Shield
ARB USA now offers its Deluxe Winch Bumper for the ’12 Toyota Tacoma. The steel bumper’s unique shape is designed with strength and approach angle in mind. The split-pan design is also said to help with airflow and offers lower panel protection. Each bumper is designed to accept a Warn low-profile winch and has twin Hi-Lift jacking points. Provisions for optional driving lights, as well as recessed indicators and parking lights are included. All bumpers ship with a black powdercoat.

2012 toyota tacoma with arb bumper

Miller Mask
Miller Electric’s Velocity welding helmet is fresh to the Digital Performance Series lineup. New design controls are said to allow the user to easily adjust modes and settings, and the redesigned headgear has expanded adjustments for a better fit and comfort. In addition to a weld mode, each helmet includes a grind and cut mode. Also included is a 7.22-inch view area, auto on/off power control triggers, quick-release cover lens, and a three-year warranty.
Info: Miller Electric Mfg.

miller electric welding helmet

Hood Holds
Drake Off-Road’s Hood Hold Downs are designed to work with the YJ, TJ, and JK series Jeep Wrangler (’87 to ’13). They feature billet-aluminum turnbuckles and stainless steel rod ends. The quick-release push pin is designed to allow easy access when opening the hood and won’t be lost thanks to the attached stainless steel lanyard. The Hood Hold Downs are sold in pairs and are said to work with the stock hood and fenders. Black turnbuckles are available as well.
Info: Drake Off-Road

drake off road hood holds

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