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January 2009 4x4 Truck Parts - New Products

Posted in Product Reviews on January 1, 2009
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High-Flow Tire Inflator
Power Tank's tire inflators for 2009 offer faster tire inflations due to their higher flow rate. The inflators are designed to take higher-than-normal inlet pressures and feature a thumb-trigger valve for easy use. If a pound or two needs to be dropped, there's a brass side-pressure release button. The clip-on gauge is easy to use and is mounted to a 90-degree elbow for tight hub-to-valve clearances. Available with a 60- or 160-psi gauge. Information: Power Tank, 209.366.2173,

'07-'08 Silverado Lift
CST's new 8-inch lift suspension for the Chevy Silverado provides a durable and reliable system that handles like a factory ride. The kit includes a unique one-piece subframe designed with strut-bar supports, supported upper-control-arm drop mounts, a steering drop-down with Heim-jointed support linkages, and a four-wheel-drive differential drop-down bracket. The kit ensures that factory steering and CV axle angles will remain within factory specifications. Information: CST Performance Suspension, 951.571.0212,

Level Your Ram
Firestone Industrial Products offers its heavy-duty Level-Rite air spring-over damper suspension for '03-'08 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 4x4s. The Level-Rite features a fully protected, reversible-sleeve air spring paired with a high-performance Bilstein monotube shock absorber. It helps level the front end when carrying a winch, snowplow, or slide-in camper. Level-Rite increases vehicle control and stability, improves ride quality, reduces suspension fatigue and bottoming out, and provides control of front ground clearance. Information: Firestone,

4Runner And FJ Boost
Revtek's popular split spacer system lifts the front 3 inches and the rear 2 1/2 inches for a level stance and room for up to 285/75 tires. Easily installed with no cutting or welding necessary, this system retains the stock suspension geometry and ride quality. The kit includes rugged cast-aluminum preload and top-out spacers up front and polyurethane spacers and longer shock absorbers in back, plus all necessary hardware and instructions. Information: Revtek Suspension, 877.543.8869,

Hemi Builder Kit
American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) announces its JK V-8 Hemi Builder Kit. This comprehensive package has been designed for installers familiar with engine swaps and sets new standards for OE appearance and compatibility, while also eliminating the headaches of missing or mismatched parts. AEV's Jeep Wrangler JK V-8 Hemi Builder Kit is compatible with either the 5.7 or 6.1 Hemi. Information: American Expedition Vehicles, 248.926.0256,

You can't argue with a big V-8, but in this day and age lots of little engines are showing up on our driveways and trails. K&N has addressed these needs with the High-Flow Intake System for the '08 Colorado/Canyon/H3 3.7L I-5 that research has shown increased horsepower by 10.97 at 4,754 rpm over the stock configuration. K&N replaces the original intake assembly-including the airbox, air filter, and intake tube-with an all-new intake design. Also included is a new smog pump filter which mounts to the heatshield. Information: K&N Engineering Inc., 800.858.3333,

Cool Extraction
Dependable recovery equipment is a must on the trail, and the new Warn Endurance 12.0 air-cooled winch fits the bill. The winch features a 12,000-pound pulling capacity, the longest duty cycle in its class, and fast line speed. A specially designed cooling fan automatically turns on when the winch's motor gets hot. With a 4,000-pound line pull, the winch's line speed is 10.4 feet per minute. Information: Warn Industries, 800.543.9276,

Super Line Clamps
Poly Performance has figured out a way to keep your brake lines, fuel lines, and braided hoses safe and secure. The company's rubber Line Clamp Kits are designed to fit 11/2- to 2-inch tubing and keep your lines free to move and free from being pinched, frayed, or transferring unnecessary heat to other lines. The Line Clamp Kits are sold in a five-pack and are available in 3/16-, 9/16-, 5/8-, and 11/16-inch. Information: Poly Performance, 805.783.2060,

No More Grubby Hands
Permatex has introduced the newest addition to its line of hand cleaners. Ultra Cherry Pumice Hand Scrub is a professional-strength, waterless hand cleaner with natural pumice scrubbers, skin conditioners, and a clean cherry scent. It's made to tackle the toughest cleanup jobs and get your paws clean. Ultra Cherry quickly powers out the heaviest grease, oil, tar, and adhesive. Information: Permatex, 877.376.2839,

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