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June 2009 4x4 Truck Parts & Accessories - New Products

Posted in Product Reviews on June 1, 2009
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Premium Shock Upgrade
The Edelbrock VS-3 premium shock is engineered for stock height trucks and SUVs with coil-on-shock suspensions. The shock system provides the option of stock ride height or a level ride height. It can also provide up to 2 inches of lift for the front of the vehicle. The 46mm monotube design features a large, high-flow velocity-sensitive piston, and a large 5/8-inch piston rod, Viton low-friction seal, and OEM-quality bushings. Available for late-model vehicles like Dodge Ram 1500, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota Tacoma and Tundra, GM 1500, and the Ford F-150. Information: Edelbrock Corp. , 310.781.2222,

Fastback Top
Viking Offroad has just released a Fastback frameless soft top with larger windows for increased visibility. The top is easily converted from enclosed to an open safari-style top in just a few minutes. It also features tinted windows, which can be stored in a washable bag between the ceiling and roof when removed. The Fastback top is constructed of original-equipment-grade material for lasting durability. Information: Viking Offroad, 818.506.9789,

Heavy-Duty Adjustable Track Bar
This track bar for '94-'02 Dodge trucks features a heavy-duty housing made from billet steel, and is five times larger than the original. It also features a fully case-hardened housing, ensuring maximum life. The ball stud size is increased to 1 1/4 inch, giving a 47 percent increase of surface wear area. Information: Rare Parts Inc., 800.621.2005,

Cool Rack
The Baja Basket is designed to create more space, while holding your gear, coolers, spare parts, and luggage. Available in three sizes, each Baja Basket is manufactured from high-strength 16-gauge material with the latest in CNC punch-press equipment. The Baja Basket boasts a flared-hole design for form and function, has a 300-pound carry rating, and can be fitted to just about any vehicle. Information: Poly Performance Inc., 805.783.2060,

Secure Storage
Adventure Trailers Composite Drawer system offers strong, lightweight, and safe storage solutions for your vehicle. The drawers consist of modular units that can be arranged to form custom layouts to fit most vehicles. Finished with a durable polyurethane coating, this system is manufactured from a lightweight structural composite board that has been used for years in the marine environment. The drawers are 20 inches wide and can be doubled to form a 40-inch wide unit. Information: Adventure Trailers LLC, 877.661.8097,

Quick Connects
Jiffy-tite quick-connect fluid fittings are made of lightweight, 6061-T6 aluminum, brass valves, and stainless steel ball bearings. The quick-connect-style fitting can be connected in seconds with no tools. Use the 200-psi rated quick-connect style fittings to connect virtually any type of fluid line on your vehicle including fuel, water, oil, and transmission lines. Information: Jiffy-tite Motorsports, 888.605.7788,

30-Gallon ToolBox Combo
Get two useful accessories for the price of one with Transfer Flow's new 30-gallon Fuel Tank and Tool Box Combo for late-model Ford and GM gas pickups. Made from 14-gauge, black powdercoated aluminized steel and baffled on all four sides, this toolbox incorporates more than 5 1/2 cubic feet of storage space with additional fuel storage. The fuel filler neck is located inside the storage compartment for security. Designed to fit '05-'08 Ford F-250 and F-350, and '04-'08 GM 2500 and 3500 gas pickups. Information: Transfer Flow Inc.,800.442.0056,

Free-Flow Headers
Doug Thorley headers are designed to increase power and performance of your Chevy's engine. The patented design of these Tri-Y headers produce a good combination of additional horsepower and torque. The 50-state-legal headers are now available for the '99-'08 Chevrolet 4.8L and 5.3L truck, Suburban, Tahoe, and Yukon. The headers are made in the USA, with thick 3/8-inch flanges and heavy 14-gauge tubing. Optional ceramic coating provides excellent protection against corrosion. Information: Doug Thorley Headers, 951.739.5900,

Nissan Atlas Adapter
Atlas transfer cases have a tradition of providing rugged performance, bullet-proof design, and an ability to get you anywhere you want to go. Now you can enjoy all of these benefits in your Nissan Pathfinder or Hardbody. This new adapter by Advance Adapters allows you to bolt up an Atlas transfer case (Atlas II or 4-SP) right in place of your stock Nissan transfer case. Information: Rugged Rocks Off Road, 909.374.0711,

Headlights & Turn Signals All-In-one
Replacement H-4 Halogens with LED turn-signal marker lights mount in conventional 7-inch headlamp buckets. Extensive testing went into bulb selection for long life and excellent lighting characteristics. LED directional and running light elements, integrated within the lamp, offer transient voltage protection to 22 volts. Replaces H6024 sealed beams, adjusts and aligns as a conventional headlight, and is a snap to install. Information: Chevs of the 40's, 800.999.2438,

Lift & Level
AccuAir now offers e-Level Electronic Leveling systems and air-management packages that bring improved handling, ride quality, and reliability to air suspensions. The system features three programmable heights-lowered, ride height, and raised. The Ride-Monitor-Mode adjusts as needed while driving or parked, and TruPosition height sensors provide accurate leveling regardless of load. Information: AccuAir Suspension, 877.247.3696,

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