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July 2009 4x4 Truck Parts And Accessories - New Products

Posted in Product Reviews on July 1, 2009
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One-Piece Monster Beadlock
RT-Monster beadlock wheels use the latest counter-pressure casting technologies and allow for a stronger, lighter wheel while keeping at an economical price. Raceline has incorporated a thicker and stronger inner rim lip, providing greater inner strength to the wheel. The RT-Monster comes with a 32-bolt beadlock system that has been cast into the wheel, providing a one-piece wheel that has not been modified or welded. Information: Raceline Wheels, 800.529.4335, www.racelinewheels.com

Ford Six Firepower
Performance Distributors' new V-6 Screamin' Demon Coil Truck Firepower ignition kits put serious zap into your motor. The Screamin' Demon coil allows plug gaps up to 0.065 inch. The ignition coil is epoxy-filled for improved heat transfer and vibration resistance. The Live Wire plug wires deliver the high-voltage sparks to your plugs. The system works on '90-'07 3.0, 3.8, 3.9, 4.0, and 4.2L Rangers, Explorers, Sport Tracs, and F-150s. Information: Performance Distributors, 901.396.5782, www.performancedistributors.com

Equator Headers
50-state-legal Doug Thorley headers are now available for the '09 Suzuki Equator 4.0L V-6. The headers, combined with a cat-back exhaust system, can produce an additional 14 hp and 17 lb-ft of torque on the new truck. They are available with an optional ceramic coating for protection against corrosion. Information: Doug Thorley Headers, 800.347.8664, www.dougthorleyheaders.com

Quick Tire Repair
Stop & Go International offers its Tire Mobility Kit. The kit enables vehicle owners to quickly perform safe emergency puncture repair. The kit combines the Pocket Tire Plugger with a quality air compressor, and an Accu-Gage precision tire air pressure gauge. This new device easily installs mushroom-shaped rubber plugs into all tubeless tires while on the wheel. The plugging device drives the plug into the hole with a turn of the hex wrench. Information: Stop & Go International Inc., 800.747.0238, www.stopngo.com

Ford 347ci Small-Block Crate
A new line of Edelbrock crate engines is now available for Ford enthusiasts. The RPM 347s deliver up to 449 hp and 417 lb-ft of torque. These 347ci engines are brand-new, feature a 4.030x3.400-inch bore and stroke combo, and are built from an 8.2-inch-deck-height Ford Racing BOSS block, a forged steel crankshaft and connecting rods, and forged aluminum pistons. Information: Edelbrock Corp., 310.781.2222, www.edelbrock.com

JK Wrangler Snorkel
Keep your JK's engine and intake running cleaner without dirt, dust, mud, and road grime with this snorkel from Volant. Not only does it keep water from entering your intake while you're traversing deep water and mud, it also keeps it high above the road and farther away from dirt and grime. The snorkel mounts through the hood and into a watertight, sealed intake box included in the kit. Information: Volant Performance, 909.476.1491, www.volant.com

F-150 Reaches New Heights
BDS Suspension offers a 6-inch suspension system, which includes steering knuckles to retain the factory steering geometry. A one-piece front and rear high-clearance crossmember increases rigidity and ground clearance. A 1/4-inch-thick steel differential skidplate is included to ensure off road protection. New custom valved off-road struts are also supplied and designed to handle the increased load of a larger tire. Information: BDS Suspension, 517.279.2135, www.bds-suspension.com

Jeep Programmer
Superchips has just released the off-road programmer with a new Flashpaq for Jeep vehicles. In addition to the standard Superchips performance features, the Jeep Flashpaq includes low throttle response crawling tune, 4-HI locking axle control, transfer case gear change correction, idle control for accessories, and TPMS threshold adjustment for use on different terrains. The Flashpaq will cover Jeep TJ, Cherokee XJ, Grand Cherokee WJ, Grand Cherokee WK, and Commander XK. Information: Superchips Inc., 407.585.7000, www.superchips.com

Old-School Steel
These heavy-duty front winch bumpers bolt onto '73-'91 Chevy trucks, Blazers, and Suburbans and '78-'91 Ford Broncos and pickups. The tough bumpers are constructed of 1/4-inch plate 0.120 DOM and 1-inch thick shackle mounts. These bumpers feature a winch plate, a roller fairlead mount, light tabs, a skidplate, and a custom stinger hoop. The winch bumpers work with Warn, Mile Marker, Ramsey, Superwinch, T-Max, and other popular winch models. Information: Blazen Off Road LLC, 530.542.4034, www.blazenoffroad.com

Classic Bronco Chassis Harness
The Early Bronco chassis harness is completely redesigned from top to bottom. A 20-circuit mini-fuse block installs in the factory location, with access provided by a molded replacement plastic glovebox liner. This harness is available with headlight, ignition, and wiper switches. It also includes factory style molded exterior light connectors, Ford dimmer switch, and turn-signal connectors. The harness will fit '66-'77 Broncos. Information: Painless Performance, 800.549-4737, www.painlessperformance.com

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