Cool New Stuff
Easy-Access Tire Carrier
Wilco Products/TireGate has released a Prerunner TireGate swing-away spare tire carrier. The Prerunner is a great addition to the new Ford F-150 Raptor pickup truck as well as other '04-and-forward F-150 models (excluding Flaresides).
Information: Wilco Automotive Products Inc./TireGate, 877.945.2684,
Fast Air Ups
The Air-Zenith OB2 air compressor is a DC-12V air suspension compressor with 200 psi of working pressure, 3.8 cfm of airflow, and a thermally protected 3/4hp direct-driven motor. It's also equipped with an IP55 waterproof cooling fan, 1/2-inch stainless steel braided air hose, a heavy-duty check valve, and vibration-free mounting hardware.
Information: Air-Zenith, 702.270.7988,
GM 1500-2500 Super Steer Idler Support
Owners of '93-'98 GM 1500-2500 IFS trucks can now enjoy responsive steering with SuperSteer's new SS170 idler support assembly. Designed as a direct replacement for the factory part, it features a cast-aluminum powdercoated housing and tapered roller bearings instead of sleeve bushings.
Information: SuperSteer, 888.898.3281,
Bulletproof Wrangler Converter
SuperStainless catalytic converter Wranglers will take a pounding and keep on working. The converter features a metal matrix core, which will eliminate cracking, and offers high flow capacity. The catalytic converter is available for '97-'05 Wranglers and '96-'01 Cherokees.
Information: Random Technology, 770.554.4242,
Stow Your Trash
How many of us pick up trash when we see it? How often do we end up with some nasty trash in the vehicle that smells the rest of the trip? Trash should be kept outside where we can't smell it! The Trasharoo is made of heavy-duty nylon and has an equally sturdy attachment to your external spare tire and a positive-closing cover.
Information: California Tape Products Inc., 714.854.7292,
Get A Rope!
Bubba Rope was developed according to military specs for safely pulling good ol' boys' and gals' off-road vehicles out of tough situations. The rope is made from double-braided nylon and is coated with a special polyurethane. It is waterproof and has an abrasion-resistant compound added.
Information: Bubba Rope, 877.499.8494,
5.9L & 6.7L Dodge Cummins Intake
The aFe Stage 2 sealed air intake utilizes special intake tubes that are designed for added air velocity and improved horsepower, torque, mileage, and throttle response. These systems also come with a massive 9-inch Pro Dry S air filter.
Information: aFe Products, 951.493.7100,
Steel Wrangler JK Bumper
OR-Fab now offer sheetmetal bumpers for the '07-'09 Jeep Wrangler JK. The heavy-duty bumpers are manufactured from 3/16-inch-thick steel plate, won't hinder a Jeep's steep approach angles, and offer better protection than the factory bumper. The bumpers come with D-ring mounts and shackles and are available in winch and nonwinch designs.
Information: Performance Automotive Group, 928.636.7080,
Cool Camera Mount
The Fat Gecko suction-cup mount allows users to attach cameras securely to ATVs, trucks, or any other smooth surface. The rugged design and ease of use also allow cameras up to 5 pounds. The universal 1/4x20-inch tripod mounting screw means that users can connect virtually any digital still or video camera on the market.
Information: Delkin Devices, 858.391.1234,
Percy's High Performance calls HyperFiber a revolutionary, time-saving material that allows you to make your own custom composite parts like fenderwells in minutes. Just cut and form HyperFiber in its uncured state to your desired shape indoors, out of the sun. The material forms around the most complex curves and angles without having wrinkles or cutting. HyperFiber is available with or without memory wires that hold the shape you put it in.
Information: Percy's High Performance Inc., 573.346.4409,
Super Tool 300 IS Back!
Leatherman Super Tool 300 is back and with plenty of new and upgraded features. The new features for the old friend include bigger and beefier pliers and removable wire cutters, and the straight blade is hollow-ground for easy sharpening. Screwdrivers are in professional sizes.
Information: Leatherman, 800.847.8665,