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May 2012 New Products

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May 2012 New Products

Trail D-Vise
Engineered to mount into your vehicle’s hitch receiver, the D-Vise is a lightweight and portable vice. It features high-grip crosshatch jaws, a convex pipe holder, and a built-in adjustment wrench. Using the Trail D-Vise is simple: Just slide the vise into the receiver and tighten it down with the included wrench.
Information: Mac’s Custom Tie Downs
866.371.5175, www.macscustomtiedowns.com.

Xtreme UTV Tires
The Xtreme Trax radial from Pro Comp is designed specifically for high-performance side-by-sides and UTVs. Each Trax tire is fitted with a directional tread pattern and widely staggered shoulder lugs that is said to enhance the tire’s off-road performance, while protecting the sidewall and rim. The six-ply radial construction also aids in the tire’s durability off-road.
Information: Pro Comp
800.776.0767, www.procompusa.com.

Cooler Shocks
To help keep your shocks from boiling over, Fox has developed the ECS (external cooling system), which attaches to all new and existing bypass shocks. The ECS works by channeling the shock’s fluid through a billet aluminum and stainless steel heat sink. After excessive heat is allowed to escape, the cooled fluid continues back to the shock, completing the cycle. The faster the shock works, the more fluid is pumped through the cooling system.
Information: Fox Factory Inc.
800.FOX.SHOX, www.foxracingshox.com.

HD Vision
The Eye-View 720HD combines modern eyewear with a high-definition video camera. The glasses have a 720p video recorder that’s controlled by a single record/stop button. The rubberized finish is designed to keep the eyewear firmly in place, and the Eye-View even picks up audio.
Information: Eye of Mine
562.997.9820, www.eyeofmine.com.

Super Zone
Zone Offroad’s radius arm 4-inch suspension system is designed for the ’05-’11 Ford Super Duty F-250/350 4x4s. Each of the bolt-on kits includes two fully boxed 1⁄4-inch steel radius arms utilizing 21⁄2-inch greaseable urethane bushings. Other items included are a track bar, bumpstop extensions, a sway bar relocation kit, rear lift blocks, longer U-bolts, and your choice of Zone hydraulic or Nitro series shocks.
Information: Zone Offroad Products
888.998.9663, www.zoneoffroad.com.

Off Road Calendar
Get up to date with the 2012 Sidekick Off Road event calendar. The calendar lists information on over 180 nationwide events in over 27 states on the day they are scheduled to happen. The list includes off-road races, guided tours, club runs, expeditions, poker runs, association fundraisers, rallies, jamborees, and much more.
Information: Sidekick Off Road
877.628.7227, www.sidekickoffroad.com.

Tera Housing
The TeraFlex Tera44 axlehousing upgrade for the ’07-’12 Jeep Wrangler JK allows you to transfer your existing internal components (Rubicon models only), outer knuckle assembles, and brakes. The bolt-in housing is fitted with a ductile cast iron differential housing, 31⁄4x1⁄4-inch axletubes, 1⁄4-inch brackets, and a fluid drain plug and is compatible with the factory JK Rubicon Electric locker. Each Tera44 is backed by a one-year unlimited mileage warranty.
Information: TeraFlex
801.288.2585, www.teraflex.biz.

Elevated Stinger
Elevated Off Road’s Stinger front bumper is designed for the ’07-’11 Jeep Wrangler JK. The bolt-on bumper is comprised of 3⁄16-inch steel with a 11⁄2-inch OD Stinger bar. The Stinger bumper features two foglight mounts that fit up to a 7-inch light and is fitted with 3⁄4-inch D-ring mounts. The bumper also has a winch mount that works with Elevated’s optional stubby winch plate/fairlead combo.
Information: Elevated Off Road
www.wearelevated.com.

Digital Bronco
Dakota Digital now offers VHX Series Instrumentation for ’66-’77 Ford Broncos and ’61-’66 Ford trucks. The VHX Series cluster has lighted needles, backlit faces, and a full character message center for all displays. Each unit utilizes solid-state sensors and precision stepper motors. The VHX Series works with stock or aftermarket wiring harnesses and drivetrains. Multiple color and face styling options are available.
Information: Dakota Digital
888.200.8954, www.dakotadigital.com.

Hold-It
The Hold-It straw helper is an inexpensive way to make sure your canned lubricant’s straw doesn’t evaporate after the first use. The Hold-It is comprised of a rubber and elastic polymer that can be stretched to fit onto a variety of cans. Keeping the “little red straw” intact will help reduce waste and channel your lube into those hard-to-reach areas. The Hold-It can be found at Lowe’s Home Improvement and Ace Hardware stores across the nation.
Information: Hold-It
www.hold-it.net.

Winching Surefooted
Bailey’s Scotch & Snatch is designed to give your rig a sure foot while you winch out a stuck vehicle. The S&S is engineered to dig into virtually any surface, making your rig a safe and secure anchor point without having to attach it to another vehicle or a tree. The lightweight, compact design makes it easy to store and carry and unfolds with just one pin. An optional tire strap kit can be added for soft ground or oversized tires. Made in the USA.
Information: Bailey’s Towing Accessories
919.562.2984, www.baileystowinginc.com.

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