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August 2012 New Products

Posted in Product Reviews on August 1, 2012 Comment (0)
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Icon GM Lifts
Icon Vehicle Dynamics 5- to 8-inch suspension systems fit ’11 to current Chevy and GMC 2500HD/3500 2WD and 4WD trucks. The kits are available with torsion drop or TRS (Torsion Relocation System) options, integrated differential and transmission skidplates, and V.S. 2.0 or 2.5 series piggyback shocks. The optional tubular uniball upper control arms are designed to increase suspension wheel travel and improve wheel alignment.
Information: Icon Vehicle Dynamics
951.689.1016, www.iconvehicledynamics.com.

Bull Bar
The Spyder Industries Black Venom bull bar adds extra front-end protection for GM, Ford, Dodge, and Toyota trucks. Each bar is made of 21⁄2-inch-square tubing and is fitted with four mounting tabs for lights. The bars all receive a finely textured semigloss black powdercoat and have 5 inches of position adjustment.
Information: Spyder Industries LLC
877.665.6705, www.spyderindustries.com.

Winch For Less
Quadratec’s Q-Series winches are engineered with function and value in mind. Equipped with a 4.8hp series-wound motor and low current draw, each of the 9,000- and 11,000-pound Q-Series winches includes two sets of solenoid brackets for side or top mounting. Q-Series winches are also backed by a limited lifetime warranty on mechanical parts and a one-year warranty on all electrical components.
Information: Quadratec
800.745.2348, www.quadratec.com.

Wheeling Guide to Western Montana
The 81⁄2x11-inch spiral-bound book has over 40 of Western Montana’s best off-highway routes with turn-by-turn directions. Along with mileage and GPS coordinates, the book is filled with historical footnotes and insights into the geology of the areas traveled. If you like to explore old mining areas, poke around old buildings, enjoy magnificent views, and visit high mountain lakes, then this is the book for you.
Information: 4x4 Routes of Western Montana, 406.726.4126, www.facebook.com/pages/4x4-Routes-of-Western-Montana/348141278544425.

Ram Lifting
Zone Offroad Products offers 4- and 6-inch lifts for the ’12 Ram 1500 4x4 trucks. The 4-inch kits are designed to clear 35-inch-tall tires, while the 6-inch one provides room for 37s. Front and rear crossmembers, CNC-machined steering knuckles, tie rods, and your choice of Hydro or Nitro series shocks are all part of the component catalog.
Information: Zone Offroad Products
888.998.9663, www.zoneoffroad.com.

Gun Metal 7
The Gun Metal 7 wheel from Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels is a gunmetal-gray and machined aluminum wheel fitted with a seven-spoke design. Each Gun Metal 7 wheel receives a glossy clearcoat for element protection and is available in both low and high offsets for lifted and nonlifted vehicles.
Information: Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels
330.928.9092, www.dickcepek.com.

XD Hitch
The 10,000-pound load rated XD Hitch is an adjustable multiball drop hitch available in a 3-, 6-, or 10-inch drop. The hitch can also be flipped vertically in the receiver to make a rise of 2 , 5, or 81⁄2 inches. The XD Hitch is available in a chrome or Tuff Coat black finish and is V-5 rated.
Information: Inventive Products
888.310.6037, www.inventivehitches.com.

Spare Tire Bolt
The BOLT (Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology) spare tire lock features the company’s one-key lock technology, which syncs the lock to your Jeep’s ignition key. To use, simply insert the Jeep’s ignition key into the lock cylinder and turn once, and spring-loaded plate tumblers move up and down until they are matched exactly to that key. The locks have an automotive-grade lock shutter to keep out weather and debris, and a six-plate tumbler sidebar that prevents picking and bumping.
Information: Strattec Security Corp.
877.251.8798, www.boltlock.com.

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