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January 2013 New Products

Posted in Product Reviews on January 1, 2013
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Yukon Hubs Yukon Gear & Axle’s Hardcore Hubs are built for the Dana 60 front axle. The steel construction lockout hubs include chromoly internals and back cut teeth which are designed to withstand extreme loads and default to the locked-in position. Each low-profile and beveled Hardcore Hub is backed by a five-year warranty.
Information: Yukon Gear & Axle

Chevy Master
Trail Master’s 6-inch suspension system for the ’07-’12 GM 1500 series pickups is designed to allow room for up to 35-inch-tall tires. The system includes new crossmembers and lift spindles along with Kevlar-lined stainless steel brake lines and rear springs. Trail Master’s SSV (speed sensing valve) shocks are included.
Information: Trail Master

Air Pull
Engo’s AC10,000 winch is a combination winch and air compressor. The 5.6hp series-wound electric motor uses a three-stage planetary gear system and has an automatic load-holding brake. The built-in air compressor is designed to deliver 1.4 cfm at 90 psi.
Information: Engo Industries

Step & Slide
Slee Off-Road’s bolt-on Slider Step for the ’10-’12 Toyota 4Runner is designed to protect your rig’s rocker panels while creating a usable step. The 3⁄16-inch steel sliders consist of a frame mount flange, three legs per side, and the main slider body. The frame flange bolts to the frame utilizing existing holes and uses two aluminum tread plates that attached to the top surface of the slider body.
Information: Slee Off-Road

G2 Birfields
G2’s heavy-duty birfield CV axles are engineered for Toyota and Suzuki front axle applications. Each axle set has 4340 chromoly construction and rolled splines and is heat-treated for strength. The birfield CV axles are also backed by G2’s 10-year warranty.
Information: G2 Axle & Gear

Canyon Combo
Zone Offroad Products 31⁄2-inch combo lift is made for the ’04-’12 GM Colorado and Canyon trucks. The system combines a 11⁄2-inch body lift, 2-inch torsion bar keys, and 2-inch rear add-a-leaves. Zone suggests 32-inch tires or 33s for those who don’t mind following the trimming guide that is outlined in the instructions. Shocks are an optional upgrade.
Information: Zone Offroad Products

Duramax Intake
The Volant cold air intake system is designed for ’11-’12 Chevrolet and GMC Sierra HD pickups equipped with a 6.6L Duramax diesel. Each kit is fitted with a Primo seven-layer, high-flow, cotton-gauze reusable filter that rests in a larger-than-stock air filter box. A high-flow molded air inlet duct, rubber sleeves, stainless steel clamps, and all the necessary hardware are included as well.
Information: Volant

The Stealth Fighter series of bumpers from Addictive Deseret Designs are designed for the ’04-’12 Ford F-150 and Raptor. Each bumper receives a mix of 0.120-wall DOM tubing, 3⁄16-inch steel plate, and 1⁄8- to 3⁄16-inch aluminum plating. Most bumpers are entirely bolt-on and can be fitted with a variety of lighting, winch, and mounting options. Additional Jeep, truck, and SUV bumpers are available as well.
Information: Addictive Desert Designs

Airbag Freedom
Daystar’s airbag cradle kit is designed for rigs equipped with traditional helper rear airbags. The Daystar cradle replaces the lower airbag mount, which allows the vehicle’s rear suspension to travel freely when the bags are not needed. The airbag cradle accepts most 6-inch-diameter, bellows-style airbags.
Information: Daystar

Ram Control
The tubular uniball upper control arm system from Icon Vehicle Dynamics is designed for the ’09-’12 Ram 1500. The Icon system replaces the factory upper A-arms and ball joints with 1-inch Teflon-lined uniballs that are fitted with 1026 DOM tubular control arms. When used with Icon’s 21⁄2-inch VS series coilovers, the setup is said to increase the suspension travel without binding.
Information: Icon Vehicle Dynamics

Universal Mud Flaps
Inventive Products’ XD universal fit mud flap system is designed to mount on virtually any hitch. Each kit includes the XD quick mount base that enables the mud flap to be removed when not in use and reinstalled by inserting a single pin. The pivoting arms offer 17 inches of vertical adjustment, and the telescoping arms can be moved from 76 to 102 inches.
Information: Inventive Products

Build to Suit
Olympic’s 567 Rescue Bumper modular system allows you to create a range of front bumper configurations for the ’07-‘12 Jeep Wrangler JK. Tubular guards, D-ring mounts, bumper end caps, and light pods are all part of the optional component list. The winch-ready Rock Bumper base starts around $299 (price at time of print).
Information: Olympic 4x4 Products

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