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Jeep Parts Buyer's Guide

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Jeep Parts Buyer's Guide

Product: Atlas II 3.8:1 and 4.3:1 transfer cases for TJs and CJs. They produce an ultra or extreme low-range reduction.

Company
Advance Adapters Inc.
Dept. 4WOR
P.O. Box 247
Paso Robles, CA 93446
805/238-7000
Web site www.adapters.com.

Product: Air locker for the Dana 30, Dana 35, Dana 44 (19- and 30-spline), Dana 60, and Model 20. It provides total traction and can be left unlocked when not needed.

Company
ARB USA Inc.
Dept. 4WOR
1425 Elliott Ave. W.
Seattle, WA 98119
800/4ALOCKE (425-6253) or 206/284-5906.

Product: Xtreme 4x4 Camshaft Series. The cams feature special lobe designs for more horsepower and torque and include accelerated valve timing events and the ability to maintain excellent vacuum for operating power accessories.

Company
Competition Cams Inc.
Dept. 4WOR
3406 Democrat Rd.
Memphis, TN 38118, 901/795-2400
Web site www.compcams.com.

Product: Supertop Sunrider for '76-'95 CJ-7s and Wranglers. Allows you to fold the top back for a sunroof, and has dual zippers on the rear window.

Company
Bestop Inc.
Dept. 4WOR
P.O. Box 307
Bloomfield, CO 80038
303/465-1755.

Product: Spring-over steering system, which moves the steering linkage out of the way, allows the drag link to operate off the tie rod rather than the passenger steering knuckle, and utilizes the stock pitman arm.

Company
Tri County Gear
Dept. 4WOR
1143 W. 2nd St
Pomona, CA 91766
909/623-3373.

Product: A complete high-energy computer-controlled ignition system and coil in a water- and shockproof housing. Increases mileage and engine power.

Company
Jacobs Electronics
500 N. Baird St
Midland, TX 79701
800/627-8800.

Product: New and custom-built Dana 44 and 60 bolt-on replacement axle assemblies. Options include a limited slip, choice of gear ratio, and 35-spline alloy steel shafts for the 60.

Company
Dynatrac Products Co
Dept. 4WOR
7236 Garden Grove Blvd.
Westminster, CA 92683
714/898-5228
Web site www.dynatrac.com.

Product: Longhorn tube bumper with an optional receiver hitch. Certified at 3,500-pound gross trailer weight and 350-pound tongue weight.

Company
Fey Automotive Products Inc
Wedgestone Automotive Corp
Dept. 4WOR
5200 N. Irwindale Ave, Ste. 168
Irwindale, CA 91706
800/345-8476 or 626/960-5051.

Product: Tow bar kit for '97 TJs. It bolts directly to the framerail and is collapsible for easy storage. A safety chain is available separately.

Company
Currie Ent
Dept. 4WOR
1480 N. Tustin Ave
Anaheim, CA 92807
714/528-6957.

Product: '97-present Wrangler TJ Race Series Suspension Systems. Series I is entry-level with Maxi-Ride coils and bracketry for retaining the factory link geometry. Series II is for maximum articulation and has upper and lower, front and rear adjustable Heim ends and urethane bushings in the control links.

Company
Dick Cepek Inc
Dept. 4WOR
17000 Kingsview Ave
Carson, CA 90746
310/527-5888.

Product: Chrome-plated Side Bars, Grille Guard, and Brush Guard. Available in high-gloss black powdercoat.

Company
Grizzly Products
Dept. 4WOR
700 Allen Ave
Glendale, CA 91201
818/247-2910.

Product: Performer Inertia Active System (IAS) shocks for stock and lifted Jeeps. They improve handling and ride as well as eliminate body roll and nosedive.

Company
Edelbrock Corp
Dept. 4WOR
2700 California St.
Torrance, CA 90503
310/781-2222 (sales) or 310/782-2900 (tech).

Product: Powr-Lok performance differential for Dana 44 and Dana 60 axles. The limited slip fits all ratios of the Dana 44 with 19 or 30 splines and the Dana 60 with 30 or 35 splines.

Company
Precision Gear
Dept. 4WOR
12351 Universal Dr
Taylor, MI 48180, 734/946-0524
www.precisiongear.com.

Product: Rocker protection for CJ-7s and '87-and-newer Wranglers. It keeps rocks away from your Jeep's body and includes all the necessary hardware.

Company
Sun Performance
Dept. 4WOR
17 Musick
Irvine, CA 92618
714/588-8567.

Product: New CJ frame. All bolt holes are drilled and tapped, and all major components, such as bodies, shocks, steering boxes, and springs, will bolt on.

Company:
Willard's Off Road Warehouse
Dept. 4WOR
1305 Broadwater Ave
Billings, MT 59102
800/776-8292 (orders) or 406/248-8393 (tech).

Product: Maximum-security storage trunk. Features the Pry-Guard locking system, and the exterior is protected by a powdercoat; Grade 8 mounting hardware is included.

Company
Tuffy Security Products
Dept. 4WOR
12540 W. Cedar Dr.
Lakewood, CO 80228
800/34-TUFFY or 303/988-8833.

Product: A 4-inch suspension lift for the TJ. It increases travel, articulation, and ride quality and includes coils, shocks, and extended rear sway bar links.

Company
Skyjacker
Dept. 4WOR
P.O. Box 1678
West Monroe, LA 71294
800/SOFT-RIDE (763-8743) or 318/388-0816.

Product: Stainless steel Cat-Backs and headers for many late- and early-model Grands, Cherokees, and Wranglers. They bolt right on and have a million-mile warranty.

Company
Borla Performance Ind
Dept. 4WOR
5901 Edison Dr
Oxnard, CA 93033
805/986-8600
Web site www.borla.com.

Product: Leaf spring U-bolt skidplates. They have a screw-in shock stud on the plate so if the shock stud needs to be replaced, you don't have to remove the entire skidplate.

Company
Warrior Products Inc
Dept. 4WOR
11100 SW Industrial Way
Tualatin, OR 97062
888/220-6861 or 503/691-8915
Web site www.warriorproducts.com.

Product: TJ Sport Mounting Kit that accepts the ProPlus or REP Series winches. An optional Sport Bar is also available.

Company
Ramsey Winch
Dept. 4WOR
1600 N. Garnett
Tulsa, OK 74116
918/438-2760, or call 800/283-9740 for a dealer near you.

Product: '86-'96 Wrangler Explorer Pro Comp 2 1/2- or 4-inch lift. Includes leaf springs, front sway bar extensions, and a transfer case lowering kit, so you gain height and stability.

Company:
4 Wheel Parts Wholesalers
Dept. 4WOR
801 W. Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
800/421-1050 or 800/548-6454.

Product: One-piece Jeep axle kits. The heavy-duty units are direct replacements for the AMC Model 20 two-piece axles and come complete.

Company
Reider Racing Ent.
Dept. 4WOR
12351 Universal Dr
Taylor, MI 48180
800/375-1330 or 734/946-1330.

Product: The S6000 and S9000 winches. The S6000 is rated at 6,000 pounds and has a 1.6hp motor; the S9000 has a rated line pull of 9,000 pounds and a 2hp series-wound motor.

Company
Superwinch Inc
Dept. 4WOR
Winch Dr
Putnam, CT 06260
860/928-7787.

Product: Front-axle-hub-conversion kit for '87-and-newer Wranglers and '84-and-newer Cherokees. The kit enables the front axleshafts to be disengaged to eliminate driveshaft vibration and steering drag from front locking diffs.

Company
Warn Ind.
12900 SE Capps Rd
Clackamas, OR 97015-8903
888/722-6730 or 503/722-3019.

Product: Roof rack tire carrier for '93-'98 Cherokees and Grand Cherokees. It's adjustable and you can mount the spare up top, especially handy if it's oversized.

Company
Don-A-Vee Jeep
Dept. 4WOR
777 Orangethorpe
Placentia, CA 92670
800/533-7696.

Product: Bilstein shocks for stock and lifted Wrangler TJs. They have Bilstein's patented deflected disc piston design for better control and ride.

Company
Off Road Warehouse
Dept. 4WOR
7915 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA 92111
619/565-7792.

Product: Custom Styling Ring that fits over airbag-equipped steering wheels. It's available in simulated burlwood or carbon fiber.

Company
Grant Products
Dept. 4WOR
700 Allen Ave
Glendale, CA 91201
800/952-6947 or 213/849-3171.

Product: A 2-inch receiver-hitch bumper for YJs, TJs, and CJ-7s. It bolts over the rear crossmember and uses existing holes.

Company
Central 4 Wheel Drive Inc
Dept. 4WOR
3248 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95821
800/676-2325
Web site www.central4wd.com.

Product: Fiberglass bodies for '55-'95 CJs and Wranglers. They have a patented double-wall construction and a smooth, seamless body finish.

Company
Four Wheel Drive Hardware Inc
Dept. 4WOR
P.O. Box 57
44488 State Rte. 14
Columbiana, OH 44488
800/333-5535
Web site www.4wd.com.

Product: Repair body panels, including a complete side panel for the CJ-7.

Company
Raybuck Autobody Parts
Dept. 4WOR
Box 170, RD 4
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
814/938-5248.

Product: Dana 44 Pro Series limited-slip differential. The 30-tooth design fits many Jeep applications. A 19-spline model should be available soon.

Company:
Auburn Gear
Dept. 4WOR
400 E. Auburn Dr
Auburn, IN 46706-3499
219/925-3200.

Product: 4-inch lift for '97-present TJs. The RockRunner System replaces the front four-links with radius arms for more stability and better ride quality. Includes new coils and sway bar disconnects.

Information
Superlift Suspension Systems
Dept. 4WOR
211 Horne Ln.
West Monroe, LA 71292,
318/322-3458
Web site www.superlift.com.

Product: Mean Green Starter, which provides 100-percent more cranking power, is one-third smaller than stock, eliminates hot-starts, and has a 300,000-mile life expectancy.

Company
Leon Rosser Jeep
Dept. 4WOR
1724 1st Ave. N.
Bessemer, AL 35020, 800/633-4724
Web site www.thinkjeep.com.

Product: One-piece axle kit for '76-'86 CJs with the AMC Model 20. No shimming is required, and the axles feature alloy, rolled splines, and Grade 8 thread-in studs.

Company
Superior Axle & Gear
Dept. 4WOR
29792 Ave. De Las Banderas
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
888/522-2953.

Product: Convertible tops for '88-'95 Wranglers. Includes larger windows than OE and a special seam that prevents leaks.

Company:
Amco Convertible Fabrics
Dept. 4WOR
545 Industrial Dr
Adrian, MI 49221, 800/423-2353.

Product: FIPK Generation II fuel-injection performance kit for the Grand Cherokee with the 5.2L V-8. Provides horsepower gains and torque increases throughout the rpm range

Company
K&N Engineering Inc
P.O. Box 1329
Riverside, CA 92502
909/684-9762.

Product: The Outland front guard and Sure-Step nerf bar for Wranglers. The Outland has four auxiliary-light mounts, and the nerf bar makes entry and exit easier and offers side-impact protection.

Company
Smittybilt Inc
Dept. 4WOR
395 Smitty Way
Corona, CA 91719
800/2SMITTY or 909/272-3176.

Product: Rock-It throttle body for the 4.0L engine. It increases airflow and horsepower, and is a direct fit.

Company
Turbo City
Dept. 4WOR
1137 W. Katella
Orange, CA 92867
714/639-4933.

Product: Rear control arm adjustment cams for TJs lifted 1 1/2 to 4 inches. These prevent driveline vibration, and the arms can be adjusted to change the pinion angle.

Company
Explorer Pro Comp
Dept. 4WOR
2758 Via Orange Way
Spring Valley, CA 91978
800/776-0767, 619/670-5222.

Product: HUM-J 7 fiberglass body kit. It's a direct replacement for the CJ-7 body-it's 10 inches wider than a stock CJ and has enough clearance for 35x12.50 tires with no mods.

Company
National Tire & Wheel
Dept. 4WOR
163 N. River Rd.
Wheeling, WV 26003
800/847-3287.

Product: Reverse-shackle kit for YJs. Improves ride, handling, and steering. It moves the shackle from in front of the front tires to behind them to allow the front axle to move rearward and upward on obstacles.

Company
Off Road Unlimited
Dept. 4WOR
40 E. Palm Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502, 818/563-1208
Web site www.offroadunlimited.com.

Product: One-piece axle replacements for the Model 20. They're easy to install and will replace the two-piece design.

Company
West Coast Differentials
Dept. 4WOR
11235-F Coloma Rd
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
800/446-0950 or 916/635-0950.

Product: Pro-Billet distributor for the AMC 290, 304, 343, 360, 390, and 401 engines. Must be used with the MSD 6, 7, 8, or 10 Series ignition. The advance is easy to adjust, and there's a vacuum advance canister for street cruising.

Company
MSD Ignition
Dept. 4WOR
1490 Henry Brennan Dr
El Paso, TX 79936
915/857-5200.

Product: ARB's new line of bumpers for TJs. They're precision-finished in black powdercoat.

Company
JD's Off Road
Dept. 4WOR
731 N. Bedford Rd
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
800/884-JEEP (884-5337)
Web site www.jdsoffroad.com.

Product: Frame-reinforcement plates for CJs. To install, you bolt them on and weld the edges. They're prepunched for all holes and slots.

Company
Mountain Off Road Ent. Inc
P.O. Box 843
Rifle, CO 81650
970/625-0500.

Product: Manik European-style Grille Guard for '88-'98 Jeep Wranglers. It attaches to the tow-hook mounting points on the frame and has a form-fit.

Company
Performance Products
Dept. 4WOR
7658 Haskell Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91406-2005
800/752-6294
Web site www.performanceproducts.com.

Product: Front frame cover for YJs. It features a bright polished stainless steel finish.

Company
Visit your local four-wheel-drive speciality shop, or send $1 for a catalog to Olympic 4x4 Products
Dept. 4WOR
2645 S. Yates Ave
City of Commerce, CA 90040
213/726-6988.

Product: The performance RE3700 Super-flex control arm for TJs, XJs, and ZJs. It has a self-lubricating bearing, and it allows a ton of down travel without bottoming out prematurely.

Company: Rubicon Express
Dept. 4WOR
3315 Monier Cir., Ste. 4
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
916/858-8575
www.rubiconexpress.com

Product: Soft tops for early- and late-model Jeeps. They come in snap type or the sliding track rail system, FastTrac. You can choose from 12 colors.

Company: Kayline Mfg.
Dept. 4WOR
200 E. 64th Ave
Denver, CO 80221
800/525-8118 or 303/427-4242.

Product: Orion, Gran Tour, Ditto Fit, Seat Armor, and Tough Guy seat covers. Durable fabrics and an easy-to-install hook-and-loop fastening system for CJs, Wagoneers, Grand Wagoneers, Cherokees, and Wranglers.

Company
Marathon Seat Covers Inc
Dept. 4WOR
520 W. Griffin Dr
Bozeman, MT 59715
800/735-2769.

Product: TargaTop for '87-'98 Wranglers. The front section removes and turns your hard top into a convertible.

Company:
Steel Horse Automotive
Dept. 4WOR
601 W. Walnut St
Compton, CA 90220
800/533-7704 or 310/537-0837.

Product: Nerf bar step in 24- and 34-inch sizes. It has Diamond Grip tread and aluminum alloy so it won't rust. The step can be painted to match your truck.

Company
For a Carr dealer near you, call 888/OWN CARR (696-2277)
Web site www.carr.com.

Product: E-Z Ride 3 1/2-inch suspension lift for the '84-'96 Cherokee Sport. It comes complete, including coil springs, a transfer case lowering kit, your choice of shocks, and rear blocks.

Company:
Tuff Country
Dept. 4WOR
4165 W. Nike Dr
West Jordan, UT 84088
800/288-2190 or 801/280-2777.

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