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October 2013 Parts Rack

Posted in Product Reviews on August 28, 2013 Comment (0)
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Work Cap
A.R.E.’s WorkCover LS is a fiberglass tonneau cover available for the ’05-current Toyota Tacoma. The WorkCover LS provides three extra inches of storage room above the bedrails and has two top covers that can be opened independently. Additionally, the entire cover opens from the rear of the truck using a hinge system at the front of the cover. A.R.E. offers remote keyless entry and LED-strip lighting technology to illuminate the bed. The WorkCover LS is also painted to match.
Info: A.R.E.
330/232-1757, www.4are.com/fleet

toyota tacoma with are work cap

Forged Control
BDS Suspension’s 1- and 1¼-inch forged steel control-arm endlinks utilize a steel ball and polyurethane races to allow up to 15 degrees of misalignment. Each endlink is assembled with a single snap ring, fitted with a black E-coat, and includes grease fittings and jam nuts. The joints come loaded with “Jeep sized” flex balls, making them usable in many OE Jeep mounting locations. Weld-in bungs, black E-coated jam nuts, and endlink rebuild kits are available.
Info: BDS Suspension
517/279-2135, www.bds-suspension.com

bds suspension endlinks

Delta Bright
Delta Tech’s Silo-4 is a 40-watt LED searchlight that is said to produce 6,400 lumens. The 6,000 Kelvin light temperature is designed to project in a 20-degree long-range pattern. Silo-4 has a die-cast aluminum body with an acrylic lens and an IP68 waterproof rating. Other features included Deutsch waterproof connectors and a 3.3-amp draw, which doesn’t require any additional wiring harness or relays.
Info: Delta Tech
909/673-1900, www.deltalights.com

delta led light

Cooler Brackets
Earl’s oil cooler bracket system from Holley Performance Products is crafted to fit all of Earl’s oil cooler heights. The black anodized aluminum mounting system is made with E-coated steel hardware and rubber isolators to rigidly mount Earl’s coolers. Each bracket system is said to be installer friendly and reduce cooler vibration.
Info: Holley Performance Products
www.holley.com

holley performance oil cooler bracket system

Super Pan
Mag-Hytec’s transmission pan is new for the F6R140 TorqueShift six-speed automatic. The F6R140 is commonly fitted behind the 6.7L diesel engine in the ’11-to-present Ford Super Duty. The Mag-Hytec pan is claimed to increase fluid capacity by 5.5 quarts and is fitted with an O-ring seal, drilled-and-tapped temperature-sending unit port, zinc-plated bolts and washers, Allen wrenches, and a magnetic drain plug.
Info: Mag-Hytec
818/786-8325, www.mag-hytec.com

mag hytec f6r140 transmission pan

Jeep Cams
Lunati’s performance camshafts are crafted for Jeep vehicles equipped with factory inline-six engines ranging from 1964 to 1997 and AMC V-8 engines ranging from 1966 to 1991. The camshafts are said to increase bottom-end power thanks to Lunati’s proprietary computer designed cam lobe. Several lobe profiles are available for each engine design, and each is said to be engineered to produce gains in bottom-end torque output.
Info: Lunati
662/892-1500, www.lunatipower.com

lunati amc v8 camshaft

Emergency Stick
Metal Mender from Anza Products is crafted as an emergency off-road welding system. The Metal Mender is intended to provide an experienced stick welder with the means to make on-trail metal repairs. The system requires the use of two 12-volt batteries (not included) and includes welding leads, gloves, chipping hammer, safety breaker, gear bag, and a 15-inch Safetube for the welding rods.
Info: Anza Products
858/522-9353, www.anzaproducts.com

anza portable trail welder

Narrow Flares
A Narrow version of Poison Spyder Customs’ Front Crusher Flares is now available for the ’07-’13 Jeep Wrangler JK. The Narrow series flare is two inches narrower that the company’s Standard series flare. Each flare is comprised of CNC laser-cut plate and NC-bent DOM tubing. Steel and aluminum versions are available and each includes a complete set of inner braces said to add rigidity and support to the front of the Wrangler.
Info: Poison Spyder Customs
951/849-5911, www.poisonspyder.com

poison spyder narrowed fender flares

Rear 3-Link
Trail-Gear’s 3-Link suspension kit is designed for the rear of the ’95-’04 Toyota Tacoma. The weld-on kit uses three control arms, plus a Panhard bar to locate the rear axle and is crafted to allow the use of the stock fuel tank. Each kit includes 2-inch, 0.250-wall DOM links, 1.25-inch Creeper Joints, jam nuts, link mounts, frame gussets, Panhard mounts, frame support tubes, as well as rear frame box plates and additional items. Shocks are sold separately.
Info: Trail-Gear
877/4X4-TOYS, www.trail-gear.com

trail gear rear three link

Sleek Flaps
Sleekster Mud Flaps from Randy Ellis Design are intended for lifted trucks and SUVs. Flaps are fitted with a laminated-modular chassis, which is said to allow them to be adjusted to accommodate a variety of vehicles. Each mud flap chassis is powdercoated with a satin-black finish and assembled with zinc hardware. The Sleekster Mud Flaps are frame-mounted and available with a stainless ball-pin quick-release kit. All kits are made in the USA.
Info: Randy Ellis Design, Inc.
602/803-1122, www.randyellisdesign.com

randy ellis design sleek flaps

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