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4x Products - November 2013

Posted in Product Reviews on September 9, 2013
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Smart Door vs. Smart Strap
In our September issue, we gave you the tech info about Star Fabricating’s Smart Strap, but we erroneously included a photo of Star’s Smart Door system. The two products are both for the JK Wrangler but are not the same item. This time, the photo shows both products. Mix and match as desired.

  • Star Fabricating’s Smart Strap is a nylon limit strap designed to improve upon and replace the factory strap. Not only is it better than the factory strap, it’s available in several colors and patterns and costs less than the OEM part.
  • Star Fabricating’s Smart Door is a mechanical doorstop system that offers three positive door-opening positions for your JK’s front or rear doors. The Smart Door allows the front doors to open wider than the factory components do, and yes, you can still ditch your doors as desired
For more information, contact:
Star Fabricating
(801) 230-9166,

star fabricating smart strap

Tacoma Rear Bumper Kit
Sometime during a truck’s evolution from stocker to rock crawler, the pickup bed is bound to get removed. The Tacoma Universal Rear Bumper Kit will help you finish the job right. Designed to weld across your framerails, this kit provides strength, utility, and a clean look. They’re built for the Tacoma but can be customized for other applications. Other specific rear bumper kits will soon be available.

  • Main tube is 3½- by 2½-inch, 0.120-inch-wall thickness A-36 steel tubing. It’s cut at 407⁄8 inches for Tacoma frames but can be trimmed down to fit other applications.
  • Also included are a 6¼-inch-long 2-inch receiver tube, receiver tube gusset, and two 3⁄16-inch-thick steel end caps. The kit is shipped in raw steel. Welding and painting are required for a complete installation.
For more information, contact:
(877) 4X4-TOYS,

trail gear toyota tacoma bumper kit

Odyssey Extreme Series
The Odyssey Extreme Series battery offers the perfect combination of starting power and deep cycle reserve capacity to meet the demands of four-wheel-drive vehicles.

  • The dry cell design is rugged and non-spillable.
  • Extreme shock and vibration resistance withstand the most extreme off-road conditions.
For more information, contact:
Odyssey Battery

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