New 4Wheel Products - December 2013Posted in Product Reviews on October 24, 2013 Comment (0)
Vision X Light Cannon
The first-ever 41⁄2-inch Light Cannon LED light by Vision X takes automotive lighting technology to extraordinary lengths by shining over 1,000 feet of usable light from a single 25-watt LED. The 10-degree spot pattern on the enables optional snap-on polycarbonate cover filters to quickly change the beam pattern from spot to Euro or flood, while the colored filters can improve visibility in various conditions. The universal single-bolt mounting, accompanied by an available wiring harness, provides a quick, traditional installation on a multitude of applications.
Information: Vision X
BDS Suspension Forged Flex Ends
New BDS forged steel control arm ends utilize a steel ball and polyurethane races to allow up to 15 degrees of misalignment from center. The flex ends are available in two sizes, with the larger ends using the industry standard 11⁄4-inch 12 threads that are 4 inches long to provide plenty of adjustability. The smaller ends use 1-inch 14 threads and are 31⁄2 inches long. Both sizes are assembled with a single snap ring and sold completely assembled and ready to use. BDS also offers corresponding weld-in bungs to make your own suspension links utilizing the company’s forged flex ends.
Information: BDS Suspension
517. 279.2135, www.bds-suspension.com.
Odyssey Extreme Series Batteries
The Odyssey Extreme Series battery offers the perfect combination of starting power and deep cycle reserve power to meet the demands of four-wheel and off-road vehicles. The rugged construction and nonspillable, dry-cell design ensure extreme shock and vibration resistance for even the toughest off-road applications.
Information: Odyssey Batteries
Dick Cepek Fun Country Radials
Dick Cepek is introducing 12 new sizes of the Fun Country radial this month for a total of 20 sizes ranging from 31 to 37 inches tall for 15-inch to 20-inch rims. Wide lateral and offset tread grooves, together with the larger surface area, deliver excellent grip and responsive off-road traction from the Fun Country. Stone ejector ribs and ultrathin sipes resist stone retention and cracking. Notched shoulder edges, scalloped ribs, and the enhanced buttress maximize off-road traction and prevent lug tearing, and the three-ply sidewall makes it extra tough
Information: Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels
Smittybilt M1 Chevy Bumpers
Smittybilt recently introduced M1 Bumpers for ’071⁄2 and newer Chevy heavy-duty pickups. Made of 3⁄16- and 1⁄4-inch cold rolled steel, M1 Bumpers feature ultrabright driving and fog lights, a one-piece 16,500-pound winch mounting system, solid mount D-rings, and a solid plate centersection that wraps the frame horns and lower crossmember for added protection.
Information: Smittybilt Inc.
Rubicon Express JK Budget Lift
The Rubicon Express 2-inch spacer kit comes complete with polyurethane spacers, bumpstops, and shock extensions that allow use of the OE shocks, a cost-effective, easily installed package for those looking to fit a 33-inch tire. The 21⁄2-inch kit also features polyurethane spacers, bumpstops, rear sway bar links, and a rear track bar bracket, a great solution to clear 35-inch tires or allow more weight upfront with a replacement bumper and winch added.
Information: Rubicon Express
Auto Meter Direct-Fit JK Gauge Mount
Auto Meter is now offering a three-gauge pod that mounts to the top of the dash in ’07-’11 Jeep Wrangler JKs. Constructed from textured, paintable black plastic, the pod fits three 21⁄16-inch gauges above the radio and HVAC controls. The positioning of the gauges provides the driver with critical information without the need to take his eyes off the trail.
Information: Auto Meter
Delta Tech LED Conversion for Wranglers
Delta Tech is now offering an LED conversion kit for ’87-current Jeep Wranglers that includes all the bulbs necessary to swap exterior directional, running, brake, and backup lights for 3-watt, high-output SMD LED lights. These kits also include a license plate light and dome lights and a pair of 50-watt, 6-ohm load resistors to keep your signals operating properly.
Information: Delta Tech Lights
Daystar OBDII Port Plug
Have a custom tune in your diesel truck or 4x4 and want to protect it? Daystar’s new OBD-II port plug will let the dealership know to not reflash your computer. Molded from high-quality polyurethane right here in the USA, the Daystar OBD-II port plug is durable and offers a snug fit.
Impact Air Draft OS20 Helmet
Traditional desert racing helmets have air provisions near the mouth, creating a number of compromises. Impact’s new Air Draft OS20 helmet places the air inlet with a 20-degree offset from the top of the helmet to clear rollcages while increasing cooling and comfort and keeping the visor free of dust. The Air Draft OS20 is offered in lightweight carbon fiber or Carbon-Kevlar tri-weave composite. Both construction options are available in either silver, white, glossy black, or flat black.
Information: Impact by MasterCraft Safety