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4xProducts - June 2014

Posted in Product Reviews on May 1, 2014
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Ram High-Clearance
BDS Suspension’s complete 6-inch lift is crafted for the ’14 Ram 1500. The kit is designed to fit up to 37-inch-tall tires and includes a pair of high-clearance crossmembers, CNC-machined ductile-iron steering knuckles, heavy-duty tie-rod ends, differential skidplate, billet aluminum driveshaft spacer, front and rear sway bar links, stainless-steel brake lines, bumpstop extensions, rear control-arm link relocation, rear track bar bracket, and front strut/preload spacers. You can also choose between 3- or 5-inch Proride rear coils and BDS-5500 or Fox 2.0 rear shocks.

For more information, contact:
BDS Suspension
(517) 279-2135,

Undercarriage Covers
Rugged Ridge’s undercarriage skidplates are new for the ’07-’13 Jeep Wrangler JK. The 3⁄16-inch steel skidplates are designed to be a bolt-on upgrade. The skidplates attach using existing factory bolt holes and incorporate unique gussets and fully-welded brackets. All skidplates come with a black powdercoat finish and rust-resistant E-coating.

For more information, contact:
Rugged Ridge
(770) 614-6101,

OMC Bumpers
OMC Offroad’s Rock Krusher winch bumper is new for the ’84-to-’01 Jeep Cherokee XJ and ’86-to-’92 Jeep Comanche MJ. The 3⁄16-inch steel Rock Krusher bumper includes ½-inch-thick D-ring tabs and two notches for Hi-Lift jacking. The bumper is fitted with a 3⁄8-inch-thick winch plate, Grade 8 and L9 mounting hardware, and replacement steering-box bolts. All bumpers ship bare and can be optioned with a stinger hoop.

For more information, contact:
OMC Offroad
(951) 534-4843,

Mickey Metal
Mickey Thompson’s Classic Baja Lock wheel is one of several new additions to the company’s wheel line. The Classic Baja Lock sports a finely machined simulated beadlock, matte-black protective finish, and comes embossed with Mickey Thompson logos on the lock ring and center cap. Available in 15-, 16- and 17-inch sizes, the Classic Baja Lock has a high load rating, special trailer applications, a lifetime limited warranty for structural defects, and a one-year warranty on the finish.

For more information, contact:
Mickey Thompson Tires
(330) 928-9092,

Phantom Pros
The Phantom 5182 Series wheel from Pro Comp USA features a machine-milled eight-spoke pattern and satin-black finish. A two-year powdercoat warranty is standard with each wheel, as is Pro Comp’s lifetime structural guarantee. Each 5182 Series wheels are offered in 17- and 20-inch diameters with five-, six- and eight-lug applications to fit many popular light trucks and SUVs.

For more information, contact:
Pro Comp USA
(800) 776-0767,

Up Lighting
The Aries Ultimate Lightbar for ’07-current Jeep Wrangler JKs is built to accommodate a combination of LED lightbars, pods, square driving lights and high-intensity round housings up to nine inches in diameter. A textured-black powdercoat finish coats the aluminum alloy plate and is said to mount easily to existing holes. The Ultimate Lightbar’s design is contoured to fit the windshield without interfering with the operation of either soft or hardtops.

For more information, contact:
(888) 800-2743,

Grand Flare
Bushwacker’s Pocket Style Fender Flares are built for the ’11-to-’14 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2. The flares offer ½-inch of tire coverage, minimalist pockets, and matching style lines. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, each WK2 Fender Flare set is made with Bushwacker’s exclusive Dura-Flex 2000 ABS material. The company states the high-impact material is 100-percent UV protected, and guards against fading, chalking, and cracking. Each set comes ready to paint in a matte-black finish and includes stainless-steel bolt-on hardware.

For more information, contact:

Defender racks (now part of Smittybilt), are comprised of 16-gauge, fully welded 1-inch steel tubing and finished with a black textured powdercoat. Each rack has four front and two rear light tabs, integrated flooring, and multiple mounting options. Racks are offered as a one-piece welded unit, which requires shipment by truck freight, or bolt together, which can be shipped by UPS.

For more information, contact:
(888) 717-5797,

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