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Mud Market - July 2014

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Mud Market - July 2014

Liquid Image EGO
The Liquid Image EGO HD Action Camera is a WiFi-enabled video recorder that is highly adaptable to any environment. It can be easily mounted anywhere on your rig with a variety of available accessories. This is much more than your average helmet cam. A free Liquid Image app is available for iOS and Android smartphones, which enables the camera to stream your photos and videos live to your phone and act as a remote-control to activate the camera. With a few click on your screen you can flip the camera image, adjust the aspect ratio, and even download the video to your phone and instantly share it online. Some features include 1080p recording, continuous photography, a 135-degree wide-angle lens, and a water-resistant housing. Additional waterproof housings make these little cameras perfect for the mud! With an 8-gigabyte card, the approximate video recording time for both the 1080p at 30 fps and 720p at 60 fps is around 89 minutes. $199
Pro Trucks NC
protrucks@outlook.com, 252.207.2502, facebook.com/pro.trucksnc

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All-Terrain Vise
Not every job presents the ideal work conditions, which is one of the reasons why Wilton, a leading manufacturer of industrial vises and clamps, developed the ATV (All Terrain Vise). This unit helps transform any vehicle with a 2-inch hitch into an instant workstation. Once the vise is inserted into a receiver, a standard hitch pin secures it. In addition, two patented setscrews on the top and side are used to tighten the ATV inside the receiver, which will eliminate play and reduce vibration when driving. A spring-loaded hub secures the handle when driving and keeps it in an upright position. Other features include a large striking anvil, a patented 360-degree locking handle, and an integrated carrying handle. At 33 pounds it is light enough to call it portable, and the powdercoated steel is rated to 60,000 psi. The 6-inch wide jaws open to 5 3/4 inches and have a 5-inch throat depth. The vise has a clamping force of 1-ton and is equipped with two sets of jaws, straight and V-grooved, which are replaceable. The pipe jaws hold material up to 3 inches in diameter, which is perfect for fixing a broken four-link. $199-$249
Wilton Tools
800.274.6848, wiltontools.com

Speedo Correction Adapter
Is your speedometer not giving the correct speed? Don’t drop the pan or struggle with locating increasingly scarce internal speedometer gears, because California Performance Transmission has the answer. Simply screw the inline adaptor into the transmission’s speedo drive and then your speedometer cable into the back of the adaptor. Now here is the trick: Use a GPS device or your cellphone to accurately drive at 50 mph and then read the speed that your car’s speedometer is indicating. After you send California Performance Transmission your speed, the company will calculate the correction ratio and gear a new adaptor for you. Once you receive it and install it, problem solved! $75
California Performance Transmission
800.278.2277, cpttransmission.com

LED Light Cannon
Shining almost a half-mile of usable light, Vision X Lighting raises the bar with the all-new 6.7-inch Light Cannon LED light. The Light Cannon LED can fire light 2,520 feet from a single 50-watt luminous LED source. A 10-degree spot pattern is like having 12 separate lights stuffed in a single housing. Snap-on polycarbonate cover filters can change the light output from Spot mode to Euro or even Flood, which will 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. The patented 6.7-inch Light Cannon is also backed by the Vision X extended warranty. $429
Vision X USA
888.489.9820, visionxusa.com

’13-’14 Dodge Ram 4-inch Suspension Lift
Rancho Suspension has launched a new 4-inch performance suspension system for ’13-’14 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD trucks and a Level It system for ’03-’14 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 diesel trucks. The Rancho Dodge Ram 1500 kit (RS66401B) includes Rancho’s legendary one-piece subframe constructed from laser-cut, ¼-inch-thick steel, and it is precision matched for superior fit and finish. Rancho engineers also include CNC-machined, durable extended-length steering knuckles and a set of tie-rod ends. This newest Rancho Dodge system will easily accommodate a 34½-inch tire and it will not affect the vehicle’s electronic stability control system.

Rancho’s Level It 2½-inch suspension kit for ’03-’12 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 diesel trucks (RS66450R7) lifts the front of the vehicle and helps deliver on- and off-road comfort and performance while clearing up to a 35-inch tire. This kit also includes sway bar relocation brackets, a set of front Rancho RS7000MT monotube shocks, and variable-rate front coil springs. The shocks include a 46mm bore, and they are precisely tuned to the Dodge 2500/3500 diesel truck. Both systems were designed for a quick, easy install. Rancho engineers include a detailed installation guide. All Rancho brackets are manufactured using high-strength, low-alloy steel. The new Rancho Dodge suspension systems are backed by the Rancho brand’s limited lifetime warranty. $365
Rancho Suspension
734.384.7806, gorancho.com

Jeep Wrangler JK Chromoly Axles
Just Differentials now offers Nitro chromoly axles for the ’07-’14 Jeep JK. The 30-spline rear axleshafts with 1350 U-joints up front are all preassembled and ready to bolt in. The stud bolts are pressed in, and the axle bearings are in place before you receive them. These axles are a direct fit for non-Rubicon OEM axlehousings. $450-$699
Just Differentials
866.349.6801, justdifferentials.com

Jeep Wrangler Turbocharger
The Banks Sidewinder Turbo for the ’05-’06 4.0L Jeep Wrangler is designed to increase low- and midrange torque, which provides additional power on in the mud. A few other advantages are improved drivability on the road, a significant increase in rear wheel horsepower, and torque upgrades of up to 83.7 lb-ft at 3,200 rpm with a modest 6 psi of boost pressure. The torque output at 1,600 rpm is greater than the peak torque in stock condition, which is ideal for slingin’ some mud. For easy fitment, the turbo configuration is preassembled to its cast-iron mount with alternator relocation provision and an integrated blow-off valve and wastegate. Banks includes the AutoMind handheld programmer for recalibration of the engine control unit (ECU). A Ram-Air Intake System is unique to the application and is available with an optional through-the-hood Super-Scoop. The Super-Scoop provides a cold air path into the intake system, which raises air density and increases performance. Everything required for a complete installation is provided. Components include a Banks-developed 46x58mm oil-cooled turbocharger with an integrated recirculating blow-off valve, new Bosch 35 lb/hr fuel injectors, a two-bar MAP sensor, a billet throttle body spacer mount with a port provision for the Banks boost gauge, and stainless-steel turbine inlet/outlet pipes. The boost tube includes provisions for Water-Methanol injection nozzles. $2,950
Banks
800.398.2590, bankspower.com/jeepturbo

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