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Parts Rack - November 2014

Posted in Product Reviews on September 30, 2014
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Super Dyna Duty
The first company to offer a locking hub conversion for unitbearing applications, Dynatrac now announces its Free-Spin hub conversion kit for 2014 Ford Super Duty applications. Unlike imported imitations, the Dynatrac Free-Spin kit is the only 100 percent USA-made hub conversion available. All Dynatrac kits include heat-treated chromoly spindles, top-quality bearings and seals, 35-spline 1.50-inch chromoly outer shafts, wheel hubs, locking hubs (Dynatrac DynaLoc or Warn), and all necessary ABS components, studs, and hardware. Dynatrac Free-Spin kits are now available for 1994-2013 Dodge 2500/3500 and 1999-2014 Ford F-250/F-350 trucks. As an added feature, when Dynatrac DynaLoc hubs are used, the Free-Spin kit offers the shortest hub stick-out length on the market, keeping them tucked inside your wheel better than any competitors’ kit.
Info: Dynatrac
714/596-4461, dynatrac.com

Early Bronco Wipers
Got a 1966-1977 Ford Bronco? Wipers suck? The answer is probably yes. Why else would New Port Engineering come up with its Clean Wipe system? The system comes complete with everything needed and features a heavy-duty two-speed wiper motor, oilite bronze-bushed wiper transmissions, complete linkage, linkage covers, wiring harness, switch, and polished stainless steel wiper arms with blades. Just remove the old wiper motor, linkages, and transmissions and bolt the Clean Wipe system right in. You can upgrade to intermittent delay by purchasing the company’s intermittent delay switch.
Info: New Port Engineering
800/829-1929, newportwipers.com

JK Odd-Fire Inertia
This product was actually Editor Hazel’s idea. Noticing a distinct propensity for the JK’s 3.8L to stall when lugged down during off-roading, he asked Centerforce to develop an inertia flywheel similar in spec to that of the legendary Buick 225 found in 1966-1971 CJs, which could be lugged down as low as 150 rpm. The result is the Centerforce High Inertia Billet Steel Flywheel for 2007-2011 Jeeps with the six-cylinder 3.8L engine. The high-inertia design will help the engine resist stalling on-road and maintain speed off-road. This new flywheel replaces the OE 33-pound flywheel with a higher-quality 50-pound billet steel flywheel, designed for a direct bolt-on replacement. The High Inertia Billet Steel Flywheels are CAD/CAM designed and then CNC machined for a perfect fit and hassle-free, bolt-in performance.
Info: Centerforce
928/771-8422, centerforce.com

Cummins Flow
MBRP now has a high-quality filter-back exhaust in stainless steel or aluminized steel for 2013-2014 Ram pickups with the 6.7L Cummins diesel. The filter-back exhaust replaces the factory tailpipe and muffler and features 4-inch mandrel-bent tubing with twin 5-inch exhaust tips for improved exhaust flow and lower EGTs. The single-side exhaust is fully emissions compliant and bolts on directly in place of the stock system with no cutting, welding, or fabrication necessary.
Info: MBRP
888/636-7223, mbrp.com

LED Eyes
Delta Lights has a new series of 7-inch round headlights called Delta Halo Headlights, which are equipped with a 7.5-watt LED Angel Eye feature, making the lights glow day and night the moment you turn on your ignition. All of Delta’s 7-inch headlight series (DOT, Classic, and Quad-bar) are now available in Halo configuration. This 7.5-watt COB LED halo provides an element of safety as a DRL light, as well as a stylish trend-setting look to your classic vehicle, hot rod, or Jeep. Installation is as easy as a bulb replacement with one additional step of running the Halo power lead to the ignition fuse.
Info: Delta
909/673-1900, deltalights.com

Winching 2.0
The Smittybilt Gen2 XRC winches have been updated with a new 6.6hp motor that works in conjunction with a three-stage planetary gear drive for fast line speed and quiet operation. A redesigned solenoid box features three different mounting options to maximize engine cooling and make it easy to plug in the new remote control. The Smittybilt XRC Gen2 winches are finished in a rugged UV-resistant matte-black textured finish with stainless steel hardware and oversized aluminum cross bars for strength and dependability that will last for years. Available in XRC9.5, XRC12, XRC15.5, and XRC17.5, there’s an application for nearly every vehicle. All of the winches come standard with durable steel cable and roller fairlead, but the XRC9.5 and XRC12 are also available in the COMP Series with lightweight synthetic winch line and aluminum hawse fairlead.
Info: Smittybilt
888/717-5797, smittybilt.com

XJ Twist
Metalcloak brings its Duroflex Joint to Jeep Cherokee XJ owners with its 3.5-inch Duroflex Suspension System. The Duroflex joint offers the vibration dampening of a rubber bushing with the high misalignment of a ball joint, all housed in adjustable chromoly control arms. The system uses dual-rate coil springs and adjustable front bumpstops, and includes everything you need, including steel-braided Kevlar-lined front and rear brake lines, a solid chromoly front track bar, sway-bar disconnects, replacement shackle bushings, a rear bumpstop kit, Grade-8 U-bolts, replacement rear leaf packs, and all the hardware needed for installation. The suspension comes with front and rear Old Man Emu shocks.
Info: MetalCloak
916/631-8071, metalcloak.com

Hot Can
Campfire In A Can makes it easy to have a campfire…in a can. The perfect blend of durability, size, and ease of use make this the most unique and effective campfire for camping, backyard, beach, and everywhere in between. It burns wood, charcoal, and fire logs in a vertical burn chamber. The fuel is strategically positioned using burner inserts and burned in the upright position. The unique burner design allows all the elements that make a great fire to come together to produce a good old-fashioned, roaring campfire. The canister and base design allows the fire to be quickly and safely extinguished by placing the canister over the base. When the canister is snapped down, the fire goes out and no smoke or debris can escape. Once cool, the compact size makes it easy to store and transport.
Info: Campfire In A Can
888/768-7737, campfireinacan.com

Razor Soft
No, Four Wheeler isn’t going to start doing a bunch of Polaris RZR coverage. However, when we saw the new Door Bag with knee pad and arm rest from PRP Seats designed for PRP’s aftermarket RZR doors, we recognized they might be a cool product for many of you building your own custom tube doors. The bags feature black carbon-fiber vinyl for style and coated nylon sides and back for durability. They’re available for driver or passenger side with carbon-fiber black, red, or orange piping and retail for $85 each.
Info: PRP Seats
800/317-6253, prpseats.com

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