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Mud Market - July 2013

The Latest For Your Mud Truck

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Cumming's Replacement Filter
AirAid's answer to the restrictive factory paper filter elements is an affordable a reusable drop-in filter for the '03-'07 Ram Cummins 5.9L, '03-'12 6.7L, and Cummins turbodiesel engines. We are told the replacement filter offers 35 percent more filter surface area over the factory filter, which can improve airflow and increase service intervals. The filter is constructed with a polyurethane casing and is guaranteed not to shrink, wrinkle, or warp. The filter is available with either SynthaFlow oiled filter media or SynthaMax unoiled media. $89.99 to $99.99

Cool Oil cooler Brackets
Earl's now offers a stylish line of lightweight oil cooler brackets that fit all of Earl's oil cooler. The anodized aluminum mounting systems are made with E-coated steel hardware and rubber isolators to rigidly mount oil coolers. The rubber isolators keep vibration from reaching the cooler for longer life and helps allow for less-than-perfect installation situations while maintaining a firm grip. $46.35

Handy Work Light
The Snap-on LED Hybrid Light features 16 light-emitting diodes, which are cool to the touch and last longer than incandescent bulbs. The tubular-shaped light has a high-impact tube lens, a rubber molded comfort grip, and a magnetic base. It has a durable anodized aluminum handle and cap. Not only does the light function as a head-beam flashlight, but its body projects 360-degree illumination. Because it's water-resistant, it is useful in casting light where needed, from engine compartments and under sinks to attics, crawlspaces, campground, trailer, RVs, and more. Three AAA batteries included. $9.99
Snap-on Tools

High-Performance LED Light Bars
Wurton's high-performance light bars come in 11 model sizes, ranging from 5 to 50 inches. Combo flood and pencil beam patterns are also available. With the thermally protected 10-watt LED (900 raw lumens per bulb), the light bar offers some of the brightest output in the industry. All models have a 50,000-hour bulb life expectancy and are IP68 rated to ensure superior water and dust resistance. Three integrated secondary lens covers (clear, amber, and black) and mounting hardware are also included. $179 to $1,784
949.753.6006, wurton.com

Velocity Graphic Arc Armor Welding Helmet
Miller has added a new graphic to the Digital Performance Series lineup, the Velocity (part number 260 936). The orange and silver coloring was inspired by the look and feel of a custom paint job on a hot rod or motorcycle. The helmet's new design controls feature three arc sensors for superior lens response, three operating modes (weld, cut, and grind), an auto-on/off power control that triggers the lens at the strike of an arc, a quick-release cover lens, and 7.22 square inches of viewing area. $275
Miller Electric
920.734.9821, millerwelds.com

Perfect-Fit Bedliner
TechLiner is a revolutionary new product that is a direct descendent of WeatherTech's line of FloorLiners. WeatherTech's engineers used the company's DigitalFit technology to measure every surface of the truck bed. The team then builds a model-specific tool for each TechLiner, ensuring a perfect fit. TechLiner's are molded using durable soft-touch material that helps prevent cargo from shifting while providing ease of loading and unloading. TechLiner features the easiest-to-install pickup bed protection available and is 100 percent recyclable, and the odorless material won't chafe or rub the truck paint off. $224 to $254

F-250/F-350 Suspension
Rancho's now has a 4-inch-lift Sport Suspension system for '11-'13 Ford Super Duty F-250/F-350 diesel trucks. The system is compatible with 37-inch tires and includes a newly engineered forged pitman arm. The system is said to enhance ride and handling while maintaining proper suspension geometry. Made in the United States, the easy-to-install suspension system also includes new track-bar drop brackets and radius-arm drop brackets. A new front coil spring kit and rear block kit is required to finish the installation. The system is compatible with stock tire and wheel packages. $399
734.384.7804, gorancho.com

New .45-Caliber Pistol
FNH USA has released of the FNX-45, a double-action/single-action hammer-driven pistol with highly enhanced ergonomics. This handgun is the latest addition to the company's ever-popular FNX line of auto-loading pistols and is manufactured in Columbia, South Carolina, by FNH USA. This handgun was modeled after the FNP-45 service pistol introduced in 2007 under the U.S. Joint Combat Pistol Program. The FNX-45 is fully ambidextrous and is available in matte black with a stainless steel barrel or flat dark earth with a matte black barrel. Both slides and barrels are stainless steel. It comes with a 15-round magazine and multiple interchangeable backstraps with a lanyard eyelet. A MIL-STD 1913 mounting rail on the underside accepts tactical lights and lasers. $809

Pioneer Navigation
Pioneer's latest in-dash navigation systems, the AVIC-X850BT and the AVIC-X950BH, are now available and offer the latest technologies to keep even the busiest users informed and amused. Both systems have built-in route guidance with turn-by-turn directions, DVD/CD/MP3/WMA playback, a large 7- or 6.1-inch touchscreen display and easy-to-use graphical user interface, convenient Bluetooth connectivity, AppRadio Mode for on-screen operation of popular applications on iPhone and Android smartphones, HD Radio for crystal-clear reception, and more. $800 and $950
Pioneer Electronics USA

Before grabbing a wrench or can of oil, mechanics can smooth on Hand-E-Glove. It forms an invisible shield from lube grease, gunk, grime, and oil. Simply wash with plain soap and water and watch the grime and grease rinse away, leaving your hands soft and clean. Apply more Hand-E-Glove and you are ready for your next dirty job. At day's end your clothes may show what you've worked on but not your hands. $6.95 to $32.95
Caig Laboratories
858.486.8388, caig.com