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Mud Market - May 2014

The latest for your mud rig

Urban Carbine
Rainier Arms is now offering the Urban Carbine and in 16- and 18-inch lengths. The M249 chrome-lined machine gun barrels feature a 1-7 twist and are chambered for NATO 5.56mm. Other features include pinned match low-pro gas block, forged A4 flattop upper, forged lower, tactical stock, mil-spec trigger, and more. $1,276 to $1,615
Rainer Arms
253.218.2999, www.rainerarms.com

CRKT Fossil
The Fossil from CRKT is a good-looking, great pocket knife that is perfect for any pocket. The 3.96-inch high-carbon stainless steel blade features satin finish and both smooth and serrated cutting edges for versatility. The blade opens with the IKBS ball bearing pivot system, which is smooth and reliable. $99.99
800.891.3500, www.crkt.com

Street-Legal LED Light Bar
The three-module LED light bar measures 21 inches wide and produces 2,400 raw (1,500 effective) lumens of bright white light in a street-legal fog beam pattern. The durable polycarbonate lenses and heavy-duty die-cast aluminum housing make it a great light for off-road adventure too. Price to be announced.
J.W. Speaker Corp.
800.558.7288, www.jwspeaker.com

Rugged Ridge
Rugged Ridge has these very cool X-Clamp Mounting Clamps that are available individually or in systems to mount multiple lights. Designed to be extremely versatile, the clamps are a neat way to mount lights, cameras, antennas, and more on any 2¼- and 3-inch-diameter tubing. They are also available with or without Rugged Ridge’s 3-inch LED driving lights. The X-Clamps are constructed from high-quality die-cast aluminum and are available in either black or silver powdercoat finishes. $29.99 to $274.99
Rugged Ridge
770.614.6101, www.ruggedridge.com

Comfy Suspension Seats
The RS Suspension Seat features lower sides so it is easier to get in and out of. The RS also has more width in the shoulder area for bigger riders or those folks who are just looking for a seat with a little less hug. The wide headrest opening and side loops keep harnesses in place, and the multidensity foam and suspension construction keep drivers riding all day long with less fatigue. Special customization options include stitching throughout and the center stripes. $365
PRP Off-Road Seats & Accessories
800.317.6253, www.prpseats.com

Truck Struts
The Rancho RS7000MT monotube strut series now includes Ford, Chevrolet, Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra 1500, and Ford F-150 2WD and 4WD trucks through 2014. The Rancho RS7000MT monotube struts feature vehicle-specific valving and engineering for each application. The struts can help to quickly dissipate heat to prevent overheating during extreme use or towing. They maximize damping efficiency and provide precise control for trucks and SUVs. The RS7000MT struts help deliver fast, precise response characteristics when driving on or off the road.
734.384.7804, www.gorancho.com

Special Forces Wheels
American Force Wheels introduces the unbelievably cool NRA SF (Special Forces) wheels for five-, six-, and eight-lug single rear wheel applications. The special edition wheels are made from 6061 forged aluminum for durability and strength. These unique built-to-order NRA wheels feature a diamond cut face design that stands out against the black powdercoated finish. The wheels are available in 20-, 22-, 24-, and 26-inch sizes. $1,067 for 20s.
American Force Wheels Inc.
877.427.6773, www.americanforcewheels.com

Next Gen App Radio
Pioneer Electronics boasts that the NEX (Networked Entertainment Experience) has an innovative and powerful new user interface for controlling a combination of onboard features with connected services. The five NEX models—four navigation and one AV receiver—are designed especially for today’s smartphone-driven lifestyle. Along with NEX connectivity and the enhanced UI, the new models also feature large, 7-inch capacitive touchscreens. Features in the lineup include AppRadio Mode, AVICSYNC Networked Navigation, iDatalink Maestro support, MirrorLink compatibility, Siri Eyes Free mode, expanded Bluetooth1 capabilities, Pandora, SiriusXM-ready, HD radio technology, FLAC file playback, dual camera input, and more. $750 to $1,400
Pioneer Electronics

The HERO3+
GoPro’s HERO3+ line of cameras features a 20 percent smaller and lighter design and 30 percent better battery life than previous models. The upgrades include an improved lens and convenient new video capture modes, which produce advanced HD video. The superconvenient, easy-to-use HERO3+ is one of the easiest ways to film any outdoor action, and its Wi-Fi capability makes it even easier to stream action-packed adventure. $299.99
888.600.4659, www.gopro.com.

Killer Wrenches
Providing power and performance, the Snap-on 10-piece ratcheting box wrench set, with a patented open-end wrenching configuration, delivers more speed than conventional wrenches. The set (SRXRM710) features 80 gear teeth for minimal movement in tight areas. The box ends are offset 15 degrees for clearance. The wrenches are sized for optimum comfort and balance. Nickel and chrome plating helps protect against corrosion and makes the wrenches easier to keep clean. $397
Snap-on Inc.
877.762.7664, www.snapon.com/handtools