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VisionX Solo Pod 220x116 Vision X Lighting Releases a New Generation of Solo PodsJanuary 29, 2014 – Auburn, WA – Vision X Lighting has announced a new generation of the 2” Square Solo LED Pod. While maintaining the same die-cast aluminum housing and mounting system, the new Solo Pod introduces new LED technology and optics for more effective light output. From the 2” square housing, the Solo produces 540 effective lumens with next generation LED technology, 30% more light than the standard Solo Pod.

This next generation of Solo Pods also feature redesigned optics available in 10° narrow, 30° wide, 60° extra wide, and 30° by 65° elliptical. These configurations make the Solo Pod ideal for any number of applications including UTV/ATV use, truck backup lighting use, fog light kits, and many more applications. In addition to the next generation Solo Pod, the original Solo Pod part numbers are still available for order at this time.

Next Generation Solo Pod Beam Patterns:

New Solo
Pod Item #
New Solo
Pod Part #
Original Solo Pod
Item # Cross Reference
New Solo Pod Description Jobber
XIL-S1110 9888156 XIL-S1100 10° Narrow Beam Solo Pod $99.00
XIL-S1130 9888163 XIL-S1102 30° Wide Beam Solo Pod $99.00
XIL-S1160 9888170 XIL-S1101 60° Extra Wide Beam Solo Pod $99.00
XIL-S11e3065 9888187 XIL-S1103 30° by 65° Elliptical Beam Solo Pod $99.00

VisionX Omni Link 220x163 Vision X Lighting Releases a New Generation of Solo PodsSolo Pod Features:

  • Mounting and application accessories available
  • Expand to Create Multiple Bar solutions
  • Less than 1 amp power consumption
  • Omni-Link interlocking system
  • Adjustable mounting bracket
  • Die-cast aluminum housing
  • Polycarbonate lens
  • Patent # D610,725

The Solo Pod revolutionized the lighting world both due to the compact 2” square form factor and the attachable accessories which create a versatile, universal lighting solution. With available handle mounts, helmet mounts, handlebar mounts, and battery packs, the Solo Light Pod will light the way. For portable, universal, take-anywhere light, the Solo LED Pod is the solution.  For more information visit www.visionxusa.com or call (888) 489-9820.

 

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BFGoodrich BFGoodrich® Tires Focuses on Performance and Support As  Desert Racing Season Begins PARKER, Ariz. (Jan. 30, 2014) – As the weekend quickly approaches, drivers and crews are preparing for the opening race of the 2014 Best In The Desert series, which launches the year’s desert racing season. The festivities and race will take place in the town of Parker, Arizona. This race will showcase the competition for the year, including drivers relying on BFGoodrich® Tires and its unmatched support, such as BITD Overall 2013 Champion, Jason Voss.  Read More→

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2014 Mint 400 220x82 “The Great American Off Road Race”, The General Tire Mint 400, Returns to Las Vegas March 12th – 16thJanuary 28th – 2014 Las Vegas - The largest and most prestigious off-road race event in America, The General Tire Mint 400, will return to the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas Nevada, from Wednesday, March 12th through Sunday March 16th. The Mint 400 will feature three days of pre-race festivities in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, followed by the most challenging and thrilling off-road race of the year. Over one thousand of the world’s top off-road championship competitors will do battle in twenty different classes of vehicles across the brutal and unforgiving Mint 400 racecourse in front of thousands of spectators and race fans. Crowds in excess of forty thousand are expected to attend the festivities on Fremont Street East as well as The Mint 400 race – which are free to attend.
THE 2014 MINT 400 IS COMING!
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2014 Team ARB USA Shannon Campbell Erik Miller Jason Scherer 220x146 ARB 4x4 Accessories   2014 King of the Hammers AnnouncementWith the 2014 King of the Hammers race week fast approaching, ARB USA is excited to announce an even greater level of support for the world’s most challenging off-road racing event.

First, we are pleased to announce that ARB will be supporting three of the top drivers in the race, all former Kings, and all three will be running ARB’s new RD99CE Ford 9″ Competition Edition Air Locker.

This year’s ARB USA sponsored drivers are:

  • Shannon Campbell, 2008 and 2011 King of the Hammers winner
  • Jason Scherer, 2009 King of the Hammers winner
  • Erik Miller, 2012 King of the Hammers winner Read More→

Jason Scherer TPAC 220x146 King of the Hammers   Jason Scherer   Joins TPAC EffortEach day this week, as part of TPAC’s update on our “Be a Trail Hero” fundraiser’s donor list, we will highlight a famous off-road champion who has endorsed TPAC’s effort to send pro-trail candidates to the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

Today, an off-road racing champion and long-time supporter of efforts to protect trail access on public lands endorsed The Trail PAC.  Jason Scherer is the 2009 King of the Hammers Race winner and has captured the crown at many other OHV competitions. Read More→

Clayton Off Road High Steer System

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Clayton Off Road High Steer Kit 220x133 Clayton Off Road High Steer SystemThe all new high steer system from Clayton Off Road is the only complete system that transforms your stock Jeep front axle and allows you to run a crossover high steer system with larger brakes & calipers, and improved ground clearance. Designed to work with high and low pinion Dana 30 and Dana 44 front ends, this kit will work with MJ, XJ, ZJ, TJ, and LJ factory axles. Read More→

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bcml led 21r pr01 220x146 New Bar Clamp Mounted LED Spotlight Released by Larson ElectronicsLarson Electronics has announced the release of a powerful new LED spotlight designed to mount to the rails, cages and roll bars commonly found on marine craft and utility and all-terrain vehicles. The BCML-LED-21R bar clamp mounted spotlight offers high light output in a durable, low profile housing and operates on any voltage from 9 to 32 volts.

The BCML-LED-21R LED bar clamp mount spotlight from Larson Electronics is an ideal lighting solution for hunters, outdoorsmen, military, and law enforcement professionals who desire a powerful spotlight that can be easily operated while providing high power and rugged durability. This LED spotlight produces a 575’ long by 45’ wide light beam with 1750 lumens of bright light while drawing only 21 watts. The seven Edison Edixeon Emitters containing CREE EZBright three watt LEDs produces 180 lumens each and is paired with high purity 10° optics to produce a tightly focused spot beam with limited spread. Read More→

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Odyssey Group 65 220x169 EnerSys® Introduces Group 65 Battery to ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Product LineREADING, Pa., (Jan. 27, 2014) – EnerSys® has expanded its ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ battery product offering to include the Group 65 battery designed specifically for consumer applications. The ODYSSEY Performance Series™ 65-760 battery features 762 cold cranking amps (CCA), 129 reserve capacity (RC) minutes and deep cycle capability up to 400 cycles at 80 percent depth of discharge. Read More→

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Categories : Aftermarket

TORC AMSOIL 220x115 TORC: THE OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP WELCOMES AMSOIL BACK  AS SERIES PRESENTING SPONSORDana Point, Calif. – Jan. 10, 2014 – TORC: The Off-Road Championship, the nation’s premiere short-course, off-road racing series, has announced the return of AMSOIL as series presenting sponsor in a renewed multi-year commitment to supporting one of the world’s most exciting, high-energy motorsports concepts.

“There is a tremendous future in short-course racing,” said Jeremy Meyer, AMSOIL Race Program Manager. “As presenting sponsor since its inception, AMSOIL is excited to continue our partnership with TORC as well as the commitment to keep the foundation of the sport in Crandon and Bark River while expanding to legendary venues like Sturgis. The best is truly ahead of us, and AMSOIL will continue to test its products in this harsh environment.” Read More→

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Categories : Events/Competitions

JMR Fabrication Table

Monday, January 27th, 2014

 JMR Fabrication Table Trick-Tools would like to announce their newest addition to their extensive line-up of welding tables, the Fabrication Table from JMR. This table features a 36 x 48 inch slotted steel top surface that accepts threaded T-nuts, just like a drill press or mill would use, for maximum flexibility in workpiece holding.   Read More→

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Categories : New Products

FOX KOH Spec Ultra4 2014 220x146 FOX Selected as Exclusive Suspension Partner of ULTRA4 Spec ClassFOX also announces $15,000 in cash and product purses for the Ultra4, EMC Stock, EMC Modified, and Spec classes.

El Cajon, Calif. – Ultra4 racing has grown exponentially since King of the Hammers (KOH) started as a small gathering of friends back in 2007.  The latest addition to this hybrid event that combines desert racing and rock crawling is the Ultra4 4700 Spec Class, which allows race enthusiasts to enjoy an arrive-and-race experience at King of the Hammers and other Ultra4 races throughout the year.

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Systems Pass Federal Rollover Safety Test; Rancho Engineers Integrate Options to Accommodate Varying OE Steering Knuckle Material

Rancho 2014 GMC Sierra 220x131 Rancho® Launches New Performance Suspension Systems for 2014 GMC Sierra 1500Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 – The new Rancho 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 suspension systems recently passed the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 – Electronic Stability Control Systems (FMVSS-126) test – and were engineered to accommodate the varying steering knuckle materials being used by GMC.

The truck that recently passed FMVSS-126 included the new 6-in. Rancho suspension system, rear Rancho® RS7000MT™ (RS7297) shocks, and front OE struts with spacers. The truck also was outfitted with BFGoodrich® Mud-Terrain T/AKM2 325/60R20 tires and 20-in. Vision Off-Road Assassin wheels finished in matte black. Read More→

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