RockCrawler 4x4 and Offroad Magazine http://www.rockcrawler.com Covering the world, one rock at a time! Sun, 03 May 2015 18:15:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 Trail-Gear is now offering Longfield Rear Axle Shafts and Suzuki Aisin Hubshttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-05/trail-gear-is-now-offering-longfield-rear-axle-shafts-and-suzuki-aisin-hubs/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-05/trail-gear-is-now-offering-longfield-rear-axle-shafts-and-suzuki-aisin-hubs/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 18:15:25 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9289 Longfield Chromoly Rear Axle Shafts

141042-1-KIT

Big tires and low crawler gears can and do lead to broken rear axles. If you are looking to upgrade your

drivetrain, check out our Longfield Chromoly Rear Axle Shafts. These axles feature a break strength of

8,300 ft-lbs of torque and up to 120 degrees of twist.

Note: The Longfield Chromoly Samurai Rear Axle Shafts are made specifically for our Rock Assault

Samurai Rear Axle Housing

Available Options:

 Longfield Chromoly Rear Axle Shaft, 79-85, Single, 303470-1-KIT, $145.95

 Longfield Chromoly Rear Axle Shaft, 86-95, Single, 303471-1-KIT, $145.95

 Longfield Chromoly Tacoma Rear Axle Shaft, Single, 303472-1-KIT, $145.95

 Longfield Chromoly Samurai Rear Axle Shaft, Long, 141033-3-KIT, $145.95

 Longfield Chromoly Samurai Rear Axle Shaft, Short, 141034-3-KIT, $145.95

 Longfield Chromoly Rear Axle Shafts, 79-85, Pair, 140178-1-KIT, $282.45

 Longfield Chromoly Rear Axle Shafts, 86-95, Pair, 140179-1-KIT, $282.45

 Longfield Chromoly Tacoma Rear Axle Shafts, Pair, 141042-1-KIT, $282.45

Suzuki Manual Locking Hub

302256-3-KIT

Genuine replacement Aisin hub that will fit your Suzuki Samurai, Sidekick, Jimny and more. The Suzuki

Manual Locking Hub will come with a hub gasket and cover hardware. Sold individually.

Application Data:

 1986-1995 Suzuki Samurai 4WD

 1986-1995 Suzuki Sidekick

 1986-1995 Suzuki Sidekick, X90

 1986-1998 Geo Tracker 4WD

 1986-1998 Chevrolet Tracker 4WD

 1989-1998 Suzuki Escudo, Vitara

 1990-1995 Suzuki Jimny JA11

 1993-1995 Suzuki Jimny JB31

Suzuki Manual Locking Hub, 302256-3-KIT, $103.95

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BFGoodrich® Tires All-Terrain T/A KO2 Earns Praise From Consumershttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-05/bfgoodrich-tires-all-terrain-ta-ko2-earns-praise-from-consumers/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-05/bfgoodrich-tires-all-terrain-ta-ko2-earns-praise-from-consumers/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 13:06:47 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9277 KO2 selectAfter 168,000 miles registered, new All-Terrain tire tops class ranking when BFGoodrich® Tires launched  its most advanced light truck tire ever —  the new All-Terrain T/A® KO2 tire  late in 2014, there was confidence that the company that had created the All-Terrain category built an industry leading product. After 168,000 consumer miles logged through TireRack.com’s consumer ratings and reviews, the All-Terrain T/A KO2 ranked on top, with a 100% best in category score, in the On-/Off-Road All-Terrain tire category.

Through consumer reviews, the All-Terrain T/A KO2 ranked top in 8 of the 11 categories and recorded rankings of superior in 10 different performance categories including treadwear, wet traction, dry traction, winter/snow and comfort, as well as highest rated for “would buy again.”

To further solidify itself as the leader in the category, the original All-Terrain T/A® KO, originally launched in 1977 and available at Tire Rack since 2001, has more than 100 million consumer miles recorded and continues to stimulate positive sentiment among drivers. The KO ranked eighth overall with all performance scores either superior or excellent and held a 91% score for best in category.

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Team GT Driver The One to “Beat” in Chandlerhttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/team-gt-driver-the-one-to-beat-in-chandler/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/team-gt-driver-the-one-to-beat-in-chandler/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:10:10 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9273  

  • Ryan Beat goes from last to first to capture first LOORRS win as an owner/driver on General GRABBERSTM.
  • Team GT newcomer, Jerrett Brooks, garners first win on GRABBERSTM.

 

 

Fort Mill, SC, April 28, 2015 – The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) threw down for Rounds 3 and 4 in Chandler, AZ with Team GT dominating Pro-Lite competition. Friday night’s battle was one for the history books as Team GT member, Ryan Beat, captured his first Pro-Lite win as a driver/owner in the No. 51 Rockstar Energy/Lunarpages Dodge. Coming from the back of the pack, Beat had his General GRABBERTM’s hooked up while navigating his way to the top five by the second caution of the race. An incident on the final lap brought out a green, white, checkered scenario but it didn’t disrupt Beat’s rhythm. A misstep by leader, Brandon Arthur, combined with an artful pass by Beat, drove Beat right into victory lane.

“The race was more frustrating than I would have liked,” sited Beat following his win. “We started based on points so I was pretty far back. I got spun early and at that point just wanted a solid top-five finish.” Beat then found some speed in his truck and powered up to the front where he said, “I dove for it on Sheldon (Creed) going into turn one and made it stick then just drove on to the win. It was a lot of fun. I can’t thank my sponsors and everyone that has helped on this program enough. This is a huge confidence boost.”

“Congratulations to both Ryan and Jerrett on their wins,” said Travis Roffler, director of marketing for General Tire. “To sweep Pro-Lite for the weekend is a great accomplishment. We’ve introduced a new Pro-Lite tire and I think that has been a step in the right direction for the Pro-Lite program. We’ve been with Ryan since he started in LOORRS and to watch him grow as a driver and now car owner, makes me extremely proud. You’ll be hearing a lot more from him for years to come.”

About the new tires, Beat is a fan stating, “The new GRABBERTM has been great. It has better performance and grip and we barely have to groove it. We can pretty much go win with a tire right off the shelf which is great.”

When asked about the balancing act between driver and owner Beat said, “It’s been a lot of fun but a lot of work doing both.” He continued, “You want to preserve the truck as an owner and not have fix a wrecked truck every week. On the other hand, as a driver and a racer, you want to do everything you can to win. It’s definitely a fine line but I’m enjoying it.”

As for a championship Beat says, “Pro-Lite is a gnarly level and things happen fast.” He continued, “I know we’re a championship caliber team but that mishap on Saturday put us far back in points. That said, anything can happen in Pro-Lite. I know we’re a top three, four truck and I’m going to do what I can to get out there and win races and see what happens from there.”

In Round 4 action on Saturday, it was Team GT newcomer, Jerrett Brooks, that emerged the victor in the No. 77 General Tire/Synergy Electric Nissan. Brooks battled Sheldon Creed for the lead for the duration of the race. While Creed put up a good fight, Brooks never gave up his persistence. Finally, on the last lap, Brooks put the moves on Creed in turn three to set him up for a race-winning pass in turn four. Brooks crossed the line to capture his first career win on General GRABBERSTM.

“Jerrett has been a great addition to Team GT.” Roffler continued, “We see great things for him in the future and are thrilled to have him on the team.”

Also in Round 4 action, Carl Renezeder, showed true to form running up front for the duration of the Pro-4 race in the No. 17 Lucas Oil/General Tire Ford. After a fierce battle, and the dust settled, Renezeder captured a third-place finish.

About General Tire

For 100 years General Tire has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs. General Tire is a proud supporter of Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Best in the Desert Racing Series, Major League Fishing, Chili Bowl, Pro-Pulling, Late-Model Dirt Series, Drag Boat Series, World Cup of Softball, American Sprint Car Series, FreestyleMx.com Tour, Zero One Odyssey, and Spec Tire of Trophylite and JeepSpeed. Team GT supports off-road and short course teams including Mikey Childress, CJ Hutchins, Doug Fortin, Harley Letner, Jim Riley, Macrae Glass, Randy Merritt, Ray Griffith, Ryan Beat, Carl Renezeder, and Camburg Racing.

About Continental AG

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated preliminary sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 200,000 people in 53 countries.

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4 WHEEL PARTS LAUNCHES FIRST EVER CANADIAN TRUCK & JEEP FEST IN EDMONTONhttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/4-wheel-parts-launches-first-ever-canadian-truck-jeep-fest-in-edmonton/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/4-wheel-parts-launches-first-ever-canadian-truck-jeep-fest-in-edmonton/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:05:35 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9267 Compton, California (April 29, 2015) – For the first time ever, North America’s only touring off-road show and exposition is coming to Canada when 4 Wheel Parts brings Truck & Jeep Fest to Edmonton’s EXPO Centre on May 2-3. While reinforcing its position as the global leader in truck, Jeep and 4×4 performance product sales and installation, 4 Wheel Parts’ unique Truck & Jeep Fest event complements the corporation’s seven Canadian retail locations which now include the recently opened store in Langley, BC, bringing the total number of stores across North America to 69.

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Edmonton Truck & Jeep Fest’s distinctive interactive experience allows visitors the opportunity to engage with leading industry experts and vendor representatives who are on-site providing product demonstrations and the latest in truck, Jeep and 4×4 technology. The free event spreads across 100,000 sq.ft. of the EXPO Centre, is open to the public and features the off-road industry’s most innovative custom trucks and Jeeps alongside displays from North America’s leading off-road performance aftermarket manufacturers. Visitors will be treated to hourly promotional pricing and giveaways while poring over $500,000 in inventory at factory-direct prices.

4 Wheel Parts Director of Canadian Operations, Terry Harvey, expressed his enthusiasm for 4 Wheel Parts’ most recent expansion into Canada as well as for what is to become an annual event in Edmonton. “We’re pleased to be providing a more extensive product offering, expert advice and a complete retail experience to off-road enthusiasts here in Canada,” he said. “Now, after visiting SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association Show) each of the last 25 years in Las Vegas, Nevada, it’s exciting to provide an opportunity for our customers to have access to many of the same manufacturers and cutting edge products that comprise the 4 Wheel Parts merchandise lineup in this extraordinary setting here in Edmonton.”

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This event is the fourth stop on the Truck & Jeep Fest tour which also visits San Mateo, California; Honolulu, Hawaii; Puyallup, Washington; Dallas, Texas; Ontario, California; Denver, Colorado; Orlando, Florida and Columbiana, Ohio throughout the yearlong schedule.

4 Wheel Parts Truck & Jeep Fest hours on Saturday, May 2 are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday Truck & Jeep Fest is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expert ASE-certified technicians will also be on-site to provide professional advice as well as install and service event purchases at a discounted rate.

“Attendees are going to be impressed with the wide range of available products and exceptional pricing offered during this event,” concluded Harvey.

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About 4 Wheel Parts:

4 Wheel Parts is the global leader in off-road truck, Jeep and aftermarket performance products. With 69 locations across the U.S. and Canada and growing, 4 Wheel Parts Service Centers install all the products they sell. Maintaining the nation’s largest inventory of off-road tires, wheels, lift kits, and accessories, 4 Wheel Parts serves customers across the country and around the globe. Life is Better Off-Road™.
Visit them at 4wheelparts.com or call toll-free 877-474-4821.

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TONKA® Motorsports Returns in 2015 for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series with Increased TV Exposurehttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/tonka-motorsports-returns-in-2015-for-the-lucas-oil-off-road-racing-series-with-increased-tv-exposure/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/tonka-motorsports-returns-in-2015-for-the-lucas-oil-off-road-racing-series-with-increased-tv-exposure/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:00:59 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9259 CORONA, Calif. (April 29, 2015) – Funrise Toys®, manufacturer of TONKA branded products under license from Hasbro® has returned as a sponsorship partner with Team Lucas for this year’s Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series with increased on-site event participation, as well as significant exposure on CBS, CBS Sports Network and MAVTV.

TONKA Motorsports is looking to leave an even bigger impression during this year’s season in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series. Funrise will continue its sponsorship with Pro 2 driver, Myan Spaccarelli and is excited to announce the addition of veteran driver, Eric Barron to the Tonka Off-Road race team, competing in the Pro 4 class racing TONKA Toyota branded trucks equipped with Toyota motors.

In addition to Spaccarelli and Barron, Pro Lite and Pro Buggy driver, Taylor Atchison will add two more TONKA-branded race vehicles to the team as he competes in both classes.

“Tonka Motorsports’ presence both on the track and off will add an increased level of excitement for fans of all ages” Funrise Vice-President of Marketing, Kathy Hawk said. “Each year TONKA has been involved with the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, the company has been delighted with the positive reception from race fans” said Hawk.

Families visiting Lucas Oil Off-Road Races can also expect areas set up for the littlest race fans to play. At each event on this year’s calendar, kids receive free admission to TONKA’s Fun Zone where they can play in the dirt with toy replicas of the vehicles they see racing. In addition, upon entry, each child 12 and under receives a “Spin N Win” ticket for one lucky spin for great TONKA prizes. Kids will receive a goody bag with stickers, TONKA Team Member Adventure and Pit Passes which allow kids and their parents to get up close and personal with their favorite TONKA Off-Road race team drivers.

“We will continue setting up TONKA Fun Zones at each race as a destination where kids can play in sand pits and get hands on with TONKA toys,” Hawk said. “We also will have a 15-foot inflatable dump truck stationed on track, and will be selling Tonka Off-Road vehicles at all events. We are always happy to be able to provide a destination where kids and parents come to play with TONKAs between races. They always leave with a smile.”

Lucas Oil Executive Vice President Bob Patison said: “TONKA’s presence at Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series events further bolsters the family-friendly atmosphere of races. It’s great having the company back on board in 2015 because TONKA offers great at-track activities for our youngest race fans.”

Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Schedule – 2015
 
Mar 20 – 21Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park
Lake Elsinore, CA
Pro: All / Kart: All
Apr 24 – 25Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park
Chandler, AZ
Pro: All / Kart: All
May 30 – 31Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park
Lake Elsinore, CA
Pro: All / Kart: All
Jun 20 – 21Miller Motorsports Park
Tooele, UT
Pro: All / Kart: Modified Kart Only
Jul 18 – 19Glen Helen Raceway
Glen Helen, CA
Pro: All / Kart: All
Aug 1 – 2Baja International Short Course at Estero BeachPro: All / Kart: Modified Kart Only
Aug 22 – 23Wild West Motorsports Park
Sparks, Nevada
Pro: All / Kart: Modified Kart Only
Sep 18 – 19Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas, NV
Pro: All / Kart: Modified Kart Only
Oct 24 – 25Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park
Lake Elsinore, CA
Pro: All / Kart: All
Dec 5TBA Awards Banquet
About Funrise
Founded in 1987, Funrise is an adventurous innovator of superior toys and an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of the most popular children’s toys. Simply put…we create fun! Funrise is the manufacturer of leading licensed power brands such as TONKA®, MY LITTLE PONY®, BABY ALIVE®, POUND PUPPIES®, LITTLEST PET SHOP®, and their core property portfolio includes Gazillion® Bubbles, Stackins Stackable Friends, Shelcore’s line of pre-school toys and more, making their product offerings diverse and full of fun for kids of all ages! Funrise Toy Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Matrix Holdings Limited. Funrise U.S. headquarters are located in Van Nuys, CA, with an office in Hong Kong, and with additional showrooms in Dallas, Minneapolis, Bentonville, United Kingdom and Australia. For more information, visit: www.funrise.com 

About Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing
The continually growing Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series brings door-to-door, four-wheel action to challenging, fan-friendly tracks. Team Lucas is an alliance between Lucas Oil Products and select marketing partners that enhances brand awareness, maximizes television coverage and enhances live, ‘family friendly’ event experiences for fans. Lucas Oil Products is the world leader of high-performance lubricants and problem-solving additives, and distributes hundreds of unique formulations in 40 countries, with continued growth every year. Its television production arm, Lucas Oil Production Studios, produces more than 300 hours of programming for CBS, CBS Sports and the Lucas-owned MAVTV Network.

For more information visit: lucasoil.com & mavtv.com
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RJ Anderson Battles Hard At Wild Horse Passhttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/rj-anderson-battles-hard-at-wild-horse-pass/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/rj-anderson-battles-hard-at-wild-horse-pass/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:37:42 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9245 Makes 3rd Podium Appearance Through 4 Rounds Of Racing

unnamedRiverside, CA 4/28/15 – It was a weekend of ups and downs for RJ Anderson and the RJ37 team in Chandler, AZ for rounds 3 & 4 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS). Coming into the weekend hopes were high. Rounds 1 & 2 in Lake Elsinore proved the team, trucks and driver were heading in the right direction with a great set up and solid performances in both Pro-Lite and Pro2. RJ and team were ready for competition at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Complex!

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Practice for the weekend began on Thursday and it was good that the team got those runs in because weather would prevent them from being able to practice or qualify on Friday. After some hard rain early in the day on Friday, officials would pull the plug on any track activity until the evenings races. This meant RJ and the RJ37 team would make all of their adjustments based on what they learned in practice the day before.

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RJ would climb behind the wheel of the #37 LoanMart / SouthPoint / Walker Evans Racing Pro-Lite and since their was no qualifying LOORRS would line up the evening competitors by points standings putting RJ near the front of the pack. With the drop of the green flag RJ would waste no time rocketing towards the front where he would lead and set a pace for the first 3 laps. With a quick truck and optimal racing conditions RJ looked to be settling into a groove before bad luck would strike and a part failure would end his night on lap 4. RJ would be forced to retire early tucking the Pro-Lite in early for bed and forcing the team to get the wounded machine torn down for repairs.

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With the Pro-Lite back under the canopy RJ would strap into the #37 Polaris RZR / Walker Evans Racing Pro2. RJ impressed at Rounds 1 & 2 in Lake Elsinore, showing he had the speed and grit to move the #37 to the front of the pack. Rounds 3 & 4 would be the teams chance to back up the performance and anything short of a podium would be a failure in the teams mind. RJ would again start near the front and for the bulk of the race he would stay up there running in 3rd and battling for the top positions. Despite some hard banging and at one point being forced off the track taking out signage, RJ would hang on for a respectable 4th place finish. He would finish the race as the 3rd fastest truck on time, proving once again he was moving in the right direction.

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On Saturday the weather would cooperate allowing for teams to practice and qualify. RJ despite breaking during his qualifying run in Pro-Lite would still lay down a lap time that was good enough to keep him in the top 5. The truck was quickly repaired and readied for the evenings festivities. With the checkered flag waiving RJ would rocket the #37 Pro-Lite into the top 3 where he would remain. A lost oil line caused signs of engine failure and with every pass down the home stretch you could see fire brewing under the hood of the #37. With a late caution it would be unclear whether or not the engine would hold up. As the race resumed the dash would light up with warning lights all over it and with only 3lbs of oil pressure remaining RJ would cross the finish line retaining the 3rd position resulting in his only podium of the weekend and his 3rd podium in Pro-Lite on the season.

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Filled with confidence RJ would fire up the #37 Pro2 for battle. With winds and rain threatening, RJ would line up on the pole after qualifying 2nd earlier in the day. He and Patrick Clark would quickly engage in a battle for 1st as the green flag waived. Unfortunately for RJ and the RJ37 team, the battle for first would quickly turn into a slow drive to the pits as a power steering pump would implode and end the weekend and any hopes of his first podium finish in Pro2 for 2015. Despite the #37’s early retirement for the night, the team pulled out of Chandler, AZ already setting sites on Lake Elsinore, CA in late May.

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RJ would like to thank all of the friends, family and teammates who came out to Arizona to support the RJ37 team this last weekend. He would also like to extend gratitude towards all of the RJ37 sponsors who help make all of this possible. A special thank you goes to the Active Screenprinting team for all of their amazing hospitality once again. On behalf of RJ and the RJ37 team, we look forward to seeing all of you May 30-31 in Lake Elsinore, CA!

Instagram @TheRJ37 | Twitter @TheRJ37 | Facebook.com/TheRJ37 | RJ37.com

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About Mad Media
Mad Media (www.madmedia.com) is a San Diego based marketing and creative agency, with in-house film and television production. We craft authentic, culturally engaging brand messages, and deliver them across print, web, photography, and film platforms. Mad Media has been leading the online content revolution since 1995 producing major commercial, television, online content and viral film projects such as The Gymkhana Series and XP1K Series.

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King Shocks on Top at Inaugural BajaSur 500http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/king-shocks-on-top-at-inaugural-bajasur-500/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/king-shocks-on-top-at-inaugural-bajasur-500/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:02:22 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9237 unnamedApril 24th, 2015 – Garden Grove, CA – The Bud Light BajaSur 500 was a brand new race for the SCORE International series and the results were familiar; King Shocks racers were the fastest! Despite a 424 mile long course filled with silt, sharp rocks and tight technical sections, it turned into a sprint race with King Shocks racer and defending Trophy Truck Champion Steven Eugenio pushing hard to chase down King Shocks racer Lalo Laguna for the overall victory. Eugenio and Laguna represent the new guard of young racers who despite their ages, have years of desert racing experience with top-notch teams and equipment.  Laguna was out front during the race but Eugenio kept pursuing with a relentless pace. When the checkered flag waived, it was Laguna who took the overall win with Eugenio finishing second.

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“It was a flawless race for us,” said Laguna, “I am so happy to get the victory for King Shocks and my entire RPM racing team. My King shocks were amazing. Through the bumps, the jumps and the g-outs, the truck handled really well. King helped us tune the shocks; everything was working perfect. I was a little nervous about Eugenio making up time on us. We decided to pit for fuel only, no tires at our final pit stop. I knew my tires would be worn out in the last 90 mile, rocky section coming into Loreto; I had to be very cautious not to hit any rocks. I was able to put the truck where I wanted. We used the tires up, I came in on a flat tire but we did it! It feels good to battle with the best and come out on top.”

Steven Eugenio shared driving duties with Armin Schwartz who took the truck off the start. The course was tight so he was held up behind other trucks during his stint behind the wheel. When Steven got in the truck he was determined to make up time on the field. “I went real deep into a corner trying to make a pass,” said Eugenio, “I almost lost it. I was thinking I better be patient or we could lose this race right here. I was making good time on second place Rob Mac. I caught him at race mile 260 but I had a pit stop at 340. I caught him again and passed him. It was so tight and technical coming into Loreto but it was so fast. Lalo deserved it, he owned the day. We gave him a run for it. We were catching him but ran out of road.”

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The fastest drivers in the desert rely on King Shocks to provide them with the damping performance and precise handling they need. When the margin for error is so small, the control provided by King Shocks allows them to push hard in treacherous terrain with ultimate confidence. No matter what you drive, King has the performance suspension damping technology that will keep you out front and get you to the top of the podium.

About King Shocks
King Shocks makes world-class desert racing shocks for trucks, buggies and UTV’s. King manufactures and hand assembles all of their shocks in Southern California. King Shocks has been the industry leader for over a decade and continues to leave the competition in the dust by providing the level of quality, performance and customer service that champions demand.

 

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Radius Arm Lift Kits for 2005-2015 Ford Super Dutyhttp://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/radius-arm-lift-kits-for-2005-2015-ford-super-duty/ http://www.rockcrawler.com/2015-04/radius-arm-lift-kits-for-2005-2015-ford-super-duty/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:20:16 +0000 http://www.rockcrawler.com/?p=9229 1024x360_sd_radius_arm_421_SliderSuperlift’s Replacement Radius Arm Lift Kits for 2005-2015 Ford Super Duty F-250/350 4WD Pickups have unique features that differentiates these kits from the others. These lifts hinge around a set of massive, high clearance, precision engineered, tubular radius arms designed to bolt right into the factory mounts. (We’re talking HUGE… in Form & Function). 

The heavy duty radius arms utilize a press fit Clevite elastomer bushing to reduce Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) at the chassis mount. At the axle mount, eccentric cam bolts (included) seat into an integrated eccentric cradle to achieve proper caster angles. The same radius arm works for the full range of lift heights… 4”- 8”. They also include a special ‘true flat’ jack plate surface.

All of these lift kits also contain new, engine specific rated coil springs. The track bar relocation bracket corrects the track bar geometry. The steering geometry is precise. (Yes, we did all the math for you.) All components used in these lift kits have been designed to work together to maintain the OEM alignment specification and to create the absolute best ride quality.

Available in 4 Inch, 6 Inch & 8 Inch Lift Heights, It’s a Super-EZ installation too.

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