unnamed (17)After making an appearance at the 2014 SEMA and PRI Shows, Ron Covell’s Round-Over Dies are quickly taking over the metal fab scene and are popular among custom car enthusiasts, hot rod shops, race shops, and other metal fabrication guru’s. Perfect for rounding edges for motorcycle fenders and custom panels for hot rods, these dies are precision machined from heat treated steel and can handle up to 16 gauge mild steel.  Rolls are available in 4 different sizes, 5/16″, 1/2″, 1″, and 1-1/2″ and can be purchased as a set or individually. Originally designed for the Pexto 622 rotary machine, adapter sleeves are available to fit many other brands of bead rollers and rotary machines.  For more information on these dies, along with 7,500 other products, visit our website, www.trick-tools.com, or give our sales staff a call at 877-826-7268.

Win a custom Ford F-150 Raptor and fully loaded dream garage as
General Tire celebrates 100 years with the “2015 Garage Dream
Giveaway”.

GT100_DreamGiveaway_Web-PressReleaseFort Mill, SC – January 15, 2015. For 100 years, General Tire has been providing miles of adventure with its line of high-performance passenger, light truck and off road tires. Now, to celebrate 100 years, General Tire wants to give you the adventure of a lifetime with the ultimate dream garage. Purchase four (4) qualifying General tires between January 15, 2015 and February 15, 2015, and receive 100 entries into the “2015 Garage Dream Giveaway”. Read More→

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Made From Forged Chromoly Steel

spicer_box_tall_right_spoolMaumee, OH, Jan. 15, 2014 – For the ultimate traction off-road or on the track, new Spicer® performance spools have been introduced by Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN). Spicer® spools keep the right and left axles spinning together, delivering constant traction and peak performance.

“Spicer performance spools offer benefits that standard differentials cannot offer,” said Bill Gryzenia, vice president and general manager, Dana Aftermarket. “They replace the need for a differential, eliminating failures from high-torque, high-impact conditions.”

The Spicer spools are forged from high-strength chromoly 4140 steel to provide optimal performance. Each unit is heat treated and metallurgically tested to ensure ideal hardness for performance applications. Read More→

15 new socket sets, unveiled by GearWrench

Friday, January 16th, 2015

GEARWRENCH INTRODUCES NEW BIT SOCKET, BIT DRIVER, AND UNIVERSAL BIT SOCKET SETS

New Sets Provide Increased Access in Tight Spaces for Various Automotive Jobs

GW_80281_FRNT_MAIN[1]SPARKS, MD (January 13, 2015)­ GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access to automotive technicians, today unveiled 15 new socket sets in three different styles.

New styles include bit sockets, universal bit sockets and bit drivers, allowing technicians to select the right socket for a specific application. “These new sockets uphold the reputation of strength and durability for which GearWrench is known, ” said Jim Stewart, product manager for GearWrench. “We designed them for optimum performance, providing technicians with a reliable option to get to fasteners in hard-to-reach spaces. ” Read More→

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bf-goodrichGREENVILLE, SC (Jan 12, 2014) – On the heels of one of the most successful desert racing seasons in recent memory, BFGoodrich® Tires is highlighting its championship race tire products and a strong contingency program for the winner of the 2015 King of the Hammers held February 6 in Johnson Valley, Calif.

Once again this year, BFGoodrich Tires will offer racers a $5000 contingency award for the winner of the King of the Hammers race if running on its product. Additionally, the company will offer a $2500 award for the winner of the Smittybilt Every Man Challenge if on BFGoodrich products. Read More→

New Clean Diesel Truck Unveiled This Morning at Detroit Auto Show

all-new-nissan-titan-xd-2016-towing-capacity-03Detroit –  A major new addition to the diesel pickup truck stable was introduced this morning as Nissan unveiled its new 2016 Nissan Titan powered by a Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine during the opening day of this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Read More→

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unnamed (16)Have you seen the movie, “The Bucket List”? If not, you’ve probably heard about it. Briefly, it’s the story of two terminally ill men (played by Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman), who try to atone for their lives by making the best use of their final days. As they travel the country—ostensibly while terminally ill, though they appear quite healthy—they enjoy all sorts of experiences. Read More→

The ORMHOF/Rod Hall Championship Bronco Returns to Baja

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On December 15th, 2014, racing legend Rod Hall pulled his championship Bronco from the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) museum in Reno, Nevada, and into the shop for a full restoration. This April, Hall, who has achieved more podium finishes that any American off-road racer, will slip behind the wheel and again pilot his classic steed down the Baja peninsula in the General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Read More→

Husky Towing Products Announces New Hitch System

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Super quiet Center Line™ TS – weight distribution with integrated sway control

Husky Center Line TSMorgan Hill, CA, November 2014 – Husky Towing Products announced the most comprehensive product launch in Husky history with its innovative new Center Line TS weight distribution hitch system. The Center Line TS combines weight distribution and sway control in a strong, lightweight design that delivers outstanding performance with significantly less noise than competing hitches. The TS has enjoyed exceptional early response from both dealers and consumers. Read More→

A350E65C-A718-48F4-B01C-99C3CB48DCF3MESA, AZ  LetzRoll Offroad Racing is proud to announce their new partnership with Jimmy’s 4×4 for the 2015 Racing season.  The 2015 chassis for the ESAB Welding & Cutting / Yukon Gear and Axle #4493 is an Independent Front Suspension design and represents the next step in the LetzRoll Offroad Racing program.  Building upon the success of the 2014 season (Top 10 King of the Hammers, Top 10 National Points, Top 5 West points), witnessing the growing success of IFS cars in Ultra4 competition, plus the team expansion in to Baja racing, Andrew knew it was time to elevate the game.  When it comes to a proven IFS chassis in the Ultra4 racing world, there was really only one choice:  Jimmy’s 4×4.  In addition to racing a Jimmy’s chassis, LetzRoll Offroad is now an authorized dealer for Jimmy’s 4×4. Read More→

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Manufacturer of race-winning Grappler off-road tires rolls forward in support of Ultra4’s premier event as Title Sponsor of the 9th Annual King of the Hammers.

Fast Facts:

  • Proven winner Nitto Grappler light-truck tires officially aligned with toughest one-day off-road race in the USA.
  • Nitto involvement escalates from 2014 Presenting Sponsor to 2015 Title Sponsor.
  • Nitto-powered LiveAtKOH.com website provides new level of social interaction to the race.

unnamed (14)Cypress, Calif. (January 8, 2015) – On December 22, 2014, Nitto Tire U.S.A. signed an agreement with Hammerking Productions (Ultra4) to be title sponsor of the 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers (KOH) race. Nitto Tire was previously the race’s presenting sponsor.

The King of the Hammers race is recognized as America’s toughest one-day event in off-road racing and covers 200+ miles on a course that combines triple-digit-speed desert sections with technical boulder climbs that often require winching. The 2015 running – the ninth annual King of the Hammers — will be the first one with Nitto Tire as the title sponsor. Read More→

unnamed (8)Dec. 23rd, 2014 – JOHNSON VALLEY, CA: After a successful debut in 2014, the Vision X ULTRA4 vs. SRRS East/West Shootout presented by Sway-A-Way will be returning to Johnson Valley, CA during KOH Week 2015. The event which pits the Southern Rock Racing Series (SRRS) Rock Bouncers against ULTRA4 cars in a shootout will again take place on the Monday preceding the 2015 Nitto King of The Hammers.The event will feature a combined 50 drivers from both racing series and will be held at 6PM on February 2nd, 2015. The canyon to be used for the shootout remains undisclosed at this time and will be announced in the coming weeks.

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