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Gen II Swing and Lock Tire Carrier System Offers Full Tailgate Function and Easy, No Drill Installation

Rugged Ridge XHD Tire Carrier installed 220x220 Rugged Ridge Announces New Tire Carrier System for Jeep JK Wrangler

Suwanee, Ga. (February 11, 2014) – Rugged Ridge® today announced the availability of its new Gen II Swing and Lock Tire Carrier for the 2007-2014 Jeep® Wrangler JK, beginning April 1.

Unlike previous designs, Rugged Ridge’s tire carrier maintains full mobility of the rear tailgate and eliminates the cumbersome two-stage opening process present in other designs. Using the factory latch mechanism and a reinforced spindle, Jeep owners have the ability to mount up to a 37-inch tire and operate both the carrier and tailgate simultaneously without any hassle. Read More→

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ARB Rear Bumper Jeep Wrangler JK 1 183x220 ARB New Product Preview: Jeep JK Wrangler Bumper & Tire CarrierOffering one of the strongest carrier-to- vehicle mounting assemblies available on the market, the redesigned wheel carrier assembly for the Jeep JK Wrangler is bolted to the rear bar via a heavy duty, 5.11″ long carrier hub featuring self-lubricating sintered bronze bushes.

The mounting structure bolts directly onto the chassis bracket assembly for maximum strength and durability. Read More→
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ARB Introduces New 2012+ Jeep Wrangler JK Skid Plate

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Jeep JK ARB Skid 2 220x146 ARB Introduces New 2012+ Jeep Wrangler JK Skid PlateAs the first solid axle model vehicle ARB Engineers tackled for skid plates, the Jeep Wrangler JK presented many new issues that needed to be overcome. Among those, the skid plates panel had to mount in such a way that it allowed full movement of the front axle and all of its locating components during suspension cycling. Next it had to allow for the many different suspension systems and aftermarket control arms available on the market for this popular vehicle. Read More→

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Amanda Products Enters the Off-Road Market

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Featuring New Products and Welcoming Suggestions for More

Amanda logo 220x66 Amanda Products Enters the Off Road MarketLIVONIA, MICHIGAN   OCTOBER 4, 2013:  Drawing upon four decades of excellence in design, Amanda Products is a new division of Amanda Bent Bolt (Amanda Manufacturing).  Amanda currently designs, manufactures, and sells innovative parts exclusively to many original equipment manufacturers.  The company is now expanding its reach to consumers, specifically in the offroad marketplace.  “We are very excited to bring our products to the retail market.  We have been diligently watching the off-road market and have developed a list of products that we feel can be improved upon and manufactured here in the USA,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Bent Bolt.  “We also realize that we don’t have all the ideas, so we are opening up our SEMA booth, Facebook page and Website to a series of contests that we hope will lead us to the next set of items that Amanda Products will be manufacturing.” Read More→

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Trail-Gear Rock Assault 9™ Pinion Guard

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

pinion guard 220x148 Trail Gear Rock Assault 9™ Pinion GuardProtect your U-Joint from unnecessary damage. Our Rock Assault 9™ Pinion Guards are CNC Laser Cut and formed from 3/8” thick A36 Steel. This upgrade is available for standard and flipped housing configurations. These are designed to fit factory Ford 9” housings, and aftermarket replacements. Part is shipped raw and lightly oiled for rust prevention. Read More→

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Versatile Roof Rack System Adds Utility to 2- and 4-Door Models

Rugged Ridge Sherpa Roof Rack for 2 Door JK Wrangler 220x188 Rugged Ridge Announces New Sherpa Roof Rack System for 07 14 JK Wrangler Suwanee, Ga. (September 3, 2013) – Rugged Ridge® today announced the availability of its new Sherpa Roof Rack System for 2- and 4-door models of 2007-2014 Jeep JK Wrangler.

Taking its namesake from the people of the Himalayas, the Rugged Ridge Sherpa Roof Rack is designed to add valuable cargo space above the roofline of JK Wranglers. A true bolt-on installation, the Roof Rack requires no modification to the Jeep’s body. Read More→

OMC Introduces Rock Krusher Jeep Winch Bumper

Monday, August 26th, 2013

High-clearance Cherokee/Comanche winch bumpers with dual jack points

OMC XJ Bumper3 205x220 OMC Introduces Rock Krusher Jeep Winch BumperBANNING, Calif. - Jeep specialist OMC Offroad offers the precision-built Rock Krusher front bumper for classic 1984-2001 Jeep XJ Cherokees and 1986-1992 MJ Comanches. These bumpers are fabricated in the USA using CNC laser-cut 3/16-inch-thick steel. Bends are formed with a CNC press brake. OMC integrates the mounting brackets into the bumper for durability, and all stress areas are reinforced. Two welded-on D-ring recovery tabs are ½-inch thick. Read More→

Heavy-Duty Steel Design Offers Extra Protection for JKs

Rugged Ridge JK Wranger Front Steering Skid Plate Installed 220x146 RUGGED RIDGE INTRODUCES LINE OF SKID PLATES FOR ’07 ’13 JEEP® JK WRANGLERSuwanee, Ga. (August 21, 2013) – Rugged Ridge®, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep accessories, today announced the availability of its complete line of undercarriage Skid Plates for 2007-2013 Jeep JK Wrangler.

Engineered to protect the most vulnerable areas of a Jeep’s underside, the Rugged Ridge Skid Plates shield eight major exposed mechanical components: steering, differentials, transfer case, engine, transmission, suspension arms, air conditioning and muffler. A simple bolt-on installation, the Skid Plates are an easy way to help prevent expensive damage from off-road obstacles. Read More→