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New Ends Increase Options On Rugged Ridge’s Popular XHD BumperSystem

Rugged Ridge XHD High Clearance Bumper Ends 2 220x172 NEW RUGGED RIDGE XHD HIGH CLEARANCE BUMPER ENDS FOR JEEP® ‘07 ‘13 JK WRANGLER NOW AVAILABLESuwanee, Ga. (October 30, 2012) – Rugged Ridge, makers of the original modular bumper, today announced theintroduction of all-new high clearance bumper ends for its XHD Bumper System. With the success of the modular systemsince it was first introduced in 2008, Rugged Ridge understood that giving customers additional options would be a good decision.

Rugged Ridge’s new addition to the XHD Steel Modular Bumper Systemoffers additional clearance for trail obstacles and oversize tires, while alsooffering a unique appearance. In fact, the new bumper ends match upperfectly with OE fender flares and offer a European-influenced style byclosing the normal gap between the bumper and the flares. Read More→

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image004 142x220 Rugged Ridge Expands Line of XHD Snorkel Systems For 12 13 JK Jeep

Innovative Modular Design Now Available for 3.6L V6 Equipped 2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler JK

Suwanee, Ga. (October 30, 2012) – Following the overwhelming feedback from Jeep® owners online and the success of theRugged Ridge® Modular XHD Snorkel System for 2007-2011 Jeep Wrangler JK 3.8L V6,  Omix-ADA®,  today announced the availability of its new, patent pending Rugged Ridge Modular XHD Snorkel System for two and four-door Jeep Wrangler JK models from 2012-2013 equipped with the 3.6L V6 Pentastar engine.

The new Modular XHD Snorkel System is available in easily interchangeable high and lowmounts, and relocates the vulnerable stock air intake through an internal duct system justbelow the windshield. This new design provides optimum performance and protection aswell as a great look over existing, more conspicuous options. Installation requires onlyminor modifications to the internal fender flange and avoids the major cutting that other kitsmay require. Read More→

Bolt-On Replacements Are Designed To Outperform Original HoodLatches

image003 220x155 RUGGED RIDGE IMPROVES ‘07 ’13 JEEP® JK WRANGLER STYLING AND DURABILITY WITH NEW ALUMINUM HOOD LATCHESSuwanee, Ga. (October 30, 2012) –  Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep accessories, todayannounced the release of its all-new billet aluminum Hood Latch Kits for 2007-2013 Jeep® JK Wrangler.

An age-old problem for Jeep owners, factory hood latches degradeover time and fail causing hoods to rattle or even become unsecuredwhile driving. After extensive research and countless hours of testingand evaluation, Rugged Ridge has developed its all-new aluminumHood Latch Kit to outperform where the original latches fall short.Constructed from high strength aluminum, each Kit features anadjustable tension rod to guarantee a long-lasting, precise fit on any2007-2013 JK Wrangler. Read More→

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AM General to Offer HUMVEE® Kit to Civilian Market

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 30, 2012 – AM General today announced the launch of a new program to sell civilian HUMVEE kits comprised of certain military-style HUMVEE body and chassis components minus the powertrain.  Initial orders for this one-of-a-kind kit are now being taken at the newly launched HUMVEE C-Series web site, genuinehumveekit.com, for the base price of $59,995.00.

The HUMVEE C-Series Kit will offer the best in industry mobility technology with a host of off-road ready options, including AM General’s Central Tire Inflation System, electronic locking differentials and others. The initial C-Series offering is a soft top body style. Read More→

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RCV Ultimate CV Axles Ford TTB 220x145 Credit for Off Road Race Wins Goes to RCV Performance Products Ultimate CV Axles for Ford Twin Traction Beam SuspensionLoves Park, IL: “The reliability of RCV CV axles for the Ford TTB allows us to take wins, and finish on the podium more consistently than ever before” states 2012 Traxxas Torc Series Formula 4×4 Champion Brad LaMarche. “We were facing a problem breaking the u-joints and axle shafts on our Ford Twin Traction Beam axle, which resulted in DNF’s. Since we began using RCV’s Ultimate CV Axles we have not had a single problem with breakage”. Read More→

JEEP WRANGLER JK STUBBY BAR

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

216 220x132 JEEP WRANGLER JK STUBBY BARThe Jeep Wrangler JK stubby bar has been developed for the off-roader who is after a winch platform all while maintaining maximum clearance for larger diameter tires. Generally vehicles that run larger than 35 inch tires may rub the tire on the wings of a traditional style ARB Deluxe bar. The JK Stubby Bar eliminates this issue on the Jeep JK since the bar is only as wide as the vehicle’s grille panel. Read More→

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Categories : Jeep, New Products

 Metalcloak Adds TJ/LJ to its List of Game Changing Suspension OfferingsRancho Cordova, CA   October 2, 2012  After the critical acclaim for the JK “Game Changer” Suspension System featuring the revolutionary 6Pak(TM) Shocks (Patent Pending #61/520,240) and Duroflex(TM) Joints (Patent Pending #13/368,570), many wondered what Metalcloak would come out with next. The answer: A Game Changer for the TJ. Read More→

Monroe, Mich., Sept. 17, 2012 – After the release of the industry’s first off-road “Evolution Competition” system for Jeep® vehicles this past spring, Tenneco’s DynoMax® performance exhaust brand has added additional coverage of the popular design to fit 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 3.6L V6 platforms (Part no. 39522).

Available at performance retailers nationwide, the DynoMax “Evolution Competition” system was designed for extreme off-road driving and rock crawling and is ideal on lifted JKs. Engineered to dump the exhaust in front of the rear axle, the DynoMax kit provides additional space and flexibility to run an off-road suspension system. This kit is for off-road use only. The original Evolution Competition kit was designed in collaboration with Off-Road Evolution, Fullerton, Calif. Read More→

Creeper Lock™ Steel Beadlock Wheel 300168 2 KIT 600 220x214 Trail Gear Adds Steel Beadlocks to Creeper Lock(tm) Line and Introduce the Industrys First 6 Ply Limit StrapsFresno, CA- Trail-Gear, Inc., widely known for the affordability of their products, has just added steel beadlock wheels to their Creeper Lock™ line today (Friday, September 14). “Beadlocks are expensive. We wanted to offer wheelers an affordable option for outfitting their vehicles,” explained Bob Herold, Trail-Gear Vice-President of Product Development and Sales. “These beadlocked wheels are a great value. They are an excellent entry-level off-road wheel that won’t empty the customer’s bank account.” Read More→

New Eezi-Awn K9 Roof Rack System

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

image006 220x147 New Eezi Awn K9 Roof Rack SystemSalt Lake City, UT September 11, 2012.  New for the fall of 2012, Eezi-Awn introduces the K9 Roof Rack System.  It is the next level in expedition grade roof rack systems.  The K9 Roof Rack System is thinner, stronger, more aerodynamic, and more functional that any expedition rack on the market today.  The front to back aluminum extrusion slot slat design slices the air with a 1-3/8”high platform profile, and keeps the rack very light and incredibly strong. With 6mm rack edge slots and two 8mm slots per slat, the surface of the K9 platform is infinitely compatible for mounting your gear. The K9 rack system is offered in many popular configurations, or by individual component.  Now available in the United States through Equipt Expedition Outfitters. Read More→

Patented Floor Liners Now Available in Black, Gray and Tan For More Than 75 Different Jeeps, Trucks and SUVs

Rugged Ridge All Terrain Floor Liners 209x220 RUGGED RIDGE EXPANDS LINE OF ALL TERRAIN FLOOR LINERS WITH NEW COLORS AND APPLICATIONSSuwanee, Ga. (September 6, 2012) – Omix-ADA®, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep®, truck and off-road parts and accessories announced today the availability of an expanded line of Rugged Ridge® All Terrain Floor Liners for Jeeptrucks andSUVs with all-new colors and applications. Available in black, gray and tan, Rugged Ridge Floor Liners complement the interior of more than 75 different vehicles from Jeep®, Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Dodge, Ram, Ford, Lincoln, Nissan and Toyota. Read More→

Rock Defense™ YJ Roll Cage 300152 2 KIT 6001 220x133 TRAIL GEAR RELEASES ROLL CAGE AND SUSPENSION COMPONENTS FOR JEEPSFresno, CA-Trail-Gear, Inc. plans to shake things up with the launch of three new Jeep products. Trail-Gear will be debuting a new roll cage for Jeep Wranglers made from years 1987-1995 (YJs), front lower control arm brackets and cam bolts for Wranglers, Cherokees and Wagoneers with the following Body Style Designations: TJ; TJ-L or LJ; XJ; ZJ; and WJ, today (Friday, August 3rd). “We have a wide selection of off-roading products that every off-road enthusiast should have,” said Matt Messer, Trail-Gear CEO. In response to customer requests, Trail-Gear will be expanding into the Jeep market. “We saw a need for high-quality yet affordable Jeep parts in the market and want to be the one to fill it,” Messer explains. Read More→