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New Master Catalog Cover-CMYKLong Beach, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 – An expanded product offering of performance lift kits, shock absorbers, off-road protective products and more are highlighted in the new Rancho Master Catalog (RAN-0814). The new catalog – which includes several of Rancho’s new six-inch, U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 (FMVSS-126) certified kits – also features a new Rancho suspension lookup guide that allows for easier inventory management.

“The new master catalog represents some of the latest, most exciting product innovations and developments in the Rancho product line,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “From reaching new heights with six-inch lift kits, FMVSS-126 certified systems, an expanded performance shock, stabilizer and strut offering and more, this catalog serves as the one-stop spot for anything you need from Rancho.”   Read More→

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Categories : Aftermarket

F150_RS66500B-CMYKLong Beach, Calif., Dec. 1, 2014 – The Rancho brand will release two new systems soon for the 2015 Ford F-150 4WD truck, including 6-inch (RS66501B) and 4.5-inch (RS66500B) systems that will help to maximize handling and performance off-road and provide a rugged, performance stance to the popular truck series.

The new Rancho Ford systems will include a newly designed one-piece, re-inforced subframe, constructed from high-strength, low-alloy steel and precision designed for superior fit and finish. The 4.5-inch Rancho Ford F-150 suspension system will be released during December and the 6-inch kit will be released in February 2015. Read More→

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Categories : Suspension

Engineers Combine Classic Rancho RS5000™ Shock Design with

New Features for Added Performance, Global Appeal

RS5000X_Strut_SS2-CMYKLong Beach, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 – The Rancho® brand has released a new larger RS5000X™ shock series that helps deliver precisely controlled off-road performance to lifted trucks and sport utility vehicles found around the globe. The new RS5000X shock series includes Cross-Tuned Technology, a new, unique valve design that allows for increased control and consistent ride profile with a larger shock body. Read More→

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Categories : Suspension
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Rancho Releases Several New Systems for Popular Diesel Model

Rancho-Ram2500_RS66453B-CMYKMonroe, MI, Oct. 3, 2014 – The new Rancho® competition radius arm suspension system for 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD diesel trucks recently met all requirements of the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 – Electronic Stability Control Systems (FMVSS-126) test.  Rancho also has released a new drop bracket sport system and a “Level It” kit for the popular diesel Dodge trucks. Read More→

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Tenneco’s Popular Performance Suspension and Shock Brand Partners with National Nonprofit Dedicated to Responsible Recreation  

RanchoLogo_Tagline-DarkBackground-CMYKMonroe, MI, July 22, 2014 – Rancho®, a leader in the performance off-road industry, has become an official sponsor of Tread Lightly!.

<span”>Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to protecting and enhancing recreational access and opportunities by promoting responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship programs.

“Tread Lightly! aligns perfectly with the Rancho brand and the absolutely critical need to educate enthusiasts who are using recreational trails and areas throughout the United States,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance brands, Tenneco. “Tread Lightly! provides materials, programs and services within our industry that promise for a sustainable future for off-road driving. Their focus on education and stewardship is unmatched in the industry and by any other nonprofit organization.” Read More→

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Tenneco’s Popular Performance Suspension and Shock Brand Becomes Sponsor of Off-Road Business Association

RanchoMonroe, MI, Feb. 17, 2014 – Rancho®, a leader in the performance off-road industry, has announced its sponsorship of the Off-Road Business Association, Inc. (ORBA).

ORBA is a national non-profit trade association of motorized off-road related businesses that formed to promote and preserve off-road recreation. ORBA proactively protects recreation access and provides leadership in addressing land use issues by advancing policies that conserve the environment and provide off-road recreation opportunities.

“ORBA’s efforts are unparalled within our industry, and the organization directly impacts off-road enthusiast rights and access to recreation areas,” said Chris Gauss, sales and marketing manager, performance brands, Tenneco. “Ultimately, we’re committed to supporting the sport of off-road recreation in an environmentally responsible manner.” Read More→

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

Rancho - 2014 GMC SierraLong 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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Categories : Suspension

Rancho RX7000MT Steering StabilizerLong Beach, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 – The Rancho line of performance suspension and shocks now includes additional RS7000MT steering stabilizer series coverage of 1950 and newer Chevrolet and GMC truck and SUV models. The latest Rancho RS7000MT steering stabilizers are now available at performance retailers nationwide.

Built with core RS7000MT monotube series technology, RS7000MT steering stabilizers help provide ride and handling characteristics that are ideal for off-road driving or towing. Monotube technology included in RS7000MT steering stabilizers allows for quick dissipation of heat from use and helps to protect the shock from overheating and failure during extreme use. Read More→

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Categories : Axle/Differential

Rancho 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2009-2013 Ford F-150 Systems Certified as FMVSS-126 Compliant; BFGoodrich Tires, OE Wheel Works Wheels Included in Testing

Rancho GMC SierraLong Beach, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 – The Rancho® lift kits for 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2009-2013 Ford F-150 (RS6519B) trucks recently met all requirements of the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 – Electronic Stability Control Systems (FMVSS-126) test. Read More→

New Suspension System Includes Components Specifically Designed to Level Popular Diesel Truck Series

Ram2500_RS66450R7Long Beach, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 – Rancho® now offers a brand-new “Level It” performance suspension system that easily lifts the front of 2003-2012 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 diesel trucks.

Available now through performance retailers, the Rancho Level It Dodge Ram system (P/N RS66450R7) delivers uncompromised on- and off-road comfort and performance.

Easily installs and fits up to 35-in. tires, this new Rancho kit  includes sway bar relocation brackets, a set of front Rancho RS7000MT® monotube shocks and variable rate front coil springs. Read More→

Brake Line Kits, Diff Glide Plate, Diff Covers and Versatile Rear Bumper Now Available for a Wide Variety of Jeep Wranglers, Cherokee

Rancho RockGEARLong Beach, Calif., July 31, 2013 – The Rancho® RockGEAR™ line continues to expand, bringing U.S.-made heavy-duty off-road accessories to popular off-road Jeep vehicles. The new RockGEAR products include extended-length front/rear brake line kits, differential glide plate, differential covers and a rear bumper with tire carrier and jack mount. Read More→

RearBrakeLight_RS6238_TJ-CMYKLong Beach, Ca., April 1, 2013 –  Adding protection plus enhancing appearance, the latest Rancho® RockGEAR™ accessories increase the versatility and capability of the popular 2007-13 Jeep Wrangler JK.

Adding to the Rancho brand’s comprehensive coverage for Jeep vehicles, the new RockGEAR components are built with Rancho’s “no compromises” approach and are available now at performance retailers throughout North America. All Rancho RockGEAR components are made in the United States. Read More→

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