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SEMA 2013: A Really Rad Willys

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

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Every once and a while you come by a vehicle that almost perfectly blends classic heritage, capability, and a little bit of new-school engineering. This year at SEMA we stumbled upon one of those vehicles, an early Willys Jeep, which has had its fair share of modifications and upgrades. Powered by an upgraded V6 VORTEC engine and riding on 35″ Nitto Mud Tires, the Willys is something we’d love to see in the Rock Crawler garage. Check it out below.  Read More→

Mickey Thompson 50 years 220x110 MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT THIS YEAR’S SEMA SHOWSTOW, OH – Oct. 31, 2013 – Founded by the legendary Mickey Thompson and friend Gene McMannis in 1963, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) will celebrate 50 years of innovation and product excellence during the 2013 SEMA Show.

Make plans to visit booth 43035, South Hall, lower level. Read More→

Amanda Artec Industries 220x148 Amanda Products Introduces Ultra SS Chassis at SEMALIVONIA, MICHIGAN   OCTOBER 24, 2013: Amanda Products will be displaying a new Ultra SS 4-Seater Chassis at SEMA Show Booth #37091 in the Offroad Hall.  This rolling chassis will feature component parts built by Amanda Products specifically for the offroad market.  Amanda Products will also be seeking input on new products and product improvements from industry leaders at the show, and from enthusiasts on Facebook during the same timeframe.  Everyone taking the survey will be entered to win a new Xbox One.  “The SEMA booth is coming together nicely and we are excited to enter this aftermarket world with quality partners,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Products USA.  “We look forward to meeting many more and receiving feedback so we can continue to produce US-based parts that benefit the off-road industry.” Read More→

Omix-ADA’s Off Road Success Center to Include Military Jeeps Three Early Prototypes and a Live Build by Veterans

Omix ADA Historic Jeep Prototypes 1941 Ford GP 1941 Willys MA and 1941 Bantam BRC 40 220x123 OMIX ADA DEBUTS HISTORIC JEEP® COLLECTION AT 2013 SEMA SHOWSuwanee, Ga. (October 15, 2013) – Omix-ADA® today announced it will debut a portion of its collection of historic Jeeps® at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas at the company’s Off-Road Success Center, located in the upper South Hall lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Omix-ADA will display several wartime Jeeps –including three early prototypes– in conjunction with the company’s patriotic theme and live on-site build of a modern military-inspired Jeep Wrangler (JK) at this year’s show. Read More→

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Deegan 38 A1 Image 220x133 MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS HOSTS BRIAN DEEGAN TO INTRODUCE THE NEW DEEGAN 38 TIRE DURING 2013 SEMA SHOW MEDIA CONFERENCESTOW, OH – Oct. 10, 2013 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) has announced a new date and time for the scheduled media conference at this year’s SEMA show. Now scheduled for Tuesday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m., booth 43035, Mickey Thompson will host racing icon Brian Deegan to help introduce the new Mickey Thompson Deegan 38 tire.trans MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS HOSTS BRIAN DEEGAN TO INTRODUCE THE NEW DEEGAN 38 TIRE DURING 2013 SEMA SHOW MEDIA CONFERENCE Read More→

Warn Medium Hook Hero 012 220x146 WARN INDUSTRIES TO UNVEIL NEW POWERPLANT 9.5 AND 12 ALONG WITH PREMIUM ACCESSORIES AT THE 2013 SEMA SHOWCLACKAMAS, OR (October 10, 2013) – As part of this year’s SEMA Show, Warn Industries will be introducing the new PowerPlant™. The PowerPlant 9.5 and PowerPlant 12 combine a powerful winch with a high performance air compressor to become the ultimate vehicle-mounted multi tool.

The PowerPlant 9.5 has a pulling capacity of 9,500 lbs., while the PowerPlant 12 will pull 12,000 lbs. Both models are equipped with an air compressor able to fill four 35” tires in eight minutes, and can run air tools as well. With new features such as stainless steel fasteners, a new pressure switch, a revised contactor, a new hose and accessories, and a new flat-black finish, the PowerPlant is better than ever.  Read More→

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Available at Online Store Kiosk, SEMA Show, Booth No. 24863, Central Hall

Group shot batteries ult 220x132 Special Discounted Rate on ODYSSEY® Battery Orders Placed at the SEMA ShowREADING, Pa. (Oct. 9, 2013) – EnerSys® has announced that it will be offering a 10 percent discount for any ODYSSEY® battery orders placed at the 2013 SEMA Show (Nov. 5 – Nov. 8, 2013). The discount includes freight and is valid only for orders placed via the online store kiosk at ODYSSEY® Battery booth no. 24863 in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. 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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Patriotic 2014 Jeep Wrangler from Revered Off-Road Builder Dave Doetsch To Feature Latest Parts From Rugged Ridge and Alloy USA

Sergeant Rock Jeep JK Rendering 220x142 OMIX ADA/RUGGED RIDGE TO DEBUT SERGEANT ROCK JEEP AT OFF ROAD SUCCESS CENTER DURING 2013 SEMA SHOWSuwanee, Ga. (October 8, 2013) – Omix-ADA®, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of Jeep® parts and accessories, announced today that famed Jeep builder Dave Doetsch will publicly unveil his latest project, Sergeant Rock, at the OMIX/Rugged Ridge Off-Road Success Center at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, November 5 – 8.

Based on an Anvil Blue 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, Sergeant Rock is a military themed rock crawler that will feature a variety of new products at the SEMA Show from Alloy USA and Rugged Ridge, including the Performance Vented Hood,Hurricane Flat  Fender Flares and 17-inch Drakon Alloy Wheels. Read More→

IMG 2145 Deegan 220x146 MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS HOSTS BRIAN DEEGAN TO INTRODUCE THE NEW DEEGAN 38 TIRE DURING 2013 SEMA SHOW MEDIA CONFERENCESTOW, OH – Sept. 27, 2013 –Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) today announced it will host racing icon Brian Deegan at this year’s SEMA show, Wednesday, November 6, at 3:30 p.m., booth 43035, for a special media conference to introduce the new Mickey Thompson Deegan 38 tire.   Read More→

Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant and “Full Metal Jacket” Actor to Support Live Military-Inspired Jeep® Build as Part of Patriotic Celebration in Upper South Hall Lobby

1944 Willys Jeep SAS 220x146 OMIX ADA/RUGGED RIDGE TO FEATURE ACTOR R. LEE ERMEY AKA “THE GUNNY” AT 2013 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGASSuwanee, Ga. (July  10, 2013) – Omix-ADA® and Rugged Ridge today announced that R. Lee Ermey, “The Gunny,” will appear as a guest celebrity at the Off Road Success Center in the Upper South Hall Lobby during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, November 5-7.

Best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the motion picture “Full Metal Jacket,” Ermey, a devoted and retired marine, will hold several autograph sessions throughout the week at the Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge Off Road Success Center alongside Omix-ADA’s historic military Jeep® collection. The Gunny will be onsite in the Upper South Hall Lobby from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday (11/5), Wednesday (11/6) and Thursday (11/7) as part of his support for a live Jeep® build. Read More→

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Rep. Paul Cook’s Legislative Solution Would Also Provide Access for Marine Corps Training

Diamond Bar, CA (April 23, 2013) – The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has endorsed a proposal by Rep. Paul Cook that would end a five-year debate on how to expand the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) base at Twentynine Palms, California.  Under the compromise, the Marines would have access to the adjoining Johnson Valley Off-Highway (OHV) Recreation Area for up to 42 days a year for training exercises but the OHV area would be otherwise preserved in perpetuity.  Read More→

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Categories : Land Use