Trucks, SUV's & Off-Road

Forged aluminum makes it's way into the aftermarket spindle industry.

Maxtrac Suspension, a leader in the lifting, leveling, and lowering suspension market has taken it one step further with the introduction of an industry first " Forged Aluminum" 2" lowering spindle for the 2015 and newer GM SUV platform. These spindles are forged from 6082 aircraft grade aluminum for superior strength and precision machined to exact tolerances for a perfect fit every time. Finished in natural aluminum, These spindles will never corrode or rust like steel spindles and weigh significantly less than it's steel counterparts. With the introduction of the aluminum body on the Ford F-150 pickups and many other manufacturers moving to aluminum suspension components to save weight and increase fuel mileage Maxtrac has stepped up it's design to keep in tune with the future in our ever evolving industry.

Mickey Thompson and Dick Cepek to Showcase New Products, Feature Vehicles and Special Guests at SEMA 2015

New Products, Feature Vehicles, Special Guests and Giveaways – Booth 43035

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels and Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels are gearing up for an exciting 2015 SEMA Show presence.

Show Booth and New Products
The 2,500 square foot booth, located at 43035 in the tire and wheel section of South Hall’s lower level, will feature all the new and recently introduced products from the Mickey Thompson and Dick Cepek brands, several project vehicles, special guests and more. Knowledgeable staff will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate the latest digital tire and wheel fitment tools for muscle car and Jeep, and the online Buy Now program.

Feature Vehicles

Vossen Forged : Precision Series

The pinnacle of aftermarket sport luxury wheels, the Vossen Forged: Precision Series does not compromise its exclusive and complex features for manufacturing ease, resulting in the ultimate balances of form-and-function and style-and-performance. The signature feature of the Precision Series is the Infini-Lip™ barrel, embodying simplistic elegance and purity of design. After three years of development, Vossen is proud to be one of the few companies in the world that manufactures forged wheels entirely in-house. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, USA, Vossen’s state-of-the-art, TUV-certified wheel manufacturing facility features a comprehensive array of brand new machinery.

CURT Introduces New Line of Cargo Bags

CURT Manufacturing, LLC., the leading manufacturer and marketer of USA-manufactured towing products, has added waterproof cargo bags to its Cargo Management product line.

CURT cargo carriers and roof baskets are designed to maximize vehicle storage area by allowing items to be packed outside the vehicle. Instead of using a tarp and bungees to protect items during travel, CURT cargo bags offer superior protection from rain, dirt, road grime and even wind damage.

CURT Manufacturing Certified at New Level of Quality

CURT Manufacturing LLC., the leading manufacturer and marketer of USA-made towing products, has always strived for quality in its products and customer service. On June 16, CURT hit a milestone, achieving the highest level of quality certification in the automotive industry, the ISO/TS 16949 Standard Certification.

The certification process began on December 16, 2014, with an audit of CURT’s Eau Claire facility from Registrar Smithers Quality Assessments. This review was held to evaluate and to confirm the ability of CURT Manufacturing to meet the ISO/TS 16949 standard. On January 20, 2015, a design validation audit took place at the Wixom Engineering facility, and the final audit was completed during the week of March 16 at the Eau Claire facility.

CURT Offers New Ford/RAM-Specific Heavy-Duty Solutions for Gooseneck & 5th Wheel Towing

CURT Manufacturing, LLC., the leading manufacturer and marketer of USA-made towing products, has developed two new heavy-duty towing solutions for Ford and RAM trucks with factory tow packages: one for gooseneck towing and one for 5th wheel.

CURT factory-style gooseneck ball and safety chain anchor kits provide a complete accessory bundle for Ford and RAM trucks with factory tow packages. The kits include safety chain anchors, a gooseneck trailer ball, a rubber hole cover and a durable storage case. The safety chain anchors feature a simple drop-in design, and the gooseneck ball installs using a quarter-turn latch-locking system, making installation fast and easy. The gooseneck ball has a gross trailer weight capacity up to 30,000 lbs. and a vertical load limit up to 7,500 lbs. CURT factory-style gooseneck ball and safety chain anchor kits are available in both Ford-specific and RAM-specific options.

CURT’s Most Advanced Weight Distribution Hitch Yet

CURT Manufacturing, LLC., a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium towing products, has introduced a revolutionary new product into its weight distribution lineup, the TruTrack™. This weight distribution system is an advanced form of the trunnion bar weight distribution hitch, combining precise load equalization and active sway control to deliver the smoothest, safest ride possible. It accomplishes this using three key components: adjustable support brackets, a spring & cam system and interlocking head tilt adjustment.


San Pedro, Calif., August 4, 2015 – After spending over a year developing new products and building relationships, Pareto Point Industries (PPI) is returning to exhibit at the 2015 SEMA Show. PPI makes and sells filtration systems that finely clean motor oil and hydraulic fluids in vehicles and other types of equipment. Finely cleaned fluids improve performance and extend service life, while reducing fuel and other O&M costs. This level of cleaning also markedly improves the environmental footprint, and reduces premature critical component failures.

CURT Bulks Up with More 2 1/2” Ball Mount Options

CURT Manufacturing, LLC., the leading manufacturer and marketer of USA-made towing products, has added four new mounts with 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” shanks in the areas of weight distribution hitches and pintle hitches. With the demand for 2 1/2” receiver mounts increasing, CURT is expanding on its previous offering of 2 1/2” ball mounts and added a 2 1/2” weight distribution replacement shank (#17128), a 2 1/2” adjustable pintle mount (#48339), a 2 1/2” forged receiver mount pintle hook (#48010) and a 2 1/2” forged receiver mount ball & pintle combination (#48012). All of these heavy-duty mounts are made with solid steel and are designed to fit CURT class 5 Commercial Duty hitches or any trailer hitch with a 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” receiver tube opening. Best of all, they eliminate the need for a reducer sleeve or adapter and allow for a class 5 hitch to be used to its full potential.

New Towable Shank Gives CURT Bike Racks Towing Capabilities

CURT Manufacturing LLC., the leading manufacturer and marketer of USA-made towing products, has upgraded its hitch-mounted bike racks with a new towable bike rack shank #18008. The towable shank allows for use of a hitch-mounted bike rack, using the vehicle’s trailer hitch, without eliminating the option to tow a trailer.

The CURT towable bike rack shank inserts into any 2” x 2” receiver tube opening and features a 3/4” diameter hole to accept a 1 7/8” or 2” trailer ball. With its integrated bike rack mounting bracket and 2,000-lb. gross trailer weight capacity, the towable shank is able to tow a variety of light-duty trailers while providing secure and convenient bike storage.

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