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Auburn Gear Engineers New, Super-Reliable Electronic Open-to-Lock Differential for Dana 60 Front and Rear Axles
Superior strength, dependable electronic operation and exceptional torque transmission characteristics make Auburn’s new Dana 60 differential an intelligent choice.
AUBURN, Ind., (Oct. 22, 2013)—Auburn Gear, Inc., a leading U.S.–based manufacturer of high-performance differentials, revealed that it will present its new patent-pending electronic open-to-lock differential at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The new differentials’ case strength and unique gear geometry will make it the toughest and most efficient aftermarket diff on the market. Dependable electronic operation allows the driver to conveniently transition from an open to a locked differential mode as the need arises, all without leaving the driver’s seat.
B&W Trailer Hitches Boosts Load Capacity of Whisper-Quiet Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch to 20,000 Pounds
New Companion hitch meets consumer preferences for heavier RV payloads and
accommodates changing truck beds while keeping its convenient, single-point attachment design
and smooth, quiet ride.
HUMBOLDT, Kan., Oct. 15, 2013—B&W Trailer Hitches, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of heavy-duty, engineered trailer hitches and aftermarket truck/trailer accessories, introduced its new RVB3500 Companion fifth wheel aftermarket trailer hitch today. The new Companion hitch employs B&W’s unique Turnoverball mounting design that promotes quick, single-point hitch installation. The quiet riding hitch is designed to handle today’s heavier trailers and pickups with varying truck bed configurations.
Scotchman® Industries is pleased to feature the American-made CPO 350 Circular Cold Saw, which features a double clamping and self-centering vise that provides burr-free, high quality, volume parts. This saw has 135° mitering ability and a miter-locking device that automatically stops at 45° left, 90º straight, and 45° right, giving it the ability to slot and notch. Additional machine features include a chip drawer, a double reduction gearbox, a two-speed motor which utilizes up to a 14” diameter blade giving it a 4-7/8” OD round capacity. This machine is built with dependability and versatility in mind and comes with an outstanding 3-Year Warranty!
The Jeep Wrangler has been a long time favorite among off-road enthusiasts worldwide. The current JK platform debuted in 2007 and has been praised in the 4X4 community. For the 2012 model year, the Jeep Wrangler JK received a new 3.6-liter Pentastar VVT V6 engine.
The new 3.6L Pentastar V6 is rated at 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Impressive numbers for the stock configuration, however, at AEM Induction Systems, intakes are engineered to outperform and part number 21-8316DS for the 2012 to 2013 Jeep Wrangler 3.6L lives up to that motto. AEM's sealed airbox intake system made an additional 14 horsepower at 5,750 RPM and an additional 13 lb-ft of torque at 5,550 RPM.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – October 23, 2013 – Visitors to this year’s SEMA show--November 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center--will have plenty of good reasons to head over to the PPG exhibit in booth 24501.
PPG is pulling out all the stops and bringing in the top painters from the custom car, motorcycle and drag racing worlds, exhibiting radically painted cars and motorcycles, and displaying spectacular artwork by more than 30 talented automotive artists. In addition, PPG will highlight several new refinish products that can take professional and amateur painters to the next level of color and design imagination.
An all-star lineup of painters will greet visitors to the PPG booth. The group includes Charley Hutton (Charley Hutton’s Color Studio), Bobby Alloway (Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop), Dave Perewitz (Perewitz Cycle Fabrication), Kenny Youngblood (Youngblood Art) and Tom and Mitch Kelly (Kelly & Son Crazy Painters).
MIAMI, Fla. – American Force Wheels will be arriving at SEMA in Las Vegas, Nov. 5 – 8, in full force with multiple booths and a variety of trucks showcasing the company’s popular and new wheel designs. American Force is in booth #47055, on the lower level of south hall, and also has two outside display areas in the parking lot in front of south hall (#63112 & #63218).
“We want attendees to get a feel for our industry-leading company and experience the creative designs and projects we’ve been working on. From our new 17- and 18-inch wheel sizes to our new, patent-pending face plate inserts, we’re expanding our product line to appeal to Jeep, SUV and half-ton truck owners,” said Ray Shadravan, president, American Force Wheels. “We’re highlighting our most stylish wheels, debuting new designs and allowing customers to see what our products would look like on their trucks and SUVs at SEMA.”
Koultools Is releasing it's latest tool to assemble
push on hose assemblies. The tool will install -4 thru -16 push on hose in seconds.
The best news is it will install any angle fitting. Go to booth 23682 and check it out in person.
Truck bumpers come alive with BumperShellz - Durable, customizable protective covers feature backlighting to promote your message
NEWCASTLE, Calif. – Every day, pickup truck bumpers take a beating as they are exposed to all types of wear and tear from weather, rocks, road salt and the like. Now, ecoological, a California-based company devoted to creating simple, functional and environmentally responsible solutions to common automotive problems, has developed a durable cover that not only protects the bumper, but can be customized and backlit with any color or design desired.
BumperShellz™ consist of a cover made from a recycled thermoplastic that is formed to fit over the exposed steel truck bumper like a protective shell. The shells are wrapped with a high quality, decorative film and can be easily installed over the existing bumper. The cover allows the truck owner to create a customized look for his or her bumper, with the customer’s choice of carbon fiber, camouflage, black out, or many other colors and patterns.
NEWCASTLE, Calif. – Pickup truck owners often complain that having a cargo tool box located behind cab of the truck not only makes cargo hard to reach, but can be extremely limited in functionality for carrying many types of truck cargo. That’s why ecoological, a California company devoted to creating simple, functional and environmentally responsible solutions to common automotive problems, recently developed AeroBox, a rear-facing cargo carrier that solves all those issues and much more.
Torque Trends, Inc. proudly debuts their first new product, the "rx-Torque Box", into the Off Road Racing community. This bullet proof high torque rated reduction gear box was designed for Off Road Race Trucks that are running a 9" or smaller ring gear rear differential. The company also makes a similar reduction gear box for both 4x2 and 4x4 on road Lifted Big Tire Trucks and is currently working on a transmission replacement gear box for the ev-Conversion market. All units are based on a simple but strong and fully rollerized compound planetary gear set.