Trucks, SUV's & Off-Road

Omni United Acquires Interstate Tire Distributor

Omni United moves towards vertical integration to provide new opportunities for growth and innovation.

SINGAPORE, Oct. 28th, 2015 – Tire designer and manufacturer, Omni United Pte. Ltd. today announced the acquisition of Interstate Tire Distributor (ITD), the tire wholesale distributor based in Commerce, CA. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

“The acquisition of ITD is the next step in the evolution of Omni United as a tire designer and marketer and it will reinforce our presence in our core market, the United States,” said G.S. Sareen, CEO of Omni United. ”We are excited about the opportunity for growth, learning and innovation that this move towards vertical integration will present.”

Race Ramps Adds New Trailer Step Size to Product Line-Up

ESCANABA, MI - Oct. 28, 2015 - Race Ramps, manufactured by Brute Technologies, introduces their new 24” x 24” Trailer Step (RR-TR-SP-24-8). The new Trailer Step adds to their existing product line-up of Trailer Steps that are available in three different dimensions. The 24-inch-squared free standing Trailer Step is 8 inches high and provides a sturdy step for varying applications and scenarios. A feature in the SEMA Show New Products Showcase, the Trailer Step will also make its debut at Race Ramps’ Central Hall Booth #21227.

“We’ve been paying special attention to the trailer industry and market and through our own outdoor and camping experiences, we came up with a newly designed Trailer Step that would provide increased stability when stepping down from any trailer,” said Rich Heinz, President of Brute Technologies.

Race Ramps Introduces 14 Inch Race Rock in New Color

ESCANABA, MI - Oct. 28, 2015 - Race Ramps, manufactured by Brute Technologies, introduces their 14 Inch Race Rock (RR-ROCK-14-RB) in the River Bed color, adding to the currently offered Sandstone color. River Bed is a natural grey color that complements the highly realistic look of the rock and is a popular choice in their 16 Inch Race Rocks. The new 14 Inch Race Rock in River Bed color is featured in the SEMA Show New Products Showcase and will make its debut at Race Ramps’ Central Hall Booth #21227.

The 14 Inch Race Rock measures 29” L x 29” W x 14” H and supports up to 2,500 lbs. As with all Race Ramps products, the 14 Inch Race Rocks are 100% solid-core construction, yet remain lightweight at 25 lbs., allowing for easy maneuvering, transporting and storing.

QA1 Offers Rear Coil-Over Conversion Kits for 1973-1977 GM A-Bodies

Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is excited to add bolt-in rear Pro Coil Systems for 1973-1977 GM A-Body vehicles for drivers looking to improve their Chevelle, Malibu, Cutlass, or other A-Body vehicle.

QA1 Pro Coil Systems include single or double adjustable aluminum shocks, high travel springs and all necessary mounting hardware. The single adjustable shocks provide 18 positions of simultaneous rebound and compression adjustment, while QA1’s double adjustable shocks provide 18 positions of independent compression adjustment and 18 positions of independent rebound adjustment for a total of 324 possible valving combinations. These shocks have a threaded body that allows for ride height adjustability from stock to -1.5 inches. Multiple spring rate options are available to choose from for casual street driving to hardcore racing.

DEI Introduces New Full Line 2016 Catalog at the 2015 SEMA Show

Avon Lake, Ohio (October 28, 2015)…DEI, specialists with over twenty years’ experience in the development of high performance heat and sound control products, introduces their new 2016 catalog. The 47 page catalog features over 20 new exciting thermal control and acoustic products and nearly 100 new part numbers. This year’s catalog boasts the full line of DEI, Boom Mat and DEI Powersports with helpful hints on product use and applications. Each section is easy to read featuring color product photos, product description including bullet point features, benefits and product advantages, as well as advice on installation and application use.

This year, DEI is also introducing three new product lines– each developed with proprietary materials and processes for improved thermal protection: Ultra 47, ONYX Series™ and EXO Series™. A sample of new products featured in this catalog include EXO Series exhaust wrap, EXO Series plug boots and ONYX Series turbo shield.

Direct bolt-on OEM Replacement Up-Pipes - Now 50 State Legal!

FULLERTON, CA, Oct 20, 2015 –

PPE has taken the OEM replacement to a new level. PPE OEM Up-Pipes allow 53% greater flow than stock. PPE OEM Up-Pipes are a direct bolt-on to your factory manifolds. But unlike factory parts, PPE OEM Up-Pipes are manufactured from 11 gauge 304 stainless steel and include our superior PPE 304 stainless steel, internally-sleeved bellows that can take the abuse of high temperature and high pressure.

Now 50 State legal (E.O. D-701-16)

▪ Significant reduction in exhaust back-pressure
▪ Free-flowing stainless steel inner liner bellows
▪ Stainless steel 11-gauge .120-inch wall, 2-inch OD Up-Pipes
▪ Direct bolt-on replacement to factory manifolds
▪ Faster turbo response
▪ Lower exhaust temperatures

Available for*: 2001-2015 GM 6.6L Duramax 2500, 3500 HD Trucks

Pricing and availability
PPE’s OEM Replacement Up-Pipes
are now available at authorized PPE retailers.
Suggested retail price: $499.99 - $649.99

HELLA VALUEFIT Series Offers Affordable Lighting Applications and Powerful LED Performance

– Line includes light bars as well as cube, oval, and round auxiliary light configurations –

Peachtree City, GA — HELLA, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier HELLA, has expanded its VALUEFIT lighting series, a comprehensive line of affordable lighting for a multitude of vehicle applications. HELLA VALUEFIT is designed to meet all of the critical quality requirements for aftermarket lighting, yet is still available without the higher cost of classic premium products. The VALUEFIT line includes a wide range of light bar configurations and auxiliary lighting.

The VALUEFIT line features three different types of LED light bars: Sport, Design, and Pro. The Sport series is designed for daily rides and everyday lighting applications. It is available in four configurations: 8 in. 12 LED 36W, 22 in. 40 LED 120W, 32 in. 60 LED 180W, and 49 in. 96 LED 288W. Light color temperature is 6000K.



For more information contact:
Patrick Wagenbrenner
Brand Communications Manager


Compton, California (October 27, 2015) - Today, Transamerican Auto Parts announced the panel of experts who have been selected as judges for the 2015 “Life is Better Off-Road™” SEMA builder award in addition to the host of the award presentation. The group of judges has been selected to represent a cross section of the off-road industry and includes some of the most recognizable individuals in off-road vehicle design, fabrication, journalism, and competition.

New Generation HELLA 90mm LED Modules Feature Advanced Design and Multiple Lighting Functions

– New L4060 lamps first to market with replacements for 90mm –

Peachtree City, GA — HELLA, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier HELLA, has just expanded their 90mm LED module series with the introduction of a new generation of advanced 90mm LED Modules. The new L4060 LED series is offered in low beam, high beam, and fog light modules. The design of the modules is very compact and allows up to three light functions in one module without the need for additional electronics. The modules are suitable for universal application on a wide range of both OE and aftermarket vehicles.

HELLA L4060 90mm Low Beam LED module can function as a low beam only light, or a low beam, daytime running, and position light combination.

HELLA L4060 90mm High Beam LED module is available as a high beam only, a combination with a high beam, daytime running light, and position light, or high beam and direction indicator.

New HELLA 350mm LED Driving Light Bar Features Aerodynamic Low Profile, Low Weight Design

– First light bar manufactured completely with high performance plastic body –

Peachtree City, GA — HELLA, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier HELLA, introduces the new HELLA 350mm LED Driving Light Bar. It features a revolutionary design that combines powerful LED lighting with a sleek, aerodynamic low profile, low weight plastic body. HELLA is the first manufacturer to produce a driving light bar with a high performance plastic body. The HELLA 350mm LED Driving Light bar features 12 durable, high-performance automotive grade LEDs that produce 145,000-candela power at a very low power consumption of just 25W.

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