Dana-Axle-Logo-5-11-16Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced recently that it will open a new high-tech axle manufacturing facility in Toledo, Ohio.

The site of the new Dana facility was previously home to Willys-Overland Motors, which developed the original Jeep, and is located less than three miles from FCA US LLC’s Toledo Assembly Complex. The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority redeveloped the property in conjunction with NAI Harmon Group. The all-new facility, adjacent to Interstate 75, is optimally located to support automakers throughout the geographic region.

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BDS Suspension is now offering redesigned dual steering stabilizer kits for the 2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler JK. These new stabilizer kits are designed to improve your Jeep’s overall drivability by reducing the front end shimmy caused by oversized tires, keeping you in control on and off-road.

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Suwanee, GA – Rugged Ridge recently announced it has expanded its line of Eclipse Sun Shades for 2007-2016 Jeep Wranglers to include two new looks.

A functional accessory with a custom-look for those who crave the “open-air” experience in their Jeep but still want protection from harsh sunlight, the new Sun Shade options now include bright red and American Flag designs.

Soldiers Pass outside Sedona, Arizona. Photo: JeepTrailInfo.com

Soldiers Pass outside Sedona, Arizona. Photo: JeepTrailInfo.com

Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note regarding public input on Soldiers Pass Near Sedona, Arizona. See below for more information.

The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest is asking for public comments as it prepares an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate revising management of motorized use on the Soldiers Pass Road near Sedona, Arizona.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12The BlueRibbon Coalition recently announced it was contacted by some its members regarding rumors that a land transfer bill, H.R. 2733, might include portions of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Moon Rocks in the Hungry Valley OHV Area near Reno, Nevada. BLM members were reportedly concerned with the bill and its possible inclusion of this area, which would result in the closure of the area.

BlueRibbon Coalition contacted both the BLM and Congressional Representatives to ascertain if, in fact, there were any impacts to legal OHV recreation at Hungry Valley, Moon Rocks, an area well known for catering to a variety of off-road vehicles, including dirt bikes, ATVs, trucks, SUVs and Jeeps.

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Stow, Ohio
– The popular all-terrain Baja ATZP3 tire line from Mickey Thompson has been expanded to include two new sizes, the LT325/50R22 (35X13.00R22) and 37X13.50R22LT.

covercraft-new-site-seat-covers-4-26-16Pauls Valley, Okla. – Covercraft Industries, LLC has launched a new website that promises to deliver a much-improved shopping experience across all devices and help reinforce Covercraft’s position as the Automotive Industry’s leader in vehicle protection products.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition is calling attention to the BLM seeking public input regarding the Little Rockies Travel Management Plan in Montana. See more details below.

The Bureau of Land Management Malta Field Office is seeking public input about the Little Rockies Travel Management Plan. The BLM is looking for input on motorized vehicle, off-highway vehicle, snowmobile and non-motorized transportation uses on public lands in the Little Rockies Travel Management Planning Area of Phillips County. The 30-day scoping period began on April 5, 2016, and will end May 4, 2016.

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Having a quality tire for your off-road rig comes down to far more than how cool the tread looks, as one of the most important features is the tire’s ability to perform (and not fail) while aired down on the trail. The problem is that airing up and airing down is a time-consuming process that we sometimes wish we could avoid.

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Chino Valley, AZ
– OR-Fab unveiled new heavy-duty engine and transmission skid plates provide a high level of protection for Jeep Wrangler JK owners who are serious about rock crawling. Manufactured from a single piece of 3/16-inch thick steel plate, laser cut, and CNC press-brake bent for a perfect fit, OR-Fab’s skid plate system, PN 87060, protects the underside of 2012 through 2016 model Jeep JK Wranglers and Wrangler Unlimited vehicles outfitted with the 3.6L Pentastar engine. OR-Fab Engine and Trans Skid Plate Shown With Fuel Tank and Transfer Case Skid Plates