SEMA-Logo-1-3-13DIAMOND BAR, CA – Matt Agosta, Chip Foose and Gary Hooker will receive the industry’s highest honor and be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame.

The new members will be recognized as part of the festivities during the SEMA Installation Gala on Friday, July 29, 2016, at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in Pomona, CA. They represent an accomplished group of leaders who have shaped and inspired the automotive specialty-equipment market.

– John’s Industries, the premier provider of 9” Ford third members, rear axles and housings  to street rodders, drag racers, off roaders and muscle car enthusiasts, introduces the Orbit 480°, a patent-pending fixture that eliminates strain and injury while increasing speed and precision for the assembly of 9” rear differentials.

The design and development of the Orbit 480° was a culmination of John Melchiori’s, owner of John’s Industries, 30 years of experience in the classic car and motorsports industries.  With a focus to increase safety by eliminating potential injury causing actions during third member assembling, the Orbit 480° keeps the assembler in a comfortable, upright position.

OR-Fab-Rock-Doors-JK-Wrangler-4-11-16Chino Valley, AZ – Finding your line while approaching difficult obstacles is why OR-Fab created it’s heavy-duty Rock Doors. Made for 2016 and earlier model Jeep JK Wranglers and Wrangler Unlimited vehicles, the Rock Doors are made from a single piece of 1-1/4-inch .095 thick steel tubing that is precision bent to provide superior strength and durability.

The Rancho RockGEAR  line has been expanded to include a newly designed RockGEAR differential cover (Part No. RS6245) for the Dana 60 axle, a common upgrade on Jeep Wrangler JK, TJ and LJs. Built for strong impact resistance, the new Rancho diff cover adds protection for the ring and pinion and housing components.

PCI-Race-Radios-Logo-4-6-16Abrams, Wisc. – One of the most synonymous names when comes to off-road racing communications, PCI Race Radios, has joined the MORR Contingency Program for the 2016 season. Midwest Off-Road Racing supported events are now included in the ever-growing list of desert and short-course off-road races held throughout North America.

“Our customers are involved in just about every type of off-road competition,” commented Maura Gastelum, PCI Race Radios Contingency Director. “The MORR group continues to grow and we knew they needed to be included in our 2016 marketing plans.”

Compton, California
– Friday, April 8, the first ever Commando Tactical Edition Jeep Wrangler built by Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP) off-road performance retailer 4 Wheel Parts, will be auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector’s Car Auction. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of this unique, street legal vehicle will benefit the Patriot Foundation, providing support to the families of airborne and special operations soldiers killed or wounded in combat.

Suwanee, GA – Rugged Ridge recently introduced three new lighting mount options for 1997-2006 TJ and LJ Jeep Wranglers.

Stow, Ohio – April 6, 2016
– The popular Extreme Country tire line from Dick Cepek has been enhanced to include two new sizes – LT255/85R16 and LT295/70R18.

Chandler, AZ
— From bumpers to lap belts, DragonFire has Yamaha’s YXZ1000R covered! Intended to increase the versatility of the purpose-built Yamaha YXZ1000R, the DragonFire Racing CargoRack is the newest addition to the comprehensive range of RacePace accessories designed specifically for the race-ready YXZ. Think of it as a dual-sport kit.

Editor’s Note: Bestop recently unveiled its new Sunrider for Hardtop for the Jeep Wrangler JK. See more information below.

Bestop recently announced the launch of the Sunrider for Hardtop. The Sunrider for Hardtop replaces the Freedom Panels on Jeep Wrangler factory Hardtops with an all-purpose, all-weather, year-round soft top that flips back easily for an open-air experience.