Prescott, Ariz. – Centerforce Clutches, a leading manufacturer of performance clutches for classic and late model cars and trucks, has just announced its new high inertia steel flywheel for Jeeps equipped with the 4.0L inline 6-cylinder engine. This high quality 40-pound billet steel flywheel is a direct replacement for the stock unit and delivers significant improvements in both on and off-road drivability, especially on Jeeps equipped with large tires.
Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition is helping the Marine Corps spread the word about the closure of Johnson Valley during the month of August this year for military training. See more on the details below.
The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 1-30, 2017, while the Marine Corps conducts military training to support a large-scale exercise.
Greenville, S.C. – BFGoodrich Tires, the official tire of SCORE International, developed its off-road identity four decades ago in the Baja peninsula in Mexico. To recognize the importance this region played in the legacy of its motorsports success, BFGoodrich announced a charitable donation of $10,000 USD to the Ensenada Family Development System (DIF) in an effort to make a difference in the lives of families in Baja, Mexico. Additionally, BFGoodrich committed to an upgrade to the historic monument that stands near the start/finish line of the annual SCORE Baja 500 and Baja 1000 race. This monument, donated by the people and administration of Ensenada several years ago, recognized the impact BFGoodrich and SCORE International racing has made on the community of Ensenada.
STOW, OH – Reflecting its 50-plus-year legacy at the forefront of performance tire development, Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has announced a new 45,000 mile/73,000 km Tread Wear Warranty to back up the superior design and construction of its Baja ATZP3 off-road tire.
Focused on the outdoor and active enthusiast, Toyota unveiled the new 2018 RAV4 Adventure at the Chicago Auto Show today. The RAV4 Adventure will be offered in a front-wheel drive version with an automatic limited slip or an all-wheel-drive version with Dynamic Torque Control.
In the last year of its run, the immensely popular JK Wrangler platform will get another special edition version for 2017 to send out the Jeep in style. The Rubicon Recon is designed to offer even more off-road capability thanks to a beefed-up front axle, and it also gets unique styling cues to make it stand out in a crowd of JKs.
Building off of their industry-leading floor jack, Pro Eagle Products is kicking off 2017 with a bang with the all-new Big Wheel Floor Jack. “The Beast” is built off of the proven Pro Eagle 2-ton floor jack platform – a favorite of racers and garage mechanics alike. Instead of roller wheels, the Big Wheel version includes large diameter, non-pneumatic tires, which give users the ultimate capability without the worry about using their jack in multiple terrains. The Big Wheel Floor Jack is equally at home in the garage or in the desert, with it’s large wheels and full underbody skid plate.
Ford released its commercial for this weekend’s 2017 Super Bowl ahead of the big game, and instead of focusing on any one product it highlights the future and present of Ford’s overall offerings.
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