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Compton, California
– Greg Adler and Team 4 Wheel Parts will be looking to build on the momentum that brought him his first trip to the podium of the 2016 short course off-road season as the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series returns home this weekend. Having collected a third place trophy in the opening weekend of action in Chandler, Arizona, Adler will be among the sport’s elite seeking to advance in the standings as Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park welcomes the series April 23 – 24.

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Maybe Ford has small plans, but it’s possible we just never heard about them. Proving that when Ford unveils a plan it does so in a big way, the blue oval recently announced a new truck available to its government and fleet customers. The new F-150 Special Service Vehicle looks to provide a truck solution for law enforcement in need of a capable truck. And in true Ford fashion, it will be offered in many options and not just one package.

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Arlington, Texas
— The Texas Rangers and Toyota today announced that the club and the automobile manufacturer have entered into a multi-year partnership. Under the agreement, Toyota becomes the Official Truck Sponsor of the Texas Rangers. The sponsorship will highlight Toyota’s two Texas-built trucks, Tacoma and Tundra.

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CHATSWORTH, CA
– The ICON FJ44 Petersen Special earned a place in the newly redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum by pairing the open-top styling of the original FJ40 Land Cruiser with state-of-the-art modern performance and luxury. While maintaining the original essence of the classic Land Cruiser, this thoroughly reinterpreted 4×4 packs a Chevrolet Performance E-Rod 6.2L LS3 V-8 engine and Magnuson supercharger good for 530 horsepower and 495 lb-ft of torque. The upgraded power allows the contemporary classic to fly from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.7 seconds with an environmentally conscious powertrain emission-certified for all 50 states.

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Taylor, MI: Premier performance manufacturer Team Z Motorsports recently released a 9” Fox Body housing and it’s changed the game.

So what’s all the hype about? Two words: Adjustable mounts.

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LANSING, Mich.
– Now providing Ford F-250 pickup owners with more choices, Air Lift offers side-mount RideControl suspension kits for non-fifth-wheel or gooseneck towers and haulers. The side-mount RideControl kit (part #59556) is compatible with 2011-2016 Ford F-250 2WD and 4WD pickups and work with the vehicle’s existing leaf spring suspension to deliver up to 2,000 lbs. of load levelling capacity. RideControl air springs can be inflated when carrying heavy loads and deflated when riding empty.

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MESA, AZ
: After a social media Vote of Confidence process, the 30 ladies with the highest amount of likes and comments were selected to be the finalists for the Ladies Co-Driver Challenge.  In addition to the top 30 girls, 3 “wild card” spots were chosen at random from the rest of the 61 entries. All ladies are working to earn a co-driver spot with Charlene Bower at three separate off-road events happening this year with BFGoodrich® Tires. The 30 semi-finalists were announced via a Facebook Live Stream, then Charlene randomly selected the 3 additional spots live.   All finalists are listed below.

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Miramar, FL — JL Audio, known for producing some of the finest audio systems in the, marine, mobile, powersports, and home audio markets, has unveiled a massive, new product line specifically designed for off road, all terrain vehicles. The new MX Series amplifiers, VeX Pod speaker systems, Stealthbox subwoofer systems, and three source units, are designed for the rigors of installation in off-road vehicles that like to play dirty.

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MILWAUKEE, Wis.
– Bolt Locks has released its 2016 catalog, showcasing its expanding line of award-winning locks, featuring Bolt’s Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology.  Bolt offers a wide variety of rugged, weather-proof locks, providing consumers with several options when towing, storing and securing valued items.

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(Agua Dulce, Calif.)
: Race for Cash is back. For all competitors who are up for a friendly wager at the NORRA Mexican 1000, the Race for Cash requires a $2000 dollar buy-in and pays the entire pot to the racer with the lowest elapsed time, after penalties, at the finish line in San Jose del Cabo.