Skyjacker is proud to announce its new bolt on Skyjacker LeDuc Series coilovers that have been tuned and tested by Curt LeDuc with application-specific valving for maximum performance, both on and off road. You can purchase as a kit or coilover upgrade, as Skyjacker has options available for the 2007-’16 Jeep Wrangler JK. The kit includes front and rear coilover shocks, as well as front and rear component boxes. As an upgrade, you can purchase the front and rear coilover shocks. Optional air bump stops are also available.
“The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States” is on track for its scheduled running in mid-August, as the Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race returns. Contrary to some misinformation you may have read or heard, the Vegas to Reno great race and tradition will be held as originally planned. Our awesome, 20th Anniversary, two-day staged event will go on as scheduled August 17th to 20th, 2016!
Jeremy McGrath is known around the world as the King of Supercross with 12 overall Championships, over 100 wins and 5 X Games medals to his credit. McGrath is focused on his latest challenge of winning a Championship in the LOORRS short course series, behind the wheel of his MAXXIS Tires / Icon Vehicle Dynamics / Carlyle Tools / Toyota Escondido Tundra. The 2016 season has been good to Jeremy, winning 2 stops on the circuit in the past month, the first in Utah and the second this past weekend in Baja and he currently sits 2nd in the points.
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico – Brandon “The Stinger” Arthur had to dig deep at rounds 7 and 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the Estero Beach Resort in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. Estero Beach is totally unique in the Lucas Oil Series. The track is right next to the Pacific Ocean, you can hear the waves crashing on the beach when the sound isn’t drowned out by crashing trucks and high horsepower engines on the track. Brandon had his own wake-up call during practice on Friday when he got out of shape. Luckily his instincts kicked in and he avoided a crash. He survived with no damage to the Competitive Metals, Toyo Tires, Pro Traffic Services, HRT Motorsports, Method Race Wheels, Magnaflow, Aeromotive Fuel Systems, F&L Racing Fuel, Impact, FOX, Heatshield Products, Maxima Racing Oils, FiberwerX, Summers Brothers, Wirefab, ECP Powder Coating, Bink Designs, Axis Rod Ends, Redline Performance Pro Lite and got his own divot on the track.
RENO, Nev., USA—After the first half of the 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship, Southern California racers Ronny Wilson and Rafael Navarro IV find themselves not only leading the point standings in their respective classes, but they are also tied for the top spot in the SCORE Overall point standings.
Each with 176 championship points after the first two races of the season, Ronny Wilson, Long Beach, Calif., drives the No. 138 Chevy-powered Jimco open-wheel desert race car in the unlimited Class 1 while Navarro IV, a third generation racer from Temecula, Calif., drives the No. 1009 Alumi Craft-Chevy in Class 10 for 1650cc open-wheel desert race cars.
Acura recently unveiled its updated 2017 MDX SUV, which is now on sale at dealership nationwide. With a starting suggested price of $43,950, the new MDX features an updated exterior, larger wheel and tire options, and additional premium features such as AcuraWatch.
The Acura Precision Concept inspired the exterior styling on the new 2017 MDX. Acura says the highlights of the new exterior include a new “Diamond Pentagon grille,” a more sculpted hood, redesigned front fascia, front fenders and updated “Jewel Eye” headlights. This all combines to provide the new MDX with a more “executive athletic” appearance for Acura’s luxury SUV. Acura says additional styling updates include a new chrome rocker panel trim, a revised rear bumper and skid garnish, and the return of visible dual exhausts.
MILWAUKEE – 2016 Nissan Titan XD pickup owners can choose from an array of rugged, weatherproof BOLT Locks designed specifically for this new pickup model. The new Nissan Titan XD is touted as a versatile work vehicle, featuring a deluxe interior design coupled with a rugged diesel engine and heavy-duty construction for towing and other work related activities. BOLT Lock products enable Nissan Titan XD owners to enjoy the added security and convenience the BOLT product line offers across several applications.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC will cease NAFTA-market production of vehicles equipped with non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate Takata air-bag inflators, by next week. Global production is expected to end by mid-September.
Most inflators used in FCA US vehicles employ alternate propellants. Others use desiccant-enhanced ammonium nitrate. Neither is associated with any inflator ruptures of the kind attributed to certain non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate inflators.
UTV racers will join the TORC Series this year for championship stops in Elk River, Minnesota, July 16-17, Bark River, Michigan, July 30-31, and Crandon, Wisconsin, September 2-4. The TORC PRO UTV series plans to expand the schedule in 2017, bringing UTV racers into the entire championship calendar.
According to news release sent over recently from the BlueRibbon Coalition, the San Juan National Forest Dolores Ranger District in Colorado is extending the public comment period on the draft environmental analysis for the Rico-West Dolores Roads and Trails Travel Management Project. The project area is located north of Dolores, Colorado, and includes the Bear Creek, Taylor Mesa, Calico National Recreation Trail, Bolam Pass, the Divide road and Groundhog Point areas.
A 45-day comment period that began on Friday, May 6, was originally scheduled to end on June 20, 2016. This date has been extended to July 15, 2016, (an additional 25 days). Copies of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement can be obtained at the Dolores Public Lands Office or by visiting the website below. Five alternatives address motor-vehicle use on San Juan National Forest roads and trails.