Henderson, NV – The final race of the 2014 Jeepspeed season posed a dilemma for nearly everyone in the race. Go all out for a win or try to be smart and protect your championship points. Both strategies played out during the Best In The Desert Henderson 250. The course was very fast which made it tough for those who tried to maintain a conservative pace. Some, who desperately needed points, took their fate into their own hands and pushed hard for the win. The result was a thrilling race that had championship implications everywhere you looked.
Chino Valley, Arizona – Trail Master’s new Budget Lift Kit makes it very affordable to raise your ‘07-‘12 Jeep JK Wrangler up to three-inches, to fit 33-inch tall tires and gain additional ground clearance.
The kit, PN- J4625SSV, was designed to work with the factory suspension system to retain the vehicle’s original control arms and suspension geometry. The complete kit sells for less than $700 and includes new heavy-duty, front and rear coil springs, Trail Master’s SSV performance shocks, longer front sway-bar end-links, and heavy duty hardware.
Trail Master Suspension systems are made in the U.S.A. Contact, Trail Master Suspension, P.O. Box 3450,Chino Valley, AZ 86323, (928) 636-7080. www.trailmastersuspension.com.
Rancho Cordova, CA – After the critical acclaim for the JK “Game Changer” Suspension System featuring the revolutionary 6Pak(TM) Shocks (Patent Pending #61/520,240) and DurofleTM) Joints (Patent Pending #13/368,570), many wondered what Metalcloak would come out with next. The answer: A Game Changer for the TJ.
Dubbed the “Long Travel” Suspension system, their new 3.5″ Short Arm kit, utilizes their 12″ travel 6Pak Shocks at both the front and rear of the rig giving you more travel than any other production short arm kit. Metalcoak’s unique-looking Dual Rate Coils are designed to provide a much longer free length, retaining the coils in the buckets at full droop. At ride-height the functional portion of the coil is shorter, providing better stability and greater driver confidence. Add to that Solid Chromoly front and rear track bars and Metalcloak’s Duroflex Joints, the TJ/LJ kit promises the best possible on and off road quality.
First off, Jeep will offer a limited run of the new 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude. This monochromatic-styled Wrangler is based on the Unlimited Sahara model, offering body-color hardtop and black-gloss exterior parts that include the gas cap and wheels, to name a few. The unit will be available in Deep Cherry Red, Black or Bright White, and only 4,500 units of the 2012 Wrangler Unlimited Altitude will be available. It will be hitting showrooms next month.
“With a production run of only 4,5000 units, we expect the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude to sell out very quickly,” said Mike Manley, President and CEO of the Jeep brand.
January 31, 2012, Center Line, Mich. – For its 75th anniversary, Mopar continues to work its magic. Today at its engineering lab in Center Line, Mich., Mopar revealed four custom vehicles, including the Mopar ’12 300, Fiat 500 “Stinger,” Mopar Jeep Compass “True North” and Dodge Dart “GTS 210 Tribute.” Mopar ’12 will be available this summer straight from the factory, while components of the Fiat 500, Jeep Compass and Dodge Dart custom configurations will be available in the fall as stage kits or á la carte from the Mopar catalog.
“Customization is king,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “These head-turning ‘Moparized’ vehicles show how we can go to the next level of personalization. With our best-in-class offerings of parts and accessories, we give our customers every opportunity to further enhance the appearance and performance of their vehicles.”
Earlier this month, at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, the brand kicked off its year-long 75th anniversary celebration with the introduction of the Chrysler 200 Super S by Mopar and the Dodge Charger Redline. Mopar, a simple contraction of the words MOtor and PARts, was trademarked in 1937.
The following “Moparized” vehicles were revealed today and will be on display at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show from Feb. 10-19.
DYERSBURG, TENNESSEE— Looking for uncompromised performance on and off-road? The 4″ N2-Series Kit for Jeep YJ was engineered by Rough Country’s Research and Development Team to give the perfect blend of off-road performance and smooth highway ride. A set of application tuned, lifted leaf springs are included in this kit along with a power steering pitman arm and brake line relocation bracket.
The 4″ N2-Series kit also includes a tubular transfer case drop kit to maintain proper driveshaft angles as well as track bar drop brackets, bumpstops, and a full set of sway bar links. Most notably this kit is outfitted with the all-new N2.0 Shock Absorbers, nitrogen charged and specifically tested and tuned for YJ applications. This allows for a super smooth highway ride and outstanding control in rugged off road situations from the same shock. This kit retails for $449.95
Formed in early 1970s, Rough Country Suspension Products was a founder of the off-road industry and is one of the fastest growing manufacturers and marketers of lifted suspension packages and off-road accessories for 2wd and 4wd trucks and SUVs. Rough Country Suspension Products is owned by Heckethorn Products which boasts a rich history in the automotive aftermarket, including the invention of the first steering stabilizer for military Jeeps in the 1950s. As a complete supplier, Rough Country Suspension Products offers retailers, wholesalers, and consumers an opportunity to purchase easy to install off-road products the market is demanding.