Suwanee, Ga. (October 7, 2014) Omix-ADA,a manufacturer of Jeep, truck and off-road accessories, announced today that it will use its Off Road Success Center (Booth #34000) at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas on November 6 as the host site for the giveaway of a fully-loaded Jeep.
Suwanee, Ga – Omix-ADA, the world’s largest independent manufacturer and wholesaler of Jeep® parts and accessories, today announced that R. Lee Ermey, “The Gunny,” will serve as the company’s official celebrity spokesman.
CORONA, Calif. – Casey Currie and the Monster Energy/General Tire team were at the top of their game this past weekend in San Bernardino, Calif., as Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORS) were raced under the lights at Glen Helen Raceway. Currie’s Monster Energy/General Tire Jeep JK was a force to be reckoned with during both nights of Pro Lite action and ended the weekend with one of his best outings of the season, highlighted by a runner-up effort on Sunday. The performance vaulted Currie back into the Pro Lite title hunt with five rounds of racing remaining.
Due to the special nature of the first of two weekends of night racing this season the format for track time was altered, resulting in a loaded day of action on Friday. Currie began the weekend with practice on Friday morning and set up his truck for the pair of qualifying sessions scheduled for later that afternoon. Friday’s first qualifying session set the grid for Round 9 on Saturday evening and Currie got the weekend off to a strong start by qualifying fourth. Just a few hours later, Currie returned to the track to earn his starting spot for Round 10 on Sunday night, getting even more out of the Jeep JK to post the third-fastest time.
The Jeep Wrangler JK is one million strong today. The award-winning, dynamic and capable Wrangler JK is reaching a historic milestone that puts everything in perspective.
Think of how many rocks, boulders, cliffs, hills and rivers the JK has navigated. Or how much mud, sand, snow, gravel and dirt the JK’s tires have carefully treaded on.
Alamo, NV – After the pounding everyone took at the brutally tough Mint 400, Jeepspeed racers headed north for the Best in the Desert Silver State 300. The Silver State race uses a point to point course through the hills and valleys of Northern Nevada. Held mostly on fast fire roads, there is hardly a whoop the entire way. It gave competitors a chance to open up their Jeepspeeds for some high speed running. When the course is rough and technical truck set-up and a driver’s ability to push the limits without breaking determine the winner. When the course is fast, everyone is fast. With higher speeds, any mistake is amplified. An excursion off course put you in rocks and trees or off a cliff on a majority of the 300 miles run. Thick dust caused by trucks running nose to tail at full speed hung over the course making it difficult to overtake. Jeeps that made it through the mountains, the river crossings and the long flat valleys still had to navigate miles of deep powdered silt that can swallow a truck in seconds.
14 Jeeps lined up for the General Tire Jeepspeed Challenge presented by ATX Series Wheels, (6 cylinder Jeep SUVs with limited modifications). In the General Tire Jeepspeed Cup presented by ATX Series Wheels, (open class for Jeep, Dodge, & Mopar SUVs/Trucks) it was a dogfight between Brandon Berge and Bob Mamer. Bob was off the line first followed by Brandon 30 seconds later. Bob Mamer has had a lock on the competition in the Jeepspeed Cup winning the first two races of the season. Brandon was 4th at the season opener then 3rd at the Mint; he was looking forward to his duel with the points leader Mr. Mamer.
In conjunction with its new partnership with Jeep Jamboree USA, Falken Tire, the manufacturer of high performance on and off-road tires, has announced a special 2013 Jeep Wrangler giveaway that will run during the 2013 Jeep Jamboree USA series.
The brand new, specially modified Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon will be on display at selected events throughout the Jeep Jamboree USA season.
Coldwater, MI — After more than a year of development and testing, BDS Suspension is proud to announce the next generation of Jeep control arms is now available for popular Jeep JK, TJ, XJ, MJ, WJ and ZJ applications.
BDS now offers the arms with the option of vulcanized rubber bushings or dual fluted greaseable urethane bushings. The new rubber bushing are durometer specific, OEM quality vulcanized Cleavite rubber bushings for improved longevity and reduced noise. The new arms come preinstalled with rubber bushings and larger 1-3/4″ diameter .250 wall formed control arms. Optional replacement urethane bushings are available separately.
Earlier in the month, we posted a news item about the BlueRibbon Coalition working to raise funds through the sale of an Easter Jeep Safari-themed t-shirt that would be sold in the Moad Diner. The shirt, designed by RCH Designs, would generate money to help keep trails open to four-wheeling in Moab, Utah.
We at Off-Road.com try to stop in at least once to the Moab Diner for some of their famous green chili, and we were pleasantly surprised to see some off-road-themed tables throughout the joint during the 47th Easter Jeep Safari.
Denver, CO – Team Lovell unveiled the new look of their 2012 championship winning pro-light this weekend at the final round of AMSOIL Arenacross in Denver, CO where AMSOIL’s own Tyler Bowers won another season championship.
“I’m ready to get back in the drivers seat,” said Brad Lovell, “The off-season feels like a bunch of bench racing. Its time for action!” The team will head west in the coming days for 4 days of testing in Primm, NV before heading to Moab, UT for the Easter Jeep Safari.
The #1 AMSOIL Torchmate Nissan Pro-Light will be on display in Moab at the Magnaflow booth while the Lovell Brothers enjoy the sandstone with partners BFGoodrich Tires and 4 Wheel Parts. “We’re coming back to race Dirt Riot at Area BFE. It was a blast last year and we narrowly took the win over Nick Campbell. Great racing!”
The Easter Jeep Safari, which takes place in Moab, Utah, from March 23-31, gathers Jeep and off-road enthusiasts to the area for a number of trail runs and off-road events throughout the week. For years Jeep and Mopar have teamed up to create unique concept vehicles for the event, which they show off to the media at an invite-only gathering. Off-Road.com will be on hand to check out the new vehicles and even take them for a short spin to report how they feel.