RHINO-RACK BACKBONE RACK
For late-model Rams and Toyota Tundras, Rhino-Rack now offers the Backbone system. It is designed to distribute the extra weight and pressure of rooftop cargo without risking the canopy’s integrity, distributing stress evenly over the body of the vehicle. The rack has a static load rating of 704 pounds and a dynamic load rating of 220 pounds at an overall weight of 63 pounds. Construction is from stainless steel for corrosion-resistance. Existing Rhino-Rack accessories—including luggage bags, jerrycan holders, spares, and shovels—secure using the rack’s C-channels. The rack is also designed to be compatible with most rooftop tents. INFORMATION: Rhino-Rack, 303.706.9700, rhinorack.com.
ARB TRED RECOVERY BOARDS
For the American markets, ARB now offers the Tred line of recovery boards. They are manufactured in Australia from composite materials engineered to withstand torque, flex, impact, wear, and vehicle weight. Features include hex-grip nodules, ramp entry teeth, and shovel functionality. Available in three sizes and in a choice of colors. Available Tred options include mounting accessories and carrying bags. INFORMATION: ARB, 866.293.9078, arbusa.com.
JEGS FORD 9-INCH PINION YOKES
High-performance Ford 9-inch yokes in 28- and 35-spline versions are now available. Machined from single chunks of 4140 chromoly steel, they take 1350 U-joints and are finished with black oxide for corrosion resistance. INFORMATION: Jegs, 800.345.4545, jegs.com.
DAYSTAR SUPER DUTY BODY MOUNTS
For 1999-2018 Ford F-250/F-350, Daystar offers upgraded, degradationresistant polyurethane replacement body mounts. They are engineered to be direct replacements for the factory mounts and include OE-style plated-steel sleeves. Made in the USA, the kit includes Grade 8 hardware and locking nuts. MSRP $259.99. INFORMATION: Daystar, 800.595.7659, daystarweb.com.
RUGGED RADIOS BLUETOOTH INTERCOM
Rugged Radios introduces the RRP696 Bluetooth intercom with enhanced music controls that allow shuffling music playlists. This new intercom offers wireless music streaming from any Bluetooth device through a connected headset or helmet, also available through Rugged Radios. The integrated high-output amplifier provides highfidelity audio. The RRP696’s front-facing touch membrane controls volume and track selection and can be mounted away from dirt and debris. Also, Voice Operated Control adjusts microphone sensitivity and will also lower the music volume when someone begins talking and resume when the conversation ends. This feature is also compatible when a two-way radio is connected. The RRP696 intercom allows in-car communications between two to four persons with the ability to expand up to eight places. INFORMATION: Rugged Radios, 888.541.7223, rugedradios.com.
TORQ-MASTERS JEEP JL TORQ LOCKER
Torq-Masters now offers the drop-in automatic Torq locking differential for JL Wrangler front axles. Made in the USA from heat-treated 9310 steel, the Torq locker is designed for easy installation. It replaces the stock spider gears in the differential. The machined keyway design of the cam gears is engineered for shear-resistance. The Torq locker is backed by a four-year warranty. INFORMATION: Torq-Masters, 585.723.1489, torqmasters.com.
PRO COMP JEEP JK RESI SHOCKS
Pro Comp Pro Runner 2.0 monotube shocks are designed specifically for the new JK. Multistage valving is tuned to optimize ride and handling in lifted Wranglers. Remote reservoirs increase fluid capacity for cooler operation, and floating pistons minimize the potential for cavitation. Other features include billet aluminum reservoir clamps, rubber bushings, and a zinc finish on the shock bodies. INFORMATION: Pro Comp, 800.776.0767, procompusa.com.
DIABLOSPORT TRINITY 2 TUNER
DiabloSport’s 2.0 version of its Trinity 2 tuner offers more features and application coverage. The tuner now includes 350 data parameters, adding such features as Fuel Boost, Fuel Pressure, and Trip Calculation. Also, users can now adjust the refresh rate on the unit’s customizable gauges plus log and share “track ticket” (acceleration) data on social media. Expanded applications now cover many 2018-1019 Detroit Three pickups. INFORMATION: DiabloSport, 866.404.6141, diablosport.com.
AEV CHEVY COLORADO CRESTONE WHEEL
AEV’s entry into the GM market includes a dedicated wheel for the 2015-current Colorado ZR2 pickup. The 17x8 Crestone DualSport wheel can be configured three different ways to optimize on-road and off-road performance: as a standard wheel with no ring, with a protection ring, or with a full DOT-compliant beadlock ring (check local regulations for street use). Tested to stringent SAE J2530 standards, the Crestone is cast from heat-treated A356 T6 aluminum to maximize strength (2,400-pound rating)while minimizing weight. Finish is a painted onyx; rings are available in a choice of silver or onyx. INFORMATION: AEV, 248.926.0256, aev-conversions.com.
RUBICON EXPRESS WRANGLER JL UNLIMITED LIFTS
Rubicon Express offers 11⁄2- and 21⁄2-inch suspension lifts and a 2-inch spacer lift to allow new Wrangler Rubicon models to clear 37-inch tires or Sports/Saharas to clear
35-inch tires. Rubicon Express also offers all components separately to give owners increased suspension-lift flexibility. These parts include monotube shocks, twin-tube shocks, control arms, ⁄ -inch coil spring spacers, and shock extensions. INFORMATION:
Rubicon Express, 877.367.7824, rubiconexpress.com.