Truck Parts And Accessories - Truck Stuff

Colleen Supan
Jul 1, 2004
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New Tool Wagon
The introduction of the Snap-On Tool Wagon makes it possible to have the same mobile and reliable tool storage units made for professional pit crews at the racetrack available for technicians and racing fans in the garage. The Snap-On Tool Wagon holds and totes a large assortment of tools, equipment, and accessories, offering 90,000 cubic inches of storage space. The roll cab features 12 drawers, including a larger top drawer that holds tall sockets, wrenches, and oversized tools. Other storage options, including a screwdriver rack, 14- and 30-inch sliding trays, a 12-inch can holder, and a 10-inch tote tray are included with the unit. The Snap-On Tool Wagon provides a full range of mobility for transporting tools. An automotive anti-rub steering system makes turning tight corners easy and increases maneuvering in confined spaces with a 150-inch outside turning radius. For more information, contact: Snap-On, (877) 762-7662, www.snapon.com.
Car Wash Strips
Meguiar's announces its Quik Suds Car Wash Strips. These are pre-measured instant-dissolving car wash soap strips. Fortified with color and gloss enhancers, the high-sudsing, long-lasting formula eliminates the film caused by using too much car wash concentrate. One Quik Suds Car Wash Strip provides enough cleaning product for as many as two cars. Quik Suds Car Wash Strips are safe for all automotive paint finishes and are available in 20-strip packs. For more information, contact: Meguiar's, Dept. TR, 17991 Mitchell S., Irvine, CA 92614, (800) 347-5700, www.meguiars.com.
Led Bulbs
Dealers Sport Truck & Automotive introduces its Eurostar LED-inspired lighting, with as many as 28 individual LED light bulbs. The LED bulbs are mounted to a circuit board, which means if a LED burns out, you replace the burnt bulb only. The lights are now available for '88-'99 C/K trucks and '00-'04 Tahoes and Suburbans. For more information, contact: Dealers Sport Truck & Automotive, Dept. TR, 3938 Cerritos Ave., Los Alamitos, CA 90720, (800) 558-5499, www.dealerssporttruck.com.
Green '04 Toyota Air Filters
Green Filter USA introduces its Green High Performance Air Filters for '04 Toyota trucks and SUVs. Green Filters increase overall engine output by 5-8 percent, resulting in more horsepower, more torque, and better acceleration. Green Filters feature design elements that result in filtration down to 5 microns. A two-layer woven cotton design and rigid pleat system combine to create a durable filter that provides consistent airflow over time and allows for repeated cleanings. Green Filter also employs a precise four-stage, handcrafted molding design to ensure that its filter moldings are almost exact around the edges, eliminating wasted surface area and improving overall airflow. All Green Filters come with a lifetime warranty. For more information, contact: Green Filter USA, Dept. TR, P.O. Box 149, Mt. Braddock, PA, 15465, (724) 430-2050, www.greenfilterusa.com.
Eagle One NanoWax
Eagle One's new High Gloss NanoWax conceals swirl marks and hairline scratches that traditional wax and polishing product's particles are too large to effectively remove. The micro carnauba wax particles in the NanoWax applies a smoother, more consistent coating. The result is a deep, glossy surface and shine, and because the particles in NanoWax are so small, it is also easier to remove and eliminates any messy white residue. NanoWax is available at leading automotive parts and mass merchandiser stores. For more information, contact: Eagle One, Dept. TR, 3499 Blazer Pkwy., Lexington, KY 40509, (800) 432-4531, www.eagleone.com.
TransGo Shift Kit
For those of you with a 4L60-E-equipped '93-and-later GM truck, TransGo's new Performance Shift Kit might be the upgrade you want. The kit offers crisp shifts and less friction, which can lead to premature wear. Installation can be done using handtools without removing the transmission from the vehicle, and a step-by-step instructional video is included with the kit. For more information, contact: TransGo Performance, Dept. TR, 2621 Merced Ave., El Monte, CA 91733, (626) 443-4953, www.transgoperformance.com.
Linear Actuators
New for 2004, Electric-Life offers a line of aftermarket linear actuators. The company offers heavy-duty screw-type lifts ranging from 2 inches to a full 16 inches that will lift from 250 to 2,000 pounds. These actuators can be used for opening hoods, deck lids, pickup covers, and beds. They have a weather-resistant anodized aluminum case with a tough, low-noise, high-quality acme screw mechanism. For more information, contact: Electric-Life, Dept. TR, 5990 Northwest Hwy., Chicago, IL 60631, (800) 548-2168, www.electric-life.com.
Grooved And Drilled Rotors
Performance Plus Brakes introduces its new grooved and drilled rotors featuring special blind degassing holes, reducing the chance of stress cracks common with cross-drilled rotors. Full-sweep scraper grooves help de-glaze the disc pads and reduce fade. The grooves extend off the outer diameter of the rotor, allowing dust and debris to be thrown off the braking system. To prevent rust, they are zinc-coated in your choice of black, silver, or gold. For more information, contact: Performance Plus Brakes, Dept. TR, 23404 W. Lyons Ave., Ste. 134, Newhall, CA 91321, (866) 756-5536, www.brakeperformance.com.
Race Runner Coil Springs
Sway-A-Way announces the addition of 3-inch RaceRunner Coil Springs to its suspension line. Designed for maximum travel and minimum weight, these springs are cold-wound, preset to block height, and then shot-peened for extended life. They are also powdercoated red to coincide with the entire selection of RaceRunner products. The springs are available in a wide variety of lengths and rates. For more information, contact: Sway-A-Way, Dept. TR, 20724 Lassen St., Chatsworth, CA 91311, (818) 700-9712, www.swayaway.com.
F-150 4-Inch Suspension
Owners of the '04 Ford F-150 can now add a 4-inch suspension system thanks to Rancho. Rancho's new 4-inch F-150 system features high-strength cast nodular iron knuckles to maintain precise OE steering geometry and Rancho's reengineered single-piece welded subframe. The system is available in Rancho Red and Outlaw Black. For more information, contact: Rancho Suspension, Dept. TR, One International Dr., Monroe, MI 48161, www.gorancho.com.
Silverado And Sierra Suspension System
BDS Suspension introduces the IFS suspension system for '99-and-later 1/2-ton 4WD Sierra and Silverado pickups. This system allows the use of stock tires and wheels with no driveshaft change required by using factory upper and lower control arms. Steering knuckles are included to reduce installation time. The kit also includes solid aluminum sway bar links, an increased caster for more control with oversized tires, and increased ground clearance with a high-arched crossmember design. For more information, contact: BDS Suspension, Dept. TR, 102 S. Michigan Ave., Coldwater, MI 49036, www.bds-suspension.com.
A Lighter Load
The lightest 12,000-pound winch is now available from MileMarker. At 94 pounds, it includes a 100-foot by 3/8-inch cable, a roller fairlead, a 12-foot remote, a 5.5hp motor, an automatic brake, and a two-year warranty. For more information, contact: MileMarker, Dept. TR, 2121 Blount Rd., Pompano Beach, FL 33063, (800) 886-8647, www.milemarker.com.
A Low-Profile, High-Mileage Toyo
Toyo Tires announces the development of the new M-143 low-profile, high-mileage radial for trucks and trailers. The M-143 is an all-position, all-steel radial with wide belt construction. Designed using Toyo's DSOC II and a special Belt-Defender compound, the tire has an advanced design, increasing durability and casing life by fighting heat and stress. Five deep longitudinal ribs feature a zig-zag tread pattern for efficient stone ejection, and the tread design produces low rolling resistance for improved fuel economy. For more information, contact: Toyo Tire, Dept. TR, P.O. Box 1145, Cypress, CA 90630, (714) 236-2080, www.toyotires.com.

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