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Rough Country Announces 5” Lift Kit for 00-05 Ford Excursion

Dyersburg, TN (Aug 25, 2009) – Rough Country’s new 5” lift kit for the 2000-2005 Ford Excursion is hitting the market with full force. Offered at a market leading price, this simple bolt-on design allows consumers to run 35” tires. The front of this Excursion lift kit contains 5” luxury ride leaf springs, a track rod relocation bracket, sway-bar brackets and a pitman arm. For the rear, Rough Country includes their exclusive heavy duty anti-axle wrap rear blocks and u-bolts.

For more information about the new 2000-2005 Ford Excursion 5” lift kit, please contact Rough Country Suspension Products or call 800-222-7023 today!

About Rough Country:

Formed in early 1970’s, Rough Country Suspension Products was one of the founders of the off-road industry and today is one of the fastest growing manufacturers and marketers of lifted suspension packages and off-road accessories for both 2wd and 4wd trucks and SUVs.

 

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A New Exhaust for a New F-150

Huntsville, ON (Aug 20, 2009) : MBRP has matched Ford's re-design of its top selling F-150, innovation for innovation. Available in your choice of single side, dual split side and dual split rear these performance exhaust systems perform, look and sound like no other.

At the heart of these new kits is MBRP’s new chambered muffler. This muffler produces a civilized rumble at idle and aggressive growl when you put the pedal down. Equally important, it is able to rapidly and efficiently move hot exhaust gases to ensure that your engine is operating as cool and clean as possible.

MBRP was able to utilize state-of-the-art technology in developing its systems for the new F-150. Central to this development process was MBRP’s Mustang 1100 AWD dynamometer which allows precise prototype refinement simulating a wide variety of load conditions in both 2X4 and 4X4. By testing and retesting a multitude of prototypes our R&D team was able to ensure that every ounce of raw horsepower and torque is converted into performance.

Available in three material grades, MBRP has a system priced for every pocketbook. The top of the line Pro Series is crafted from T304 stainless steel. XP Series is constructed using T409 stainless steel. Both stainless products are backed by MBRP’s Lifetime warranty. Also available is MBRP’s Installer Series built from aluminized steel, value priced and backed by a three year warranty. Regardless of the grade selected every system is built to the same exacting specifications to MBRP's "fits right the first time" quality. And regardless of grade every kit comes complete with T304 mirror polished stainless steel tips.

Check it out at www.mbrp.com or call toll free at 888-636-7223.

 

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John Stewart

SuperSteer Introduces Steering Upgrade for GM Trucks

SUPER STEER IDLER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY ELIMINATES STEERING SLOP IN GM 1500-2500 SERIES IFS TRUCKS

Owners of ’93-’98 GM 1500-2500 IFS trucks can now enjoy responsive steering with SuperSteer’s new SS170 idler support assembly. Designed as a direct replacement for the factory part, the SS170 features a robust cast-aluminum, powder-coated housing and tapered roller bearings instead of sleeve bushings. The tapered roller bearing design is not only better at carrying load, but can also be adjusted to remove side play for precise movement. The SS170 comes with Grade 8 hardware and instructions. SuperSteer also offers a complete steering upgrade package (#SS170K6) that includes the idler support and a brace kit that ties the pitman arm, center link and idler support together to prevent premature ball socket wear and toe changes. The brace kit is also available separately under #SS1006. For more information on these and other SuperSteer products, contact SuperSteer, (888) 898 3281; www.supersteersuperstop.com.

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SuperSteer, a division of Henderson’s Line-Up, specializes in suspension, steering and brake components that solve common handling issues in trucks, vans, SUVs and motorhomes.

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DuPont, Goodyear Science Creates High-Tech Tires That Rock...n Roll

Technologies with DuPont™ Kevlar® Provide Increased Toughness, Stability and Lighter Weight Tires

Wilmington, DE and Akron, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB ) July 15, 2009 -- Scientists from DuPont have helped The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company by taking DuPont technology for high-strength Kevlar® products and applying it to Goodyear tires. Goodyear-produced tires with Kevlar® fiber are targeted for use in conditions ranging from tough, rocky terrain to everyday highway driving, and can help provide stability, toughness and comfort.

"DuPont has been working with Goodyear for years to help develop tires that are high-performing," said Thomas G. Powell, vice president and general manager, DuPont Protection Technologies. "For more than 40 years, DuPont™ Kevlar® has been recognized worldwide for its proven performance in a wide variety of safety and high performance applications, including automotive and tires; body armor and protective apparel; aerospace and airplane components; and energy solutions. We continue to focus on reinventing our offering with new technologies that make a difference in everyday life."

“In recent years, we have been using components such as DuPont™ Kevlar® to develop tires that provide relevant benefits to consumers,” said Jon Bellissimo, Goodyear’s North American director of consumer tire technology. “In our extreme off-road tires, the reinforced sidewalls with Kevlar® help increase sidewall puncture resistance. I believe the Kevlar® name also strikes a responsive chord among off-road enthusiasts because of the inferred toughness and the tire’s ability to maneuver on and in many different surfaces.”

Tire reinforcement was the initial application for Kevlar® more than 40 years ago. Using DuPont's knowledge of material properties, the Kevlar® yarns are designed and developed into cords to meet Goodyear’s tire performance needs for passenger cars, trucks and airplanes. The material property advantages of Kevlar® are extensively used globally in developing new tire concepts that help deal with the challenges of the road, ride and comfort, handling, thermal and flame resistance, reduced tire weight and road noise, among others. In addition, development compounds are processed globally each year with Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer (EE) to optimize the mixing process and reinforcements of the different rubber parts of a tire to meet performance goals.

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New 4 Inch Lift for F-150

Rough Country 4 inch Lift for F150

Rough Country Announces 4” Lift Kit for 04-08 Ford F-150

Dyersburg, TN (Jul 9, 2009) – Rough Country recently released a new lift kit to their Ford lineup. The new 4” lift kit for the 04-08 F-150 accommodates 35” tires after an easy installation thanks to its computer aided design. New machined steering knuckles are included to help maintain the factoring steering geometry. This kit also includes rigid front and rear cross members, durable differential skid plate for off-road protection, stainless steel brake lines, 2” lift blocks for the rear and rear premium Nitro 9000 shock absorbers.

For more information about the new 2004-2008 Ford F-150 4” lift kit, please contact Rough Country Suspension® or call 800-222-7023 today! You may also contact Rough Country® to find an authorized dealer near you.

About Rough Country:

Formed in early 1970’s, Rough Country Suspension® Products was one of the founders of the off-road industry and today is one of the fastest growing manufacturers and marketers of lifted suspension packages and off-road accessories for both 2wd and 4wd trucks and SUVs.

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