With all the excitement of the holidays and starting to assemble an EPIC giveaway for 2016, we’ve fallen behind on our new product updates. Take a look at the newest Jeep products to hit the market and Jeep news:
RUGGED RIDGE EXPANDS LINE OF VINTAGE INSPIRED FENDER FLARES TO INCLUDE 1997-2006 JEEP WRANGLER
Following the success of its Hurricane Flat Fender Flares for Jeep® Wrangler JK models (2007-2016), Rugged Ridge® today announced it has its expanded the product line with new applications for 1997-2006 Jeep TJ/LJ Wrangler.
A popular and proven way to protect your Jeep’s paint and bodywork from rocks, mud or debris while driving on or off-road, Rugged Ridge’s Hurricane Flat Fender Flares bring the same twist of modern style and function to TJ/LJ Jeeps. Drawing inspiration from Omix-ADA’s historic Jeep Collection, the new Fender Flares feature the same aggressive, never-before-seen off-road look that combines the popular modern pocket style with the traditional flat fender design first found on the 1941 Willys MA.
Daystar Universal Roll Bar Switch Panel
Mount auxiliary switches up and out of the way with the Daystar Universal Roll Bar Switch Panel. This convenient switch panel fits roll bars and places rocker switches at your fingertips while keeping them out to the way of the dash and other controls.
Mounts to any vehicle with a roll cage needing switches for accessories. This heavy duty switch panel is UV resistant and designed to be mounted inside and out. Fits UTVs, Jeeps, race cars and any vehicle with a roll cage.
- Made in the USA
- Includes 5 illuminated Daystar rocker Switches
- Mounts to any size roll bar up to 1.75″ in diameter or larger
Jeep Brand Records Fourth Consecutive Global Sales Record
The Jeep brand recorded sales of more than 1.2 million units worldwide in 2015 – the highest total in its 75-year history – setting a global sales record for the fourth consecutive year. Sales of 1,237,583 Jeep vehicles improved upon the brand’s 2014 global record of 1,017,019 by 22 percent. In the U.S., sales of 865,028 units bettered the 2014 total of 692,348 units by 25 percent.
Jeep Brand Celebrates 75 Years of Legendary History With Full Lineup of New Special-edition Models
Born in 1941, the Jeep brand celebrates 75 years of 4×4 leadership, military history, and open-air freedom and adventure in 2016. As a tribute to this diamond anniversary celebration, Jeep is creating distinctive, 75th Anniversary special-edition models of each vehicle in its lineup.
New Sprintex Supercharger Series
New For 2016 : Sprintex SPS Blowers (Sprintex Performance Series)
- New rotor technology for substantially improved performance and efficiency.
- 25% increase in boost over our standard blower.
- 10 – 20% improvement in HP over our standard blower.
- 5 – 15% improvement in torque over our standard blower.
- Same bolt pattern and dimensions as our standard blowers for an easy upgrade path.
- Will be the basis of our Stage II power packages to be introduced in 2016.
- Will be available as a complete system or an upgrade package.
Daystar Acquires the Assets of Performance Accessories
“The combination of our brands will provide our customers with the most complete offering of Body Lift, Suspension Lift, and Leveling Kits in the industry,” said Mark Turner, CEO of Daystar Products. “The acquisition of Performance Accessories and it’s product line is a great fit for Daystar and our already dominant position in the aftermarket.”
“For over 38 years Daystar has been an innovative powerhouse in the industry and will continue to aggressively develop new products and look for new acquisitions to complement our company,” said Turner.
SEMA Cares Jeep Set for Barrett-Jackson January 27
Alpine Electronics Introduces New 9-inch Restyle Dash Systems Specific to the JK
There will be three Alpine 9-inch Restyle dash systems for the Jeep Wrangler in 2016: the new i109-WRA with Apple CarPlay, the currently available X009-WRA, and the new X109-WRA with system expansion capabilities. All three models are Alpine engineered for 2011-up Jeep Wranglers. Each comes with a dash bezel that replaces the OEM radio for a factory look and vehicle specific wiring harnesses for plug and play installation.
ReadyLIFT New 2007-2016 Jeep JK Wrangler 8-Arm SST® Lift Kits
ReadyLIFT® Suspension is happy to announce that we have developed a new SST® Lift Kit category for the Jeep JK Wrangler that is made right here in the U.S.A. These exciting new 4″ and 2.5″ SST® Lift Kits are designed to maximize the Jeep owners on and off road experience without having to break the bank!
Have it your way! These soon-to-be-legendary new lift kits from ReadyLIFT® are served up in different ways to better service your needs. The new 8-arm SST® Lift kits feature new proprietary heavy-duty DOM tube steel control arms integrated into our popular coil spring lift kits. Both the 4″ and 2.5″ kits come with a front track bar and are available with or without shocks.
MagnaFlow’s New Cat-back for the 2015-16 Jeep Renegade
- Dyno-tested and proven to make power
- Performance gains in horsepower & torque
- MF Series: Balanced interior/exterior sound levels. Maintains exhaust efficiency
- Easy to install, mandrel-bent
- All welded. Stainless steel. Built to last.
OR-Fab HDX Bumpers Now Available For 2016 Model Jeep JK Wranglers
OR-Fab’s popular HDX full-width Jeep bumper is now available for 2016 model JK Wranglers. With a slim design creating head-turning looks wherever your Jeep is seen, the HDX bumper is also durable enough to provide extreme trail protection that rock crawlers demand.
Manufactured in the U.S.A. from precision laser cut 3/16-inch thick steel plate, these bumpers are CNC press-brake formed and hand welded, providing the highest quality and fitment available for all Jeep Wranglers and Wrangler Unlimited models from 2007 and up.
The tapered design withstands serious trail abuse and easily slides off rocks, while the up-swept edges maximize approach angles and provide tire clearance when used with 37-inch diameter tires. A recessed winch mount allows for greater airflow to the radiator, and the 2.5-inch diameter grille hoop features built-in mounting tabs to add auxiliary lights. The bumper also fits aftermarket or OE fog lights and features heavy-duty welded D-ring mounts, for the two D-rings that come included in the mounting hardware kit.
New Headlamps and Knives from COAST
Two new headlamp options and a pair of knives from COAST look to make great Jeeping, camping or wrenching partners.
FL75 and FL85 LED Focusing Dual Color LED Headlamps
Featuring COAST’s proprietary new design that combines both battery pack and light into one unit on the front of the headband, the FL75 and FL85 also have focusing, dual color beams. The FL85 and FL75 headlamps boast 540 and 405 lumens, respectively, and have COAST’s patented Pure Beam Focusing Optic, which produces superior light output and beam quality with easy-to-adjust twist focus. The Bulls-Eye Spot beam provides a focused spot with a beam distance of up to 565 feet (172 meters) for the FL85 and 460 feet (140 meters) for the FL75. Tested and rated to ANSI/FL1 standards, these new headlamps feature unbreakable LEDs and are impact and water resistant.
HL8R Rechargeable Headlamp
Ideal for everyone from hunters to tactical military or police units, the all-new COAST HL8R rechargeable LED headlamp produces up to 800 lumens of bright light. With an aluminum bezel and removable and extendable battery packs, the HL8R also has COAST’s Pure Beam Focusing Optic and a fast, easy-to-use twist focus. The HL8R adjusts from a Bulls-Eye Spot, with a beam distance of 702 feet (214 meters), to an Ultra View Flood Beam, offering a broad, consistent stream of pure light. The HL8R headlamp is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery or four AA alkaline batteries for the greatest flexibility and performance in cold, warm and all environments.
FDX300 and FDX302 Knives
Ground-breaking and innovative describe COAST’s new FDX300 and FDX302 knives. They introduce hunters, military, police, tactical units and knife enthusiasts to the company’s next-gen proprietary safety features. The new, imaginative locking systems are combined to make an adjustable locking system that is easy to use and provides unequaled safety. When the knife blade is opened, the Frame-Lock automatically engages which locks the blade open. For added safety, push the switch on the top of the handle forward to engage the patent pending Double-Lock system. Tough, durable FDX blades are rigorously tested for sharpness and constructed of 7Cr17 stainless steel. The blades are precision grounded, heat-treated, cryogenically treated and tempered for unmatched strength and flexibility.
RUGGED RIDGE LAUNCHES NEW BOULDER ALUMINUM DIFFERENTIAL COVERS FOR DANA 44 AND 30 AXLES
Rugged Ridge® announced its new line of Boulder Aluminum Differential Covers for Dana 44 and Dana 30 axles. Each cover is designed to help protect internal components from damage caused by contact with rocks and other terrain off-road as well as aid in dissipating heat from differentials.
The new matte black Rugged Ridge Boulder Aluminum Differential Covers are constructed from A356-T6 cast aluminum for strong impact resistance and feature a precision machined sealing surface, allowing gaskets or RTV sealant to be used for a leak-free seal.
Rugged Ridge Boulder Aluminum Differential Covers come complete with a magnetic drain plug for protection against costly damage from metal particles that can accumulate in gear oil. The Boulder covers also include a specially designed dipstick bolt to help Jeep owners avoid under or overfilling their differentials.